Leidos and Air-Delivered Weapons Division (NA-122.3) and the Weapon Security and Control Division (NA-122.4) have an immediate need for a full time Project Controls expert, mid-to possibly senior level, to support the Federal Program Managers (FPMs) with building and maintaining an Integrated Site Schedule (ISS). This individual will provide technical support to the Federal Program Managers (FPMs), as well as liaison with other Defense Programs (DP), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), and Department of Defense (DOD) organizations associated with the Air-Delivered Weapons (ADW) and Integrated Surety Architecture (ISA) Programs. The work performed is extensive in scope and requires experience with demonstrated project controls expertise, self-starting, ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and interface with broad range of federal and military senior staff and leadership.
This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque, NM.
Project Controls expert compiles and analyzes the data from the clients. Prepares monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual, and as needed reports to support the program and program operations. Works with the FPMs to provide feedback of data quality and errors to be fixed during the next submittal cycle. A key element will be to support the development and maintenance of an NNSA integrated master schedule (NIMS) for the ISA Program from individual project summary and detailed schedules provided by the participating sites with ISSs. The Project Controls expert will be responsible for working with the scheduling team, planning, monitoring and reporting on the ISA and ADW Programs. This position requires knowledge in the field of nuclear weaponry, and Primavera/P6 expertise.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Developing and maintaining project management policies and procedures.
Developing and maintaining a positive relationship with client scheduling staff.
Coordinating, scheduling, analyzing client summary schedules and detailed schedules.
Comparing and evaluating possible courses of conduct with respect to scheduling and making scheduling decisions after considering the relevant possibilities.
Completing system analysis, planning and managing baseline data.
Exercising independent judgment to perform as a role model for the team, being self-motivated professional, demonstrating good interpersonal and communications skills, and passing on the working details of the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
Working as part of the Team to produce regular reports and surge/special products that clearly and accurately represent the status of the ISA and ADW Programs.
Work in classified environments to analyze sensitive schedule and program data; work with derivative classifiers to extract appropriate elements for integration into unclassified integrated master schedules and other products.
Teams with technical staff and project leads and managers to make recommendations to influence key decision makers within the scope of project controls.
Researches, assembles, and evaluates project information or data and recommends sound, practical solutions to project related issues.
Analyzes, compiles, and presents project specific data from a variety of sources to meet on-demand needs.
Minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or Science, however, a degree closely related field with relevant experience will be considered.
Minimum of 8 years of experience, including 5 years project controls experience required.
Minimum of 2 years demonstrated expertise with Primavera/P6.
Knowledge translating DOE order 413.3B and Nuclear Weapons 6X Phases to schedule logic preferred.
Understanding of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) principles, terms, and concepts to evaluate program progress and health.
Staff experience in military, government or corporate enterprise required.
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel) required and proficiency may be tested.
Nuclear weapons experience desired.
Interagency experience desired.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in developing briefings for senior and executive management.
Active DoD TS and/or DOE Q clearances required.
Willingness to travel, estimated 10-15%.
Active DOD TS or DOE Q clearance is required.
Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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