• Program Manager- Aerospace

    Job Locations US-VA-Wallops Island
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 4:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Program Management
  • Overview



    The Program Manager is responsible for leading the successful execution of the assigned Program and the achievement of the program vision, goals and objectives. Their primary responsibilities are to lead the project teams and to plan, direct, coordinate, and budget activities concerned with specific construction projects associated with the Program and look for synergies between the various projects. The Program Manager is also responsible for coordination and integration of the various stakeholders involved in the program, and tracking funding from the various stakeholders to specific uses.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Plan the various projects within the assigned program, including establishing the baseline cost, baseline schedule and cash flow
    • Assist in the pre-qualification, selection and contracting of design professionals
    • Direct the A/E firms in the design process, and monitor their progress in terms of design appropriateness, design to budgets, and schedule to meet the needs of the project and/or program
    • Assist in the pre-qualification, selection and procurement of construction contractors to build the specific projects
    • Identify the preferred delivery method for a specific project (Design/build, CM at risk, or general construction, within the constraints of the client procurement regulations
    • Review the construction contractors implementation plans, to include project management plan, procurement plan, safety plan, and general means and methods to identify any risks in the plans
    • Create a program/project risk register to identify and mitigate potential risks to the successful completion of various projects within the program
    • Direct the team to obtain the necessary permits, environmental approvals and licenses necessary to construction the projects
    • Communicate weekly, or more often as necessary, to the various stakeholders the key performance indicators of all projects within the program
    • Lead, mentor and Manage the project managers on an on-going basis
    • Assist in the interpretation of the plans and specifications of the projects
    • Manage or create a Project Controls team to create the controls systems for the program in terms of cost, schedule, document control and procurement.
    • Confer with Owners, supervisory personnel, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, RFIs, change control and management, and any issues that may come up on the projects
    • Pro-actively facilitate in resolving conflicts within the project team
    • Implement a strong safety program for the program
    • Investigate any safety incidents and provide written analysis of how to prevent additional safety incidents in the future.
    • Manage the commissioning, closeout and turnover process.




    • Strong leadership skills. Person must demonstrate the ability to lead a team of individuals to accomplish overall program and project vision, goals and objectives
    • Strong communication skills, and the ability to work well with clients
    • Knowledge of the built environment infrastructure, including buildings and infrastructure. Launch complex experience or pharmaceutical and piping experience a plus.
    • Experience as a Project Manager, and further, multi-project program management experience. This experience should encompass all aspects of a project or program life-cycle, from planning and design management, procurement, construction management, commissioning and closeout.
    • Understanding of critical path method scheduling
    • Understanding of Earned Value management procedures
    • Well versed in managing cash flows, and budgets
    • Management of Project Controls (Cost, schedule, budget, procurement, document control)
    • Experience in managing general contractors and trade subcontractors
    • Experience as a construction manager is a plus
    • B.S. degree in civil, mechanical or industrial engineering or architecture
    • Minimum of 15 years’ experience
    • Must be authorized to work in the US


    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability



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