Facilities Project ManagerDate posted 12/09/2016
Job ID#: 10585BR
Company: General Atomics
Job Title: Facilities Project Manager
Job Category: Facilities
Regular/Temp: Regular Employee
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Project Manager to join our Facilities Department in Palmdale, CA.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews, develops, and presents data concerning facility modifications including requested modifications, company policies, regulatory requirements, and required completion dates.
Assists with architectural and engineering cost estimates, functional studies, construction plans and specifications. Develops and presents timetables and schedules for projects.
Coordinates with architecture and/or engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detailed drawings. Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisitions.
Reviews estimated design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparations, and other related costs.
Coordinates or directs the construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.
Responsible for oversight of outside contractors.
Ensures projects are completed on schedule and within budget while maintaining government regulations and health and safety requirements.
Analyzes data and situations. Responds to and resolves issues of a complex nature.
Ensures that all appropriate documentation is updated, reported and filed.
Uses ladders and lifts both above ground and on rooftops of buildings to develop statements of work and conduct building inspections.
May function in an advisory or leadership role and provide direction and guidance to less experienced staff.
Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Utilizes MS Office Suite and other applications.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in facilities, engineering, architecture or related discipline along with three or more years of progressive experience in construction planning with a bachelor's, or one or more years of experience with a master's.
Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
Must demonstrate a complete understanding of construction planning theories, concepts and principles, as well as commercial building codes involved with construction and construction planning.
Must be familiar with Industry Construction Standards and best practices.
Must possess leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
Must be customer focused and possess: (1) a valid California driver's license verified by the DMV; (2) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems; (3) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (4) excellent interpersonal skills to guide employees, negotiate and resolve conflicts; (5) the ability to represent the company as a knowledgeable resource on external projects; and (6) excellent computer skills.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.