Senior Project Manager
PERIKIN Enterprises is seeking a Senior Project Manager for a position at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold AFB, TN. PERIKIN is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, and provides management, engineering, and environmental services and executes construction projects for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other organizations. This position is in support of PERIKIN’s contract to provide engineering services; program, project, financial, and information management; and administrative support to the Test Resource Management Center’s (TRMC) High-Speed Systems Test (HSST) program and Hypersonic Test & Evaluation Investment Program (HyTIP) Program Management Office (PMO) located at AEDC. The HSST program develops new technologies to improve test and evaluation (T&E) of high speed and hypersonic systems. HyTIP executes projects to advance and integrate those technologies into the DoD's Major Range and Test Facility Bases (MRTFB). These missions are executed by entering into agreements with DoD, NASA, and DoE organizations and letting contracts to private industry and universities. The projects executed across the US under the HSST and HyTIP programs will transform America's hypersonic T&E capabilities.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing programmatic and technical expertise and leadership to ensure the successful completion of HSST and HyTIP Program objectives. The candidate will directly interface and assist USAF and TRMC leadership through management of the overall HSST and HyTIP portfolios to include project and program level technical, cost and schedule performance, strategic planning, and reporting to senior leadership.
Desired Skills and Abilities:
•Leading the execution of HSST and HyTIP mission objectives and assisting in the future development of new project requirements in support of the National Defense Strategy
•Program level management of hypersonic T&E technology and investment projects
•Formulation of budget requirements and leading the development of execution plans following OSD programmatic requirements and technical objectives
•Directly interfacing with project managers, project coordinators, engineers, and other staff as well as supporting project workforces to oversee technical, cost, and schedule performance against project goals
•Engaging in project execution to assist in identifying programmatic and/or technical issues, and overseeing the development of corrective action plans
•Instilling excellent project management practices and the development of project team skillsets.
•Prepare program status reports and briefings to include monthly reports, Program Management Reviews, and other special briefings for senior leaders
•Maintain excellent communication and coordination with USAF and OSD personnel
Education and Experience:
•Minimum 10 years’ experience in Project Management and/or aerospace engineering related field
•Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
•Mastery of Project Management techniques and success in managing multiple, highly complex projects
•Understanding of aerospace systems; ground test and evaluation system/facility processes; systems engineering; Earned Value Management (EVM); risk management; Failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA); and other management and systems engineering tools
•Experience in supporting the generation of contract documents such as cost estimations and Statements of Work (SOW)
•Demonstrated record of proactive project management initiatives
•Unwavering attention to detail, exemplary work ethic, and grace under pressure
•Ability to build positive relationships with coworkers and executing organizations
•Mastery of Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
•Current Secret security clearance or eligibility for Secret clearance
•Potential for up to 25% travel
•Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or appropriate related discipline or experience. Advanced training and accreditation in Project Management is highly desired
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tullahoma, TN
Benefits: Medical/HSA/Dental /Vision/Life/401(k)/FSA/Legal/PTO/Performance bonuses and incentives
Industries: Government and Commercial Contracting.
PERIKIN is an equal opportunity employer
Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Makes periodic patrols to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment. Preserves order and may act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises. Controls access to client site or facility through the admittance process Patrols assigned site on foot or in vehicle; checks for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, blocked entrances and exits, mechanical problems, and unauthorized persons. Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations. Responds to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents. Prepares logs and reports as required. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
With or without reasonable accommodation, the physical and mental requirements of this job may include the following: seeing, hearing, speaking, and writing clearly. Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain. Additional physical requirements may include, frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds. Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing requirements for Security Officers.
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Repair and maintain all utilities, production equipment and support systems in assigned area in order to provide critical mechanical maintenance.
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