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Senior Construction Manager - Wastewater Systems - Military Veterans

at Parsons Corporation

Req #: R136136

Location(s):

  • US - CA, Pasadena

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Construction Manager to join our Wastewater Systems team in Los Angeles! In this role you will get to lead a team of professionals to provide construction management services on large-scale water and wastewater projects or programs in Southern California.

The Senior Construction Manager provides planning, staffing, coordination, and direction for construction management services to meet contractual requirements and confer with contractors regarding compliance with plans and specifications, contract terms and conditions, and quality of work from initial project identification through startup and construction closeout. May hire, assign, and supervise resident engineers, inspectors, and other assigned staff. The Senior Construction Manager also supports business development activities to grow the practice.

Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your local market knowledge, management and technical expertise, will propel your career forward with opportunities for advancement with top performance. We need our construction managers to be versatile, hands-on, proactive, energetic, and client/owner centric, as well as have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. This role supports business development and project delivery primarily in the southern California region but has the flexibility of being based anywhere in California. We offer a hybrid remote working scenario with flexible schedules!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Collaborate with business development to identify, market and secure new projects.
  • You will function as a Company’s representative with clients and select resident engineering, inspection staff, and other resources during execution of a project or program.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and manage the execution of all technical, manpower resources, fiscal, and administrative functions of assigned projects. Assign responsibility for executing project plans to subordinates and assures compliance.
  • Work with project individuals 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.
  • Negotiate changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors. Follow up on contractual requirements and commitments associated with the project. Participate in negotiations with contractors in support of clients.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Accomplished senior level construction manager/program manager with experience in managing and leading a complex team, including, but not limited to, resident engineering, contract management, project controls, risk management, public outreach/communications, and health and safety management.
  • 4-year degree in engineering or construction management-related field (or equivalent construction management-related work experience).
  • A master’s degree in construction engineering or construction management is desirable.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California or a Certified Construction Manager is preferred.
  • 15 to 20 years or more of experience in field construction on public works projects with a solid focus on water and wastewater treatment and conveyance facilities, preferably in California.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large water and wastewater treatment and conveyance projects, including resolution of disputes and mitigation of risks. Experience with large-scale construction management programs is desirable.
  • Experience as a construction manager on at least one complex water or wastewater infrastructure program/project with a construction value of $100 million or more in past 15 years is preferred.
  • Recent construction management experience within past 5 years in construction of water or wastewater facilities using alternative project delivery methods, including Progressive Design-Build (PDB) and Construction Management At Risk (CMAR) is highly desirable

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ability to foster a close working relationship with clients and project stakeholders in a public works environment.
  • Experience in auditing large complex construction projects for compliance to program procedures and requirements is desirable.
  • OSHA advanced safety training certification.
  • Ability to be stationed in a field office setting at or near a project site for at least 2-day per week or full-time based on the contract requirements.

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.  A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$145,500 - $261,900

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$121,900.00 - $219,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

Pasadena, CA

Contact Information
Dustin Cash
Parsons Corporation

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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