Construction Engineer - Communications/ IT

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:

Parsons seeks qualified individuals to put forth their resume to assist us in winning a contract for the Washington Metro Area Transportation Authority , to upgrade lighting fixtures located in light rail stations throughout the DC area with energy-efficient lighting. Work is expected to last until August of 2023.

Upon Parsons being given Notice-To-Proceed, candidates that applied to this position and were given contingent offers will begin work. Announcement of award date is expected September 20, 2021 with Notice-To-Proceed occurring soon afterwards.

Twenty-Nine positions are being advertised, which include:

* Project Coordinator

* Project Lead

* Office Engineer - General Project/Contract Support (4 Positions)

* Office Engineer - Field Support/Coordination (2 Positions)

* Design Coordinator

* Construction Engineer - General (3 Positions)

* Construction Engineer - Electrical (3 Positions)

* Construction Engineer - Mechanical (2 Positions)

* Construction Engineer - Communication

* Field Inspector (8 Positions)

* Field Inspector - Electrical (2 Positions)

* Scheduler

This job posting is specifically for the position of Construction Communications/IT Engineer of which one candidates will be chosen.


* Provide Communications / IT Engineering Support during construction and equipment inspection

* Coordinate and help develop Communication / IT scopes of work, work packages, and construction schedules

* Oversee execution of field operations

* Participate in Communication / IT surveys and other field data collection operations

* Review contractor's requests for payment

* Assist in preparing as-built drawings

* Prepare status reports

* Perform site visits and prepare reports


* A bachelor's degree in Communications, Electrical, Computer, or Systems Engineering or in a related field

* A minimum of ten years of construction or related engineering experience, with at least two of the ten years in the transit industry;

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office

* Physical ability to access any of the locations and perform a hands-on inspection

* Must be able to successfully complete WMATA's RWP Certification Class; and

* Must be able to obtain OSHA 10-hour (Construction) certification.


Not required, but would be preferable if candidates have:

* Familiarity with WMATA codes and standards

* WMATA Safety training

* Familiarity with WMATA QC process

* Familiarity with Procore software

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