Technical Design Director

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Saudi Arabia
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R151325
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Technical Support/Technician/Scientific

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a Technical Design Director to lead a large team with responsibility to guide the technical development of the group to optimize the capability of the team and to deliver cost effective designs in the most efficient manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team in the execution of technical solutions for initiatives and projects.

  • Resolves obstacles that could slow down or prevent programs from delivering on program objectives.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with external partner organizations.

  • Liaises with other teams to contribute to integrated programs and strategic initiatives.

  • Develops innovative solutions that directly supports the business growth strategy.

  • Assist PM’s/DM’s to plan and develop resource plans for projects

  • Assist PD to monitor the team’s performance in the conduct of design programs according to the established packaging strategy, including adherence to schedule, cost and standards codes, design coordination activities, and the production of construction tender documentation which would include securing appropriate approvals from the Client and local regulatory authorities.

  • Ensure that the design review staff members are aware of and have a common understanding of their respective roles and responsibilities.

  • Oversee the conduct of design reviews and participate in Value Engineering Workshops and the holding of regular design coordination meetings.

  • Oversee the review process, administration and expediting of the design phase of the works, specialist design review and design package development reviews, evaluations and updates.

  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the program and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Promotes technical excellence on the program, including furtherance of the Quality Improvement Process and promotes best practice digital engineering design workflow processes.

  • Ensures compliance of design with all applicable codes, regulations and company procedures and standards

  • Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule.

  • Develops standard operating procedures; and organizes in-house training of personnel.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Degree qualification in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or similar professional disciplines.

  • 25+ years of relevant post-graduate experience.

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Advanced skills in team/staff management

  • Ability to understand business goals and translate them into technical requirements and project plans.

  • Ability to work well under pressure with strong attention to detail, making decisive decision.

  • Knowledge of regulatory standards, relevant to discipline

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

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 IN CANADA

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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17,000+ Employees

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80+ Languages

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

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.

Veteran Support

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

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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