Electrical Systems Engineer

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Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure projects. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure. 

Parsons currently has an immediate opening for a Systems Engineer in our New York, NY office. 


The successful candidate will perform conventional and moderately-complex engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses within across disciplines. The Engineer at this level is proficient in the utilization of standard engineering theories and practices, and able to apply Company procedures. Willingness to travel occasionally is expected. Ability to mobilize and reach multiple job sites not serviced by public transportation is a necessity.


This position will be responsible for design and support of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). A successful Candidate must have experience in system design, system construction inspection, system monitoring and system troubleshooting. Typical products may include ITS systems such as CCTV, variable message signs, vehicle and incident detection technologies, weather information systems as well as wireless and fiber optic communication systems. Candidate will work closely with other team members as well as partnered firms and clients to perform required details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of various ITS and communications alternatives.


Independently develops and/or supervises design, support and integration tasks. This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status. Further, the engineer is responsible to produce calculations, drawings, specifications and reports as required by the particular project. The engineer is also required to support designs and provide responses to Contractor requests for information and perform integration tasks throughout construction and implementation phases.

Provides support for other engineering activities as required. May supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.

May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate-size project.

Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 5-8 years of related work experience.  In addition, an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate may be required.

Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required. 

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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

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