Project Engineer - Mechanical (Movable Bridges) in New York, NY at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Parsons is seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer for our Mobility Solutions Division.  Based in lower Manhattan, New York, NY, this position will include leading technical staff in the design and rehabilitation of movable bridges, pressurized piping systems, field inspections, and mechanical applications.  The successful candidate will be an experienced mechanical engineer who is looking to advance their career and has the communication skills and experience to lead mechanical engineering design for rehabilitation and new movable bridge projects in New York. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and direction on movable bridge projects
  • Ensure consistency in project quality
  • Follow direction from senior staff, and direct the work of junior staff
  • 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
  • Develop and review plans, calculations, technical specifications, contract documents and engineer’s estimates

Specific Education and Experience Requirements 

  • 10+ years of related work experience in mechanical design in related projects.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering required
  • PE License required
  • Leading project and staff experience on bridge projects preferred
  • Technical experience in the area of movable bridge design and rehabilitation a must
  • Peripheral knowledge of adjacent disciplines (electrical and structural)
  • Familiarity with AASHTO or AREMA movable bridge specifications
  • Technical experience with pressurized piping systems, power piping for hydraulics or standpipes preferred
  • Experience working with NYCDOT, NYSDOT and/or NJT a preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel, SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor is a must
  • Design-build experience is a plus


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