Parsons Corporation Field Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Field Project Manager


Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Under direction of the Regional Program Manager (RPM), manages all activities for projects, in accordance with the work plan, project schedule and budget. This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor and self perform activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all project activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. A majority of projects will involve FAA Navigational Aids. This position will be located in Atlanta, GA. 20% travel will be expected.

Manage large projects and collaborate with RPM to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements. Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables. Assists RPM and Resource Administrator to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks. Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and recommends staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements. Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site. Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the job site for good safety practices. Posts all required legal notices at the job site. Establishes site security measures and monitors site access by subcontractors and others. Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to RPM. Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations. Teams with Parsons procurement staff to develop pricing and negotiate 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, field personnel and RPM to identify and implement corrective actions. Keeps client and RPM informed of the day-to-day activities of the project. Maintains documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 4-year degree inan engineering or technical/business field or equivalent.

  • 10-15 years’ relatedwork experience is required, with at least 5 years in a project management roledirectly responsible for all aspects of small construction projects, withproven track record of successful completion of contract deliverables.

  • Project Management certification preferred. Federal Aviation Administration Navigation andCommunication systems installations, upgrades, and modernizations experience ispreferred.

  • Knowledgeable on subcontractmanagement, including project controls, configuration management, riskmanagement, schedule and cost control.

  • Provenability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oralcommunications skills, and a familiarity of industry practices and regulationsare required.

  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons inAugust 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes avariety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP)modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction,environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD,and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nationin each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center inOklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jerseyand in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staffover 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors whoperform construction work.

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