Parsons Brinckerhoff is currently recruiting a Consultant to join the Strategic Consulting team preferably in their Washington, DC office. They are looking for candidates with demonstrated interest in transit and at least 5 years of practical experience in transit project development and finance. See below for more details.
Parsons Brinckerhoff, an international leader providing engineering services to the infrastructure industry, has an opening in Washington, DC for a Consultant to join the strategic consulting team. Parsons Brinckerhoff, founded in 1885, is one of the most respected continually operating engineering consulting firms in the world. Throughout its almost 130‐year history, Parsons Brinckerhoff’s commitment to quality has made it a recognized leader providing the knowledge and skill base that is borne of experience.
About Strategic Consulting
Our Strategic Consulting practice advises public and private owners and operators of transportation and other infrastructure on project development, finance, and management. In this capacity, we work with senior management to develop plans, programs, and implementation strategies; secure funds; improve performance; and apply industry best practices to help address tomorrow’s transportation challenges today.
About the Position
We are recruiting a motivated self‐starter with a demonstrated interest in transit and practical experience in transit project development and finance to join a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team. We seek problem solvers with strong written and verbal communications, demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills, the ability to master new concepts quickly, industry knowledge, and meticulous attention to detail to deliver high-quality work.
Based in Washington, DC, the successful candidate will work as part of a national team that primarily advises public sector clients on the funding, finance, and delivery of major capital projects and a variety of related infrastructure management and policy issues. This position will entail tasks such as analyzing the business case for infrastructure investments, analyzing project and program funding and financing opportunities, developing cash flows and financial models, reviewing and interpreting federal legislation and guidance, developing operating and capital programs, performing quantitative analyses, and providing strategic support in all phases of transportation planning and project development. The position offers excellent opportunities for professional growth. You will work directly with industry thought leaders to identify and apply evolving requirements and innovative practices to large, highly visible projects across the United States.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- Mandatory Bachelors degree with a major in transportation planning, economics, business or finance, management, civil engineering, or a related field.
- Highly desired advanced degree in transportation planning, economics, business, public-sector management/administration, systems engineering, or a related field.
- Desired 5-8 years of experience working in the transit and rail industry; consulting experience is a plus.
- Strong research skills and excellent quantitative and analytical skills including knowledge of financial modeling techniques.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills