TMC Operations Manager in Aiken, SC at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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    Aiken, SC
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Job Description

Business now moves faster than ever. Competition’s fierce to take the lead. But we know how to do it: by assembling teams of highly competitive, creative, dedicated individuals – like you – who work together toward a common goal. We don’t waste time, but we do take it… to ensure that we’ve worked out the details that will put us ahead of “the other guys.” And you understand where you fit in the process. How your competitive energy helps put the company, our products, our people, and you in the lead. Wanna win? Join the team!  Do you have previous experience with public/responder safety (fire, rescue, EMS, or law enforcement) experience? Do you enjoy helping people? This might be the perfect opportunity for you!! 


Under direction of the Program Manager, manages on-site activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule. Will instruct National Traffic Incident Management training (SHRP2) and facilitate TIM (Traffic Incident Management) teams. TIM consists of a planned and coordinated multi-disciplinary process to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents so that traffic flow may be restored as safely and quickly as possible. Serves as a point of contact with the client for activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. In this role you will perform various administrative, clerical, data collection, data entry, and writing tasks specific to assigned project or work group. Most assignments require familiarity with standard company processes and excellent PC skills. 


• Through the Emergency Transportation programs, provide tools, guidance and training to state DOTs (Department of Transportation) and local agencies. 
• Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables. 
• Collaborates with Program Manager to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks. Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements. 
• Actively promotes and supports safety policies to enhance mobility and responder safety. 
• Facilitates meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to Program Manager. 
• Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports. Submits monthly reports to client and responds to client issues and expectations. 
• Assists Program Manager in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors. Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities. Documents and executes changes in scope of project. 
• Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Program Manager to identify and implement corrective actions. 
• Keeps client and Program Manager informed of the day-to-day activities of the project. 
• Completes a variety of complex assignments requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to interface effectively with a variety of people. Will assist with proposal writing and incident management training. 
• Works with key meeting coordinators and company management to ensure clear communication regarding all events and assignments. May provide guidance and supervision to other staff as requested, including review of completed assignments. 
• Exemplary professional attitude and demonstrated ability in exercising tact, diplomacy, good judgment and support. 


A 4-year degree preferred (or equivalent experience) and 12 + years' related work experience is required with at least 3 years in a leadership role at a field site. Enrollment in PM certification program is preferred, but not required. 
Candidate must have a minimum of 5+ years’ public/responder safety (fire, rescue, EMS, or law enforcement) experience. Prior experience managing smaller portions of larger transportation programs involving reversible lanes management, tolling, and Intelligent Management Systems is preferred. 
Prefer candidate with experience managing smaller portions of larger Transportation programs involving reversible lanes management, tolling, and Intelligent Management Systems. 


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.