Highways Design Manager

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Provides management and direction for Engineering discipline.  May be assigned to a large program as Manager of all Engineering disciplines.




Reviews and approves discipline and staffing assignment schedules on each project.  Maintains appropriate staffing level, including temporary personnel, as needed.  Reviews and approves staff forecasting reports.



Monitors the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied.  Works closely with Project Managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance, or productivity.


Establishes standards and procedures manuals for the discipline.  Recommends improvements to department procedures.


Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees.  Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels employees, takes corrective actions (as required), and approves terminations.  Ensures that new employees receive orientation on company policies and procedures.



Ensures performance within overhead budgets authorized for the discipline.


Actively participates in and promotes the Quality Improvement Program.  May head a committee within the discipline, striving to motivate and educate the assigned personnel.


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


4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 15-20 years of related work experience, including managerial experience.  Professional Engineer registration with active membership in a professional engineering society may be required.


Proven ability to perform in a supervisory/managerial capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required.  Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific engineering software for use in completing engineering assignments.


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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