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Technical Director

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Job Description

Ready to put your project and design management expertise to work on complex projects? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done? Parsons is now seeking to hire an experienced Technical Director with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to various projects that enhance the fabric of our community. In this role you will be responsible to lead a team of design managers in the scope development, scope management and technical performance of specialist third party design consultants and contractors to ensure project goals and objectives are met. Supports planning and definition of project goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms and corporate policies. Provides specific Entertainment sector technical knowledge and experience as part of the overall Program Management team.

Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience managing Entertainment sector projects through the pre-contract phases of project from inception, planning, design, and procurement of construction works will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Technical Directors to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.


  • Management of team leading scheduling and coordination of project interactions among third party design consultants (LDC, and Specialist Rides and Attractions), client, Rides and Attractions vendors/contractors.
  • Ability to integrate competing and/or conflicting elements into the planning and execution processes so that project requirements flow smoothly.
  • Experience and familiarity with Federal and Local Government procedural requirements, review requirements, and approval requirements.
  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams of professionals.
  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected third party specialist design consultants and contractors during the program execution; following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
  • Supports establishment of Project Design Management Plan, Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
  • Establishes the program requirements for assigned project areas and is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of
  • Project design briefs for team reference.
  • Third party design consultant’s project KPIs and design deliverables in support of the design brief.
  • Administering value management and value engineering activities, and ensures overall design and manufacturing solutions fully address and incorporate base build architectural, structural, MEP considerations and Rides and Attractions requirements
  • Works with other discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans; ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
  • Works with the key project individual 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.
  • Provides support in maintaining current and timely change orders associated with third party design consultants and contractors.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.
  • Monitors and reports to program leader on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.
  • Participates in weekly Design Management team meetings to review project status and formulate action items.


  • Bachelor's degree in Architectural or Engineering
  • Professional registration (CEng PE, AIA or equivalent) preferred
  • 15+ years of related experience on large scale projects/programs in Entertainment sector
  • Must have the ability to develop strong working relationships with third party design consultants, contractors and vendors, interface and coordinate project performance with other disciplines, interpret and deliver client's vision, and proactively manage the design process and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards.
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications.


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