Parsons Brinckerhoff is one of the leading land developers and operation and maintenance management firms worldwide. It has a staff of more than 13,000 employees who serve clients throughout North America, Europe, Africa, South America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Parsons Brinckerhoff offers consulting, planning, engineering, and program and construction management services. The company develops infrastructure to support power supply, community development, water distribution, transportation services and the environment. Founded in 1885, Parsons Brinckerhoff serves customers in the public and private sectors. It additionally undertakes projects for designing and engineering highways, tunnels, bridges, transit systems, airports, railroads and ports.