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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Req #: R113647

Location(s):

  • US - NJ, Atlantic City

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

Are you looking for an opportunity to be a leader on a major construction project?  Are you well versed in heavy civil construction?  If so, Parsons has a great opportunity for you to join us on a significant capital improvement program.

In this role, you will plan, schedule, supervise, and exercise administrative authority over all field engineering work.  The successful candidate controls field engineering activities prepares construction and procurement schedules, conducts subcontract negotiations, and provides technical guidance to support construction operations in accordance with Company procedures and industry practices. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for management of various construction and installation work at the William J. Hughes Technical Center.  Project Management tasks will include writing work plans, estimating construction costs and reporting project status throughout it's lifecycle. The Senior Project Manager will be the direct link between the customer and the project management team.  The Senior Project Manager will report directly to the Regional Project Manager.  Duties include: Establish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.  Direct the work of employees assigned to the program/project from technical, engineering, construction and administrative areas.  Serve as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

Under general supervision, participates in the development, execution, supervision, and coordination of all technical aspects of field engineering assignments including development of plans, schedules, contracts, procedures, and construction methods and systems. Incumbent is also responsible for reviewing the performance of subcontractors to assure contract compliance, the application of accepted construction technology and standards, and the acceptable standardization of materials and supplies. May provide technical guidance to less-experienced field engineering personnel.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees. Ensures that personnel of the assigned group engage in safe work practices in compliance with site-specific safety procedures and industry standards.
  • Maintains project control documentation, design drawings and specifications, back-charge documents, change orders, etc.
  • Makes decisions regarding long-range planning, scheduling, budgeting, work priorities, and personnel. Provide advice on field engineering procedures, construction methods, and financial matters to management.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, as well as industry practices. Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction, and performing in a lead capacity on a project.

   
 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Experience in preparing correspondence, written reports, presentations, for the Government and in briefing tenants and senior personnel.  
  • Scheduling and coordination of project interactions among existing and occupied facilities.
  • Ability to manage interdisciplinary teams of professionals and supporting labor categories.
  • Ability to integrate competing and/or conflicting elements into the planning and execution processes so that project requirements flow smoothly.
  • Experience and familiarity with Federal and Local Government office building projects, with procedural requirements, review requirements, and approval requirements.
  • Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. 
  • Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. 
  • Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.
  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution. 
  • Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. 
  • Markets and secures additional work with client. 
  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project. 
  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.
  • Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. 
  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.
  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. 
  • Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans. 
  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.  Advises the client and company management of any such changes.  The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. 
  • Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. 
  • Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.  


Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management or Civil Engineering related technical/business field
  • 15+ years of related engineering management experience on large scale programs
  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background. 
  • Professional registration may also be required.
  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project. 
  • Our Project Managers still get very involved in the designs on the project. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements. 
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications
  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements.  A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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