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Principal Structural Engineer : Job Profile

Employer: Parsons Corporation
Job Title: Principal Structural Engineer
Job Location: Washington , District of Columbia , United States
Job Description:
Parsons is one of the worlds largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.

Parsons has the people and power to move the world.


Parsons is seeking a Structural Engineer to provide analysis and design services for transportation facilities and other freight and commuter rail structures. The successful candidate will assure that the facilities and structures are designed in accordance with approved project plans and specifications as well as following accepted industry practices and procedures. Determines methods and solutions for complex engineering problems and selects the most efficient and economical manner in meeting the objectives. Applies advanced structural engineering techniques and analyses. This level of Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices. This is a production position, but also serves in a lead capacity, acting as a technical consultant. The keys to your success will be applying your related structural engineering experience with professional integrity to satisfy our clients requirements and long- term public transit needs. The position will be based in Washington, DC.



10+ years of structural engineering experience, with at least 5 years designing facilities and other transportation related structures

BS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

PE required

Revit production proficiency required

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/W/D/V.

Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2012, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Currently, 13,000 Parsons employees are engaged in 2,000 projects in 50 states and 25 countries. These dedicated workers speak 82 languages and hold more than 7,600 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.
Company Description: Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as commercial, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security. Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide. Parsons is one of the worlds largest consulting organizations specializing in planning, engineering and construction of infrastructure and systems for transportation, water, telecommunications, environmental, manufacturing-energy-chemicals facilities and government facilities. Parsons Transportation markets include: road-highway, bridges, tunnels, transit, freight railroad, ports-harbors, intermodal goods movement and aviation; providing planning, engineering design, construction management, program management and systems development-integration-implementation. Founded in 1944, Parsons is one of the largest 100% employee-owned engineering and construction companies in the United States, with revenues exceeding $3 billion in 2005. We surmount the toughest logistical challenges and deliver landmark design-build projects across the globe. Parsons provides facility and infrastructure solutions through superior program management and technology-based approaches. Our ability to plan, design, construct, and operate diverse facilities and infrastructure systems has satisfied both government and industrial clients needs for over 60 years. Our 10,000 employee-owners, located worldwide, team with customers and stakeholders while providing dependable services. We measure our success one project at a time by exceeding expectations and satisfying our customers.