The National Security Agency is currently seeking highly motivated Project Managers (PMs) to join its Facilities Project Management Group in Colorado, Utah, and Alaska. The project manager will provide "cradle to grave" project management oversight for all related activities that support the completion of a specified project effort. The project manager will make quick decisions, work independently in a fast paced, challenging environment and be able to lead the project team through the project execution process. This will include, but not be limited to, scope development, design reviews, some construction inspection, coordination of systems and coordination of the installation of the communications systems, final walkout and acceptance of the project, and closing out the project. The PM shall have the total financial responsibility for all support activities and ensure that each respective activity maintains the schedule plan for each project effort. The PM will also maintain accurate electronic records and will be responsible for the accuracy of the project data and for the entire cost accounting of the project. The successful applicant will have a broad facilities technical background in one or more of the disciplines of construction management, architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical facilities and/or infrastructure. Expertise is required in order to develop and articulate facility solutions, develop statements of work, lead architectural and engineering activities, conduct design reviews, monitor and analyze construction progress, and accept completed work on behalf of the Government. In addition to understanding engineering and construction standards, a working knowledge of safety and environmental practices is necessary. The Facilities Project Manager will manage complete budget and schedules for an entire project; observe work to provide accurate reporting and assurance that the Government receives the specified outcomes; coordinate with other subject matter experts to review and approve projects; evaluate quality of workmanship, safety, and environmental concerns; coordinate related project activities that affect successful completion of the project effort to include systems furniture, communications, conventional furniture and any associated special electronic video equipment. The Facilities Project Manager will also provide guidance to the on-site Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) as needed; inspect and report on work performed by contractor personnel; collaborate with a broad range of systems engineering, operations, and NSA senior management officials; provide short- and long-term planning guidance with respect to facility infrastructure requirements; and support project prioritization, cost estimating, budget planning, and scheduling. The selectee's leadership skills should complement the organization in creating and sustaining a strong customer focus and high expectations for performance.
NSA is growing by leaps and bounds and is in need of skilled/experienced Facilities and Logistics professionals.
The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree in a Construction or related field (e.g., Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Design, and Engineering, Project Management) is preferred. If qualifying with a high school diploma, participation in a relevant Vocational/Technical program is preferred. Relevant experience must be in a facilities or construction related field, and include project management (e.g., planning, resource management, scheduling, tracking/oversight, and quality assurance), preferably in a subject matter related to the position in which the candidate is applying. PMP, CAPM, and/or DAWIA certifications are preferred. Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) certification is preferred.
The ideal candidate demonstrates the following: - Problem Solving - Interpersonal Skills - Partnering - Customer Service - Accountability - Continual Learning - Resilience - Effective Communication - Leading Teams Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired: - Building systems - Local and National codes - Drawing review proficiency - Construction technology/management - Emergency Management - Leading project teams - Various contract mechanisms - Life-cycle maintenance of installations, facilities - Design, construction - Safety plans and programs to comply with laws, regulations, and policies - Project Management Software - Word processing software/basic spreadsheet tools - Presentation/graphics software - Basic budget and financial planning management skills The following skills and experience are preferred: - Outstanding communications/people skills and demonstrated success adjusting interpersonal style to accommodate or effectively deal with a wide range of personnel - Experience with budgeting, planning, scheduling, and contracting - Experience in construction project management - Experience with construction management, data processing, office environments, and related computer software - Experience as a contracting representative or equivalent - Experience as the manager for a site, program, project, or process-specific tasking - Computing, reviewing and approving payments to contractors/vendors and employees - Monitoring program requirements and/or contract performance and execution across its life-cycle (for example, perform duties of Contracting Officer's Representative). - Review of engineering plans, drawings, or schematics - Experience serving as a supervisor, or site manager in a facilities environment and PMP, CAPM, and/or DAWIA certifications are preferred. Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) certification and PMP certification is preferred. - Significant project management experience in concepts, practices and principles of facilities-related construction
Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Salary ranges vary by location and work level. This position is hiring for Colorado, Utah and Alaska locations. Salary Range: $69,107 - $121,378 (Full Performance) Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible). Weekend and overtime work may be required. On-the job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.