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Washington, District Of Columbia

Req #: R119448


  • US - DC (Field Location)
  • US - MD (Field Location)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Working with Parsons, means being with a global team that has worked on award-winning programs with long term customers, and embraces new technologies to keep us at the forefront of the transportation market. As a part of the Parsons team, we offer stability through our long-term clients, a great backlog of work, competitive salaries and excellent benefits!

Parsons is hiring an Construction Engineer with transportation background working to provide management coordination and controls consistent with both project and operational needs.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Contributes technical expertise for reviewing project drawings and designs for the purpose of coordinating projects adjacent to Metrorail and Metrobus property, facilities, and operations as assigned by the client’s Task Manager;
  • Provides coordination of design, safety, operations, constructability, and compliance with client standards, including providing support for developing cost calculations and projections;
  • Follows procedures identified in the Adjacent Construction Project Manual to help advise the client on projects which will have impacts to the client;
  • Reviews plans for the client’s assigned projects adjacent to, on, over, or under the client’s property and joint development projects to support managing the planning and design stages of subsequent improvement projects;
  • Contributes technical expertise in reviewing corresponding project drawings and designs involving facilities being built for the client to own, operate, and maintain to ensure compliance with the client’s design criteria, Administrative and Technical Specifications, Standard Drawings, Design Drawings and the JDAC Adjacent Construction Project Manual;
  • Performs cost calculations and projections to support determinations of which projects will have an impact to the client;
  • Ensures the client’s facilities and operations are not damaged or affected by the proposed project;
  • Ensures the client’s operations are not impacted during and after the proposed project construction;
  • Conducts proper coordination of the project, as the client’s Task Manager (TM) assigned point of contact which may involve managing project schedules;
  • Serves as liaison between contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers;
  • Oversees construction engineering processes including tests on materials and procedures to ensure compliance with the client’s requirements;
  • Documents processes and keeps detailed construction logs.
  • Presents construction project progress updates to clients and senior managers;
  • Submits daily logs in a timely manner through the client’s Procore system;
  • Performs other project related duties as assigned by client Task Manager.


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, or similar;
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license for the District of Columbia, Virginia, and/or Maryland;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of Construction Engineering work experience in a relevant field of specialization, of which four (4) years shall be in the rail transit industry;
  • In-depth knowledge of the client’s Design Criteria, Standard Drawings, and Administrative and Technical Specifications;
  • Exceptional leadership, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in development of contract specific language, development and implementation of contract management policies and procedures, and contract change management;
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of, and practical experience in, federal procurement regulations;

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Washington, District Of Columbia

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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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