Parsons Corporation Construction Project Manager in Des Plaines, Illinois
Construction Project Manager
Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.
Serves as a Field Project Manager on a full time basis, supporting the TSSC Great Lakes Region located in Des Plaines, IL.
Parsons T4 contract provides engineering, construction, equipment installation, drafting, and other technical services for the Federal Aviation Administration. Parsons is currently in need for a Project Manager to manage a series of projects throughout the United Stated and Territories. Under direction of the Regional Program Manager (RPM), they manage all activities for a construction, engineering, or self-perform installation project, or a subtask of a larger program, in accordance with the project schedule. This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor and self perform activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all site activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Collaborates with RPM to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements. Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliveribles. Helps RPM to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks. Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and recommends staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements for the Central Region.
Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site. Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the job site for good safety practices. Establishes site security measures and monitors site access by subcontractors and others. Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to RPM. Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations.
Develops the pricing and negotiating of changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors. Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities. Documents and executes changes in scope of project.
Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, field personnel and RPM to identify and implement corrective actions. Keeps client and RPM informed of the day-to-day activities of the project. Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
4-year degree in a technical or construction-related field or equivalent
10 + years’ related work experience, with at least 4 years in a project management role directly responsible for all aspects of construction, engineering, or self-perform installation projects, with proven track record of successful completion of contract deliverables
Experience working on Federal Government projects highly preferred
Knowledgeable on subcontract management, including project controls, configuration management, risk management, schedule and cost control
Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required
Enrollment in PM certification program is preferred, but not required. Successful Applicant will have to be able to obtain Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification with-in one year of hire date.
Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT
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