Role description


The Subcontractor shall provide support for Handling Gear projects for a Nuclear Deterrence Program. The Subcontractor will support Project Management processes for various projects.

To support this effort a Q-clearance is required.

The Subcontractor shall support in the following areas:

  • Develop and enforce work standards
  • Provide quality assurance and configuration management
  • Review work quality
  • Assign schedules
  • Communicate goals, objectives, and policies of the organization to others
  • Responsible for project development life cycle phases from inception to deployment, with an ability to provide guidance and direction in these task areas

Task Areas:

  • The Subcontractor shall provide inputs on the development and implementation of project / program management.
  • The Subcontractor shall align activities performed with project objectives.
  • The Subcontractor shall incorporate changes into scope, schedule, cost, earned value management, plans, and the project environment.
  • The Subcontractor shall participate in and coordinate project initiation.
  • The Subcontractor shall participate in and coordinate project rescue efforts designed to
  • extract maximum potential value from a project in its current state.
  • The Subcontractor shall articulate and make the case for whether a troubled project should be rescued or closed.
  • The Subcontractor shall coordinate the review of project risk with management and provide status reporting.
  • The Subcontractor shall coordinate team activities on projects.
  • The Subcontractor shall be responsible for providing consistent technical and administrative direction to the Project Controls team members in performing activities with respect to project execution and planning.
  • The Subcontractor shall provide guidance, direction, coordination, initiation of work, organization, and evaluation consistently in project execution and systems.
  • The Subcontractor shall support operations from acquisition of new work through project
  • execution and closeout.
  • The Subcontractor shall develop and implement baseline changes in accordance with NTESS approved change control processes.
  • The Subcontractor shall be responsible to ensure that approved changes are incorporated and implemented.

On any given day, the contractor may be called on to:

  • Participate in customer meetings
  • Develop, coordinate, and present briefings
  • Define scope according to the customer’s programmatic requirements
  • Assess project risks and opportunities
  • Manage action items and deliverables
  • Analyze and develop reports on cost, schedule and performance
  • Facilitate collaboration and cross-functional integration
  • Develop and lead programmatic processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience in Project Management; or Master’s degree in relevant discipline and one or more years of demonstrated experience in Project Management.
  • Experience with standard project management practices, such as project plan development, resource management, and communications planning and management.
  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Experience with EV tools, such as Cobra, Acumen, Primavera, or Empower.
  • Experience working nuclear weapon programs/projects at the system and component levels and experience working with the DOE, NNSA, or DOD.
  • Proven teaming skills and leadership abilities, including leading successful projects.
  • Demonstrated teaming skills, including the ability to work effectively with other organizations, functions, project sponsors and customers, and suppliers.
  • Knowledge of management practices, assurance processes, business operations, fiscal and scheduling systems, and acquisition standards.
  • Ability to acquire PMP certification or equivalent.
  • All candidates for consideration must either be US citizens or Permanent Residents.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Essential skills

Project Management, EVM, Primavera, Nuclear, DOE, Q-Clearance

As a Recruitment Consultant, I connect professionals to our clients focused currently in the US nuclear sector.

Lindsey Green