Sr. Project Manager, Baggage Handling Systems

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Project/Program Management/Management
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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Sr. Project Manager, Baggage Handling Systems to join our Aviation team in Colorado! In this role you will get to lead a complete baggage system upgrade at a major international airport.

This Sr. Project Manager will lead on-site team support efforts for DEN’s BHS Program. This position will help guide multiple design and construction phases simultaneously as part of a large multi-year design-build BHS equipment upgrade program within an occupied, operable international airport located in Denver, Colorado. The Sr. Project Manager will bring direction, facilitation, subject matter expertise, proficiency with issue resolution, and a relationship-oriented approach to aid in the success of this program. This position will focus on management of staff, construction surveillance and documentation, contractor performance measurement, and reporting on the status of compliance in the areas of project cost, schedule, quality, and safety.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Overall management of BHS PMT staff
  • Daily and main point of contact for all design and construction implementations
  • Oversight of the project management team to ensure schedules and budgets are achieved
  • Create and nurture effective communication within Special Projects BHS Program
  • Monitor Contractor’s schedule performance; review progress against the approved baseline and assist in evaluation of Contractor’s monthly updates
  • Monitor compliance with contractual obligations such as Management Plan, Quality Control Plan, Contractor’s Safety Plan
  • Coordinate with QA Manager to ensure coordination of day-to-day QA tasks during construction
  • Manage coordination between Contractor and Airport Operations and Maintenance
  • Coordinate with contractors and City & County of Denver AHJ to ensure inspections and final acceptance testing dates support the overall Program schedule
  • Review work-in-place to ensure compliance with technical requirements and operational and maintenance requirements.
  • Review, investigate, and advise on monthly contractor invoices and payment requests
  • Assist with change order reviews for legitimacy and cost reasonableness
  • Manage issue tracking and follow up until resolution
  • Assist in contract review and negotiations
  • Participate in design reviews and coordination meetings
  • Assist in RFI & Submittal review/response, and ensure they’re tracked and incorporated appropriately into the final product
  • Monitor commissioning process and coordinate with Commissioning Agent
  • Manage punch-list process and assist in Project Closeout
  • Attend all major Owner/Contractor meetings
  • Review of concept baselines (estimates, schedules, scopes) for future phases
  • Assist in the development of monthly reports
  • Monitor contract document administration (contract changes, Bulletins, RFIs, etc.)

What Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management and/or Engineering
  • 15+ years of Project/Construction Management experience with a preference for experience working on large, baggage handling system projects
  • Requires extensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as a thorough knowledge of industry practices
  • Knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, alternative delivery systems, components, commissioning, and project close-out
  • Ability to multitask or manage/support multiple projects simultaneously
  • Extensive written and verbal communication, organizational, and planning skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and industry project software packages

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: 

$126,600.00 - $253,300.00

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!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

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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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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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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