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Parsons Corporation Project Manager - Road/Highway - Transportation Infrastructure in Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Description:

Opportunity :

Our Parsons Atlanta office is now hiring for an experienced Project Manager to oversee and manage multiple road & highway transportation projects for various Georgia DOT infrastructure work.

Parsons Project Managers are versatile and enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, collaborative and team-oriented environment. Candidates should have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills, and a demonstrated technical background in areas of roadway design and/or associated disciplines. This is a great opportunity for Project or Senior Engineers looking to take the next step in your career while utilizing your project delivery experience, technical background, sense of ownership, and experience working with junior staff.

Our Project Managers have ultimate responsibility for overall project delivery. PMs are hands-on with technical delivery and monitor financial performance. In this role, you will be responsible for the technical performance, scope and schedule development, scope and schedule management, and financial metrics and performance of projects. You will plan and execute assigned projects being mindful of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. Delivery experience with Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) projects is preferred.

Parsons and our Peachtree Corners office has cultivated an excellent culture of mentorship, organic growth and employee development. In this role, there is opportunity for additional responsibilities and growth within the organization based on performance and results.

Responsibilities :

  • Act as a company representative with the client and subcontractors during project execution, leading external and internal meetings and discussions.

  • Work with discipline leads and project engineers to develop, negotiate and monitor scope, schedule and budgets on GDOT projects.

  • Oversee and review technical project deliverables, including ensuring that all applicable technical standards are followed and monitoring productivity and progress.

  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

  • Assigns tasks and responsibilities to the project team after careful assessment of project requirements and team qualifications and strengths. Ultimately responsible for execution of project tasks and deliverables.

  • Act as a mentor to junior staff and enhance the current high-performance culture.

  • Ensure all quality processes and requirements are continuously followed.

  • Lead the monthly reporting of project financials and metrics.

  • Complete the Parsons Project Management Certification training program.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related technical field)

  • 10+ years of total experience in the transportation infrastructure field

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration is required

  • Experience in project delivery

  • Background in technical design, including knowledge of AASHTO and other state specific design standards

  • Excellent written and oral communicator with experience interfacing with the client or subcontractors

  • Some exposure to business and administrative project-related tasks, which may include scope, schedule, budget, and staffing

  • GDOT experience is preferred

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.