Assistant Project Manager

Hampton, Virginia
28 Sep 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises of three major categories of work - operations, maintenance, and engineering (OME), as described below. •Maintenance - Research and institutional facility maintenance includes, but not limited to, preventive maintenance, trouble calls, repairs, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Facility Condition Assessment (FCA), and maintenance/operation of central utilities (e.g., electrical power distribution, potable water, storm water drainage) •Operations - Facilities Operations support includes, but not limited to, wind tunnels, laboratories, and test stands testing, instrumentation calibration/repair; plant and utilities (e.g., high pressure air, Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) and Steam Plant); technology development and administration, including, but not limited to, Facility Automation Systems (FAS) and Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) •Engineering - Facility engineering includes, but not limited to, engineering studies, design, construction, construction management, configuration management, tactical engineering, pressure system recertification, project management/planning support.

An Assistant Project Manager demonstrates the ability to coordinate construction projects from the initial request phase to the completion and close out phase including planning and estimating, coordinating subcontractors, awarding contracts, minor construction management, on site verification, tracking of schedule and costs, constant communication with the customer and ability to close out a project finalizing all of the necessary documents required. Candidate must have the ability to read engineered drawings and specifications as well as help in the development of drawings and specifications. Candidate must be proficient user of MS Word, Excel, Project, Power Point and preferably Access. Candidate must be able to create business letters and reports in final form, using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, form, etc., knowledge of project management principles, practices, methods, and techniques, skill in dealing with others in person-to-person work relationships and ability for decision-making.

U.S. Citizenship required. Two (2) years of college with courses in engineering or associated disciplines, and six (6) years of related experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience. Position requires comprehensive knowledge of programs gained through long and varied work experience in field of specialty. Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and written with effective use of visual aids. Should be able to use computing technology for problem analysis and solution.

Position requires comprehensive knowledge of construction trades with an emphasis on electrical discipline. Must be fully capable of working with MS Word, MS Excel and MS Project. Working proficiency with computer aided drafting software such as AutoCAD, and computerized maintenance management system such as MAXIMO are a plus.

Essential Functions:
Work Environment
Office environment. (65%) Test facilities and active construction site environment - loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment operation. (35%) Travel between office and various facilities is required.

Physical Requirements
Limited time spent on active construction sites. Must be physically capable of walking and climbing over rough terrain and working at elevated heights. Construction sites are commonly areas of high noise levels due to construction equipment and facility test operations. (35%) Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs.

Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.) (65%) including the following typical PC Software-Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Microsoft Project.
Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (35%)

Regular attendance mandatory (100%)
Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (5% - 20%)

Other Essential Functions
U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. Valid driver's license is required.
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere and put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to balance scope, schedule and budget to insure project success. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client.