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Jacobs One Queue Associate TS/SCI with Poly in Springfield, Virginia

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Assist project managers or senior management in all aspects of project scheduling including the creation, update, and maintenance of project and proposal schedules on designated projects. Work closely with the Project Manager, Installation Managers, RackFab team, and other schedulers to ensure successful completion of projects within the applicable schedule and contractual requirements.

  • Gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information.

  • Updates project status within ServiceNow

  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.

  • Translates technical information into clear, readable documents and presentations to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Responsible for integrating the graphics and information generated from meetings and facilitation sessions, using automated tools, and research methods into final deliverable documents.

  • Manages schedule via interaction with project team members.

  • Working with the project team, sequences project activities to ensure that project progress is on schedule.

  • Analyzes schedules for potential impacts and advises Project Manager of potential problems, works interference or schedule difficulties and assist in the resolution.

  • Composes all communication and reports as assigned.

  • The employee can make independent decisions that deal with the daily schedule and work to be accomplished. Issues requiring monetary approval have to go up the reporting chain.

  • The employee is not involved with compensation decisions or termination of employees.

  • Outside of the project framework the employee does not have approving authority for major monetary decisions.

  • Supports the PM in resource leveling planning and analysis.

  • Coordinates project schedules, including participation in meetings; documentation and distribution of minutes and action items; and tracking action items for successful completion.

  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.

  • Facilitates meetings and information sessions.

  • Provides documentation, requirements, and information updates.

  • Manages and updates the master schedule.

  • Ensures coordination and information flow occurs between all programs and organizational managers.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to travel as needed.

  • Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check.

  • Must be a US citizen.

  • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office product suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint)

  • Must pay attention to detail and remain alert at all times.

  • Must be able to maintain regular, reliable attendance and ensure on time daily arrival

  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Systems Evaluation – Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

  • Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

  • Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer.)

  • Inductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events.)

  • Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations.)

  • Selective Attention – The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

Desired Requirements (nice to have but not required):

Essential Functions (Please review each of the 5 sections and make sure it matches the needs of your vacancy):

Physical requirements:

Employees may experience extended periods of standing, walking, climbing, bending, crouching, and lifting light to very heavy objects and equipment. Use of ladders or scaffolding may be required with the use of required safety equipment. Employees may be exposed to potential health hazards.

Work Environment:

Depending on assignment, the work environment varies from an office environment to working in an environment that may include exposure to drafts, noise, dust, grease, dirt, and standing water as well as temperature extremes and inclement weather. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Mission Partners.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance:

Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Customer and Personal Service:

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Other Essential Functions/Characteristics:

An Information Technology Generalist proficient in many facets of information technology requirements. The candidate should possess general business knowledge and soft-skills allowing them to be adaptable in a wide array of work environments. The candidate should have the willingness to participate in these type of activities when called upon to do so.

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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