Chief Civil Engineer

Parsons   •  

Manhattan, NY

Industry: Engineering Services


15+ years

Posted 300 days ago

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Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including highways, bridges, tunnels, transit systems, 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.



This is a highly visible role in the most exciting city in the US!   You will work with an experienced team of project managers, engineers, planners, task leaders, and project principals in providing civil and roadway planning and design, as well as construction-phase services for a wide variety of public transportation projects including: “complete street” construction/reconstruction,  highway and interchange improvements, bridge rehabilitations and replacements, roadway intersection improvements, drainage and grading improvements, utility relocations and improvements, toll facility and intelligent transportation system improvements. Parsons in known for consistently leading the most complex and exciting projects in the industry!



Parsons’ New York City office is seeking a Chief Civil Engineer. This position offers exciting challenges and opportunities for managing engineering and project execution activities related to highway and complete street planning/design for major clients in the New York City area and statewide. The successful candidate will provide oversight and direction to a multi-disciplined team and drive the successful completion of projects and civil engineering tasks. The candidate will be responsible for the quality of civil design work in NYC and will communicate across multi-disciplined groups and build consensus, foster strong relationships, both internally and externally.  This is a client-facing role for an experienced manager to work on the front end of proposals/bid opportunities, as well as manage multiple projects. 


  • 15 + years of related highway/road design engineering and project management work experience.
  • Proficiency in policies and procedures for New York State and New York City Departments of Transportation, the New York City Department of Design and Construction, and other key clients.
  • Licensed PE required
  • 4-year Degree in Civil Engineering or related field