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Project Manager - Transport - Washington, DC #5580351

Company: Parsons Corporation

Date: 10/12/2018

Category: Construction - Industrial and Infrastructure

City: Washington, DC

Project Manager - Transport


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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We are currently looking for a Project Manager in Washington, DC on aCASUAL Basis or on an as needed basis.No relocation assistance or benefits available


Provides direction and
management for medium- or large-sized rail/transit projects, or several small
projects,and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in
accordance with contractual obligations.The Project Manager is responsible
for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the
project to meet project goals and objectives.Plans and defines program
goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of
client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies.Should be
familiar with the integration oftechnical aspects, as well as procurement
and construction activities.This level of Project Manager typically
managesprojectsup to $25 million in total installed


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

May participate in
negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of

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.

Plans, directs, supervises,
and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and
administrative functions of the assigned project. Assigns responsibility
for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how
to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to
performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field
responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll
operations, etc., if required.

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 department managers.

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.

Performs other
responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


4-year degree in Architecture or related technical/business field and at least 12-15 years of related work experience is required. Incumbent should haveexperience in rail transport projects and rail facilities.Professional registration may also be required.


Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.

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