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Deputy Program Manager/ Director of Operations & Maintenance

Company: Parsons Company
Location: Saint Rose
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.
Job Description:
Parsons is hiring a Director of Operations & Maintenance to support our Petroleum efforts in Texas supporting the U.S. Department of Energy. In this role you will oversee the day-to-day operations of a major DOE site. You will support the Program Director to provide overall management of contract performance, legal services, project planning and control, public affairs, graphics, records management, self-assessments, and miscellaneous support services. This includes integrating activities between multiple DOE prime contracts.
What You'll Be Doing:

  • Acts as the Company representative with the client.

  • Establishes quantitative and qualitative metrics, guidelines, and standards by which the company's efficiency and effectiveness can be evaluated; identifies opportunities for improvement.

  • Implements policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations.

  • Leads coordination and integration of efforts among operations, engineering, technology, and customer service to produce smoother workflow and more cost-effective business processes.

  • Work with PMs in negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.

  • Markets and secures additional work with client. Establishes program financial goals and works with PMs to meet or exceed these goals and grow the program.

  • May work with PMs in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of projects.

  • Maintains a Program Management Plan establishing the program requirements and implements monitoring procedures to ensure compliance with Parsons' and client requirements.

  • Conduct regular PM and client performance and coordination meetings.

  • Coordinate with BD on growth strategies and initiatives.

  • Assigns PMs responsibility for executing project plans after careful assessment of how to use their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.

  • Responsibilities may include labor relations and interfacing with payroll operations (related to self-perform construction work with union employees).

  • Ensure adequate company resources are available PMs, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.

  • Coordinate with other FMs on rewards/recognition, staffing needs, hiring, mentoring and career development opportunities, and performance reviews.

  • Collaborate with the office facilities staff to address program space requirements.

  • Monitor PMs to ensure they are working with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for projects.

  • Works with the PMs to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes.

  • Monitor financial, safety and quality performance of projects.

    What Required Skills You'll Bring:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering related technical/business field.

    • 15+ years of related program management experience in refinery, petroleum, oil & gas, chemical, business line, or DOE or USACE experience.

    • Should have a broad general technical and business background.

    • Must have the ability to manage programs, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.

    • Our Director of O&M will still get very involved in the designs on the project; should be able to grasp the high-level technical requirements of the project covering all disciplines

    • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards

    • Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.

    • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications

    • Good social and soft skills to manage the team members effectively

    • In performing this contract, the Contractor shall comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations; and shall be responsible for obtaining such licenses, permits, and other authorization that may be necessary for the performance of the work.

      What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

      • Program management experience

      • Environmental remediation/construction experience

      • Professional registration and/or PMP preferred.

        Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
        Not Applicable/None
        This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.
        Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.
        The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
        Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.
        We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!About Us
        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/LGBTQ+.
        For more about Parsons, visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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