Senior Systems Engineer in Oakland, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oakland, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2019

Job Description

Ready to put your project engineer expertise to work on marquee projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex challenges? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Project Engineer for our rapidly expanding transportation project.   

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your advanced project and communications knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams.  We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills.   In this role you will: Integrate the various engineering, scheduling, procurement, construction, and startup aspects of a medium sized project.  May manage a subtask of a larger project or study in accordance with contractual obligations.  Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of the project including coordination of technical disciplines, procurement of materials and equipment, and construction planning assistance.  Relocation to the project site may be required during construction and startup activities.   

Responsibilities:
Develops the scope of engineering work, schedules, and budgets for the assigned project elements, and monitors progress to meet schedule and budget requirements.  Identifies and documents changes in scope.  
Determines the scope of procurement work, schedules, and budgets for technical aspects of the contract and monitors progress.  Interfaces with Procurement and Subcontracts to facilitate procurement coordination with vendors/subcontractors. 
Participates in bid analysis to help determine supplier availability and capability.  
Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and that quality is acceptable. 
Monitors produc tivity and technical proficiency of assigned technical personnel, and makes reassignments as project needs arise. 
Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, and recommends salary actions.  Also provides training and development opportunities for assigned personnel.  
Coordinates the utilization of interdisciplinary technical personnel on the project, as well as the assignment of personnel from other technical support groups within the company.  
Assists the Project Manager in planning, directing, supervising, and controlling the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project or study.  Participates in determining the technical skills and staff hours required for successful completion of the project.  
Ensures client criteria and scope are met by all engineering disciplines. 
Expedites distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client and Project Manager.  
Prepares technical reports, project manuals, and documentation of activity for the client and project management.  
Acts as Project Manager's deputy for certain activities, such as attending meetings in his/her absence, etc.  
Obtains, analyzes, and circulates technical and contractual information to project disciplines.  
Reviews and approves change orders.  Notifies project management and other affected personnel of all changes.  
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.    

Qualifications:  
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or related field)
12+ years of related field engineering experience
Broad general engineering background, and previous project engineering experience is required  
Professional registration may also be required Proven ability to perform in a supervisory/leadership role
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required
Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project

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