Construction Engineer/Commissioning Engineer

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United States of America
US - MD (Field Location)
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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 Construction/Commissioning Engineer to join our team!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Manage and develop transition and operational processes and procedures for all elements of the new 700MHz radio system as they become available for use. Coordinate with engineering and construction teams to ensure issues are addressed in a timely fashion to maintain the project schedule
  • Ensure that cut‐over plans are developed within schedule and are thoroughly coordinated with and approved by SMEs, stakeholders, and operational departments to ensure minimal impact on operations
  • Ensure that the cut-over plans contain mitigation plans to address issues and failures during and after cutover.
  • Maintain and monitor the delivery of the project against operational parameters established by department SMEs and provide reports to the management team as required
  • Work with Managers, Engineers, and stakeholders to author technical documents addressing contractual matters as well as process and procedural changes required to support the new 700MHz radio system
  • Prepare project‐related correspondence to consultants, contractors, Authority officials, and other agencies as required or scheduled; prepare progress reports, issue reports, and make recommendations to the project management team as required
  • Provide oversight and management to establish and maintain a systematic, documented, comprehensive, verifiable, and continuous systems integration process applied throughout the duration of the Contract in accordance with Contract requirements
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders in the review, development, implementation and communication of transitional and new operational policies and procedures in support of the cutover to the new 700/800 MHz radio system
  • Support project team and Contractor activities, including the planning and execution thereof, required to obtain Safety Certification of the radio system
  • Performs commissioning activities, inspections/surveillances, ensuring that requirements are met with 100% accuracy.
  • Develops and Implements commissioning, inspection, examination, and testing procedures and records inspection, examination, and testing data.
  • Evaluates the validity and acceptability of installed components.
  • Evaluates the adequacy of specific programs used to train and test inspection, examination, and testing personnel.
  • Performs and documents inspections including subcontractor work
  • Oversees subcontractor inspections and review of subcontractor work.  Reviews and audits subcontractor generated quality records.
  • Documenting and communicating inspection results in a clear and concise manner.
  • Understands contract requirements and subcontractor(s) contract requirements.
  • Performs other functions associated with this position as appropriate.
  • Required to work from client offices and installation locations.

Accountable Items (Deliverables):

  • Support the completion of a gap analysis of operational and radio system procedures for various departments to identify, record, and report any gaps or variations in processes and procedures when applied against operational capabilities of the new 700/800 MHz radio system.
  • Management reports which detail findings, recommendations, resource requirements, and risk analyses for the Task Manager, Engineering Manager, and various stakeholders
  • Delivery of a mechanism and assigned project responsibility for interface management and control, such that every interface has a single entity within the Contractor’s organization accountable for engineering and verifying the interface
  • Defined methods to confirm interface compatibility and demonstrate said compatibility through tests or other approved verification methods
  • Delivery of reliable, available, maintainable, and safe system components and subcomponents to meet the overall availability, dependability, and safety criteria
  • Seek approval of Operations policies and procedures 60 days prior to substantial completion inspection of the new radio system or operations training, whichever comes first​

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • 4-year degree in Engineering, Business or Quality discipline or related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 8+ years of related work experience in the field.
  • Possesses working knowledge of one or more areas of industry such as infrastructure, government, aviation, process, or transportation.
  • Radio Communications Equipment, Installation, Operation, and software & monitoring solutions.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Requires knowledge of Quality Management practices, processes and current technology.
  • Requires the ability to communicate clearly, conduct presentations to management, and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Ability to analyze situations in business terms, i.e. ROI, cost per unit, etc.
  • Very good interpersonal skills to work with other departments in a tactful and effective manner.
  • Very good written and verbal communication, analytical, problem solving, and risk assessment skills. 
  • Computer proficiency with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio.  Project Planning skills are essential.
  • Working knowledge of ISO Quality Management Systems Standards.
  • Detailed Oriented

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 - $182,400.00

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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