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Project Administrator - Principal

Project Administrator ? Principal
Description
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This position is pending contract award\._ \
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Jacobs is one of the world?s largest and most diverse providers of full\-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally\. The companyemploys over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world\.
Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command \(JITC\) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification \(TEC\) contract\. We are seeking current/former incumbents who are/or have supported the current JITC T&E MSS IDIQ contract \(at Fort Huachuca, AZ and Fort Meade, MD\), as well as any candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of IT communication systems and software test and evaluation\.
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Please be advised, this position may be assigned to one of Jacobs Sub\-Contractors_
Responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of projects\. Responsible for planning and scheduling various project workloads\. Ensures that assignment and scheduling of work follows company policy\. Plans efforts, sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors progress of one or multiple projects\. Gathers and analyzes information to prepare project status reports for upper management\. Evaluates current procedures and recommends changes to improve the efficiency of planning and scheduling of projects\. Mentors task leaders to improve processes, procedures, and standards based on project?s needs\. Manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as a liaison between project management and planning, the project team, and line management\.
Evaluates project issues and develops approaches to meet productivity, quality, and client\-satisfaction goals and objectives\. Works with upper management to provide broad\-based strategic thought leadership on a variety of business topics\.
Demonstrates expertise in a variety of project administration concepts, practices, and procedures\. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals\. Performs a variety of complex tasks\. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected\. Leads and directs the work of others\. Typically reports to department management or executive\. May provide consultation on complex projects and be a top\-level contributor/specialist in the department\.
Qualifications
Requires a Master?s degree and at least 4 years of experience or a Bachelor?s degree and at least 8 years of experience\. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master?s degree in a directly related curriculum\. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties\.
This position will require a security clearance at the Secret level or higher\.
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time\. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen\. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner\. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required\.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment \(considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting\)\. Needs to be able to work well with co\-workers and all levels of management\. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions\.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required\.
Attendance
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a\.m\. ? 3:00 p\.m\. Monday \- Friday\. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings\. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines\. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements\.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co\-workers\. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written\. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others\. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner\. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required\. Travel to and from customer?s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects\. This may involve airline travel\. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary\. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion\.
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\.
Primary Location United States\-Arizona\-Fort Huachuca
Req ID: SAL0001TB


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