Master Scheduler PCASan Diego, California
Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
Under minimal supervision, implements, develops and applies planning, tracking, and analysis procedures for reporting on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity, and level of risk. Participates in preparation, review, production, sign-off and tracking of contract deliverables Participates in management of subcontracts in terms of the procurement, control, and tracking of work and deliverables. Establishes and maintains cost/schedule baseline, develops Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and related dictionaries, performs Estimates At Completion. Implements and develops Earned Value Methodologies, performs related variance analysis and works with Program Managers and Senior Technical personnel to ensure uniform application of Earned Value procedures. Develops and implements reporting procedures to report project status and valuation of work in progress as well as tracking procedures for contract deliverables. Participates in new business proposals as required to develop schedule, manpower, and cost estimates. Provides input to cost and management volumes. May lead and mentor less senior project control analysts.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Plans, tracks, analyzes, and reports on assigned contracts.
- Establishes and maintains cost/schedule baseline, develops Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and performs Estimates At Completion.
- Develops and implements earned value procedures and coordinates with Project Managers and Senior Technical personnel to ensure they are uniformly applied.
- Develops and implements reporting procedures to evaluate project status, valuation of work in progress, and tracking of contract deliverables.
- Prepares cost/schedule, variance and earned value reports/analysis.
- Prepares cost and schedule documents in support of B&P efforts.
- Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
- Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment in accordance with established operating procedures and practices
- Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related discipline, along with ten or more years of related experience.
- May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
- Must have a strong background analyzing multiple contract types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts.
- Requires an understanding of GAAP and FAR.
- Must be an effective communicator and able to represent the company independently on complex matters.
- Must be able to write, interpret and explain complex issues or technical information.
- Must be proficient with the following electronic software: word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and project management.
- Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.
- US Citizenship Required
“Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring.”– Steven, Research & Development Engineer
"I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country."– Micah, Mechanical Engineer
“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”– John, Staff Engineer