Supervisory Road & Highway Engineer in Houston, TX at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

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Senior Supervisory Engineer – Road & Highway – Houston, Texas

Opportunity :

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your 15+ years of engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Leadership opportunities to work on marquee projects, including IH-45 Segment 3 Design/Build, as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

In this role, you will supervise a group of five or more Engineers and design personnel, in one discipline or multi-disciplines, by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing assignments.  Education and experience over several years must be sufficient in order for the incumbent to serve as a Supervising Engineer on a large project or several smaller projects. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier client or construction site locations is expected.


  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and quality is acceptable.  Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel.  Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.
  • Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, recommends promotions and salary actions, and recommends training and development for assigned personnel.
  • Helps to define discipline design organization and participation on a project, including scope of work, design criteria, schedules, standards, and procedures.
  • Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.
  • Supervises the production of project drawings and design calculations.
  • Promotes technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Ensures that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and Engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.
  • Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability.
  • Initiates and/or reviews change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work.
  • Recommends design methods, equipment use, etc., for discipline standards.
  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.


  • 4-year degree in Civil  Engineering (or related field)
  • 15+ years of related work experience
  • Texas PE license required or ability to obtain within 6 months; 
  • Texas DOT pre-certifications preferred, or ability to obtain those within 6 months of hire
  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on the project


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