Parsons Corporation Engineering Coordinator in Washington, District Of Columbia

Engineering Coordinator


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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With minimal supervision, coordinates the flow of technical documents (requisitions, data books, drawings, specifications, calculations) between project operations, engineering disciplines, and other related support groups. Incumbent is typically responsible for a small to medium-sized project.


Ensures that pre-established requirements (e.g., which document numbering system will be used; how many and which signatures will be required for certain approvals, etc.) are satisfactorily met throughout the duration of the project.

Maintains an established data distribution system and schedule for the assigned project based upon client, project, and supplier requirements. May revise system or schedule as required to ensure timely approvals and distribution.

Expedites review, signature approval, and release of supplier and internally produced project documents.

Establishes and maintains files and computerized indexes for active engineering documents. Generates electronic/hardcopy reports as needed by the project or management.

Assists in preparing a "mock up" for operations manuals (e.g., develops the index, binders, dividers, etc., and ensures timely printing and assembly) and/or job data books (pulls drawings and documents, develops index, cover sheet, dividers, etc., ensures timely reproduction and assembly).

Assists in preparing the project manual. Determines from the client what is required; collects the necessary data; oversees preparation of covers, tabs, etc.; secures approval from the client; and ensures reproduction and assembly in a timely manner.

Prepares transmittals for engineering documents and requisitions.

Arranges document cataloging, packing, and long-term storage or disposal of appropriate engineering documents at time of project closeout.

Attends project meetings, as needed, to give status of requisitions or other documents and to be kept current on project status.

May monitor space requirements for project personnel to allow sufficient lead time for personnel placement as staffing requirements increase or decrease. May coordinate moves, placements of desks/files, telephone, etc.

May serve as engineering coordination job leader, providing technical guidance to Engineering Aides as required.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


High school diploma (or equivalent) and 5-8 years of relevant work experience in an engineering support position on a project.


Proficient keyboard skills and a working knowledge of MS Windows and related word processing, spreadsheet, and database software is required. Some assignments may require familiarity with EDMS (Electronic Document Management System) and DMCS (Document and Material Control System), or a familiarity with CAD operations. An understanding of how to identify and handle drawings and other technical engineering documents is also required. Good written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, are prerequisites.

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/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.