Vice President, Northern California Transportation & Water Area Manager
Your mind sparks when you see opportunities
You’re drawn to opportunities, innovation and new value creation — and that’s why we’re drawn to you. You’re flexible, resourceful, and able to work around issues to arrive at a profitable goal. You regard critical thinking and problem-solving as a fascinating game — and you have a passion for winning. Our company admires your entrepreneurial way of leading and would like to meet you.
Vice President, Northern California Area Manager
From bridges and highways to water and wastewater, Parsons has been improving the world’s infrastructure for more than 70 years. As a technology-driven, full-service engineering and construction firm, we serve as an extension of our customers’ staff to help plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure that improves quality of life, promotes economic growth, enhances mobility, achieves sustainability and resiliency standards, and supports our customers’ visions.
Are you a leader who’s successfully delivering major infrastructure projects in the Northern California market? Do you like using your business development savvy and operations management skills to implement strategies for business growth & performance? If so, Parsons is seeking an Area Manager to oversee our Civil, Structures, and Water/Wastewater teams in Northern California.
As a Vice President/Area Manager for Parsons, you will be responsible for the strategic & operational direction of a very diverse, world-class team, including the management of profitable growth, and driving excellence in project delivery. Additional responsibilities include leveraging key accounts, closely coordinating and collaborating across business lines including Transportation and Water/Wastewater groups and providing innovative leadership. The successful candidate will mentor and develop an established group delivering bridge, tunnel, road, and highway infrastructure programs as well as water/wastewater programs in the Bay Area and Northern California. Our Area Manager must be an effective “seller/doer”, able to balance business development, operational management, and project management responsibilities simultaneously. This person will be based in one of our Northern California offices including Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, or Sacramento. Our Oakland office is the ideal location. We have an established management and project delivery team that will support leadership initiatives and business imperatives.
You’ll appreciate that our staff and methods have yielded proven success over time. This knowledge will give you the green light to lead with the skill and confidence you prize in yourself. When you can trust the team and processes, stress drops, and productivity and job satisfaction go up. Join us!
4-year degree in Civil Engineering or related technical/business field.
20+ years of managing diverse infrastructure projects with a track record of successful project delivery on large ($100MM+) bridge, highway or water projects.
Demonstrable experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development. Experience must include P&L ownership and the ability to meet or exceed sales, operating profit & margin, and DSO targets.
Able to foster collaboration across multiple market sectors and business lines including our Rail, Aviation, Industrial, and Federal Solutions groups
Experience leading and participating in business development activities.
Licensed Professional Engineer in CA (preferred) with considerable experience in the Northern California Market.
Organizations win or lose based on customers’ experiences. Join a winner!
We aim for more than customers — we want loyal advocates. Moreover, we throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving the people we serve more than they expect. We’re a driven bunch, but we love doing it, and our customers can tell that we do. We want to tell you more. If you believe that you might be the customer-focused leader we’re looking for, contact us.
About Parsons Corporation
Founded in 1944, Parsons is a globally respected engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with $3 billion in annual revenues. Our staff comprises a wide variety of disciplines specializing in innovative, alternative delivery methods for transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and government markets, such as cybersecurity. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50 states and 28 countries. Collectively, we speak more than 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Our employees stand behind Parsons’ core values of integrity, safety, quality, innovation, sustainability, and diversity. We are confident that Parsons’ core values, business model, and team focus create positive career paths for our employees. We are proud of Parsons’ legacy and are highly engaged in achieving future growth and maintaining the strong financial stability of our corporation. Parsons will continue to go anywhere in the world, conquer every technical and logistical challenge, and persevere until the job is done. Parsons. Delivering a Better World.