Tag Archives: Parsons

Parsons to Support Architect, Engineer Services for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Parsons‘ government services business has received a potential $24 million U.S. Army contract for architect-engineer services. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract is expected to run until July 10, 2023, with each order determining funding and work locations, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received five bids …

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Parsons, Polaris Alpha Merge Fellows Programs

Parsons and Polaris Alpha have combined their fellows programs as a result of the Pasadena, Calif.-based’s engineering firm’s acquisition of the government technology contractor. Nineteen professionals from both organizations will join six current members of the unified fellows program, Parsons said Monday. The program inducts individuals who can support problem …

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Parsons Survey Shows Rising Adoption of Internet-Connected Devices in Critical Infrastructure; Carey Smith Comments

A new Parsons survey has found that 78 percent of industrial control system engineers at U.S. critical infrastructure facilities said they are not “highly” involved in cybersecurity efforts for ICS. Parsons said Thursday it polled 300 ICS and operational technology engineers in energy, water and other critical infrastructure sectors and …

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Gulf Coast Authority Selects Parsons for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Projects; Mike Johnson Comments

The Gulf Coast Authority has contracted Parsons to update pipelines at a wastewater treatment plant located in Bayport, Texas. The company said Monday it will oversee the design and construction of an overflow pipeline and incorporate constructability guidelines to maintain continuous facility operations throughout the project. GCA asked Parsons to also manage engineering …

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Parsons Adds Harry McMahon to Board of Directors; Chuck Harrington Comments

Harry McMahon, a former executive chairman at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has joined the board of directors at Parsons. The 32-year investment banking veteran has assisted corporations and institutions in strategic and financial activities that have include mergers and acquisitions, Parsons said Tuesday. Parsons Chairman and CEO Chuck Harrington said McMahon …

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Parsons’ Illinois-Iowa Bridge Recognized as Public Works Association’s Project of the Year

The American Public Works Association’s Illinois chapter has recognized Parsons‘ project to replace the U.S. 52 bridge across the Mississippi River. Parsons said Thursday it received the 2018 Public Works Project of the Year Award, under the category for transportation projects worth over $75 million, for its work on the Dale Gardner Veterans …

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Leidos taps Parsons for construction support for National Science Foundation Antarctic operations

Parsons will serve as general contractor for construction support services to help Leidos provide aid in the Antarctic operations of the National Science Foundation. Leidos selected Parsons through a competitive process to provide design, engineering and construction management services for the McMurdo Station refresh efforts, Parsons said Thursday. The more than …

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NSA, Parsons Hold Cyber Exercise for US Military Cadets, Midshipmen; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has helped the National Security Agency facilitate a daylong event that aimed to prepare U.S. military students to guard information technology networks and data against cybersecurity threats. The company said Monday it produced cyber-attack and defend simulations, scoring software and 60 challenges for cadets and misdhipmen who took part in the NSA …

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Parsons Launches Fellows Program for Technical Professionals

Parsons has formed a Fellows Program in a move to recognize the company’s top technical professionals and encourage innovation in helping customers address technical challenges. Members of the Fellows Program will be appointed based on their expertise in a scientific, engineering or technology discipline; industry recognition and awards; and contributions to …

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General Dynamics Tests CBP Remote Video Surveillance Platform in Texas

A General Dynamics business unit has tested in Texas a remote video surveillance platform designed to support border security operations. General Dynamics Information Technology partnered with Parsons’ government services business to help the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection field six Relocatable-Remote Video Surveillance Systems in McAllen and …

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Joseph Averkamp Joins Parsons as VP, Systems Product Sales Lead

Parsons has appointed Joseph Averkamp, formerly chief technology lead at Conduent‘s tolling and intelligent transportation systems business, as a vice president and systems product sales lead. Parsons said Thursday Averkamp will support business development and marketing growth efforts of the company’s systems group within the eastern U.S. region. He holds more than 28 years of …

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Eric Redman Named VP, Systems Product Sales Lead at Parsons

Eric Redman, former vice president of sales and marketing at Neology, has joined  Parsons as VP and systems product sales lead. Parsons said Tuesday Redman brings 20 years of software and hardware market experience to his new position and will oversee business development and marketing strategies across the western U.S. region for the company’s …

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Parsons VP Sunnie House Named California Transportation Foundation Board Chair

Sunnie House, vice president and western regional manager within the North American rail business of Parsons, has been appointed to chair the California Transportation Foundation’s board of directors. She will lead the charitable organization that backs California’s transportation community through grant programs for industry workers and their families as well as scholarships …

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Civil Engineering Vet Brett Jones Named Parsons Business Devt VP

Brett Jones, a former vice president at engineering professional services company WSP, has joined engineering and construction services contractor Parsons as vice president of business development. Parsons said Thursday Jones will help the company pursue new business opportunities in Southern California and will focus on alternative and traditionally-procured projects in the transportation market in his …

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