Project Support Specialist in Dahlgren, VA at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ready to put your engineering skills to work on marquee projects that will change the fabric of our community? Do you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, projects? Parsons is now hiring an Entry Level Engineer for our rapidly expanding business.  

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.  We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.   In this position you will perform various engineering and design assignments requiring the application of basic principles and fundamental theories studied in a Bachelor Degree university engineering program, and available data in the engineering field.  In addition, you may assist in field inspections and the preparation of inspection reports.

Description

Provides project management support for a variety of projects which may involve financial data compilation and reporting, compiling and reviewing project performance metrics, preparing presentations based on software project metrics. Develops and tracks project time lines. Works closely with project team leads and project managers to identify and resolve risks and concerns. Assumes responsibility for timely delivery of internal project deliverables as scheduled. Develops and maintains databases and reports. Designs presentations in support of program needs. Tracks program budgets and forecasts future budget needs. May plan and coordinate special meetings with external stakeholders. May maintain and update the cross-project metrics collection tools.

Assists Project Managers in daily tasks

  • Interacts with team members, functional leads, and project managers to provide support by phone, email, in-person, and during meetings. 
  • Assists in monitoring progress and ensuring that project deliverables are accurate and timely

Responsibilities

Primary responsibility is to provide support to internal and external clients in a highly technical software engineering environment.

Qualifications

A bachelor's degree and three years of project, financial and/or administrative management experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Strong proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint sites. Proactive and self-motivated, able to organize their time and workflow to multitask consistently and effectively.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adaptable and flexible to changing work environment (including split office location)
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Proven ability to multitask in a time sensitive and deadline driven work environment
  • Detail orientated
  • Good technical skills and abilities
  • Organized, accurate and professional approach to all work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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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.