Transportation Project Manager in Oakland, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oakland, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/5/2020

Job Description

Parsons  Road/Highway teams have set the standard across North America for the planning, design, procurement, management, construction, and rehabilitation of complex urban freeway and mega-sized interstate highway projects!  Over the past 20 years, we’ve completed more than 120 alternative project delivery projects, with a combined constructed value of more than $42 billion, an astounding record that is unmatched in the industry. Our team of highly experienced technical and management specialists from more than 100 technical disciplines is the core of our strength and is our key advantage in winning and executing these challenging projects. This team enables us to continue winning and delivering megaprojects for our clients and partners in nearly every state and province in North America.  Join this team and transform roads across the nation!

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Project Manager that will be responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives with our projects in Oakland, CA.   We need our Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills  

Responsibilities:
Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution. 
Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. 
Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.  May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.  
Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan.

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. 
Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.  Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. 
Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.  
Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. 
Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. 
Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. 

Qualifications: 
Bachelor's degree in Engineering related technical/business field
12+ years of related x asset management experience is required, with 5+ years of related x experience on related projects
Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background. 
Professional registration may also be required.
Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project. 
Our Project Managers still get very involved in the designs on the project. 
Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements. 
 

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