Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering and construction firm with revenues of $2.9 billion in 2009, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver landmark design-build projects to private industrial customers worldwide as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets such as communications, education, energy, environmental, facilities, federal government, healthcare, infrastructure, life sciences, transportation, vehicle inspection, and water/wastewater.
Parsons' success as a leading engineering, construction, and technical and management services firm is a direct result of our people—and keeping them satisfied. But keeping our people happy means we have to challenge and inspire them so they grow professionally and gain satisfaction from their work. The jobs we win provide tasks that create a positive change in the communities where our people live and work, and we encourage the professional growth of our people through mentoring, referrals, and career development programs that help our employees reach their goals and create long-term careers with us. We want our people to reach their full potential. Whether they aspire to rise into leadership roles within their field, or are looking to transfer their skills into a new area, or if they want to maintain a competitive edge within their current discipline by learning new practices, we encourage, support, and guide them—every step of the way.We believe work and fun can go hand in hand; each is an integral part of the other. Contributions by our employees at all levels are noticed, and they are rewarded! Based on our corporate history, we know that every investment we make in our employees' safety, wellness, and professional growth increases our company’s intrinsic value and further solidifies our role as an engineering and construction leader.