Construction Project Manager in Kent, WA at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/26/2020

Job Description

Ready to put your project management skills to work on complex, urban projects? Are you great with people and have a track record working with teams to get the job done?

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is 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.

In this role you will: manage all onsite activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule.  This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications.  Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all site activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility.  Willingness to relocate to job site is expected.  Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience as a client rep at a field level will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Field Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, teamoriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills  

Responsibilities: 
Collaborates with Project Manager to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements. Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables.
Collaborates with Project Manager to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks.  Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.  Establishes objectives and conducts performance appraisals for direct reports.
Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site.   Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the job site for good safety practices.


Posts all required legal notices at the job site.  Establishes site security measures and monitors site access by subcontractors and others.  Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to Project Manager. Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations.
Assists Project Manager in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors.  Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities.  Documents and executes changes in scope of project.  Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Project Manager to identify and implement corrective actions.  Keeps client and Project Manager informed of the day to day activities of the project.  Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.  Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.  

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in engineering/architecture or related construction field, civil or construction engineering focus highly preferred.
  • 8+ years’ related work experience, with at least 3 years in a project management role directly responsible for all aspects of construction, engineering, or self-perform installation projects, with proven track record of successful completion of contract deliverables.
  • 4+ years experience working on construction installations/projects.
  • PMP and/or CCM required, or must obtain within 1st year of employment.
  • Experience working on Federal Government construction projects highly preferred.
  • Knowledgeable on subcontract management, including project controls, configuration management, risk management, schedule and cost control.
  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required.    
  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements.  A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.​

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.