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This is a Test Evaluation and Support Team contract position (TEST2) contract position at the NASA – White Sands Test Facility.
The position duties are facilities design and construction project management including planning, financial management, budget preparation and reporting, field inspection, estimating and multiple project coordination. Strong verbal and written communication and teaming skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks are needed. Must be able to work under pressure and understand the importance of completing tasks in a timely manner. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must posses a valid state driver's license. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must pass a pre-employment drug testing and submit to random testing. Ability to work with the customer, NASA facilities personnel as well as other WSTF departments (environmental, safety and mission assurance, propulsion etc) and follow established written procedures a must Should have extensive experience with MS Project software and project management accounting and have an understanding of earned value management.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Requires 4 years of college with 12 years relevant experience or any equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience Demonstrated leadership ability and good communication skills are required.
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing. Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up to 30 pounds. Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Desk/office work approximately 60% of the time and field work the remaining time. Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex. Position requires individual to travel to different areas on site. Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility. All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Computer work required. Strong knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project is required. Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required. Operation of a government motor vehicle may be required.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Regular attendance and punctuality as scheduled is required. Occasional overtime may be required in support priority assignments as determined by management or customer needs. Personnel in the branch are cross-trained to allow for normal planned vacation and sick leave.
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Dress must be appropriate for the position and not pose a safety risk or hazard to the employee or others in accordance with NASA and Company policies. Must be a U.S Citizen. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must be able to pass a physical examination as determined by the NASA White Sands Test Facility and the Company for the job classification. Must submit to pre-employment drug testing. Must maintain site access to NASA facilities and computer systems.
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