Mar 23, 2020

Lead Sediment Design Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Michigan City, IN, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description


Can you see beyond the Mud? We can!

We are looking for innovators at the forefront of development and application of cutting-edge designs in contaminated sediment remediation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We have unrivaled experience solving environmental challenges related to contaminated sediment throughout the United States. Parsons was the driving force for the successful completion of two of the largest, most complex sediment remediation projects in the United States-Onondaga Lake and the Hudson River. Join us as we continue to solve the Worlds toughest environmental challenges. Let's dig a little deeper and break new ground!

We are actively looking for a Lead Technical Engineer (or Project Manager), with experience in Sediment Remediation design, to be a Subject Matter expert to help us clean up contamination problems around the country. You will be involved in several of the largest and most complex sediment remediation projects in the US and can rely on a strong backlog of work to continue and grow your career. If you aspire to lead project teams and make a difference in the world, this is the right step in that direction!

Position Can be Located in any Parsons US Office West of Mississippi

In this role, you can expect to:

Lead teams on the development and execution of complex and challenging evaluations, including: Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Remedial Designs, and Construction Plans/Oversight.

Provide technical expertise to our existing contaminated sediment nationwide portfolio of projects, as well as consult on new sediment opportunities and provide support for those pursuits nationally.

Provide subject matter expertise, for our Sediment Management practice growth initiatives in order to enhance our portfolio.

Specific Tasks that you may perform:

Remedy Selection and Detailed Design including the development of specifications and design drawings

Remedy negotiations with regulators

Feasibility studies for Remediation and alternative assessments

Engineering and cost analyses of innovative technologies

Evaluation of remedy implementation risks

Dredge prism designs

Chemical isolation cap modeling and design

Evaluation of innovative sediment capping/in situ technologies

Sediment dewatering and treatment design

Water treatment design, construction, and operation

Landfill design, construction support, operation, and closure

Habitat Restoration/Assessments

Contaminant Transport Analysis and Site Conceptual Models

Fate and transport modeling and assessments

Bathymetric surveying

Job Requirements:

4-year degree in Environmental, Civil, Geotechnical or related engineering curriculum.

10+ years of relevant industry experience performing sediment design and related tasks as outlined above

Professional Engineer (PE) certificate required, or ability to obtain PE within 1 year of hire
Ability and desire to lead other engineers in Sediment Design Projects

Proficiency in various computer software applications typically used within the assigned discipline.


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.




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