Parsons Corporation Chief Engineer/Operations Manager in Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands

Chief Engineer/Operations Manager


Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands

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Chief Engineer/Operations Manager

US Army Kwajalein Atoll; Marshall Islands

Ready for a change of scenery and pace, a true work - life balance? Make a difference and use your experience on Range Operations in the Kwajalein Islands. We’re looking for high capacity team players to join the team supporting the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site (RTS) with several current job openings. Consider an opportunity to work hard and play hard while making an impact and advancing your career.

Parsons is pursuing a business opportunity in the Kwajalein Islands to provide Engineering and Technical Services support at RTS, and we are seeking a Chief Engineer/Operations Manager to support the pursuit. In this role, the Chief Engineer/ Operations Manager will beresponsible for Instrumentation Operations Maintenance (OM) and improvements and modernization efforts in a research and development and operational environment for the RTS Engineering and Technical Services (RETS) program.The Chief Engineer/Operations Manager will ensure that the wide array of sophisticated radar, telemetry, and optical sensors is maintained and mission ready to meet the requirements of RTS customers.

This position requires close work with engineers, technical staff, program management, and OM personnel. The candidate must be effective at communicating and building trust with senior management and customers, and be a proven and effective leader driving technical integrity in the engineering team's products and behaviors while ensuring program execution to plan.

This position will require preparation and coordination of staffing and operating plans for the scope of work, the ability to perform cost data analysis, ensure adequate funding for scope execution and assist in the administration of the prime contract.


  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Scientific field of study and 15 years of experience in engineering or scientific disciplines.

  • A PhD in related science or engineering may be substituted for 3 years of relevant experience

  • Prior experience in operations, planning or Experience in ballistic missile test mission planning

  • Be familiar with radar, telemetry and optics concepts operations and maintenance

  • Ability to prepare and coordinate staffing and operating plans

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of team leadership, program staffing, , cost data and project analysis, controls and reporting, risk management, subcontract management, baseline management and quality controls

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate up and down and across multiple stakeholders to accomplish complex missions

  • Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.



  • Missile Test Range Experience

  • Department of Defense experience.

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding, and fun work experience. Join us and become part of an enthusiastic, responsible team that comprises talented professionals who use their energy, innovation, and dedication to deliver vital infrastructure and services to our clients and communities. We provide competitive compensation packages, attractive benefits, and great careers. Parsons is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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 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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Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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