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Telecommunication Program Engineering Manager – Houston, TX
Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment.
Parsons is seeking a Program Engineering Manager to direct a team of approximately (12) engineering managers and engineers who are engaged in designing a 2,000 km fiber optic cable network for an international telecommunication corporation. This role requires a strong quality control and procedural background in the design, engineering and construction of underwater fiber optic cable. The successful candidate will be a valued technical resource to project staff on engineering, environmental regulations, and construction issues. As such, you will chair the engineering working group in order to facilitate the design process and assure the successful completion of this important project. Specifically, you will be developing and writing engineering procedures and carefully monitoring the quality of our engineering deliverables. Since quality assurance is such a significant component of this position, you will need previous experience with a Quality Assurance/Quality Control system. In addition, you will be engaged in assuring a competitive bidding process and ensuring both Parsons’ team and our client’s contractors comply with EPC contractual terms. While the position is based in Houston, TX, several trips per year to Angola is anticipated and experience managing international teams will be a plus. Your expertise in managing design teams, specifically engaged in underwater fiber optic cable projects, and your abilities to spearhead quality assurance and create procedural standards will be keys to your success.
15+ years in engineering telecommunication systems with underwater fiber optic cable experience
Track record of program management with international clients, preferably in developing countries
Expertise in managing engineering design teams, providing quality assurance and developing engineering procedures
Familiar with EPC contract and bid procedures
Ability to travel to Angola several times a year, and understanding of Portugese a plus
BS in engineering
Professional Engineer registration, highly desired
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 $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Currently, more than 11,500 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 2,200 projects in 50 states and 26 countries. These dedicated workers speak 79 languages collectively, and hold more than 7,700 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.
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