Engineering Recruiter (contract assignment)

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Engineering Recruiter
(contract assignment)

We're seeking a solution-seeker

If you're looking for challenges that are as wide and deep as your skills and interests, you've found your opportunity. Come expand and explore in the directions your talents lead you. We couldn't be the thriving organization we are without resourceful problem-solvers like you.


We are seeking an Engineering/Technical Recruiter to support our growing organizations in our Transportation, Industrial and Environmental market sectors. If you have engineering recruitment expertise, excel at finding exceptional talent, and know how to close deals, we are interested in you!

Parsons has been in the Critical Infrastructure business for over 75 years! Our experts in engineering and project management deliver solutions to our clients in the following areas: Roadway design, Bridge design, tunnel design, Rail/Transit Systems design, Water/Wastewater design, Smart Mobility/ITS design, Aviation, Horizontal Construction, and Industrial design for facilities in Mining, Oil/Gas, Utilities, Pharmaceutical, Education, Manufacturing, and government structures.

We like out of the box thinkers with problem-solving attitudes and high energy and people that can thrive in an exciting, dynamic environment. Our environment is very fast paced, and we expect our recruiters to manage 20+ requisitions at a time and drive the full life cycle of recruitment from requisition development to offer development (including any relocation, bonuses, etc.) and through onboarding.

We know that to succeed as a business, we must think out of the box, solve problems creatively and be solutions focused for our internal clients. We need individuals who are agile, flexible and exhibit strong consultative skills to help managers navigate through the hiring process. We will challenge you, give you the best tools, and give you the freedom to explore new ideas and solutions in the recruiting arena.

This is an opportunity to recruit and hire for various teams across the United States and Canada, and work with market leaders and subject matter experts in engineering, project management, and science fields, to name a few. You will be expected to work across various time zones and support all of North America. In this role, you will work with a consultative approach, with geographically dispersed hiring managers and teams, develop sourcing strategies, source and screen candidates, and process candidates through the interview, offer, hiring and on-boarding processes. You will be expected to perform compensation analysis, and assist hiring managers with relocation agreements and immigration processes, as well as provide guidance to new Managers on our Workday system and hiring processes. We expect you to draw upon your recruiting expertise, and your knowledge of the technical recruitment markets to deliver top notch candidates to our Hiring Managers. We don't post and pray - we go on the hunt to find the best candidates for our company. If this excites you and you have a passion to find and recruit the best - apply today!

We offer a flexible work arrangement, either completely remote, or from one of our offices. A conversion to full time is an option for the right candidate.

  • Carry a full-cycle requisition load
  • Train managers and new recruiters in Workday
  • Assist the Recruiting Director with helping managers pull social media campaigns together as well as Linked-In messaging, and other Social Media recruiting activities
  • Research new places to post jobs
  • Gather data to improve job description lead in paragraphs and load those into workday
  • Other ancillary projects as assigned by the Recruiting Director

Your hands-on experience makes you the 'idea contributor' we want

Your suggestions on how to improve your work experience are extremely valuable to us because they are the result of your hands-on experience. If you notice something that can be done more effectively or economically, you'll be encouraged to bring it to our attention. Our staff is comprised of people from diverse personal backgrounds who are all welcomed, included, and considered an important part of our organization. We invite your application.

  • 5+ years of demonstrated full life cycle technical recruiting experience as a Corporate, In-house recruiter, in Engineering, is required.
  • Must have experience recruiting multi-disciplined Engineers, Scientists, Project Managers, and Construction professionals at all levels in one or more of the following is required: Roadway design, Bridge design, Rail/Transit Systems, Aviation, Water/Wastewater, Smart Mobility, Environmental, or industrial Design. Candidates that have worked in more than one of these markets is preferred.
  • Workday experience is required.
  • Strong sourcing background and skills with various recruiting media, particularly LinkedIn, and Boolean searching. AI recruiting experience is highly desired.
  • 4-year Degree in Business Administration or related field is required, MBA preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills in pivot tables, macros, graphs, and formulas.

  • Must have a "consultative" approach with hiring managers with the ability to provide alternative sourcing solutions and move candidates to "yes" to close deals.
  • Strong understanding of ATS systems.
  • Recruitment marketing skills.

Let us put your innovative ideas to work

We are looking for innovative thinkers - people who pride themselves in developing new ways to be more productive and competitive, and seeing their ideas put into action. Our diverse staff, with their contrasting and thoughtful points of view, offer a real asset to the process of innovation. Your stimulating ideas and opinions will assure you of unlimited opportunities and a role in the excitement of achievement.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at and follow our quest on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.