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Federal (USAF) Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-000112
  • Sector: Asset Management, Buildings, Defence, Government
  • Location: San Antonio

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The Federal Project Manager position will be directly involved in the management of USAF projects, including but not limited to Building Services, Facilities, Architecture, Asset Management, Condition Assessments and Energy Audits. Under direction, applies technical expertise and project management experience to manage project teams on conventional and unconventional projects. Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing assistance. Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development.



JOB DUTIES

Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors, and drafts complex professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.

Directs project team and client compliance with contract terms and monitors subcontractors' compliance with contractual commitments.

Prepares project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.

Monitors reports and schedules to ensure appropriate charging of man-hours, costs and expenses to projects, and to communicate project progress/status to senior management.

Establishes and maintains project account files on the computerized project management information system, and periodically reviews project reports for accuracy and completeness.

Monitors client billings, assists in obtaining payment from clients, and resolves client disputes, adjusting project billing records as required.

Monitors subconsultants' progress and performance, reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment and project disputes.

Schedules and coordinates project meetings with the project team, regulatory agencies, the client, and others involved with the projects.

Reports financial status of projects to technical managers.

Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.

Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and the preparation of firm's qualification/experience statements.

May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers and design staff including workload and staffing management.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in field(s) of practice. Graduate degree desirable. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.

This level may be achieved with 8 years’ experience in project production and technical professional activities, two of these working as a Sr. Technical Professional.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Strong interpersonal skills; good public speaking ability; strong project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.

Experience with USAF/DOD projects.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
Professional Registration in field of practice preferred if available, e.g., P.E., A.I.C.P., R.A., or R.L.A. Certification as a "Project Management Professional" (PMP) or "Certified Construction Manager" (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.



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