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Parsons Corporation Resident Engineer (Mechanical) in Baltimore, Maryland

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Job Description:

Resident Engineer (Mechanical)

Working with us means being with a global team that has worked on award-winning programs and embraces new technologies to keep us at the forefront of the transportation market. You can aspire to be a key player on some great projects and have confidence in growing your technical expertise, because of our commitment to you and our financial strength to provide programs that support your career. We are looking for an experienced mechanical resident engineer to join our construction management team in supporting a major capital rehabilitation transit program in the Washington, DC area.

In this role, you will support the PM/CM in overseeing the activities of the office engineers, construction inspectors, and administrative/project personnel. Monitor contractor's work for compliance to schedule, budget, technical specifications, legal and code requirements on a major transit rehabilitation program in the Washington metropolitan area. This position requires an effective team leader who can mentor project team members and foster a working environment where a culturally and diverse project staff can work cooperatively to deliver the project on-time and on-budget. The resident engineer will not only support the PM and CM but will effectively interface with the contractors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development of the construction contract packages, and prepare all packages for bidding, proposal evaluation and award recommendations

  • Coordinate the work with all contractors, and be responsible for ensuring all project deliverables are in conformance with the technical specifications of the contract

  • Resolve design and field construction problems, attend progress meetings and reports on project status. Expedite design and field changes. Review contractor requests for change, and when appropriate, assist in the preparation of contract change orders/modifications.

  • Communicate to the contractor construction techniques and changes where necessary to enhance job safety

  • Review contractor as-builts for compliance with contract documents

  • Participate in weekly construction progress meetings, readiness review meetings, third-party coordination meetings, design coordination meetings and other construction meetings. Draft up the meeting minutes

  • Participate in submittal, RFI, RFC, design submittal, claim reviews and responses

  • Monitor and report on construction progress, and participate in meetings

  • Ensure compliance with applicable quality programs

  • Provide technical scope and justification for contract changes, and complete other tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in construction management or engineering or related field

  • PMP and/or CCM certification is desirable

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in civil construction with five (5) years in construction of transit projects in the areas of stations, utility relocations & demolition, or track & systems & maintenance of way facilities

  • Working knowledge of fire sprinkler systems, drainage and sewage ejector systems, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing systems and equipment.

  • Experience as a resident engineer or assistant construction manager on projects valued over $15 million dollars

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends

  • Must be able to successfully complete Roadway Worker Protection class

  • Must have knowledge of working in a government environment

  • Must be able to pass a government background check

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces

  • Must have reliable transportation

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.