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Senior Structural Engineer

at Parsons Corporation

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R101397

Job Description

Demand for efficient and safe transit is at an all-time high!  Since 1944, Parsons has set the standard for safe, effective, and reliable rail and transit systems around the globe.  Partnering with more than 400 transit agencies, we have worked on EVERY major transit system in North America and many of the most renowned systems overseas!  

Parsons engineering team has supported all elements of mass transit, including mainline railways, commuter rail and light rail transit!  Partnering with more than 400 transit agencies, we have worked on every major transit system in North America and many of the most renowned systems overseas! Since 1944, we have set the standard for safe, effective and reliable rail and transit systems around the globe! We are looking for a Sr. Structural Engineer, with extensive experience in steel and concrete design and analysis, as well as a strong background in seismic analysis. If you are passionate about the details, and enjoy working on complex, design/build projects, join Parsons and work with the experts to develop world class rail/transit systems for vibrant, more connected communities!

In this role, you will work in a highly dynamic, team environment, perform design/analysis, and preparation of calculations, plans and specifications for work related to transit stations, buildings, underground structures and bridges for new and rehabilitation type projects. You will analyze proposed projects to ensure structural reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. We expect you to be able to perform complex designs and analysis, and interface with other design disciplines, contractors and clients.      


Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.
Able to self perform and manage others performing structural analysis, engineering computations and structural detailing.
Assists in performing technical bid analyses and prepares preliminary designs.
Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
Provides input and technical guidance to CAD/BIM Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower level Engineers.
Reviews construction submittals and performs design services during construction.

Collaborates with other design disciplines, contractors and clients.


BS Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

8+ years of concrete and steel building/facility design, and proficient in the analysis and design of concrete and steel buildings for gravity and lateral loads.

Prefer experience with Rail/Transit Facilities/structures design

Must have considerable experience performing Seismic Analysis

Working knowledge of concrete masonry unit and light gage metal construction.

Experience using CAD/BIM software such as Revit or AutoCAD.

Proficient with software packages typically associated with structural engineering, such as; ETABS, SAP2000, MathCAD.

Proficient with office and communication software such as; MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Bluebeam, Skype, WebEx.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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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