Office Engineer - Transit & Transportation

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
Working with Parsons, means being with a global team that has worked on award-winning programs with long term customers, and embraces new technologies to keep us at the forefront of the transportation market. As a part of the Parsons team, we offer stability through our long-term clients, a great backlog of work, competitive salaries and excellent benefits! Parsons is hiring an Office Engineer with transportation background working to provide management coordination and controls consistent with both project and operational needs. Responsibilities include:
  • Maintains full familiarity with plans, specifications, construction schedules, contractor's plans on assigned contracts, the Adjacent Construction Project Manual, JDAC/ATOC Procedures, and current safety regulations relative to assigned projects in order to be knowledgeable of the contractor's obligations and Project Manager's responsibilities;
  • Disseminates information to office and field staff and internal stakeholder offices as required to keep all pertinent Authority personnel accurately informed of relevant matters;
  • Establishes and maintains job record files for assigned projects per instructions contained in the Project Implementation Manual;
  • Reviews contractor's Critical Path Method or bar chart progress schedules as applicable and maintains current, marked-up copies of such schedules;
  • Coordinates schedule and progress reviews with Scheduling Engineers, contractor representatives, Project Manager, and others as required;
  • Prepares and distributes schedule and progress reports based upon projected and actual completion dates for assigned contracts;
  • Updates data in the PROCORE system through direct input of contract related information or up-loading other data files;
  • Verify technical documents for the client's project record, including as-built plans, drawings and schematics that have been submitted by the contractor;
  • Assists construction inspectors and contractor's representatives in clarification of contract drawings and specifications relative to assigned contracts;
  • Assists the Project Manager in reviewing contractor's claims determining merit of claims and negotiating cost and /or time adjustments based upon such claims;
  • Prepares change orders and contract modifications in accordance with established procedures;
  • Assists Estimating Engineers in preparing cost and/or time estimates for pending change orders and contract modifications;
  • Reviews and processes contractor's submittal of shop and working drawings and material samples and distributes as required;
  • Returns contractor's submittal to the contractor with appropriate comments and approval status;
  • Disseminates information pertaining to the contractor's submittal to the field staff, as required;
  • Monitors and maintains contract logs with distribution of documents between Contractor and client staff for compliance with contract time commitments;
  • Coordinates the collection of daily inspection reports from field inspectors and records lost time for the contractor;
  • Reconciles the lost time with reports from the D/B;
  • Submits daily logs in a timely manner through the client's Procore system;
  • Performs other project related duties as assigned by the client's Task Manager.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field;
  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of seven (7) years of work experience in related field, of which two (2) years shall be in the transportation industry;
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in design, construction, or major repair/rehabilitation teams for infrastructure projects;
  • Demonstrated experience in a fast-paced engineering environment;
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, and strong technical writing skills;
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, AutoCAD and ProCore.

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