Principal Engineer- Structures Lead in New York, NY at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Parsons is seeking a Structures Lead Engineer for our Mobility Solutions Division.  Based in New York City, this position will include managing the design of large/complex bridge projects.  The successful candidate will be an experienced structural engineer who has managed bridge rehabilitation and new bridge design projects, particularly in dense urban areas and preferably in the New York City Metropolitan area. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and direction on complex bridge projects
  • Ensure consistency in project quality,
  • Ensure that work is completed within budgetary constraints and expectations; implement and administer appropriate project monitoring and control mechanisms.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and productive relationships with all employees, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation and creative thinking.

Specific Education and Experience Requirements 

  • 15+ years of related work experience.
  • BS in Civil Engineering required, structural emphasis preferred, or BS in Structural Engineering
  • Licensed PE required
  • Project and staff management experience on large and/or complex bridge projects a must
  • Technical experience in the area of bridge design and rehabilitation a must
  • Experience working with NYCDOT, NYSDOT, TBTA, PANYNJ preferred
  • Design-build experience preferred

Specific Competencies:

  • Core values include safety, quality, integrity, diversity, innovation, and sustainability
  • Strong, self-motivated leader
  • Good emotional intelligence skills
  • Complex and diverse problem solving skills
  • Organized and disciplined manager
  • Ability to deal effectively with different styles of clients and staff
  • Adaptable to change
  • Collaborative
  • Strong understanding of the financial and administrative aspects of project management


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