This is a Project Management position, reporting to the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) Facilities Projects and Construction Manager. The Project Manager will be executing various projects on the Leidos ASC program which supports the National Science Foundation (NSF) The NSF is responsible for the operations and redevelopment of three research facility campuses in Antarctica. The Project Managers are responsible for managing projects from project planning/project initiation through pre-construction budgeting/schedule stage, procurement, issued for construction drawing development, construction, commissioning/space turnover and contract closeout. Responsibilities include:
- Lead project teams and ensure project completion within budget, schedule and conformance with design documents and governance documents
- Working with all departments including Facilities, Operations, Transportation & Logistics,
- Engineering, Estimating, Scheduling, Procurement, Finance and Accounting to achieve an integrated team approach.
- Develop project acquisition strategies with the project team and subcontracting department.
- Develop logistics plans that allows contractors to complete their work in a coordinated, efficient manner.
- Coordinate and integrate the activities of all of the Project Team members and support functions. Establish priorities for the project staff based on client and project requirements.
- Manage the subcontract team to ensure compliance with the subcontract terms and conditions and performance baseline commitments.
- Review and approve all major purchase orders, change orders and contractor/vendor requisitions as prepared by the project staff.
- Establish regularly scheduled meetings to review the following: shop drawing preparation / approval, equipment/material lead times and required on-site dates, manpower projections vis-a-vis the project schedule, quality/performance issues on and off site.
- Review and approve all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates, financial reports.
- Ensure that the customer is apprised of all deviations from the project baseline data (i.e., original schedule, budget, etc.) and obtain approval for deviations.
- Attend monthly project/client meetings to review project progress and issues. Present project data including Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) specifics, schedule trending analysis and critical path analysis assessment.
- Obtain client's acceptance of the work, and sign-off for the completed project. Responsible for the preparation and submission of the final project report, and prompt closeout of the subcontracts.
- Develop contingency planning scenarios to recover performance baseline (cost, schedule and scope) to ensure delivery on commitments in the contract/subcontract.
- Developing, presenting, and obtaining approvals of Mission Needs Statements, Functional Operational and Requirements documents, and Analysis of Alternatives.
- Bachelor's degree and 10 years of Construction and/or Project Management experience.
- Must be articulate, able to communicate with multiple levels of clients and stakeholders.
- Must have current working knowledge of construction industry standards and certifications.
- Must have demonstrated experience maintaining cost and schedule performance using earned value methodologies.
- Experience managing various types of contracts for subcontractors including, but not limited to, Fixed Price, Time and Materials, Design Build, Incentive Based.
- Remote and/or extreme environment construction experience.
- May require frequent deployment to Antarctica.
- Professional Registration or Project Management Institute certification.