Assistant Resident Engineer, Aviation

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United States of America
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)
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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Assistant Resident Engineer, Aviation to join our team! In this role you will get to support the Area Construction Manager/Resident Engineer in the management of construction including coordinating efforts of the contractors during construction, closeout, and occupancy and may function in a Resident Engineer capacity on small, non-complex construction contracts at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Assist the Resident Engineer in administering contract. 
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in creating, implementing, and managing Construction Management procedures and processes through the use of a project-specific Procedures Manual. 
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in preparing and submitting Monthly Management Reports. 
  • Responsible, as assigned, for coordinating the efforts of the contractors. 
  • Responsible, as assigned, for evaluating the progress and quality of construction activities in conformance with approved schedules and budgets. 
  • Participate in the review and approval of progress payments. 
  • Monitor the field coordination and inspection. 
  • Review bid package documents as issued by design consultants for omissions, clarifications required, and for coordination between design disciplines. 
  • Review all construction documents against design development documents for scope, schedule and budget conformance. 
  • Review General Conditions to suit each bid package and oversee performance. 
  • Assist Resident Engineer at pre-bid meetings and pre-construction meetings.
  • Expedite resolution of construction problems.
  •  Monitor and report all field directives. 
  • Obtain Daily Reports from all contractors. 
  • Assist in the preparation of the Resident Engineer’s Weekly Report. 
  • Monitor design consultant inspections. 
  • Participate in weekly construction meetings. 
  • Oversee schedule updates, provide and approve any logic changes. 
  • Assist in the administration of construction contracts for assigned contracts. 
  • Coordinate separate contractors’ lay down areas, office locations, and equipment placements. 
  • Coordinate construction interface with local utilities through the Utility/Agency Coordinator. 
  • Assist in the negotiation, preparation of and review all Change Orders. 
  • Assist in project close out and client occupancy. 
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in managing the process and procedures for change orders, claims, and contract revisions as it pertains to schedule and budget. 
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in managing contract execution of the work and contract closeout in an efficient, effective, and timely manner. 
  • Work closely with the project team to ensure open and full communications on all matters; develop a strong environment conducive to proactive resolution of issues and strong commitment to producing a quality facility. 
  • Other tasks as may be assigned. 

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction or Architecture.

  • Safety Training (minimum OSHA 10 Hour) 

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the administration of construction contracts and in the inspection of construction work in the field.

  • Must have worked on a relevant construction project in a minimum capacity of Assistant Resident Engineer or equivalent level of responsibility.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of multiple project delivery methods, including but not limited to Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, and CMR contracts and their execution is desired.

  • Knowledge of and experience in reviewing and understanding a contractor’s Safety Plan and QC Plan is desired.

  • Must also have experience in reviewing and overseeing a Document Control Plan, and development / utilization of a Project Procedures Manual is desired.

  • Previous experience directing, coordinating, and supervising a CM field staff including Office Engineers, and multiple Field Inspectors. 

  • Knowledge of scheduling, spreadsheet, document, and database software (such as PMWeb, P6, Microsoft Office package, and others). 

  • Experience with Concrete structures, or parking garages or concrete deck.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$96,400.00 - $168,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

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We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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