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Project Manager (Chemical Test Division)
Dugway Proving Ground, UT
Position Pending Contract Award
Manages the overall technical activities of a large contractor branch/division of scientists, engineers, and technicians assigned to perform support services within laboratories, test facilities, and chamber used for chemical test and evaluation activities at Dugway Proving Ground WDTC. Responsible for planning, scheduling, and application of personnel and equipment resources to meet customer test activities. Assess test plans in terms of resource and workload allocations, resolve conflicts, updating milestone schedules, and ensuring adequate and timely test support is available. Assess projected workloads, compare to available resources in terms of numbers and available skills, and confer with TRAX WDTC personnel on issues and need to supplement resources. Assesses the capabilities of the workforce and recommends specific training to contiguously improve performance and keep pace with evolving technologies. Ensures adherence and compliance with Army, DPG, WDTC regulations and procedures. Reports directly to the TRAX WDTC Program Manager.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Baccalaureate degree in science or engineering from an accredited university; 5 years of project management experience with DOD contracts, preferably chemical or biological defense programs; or equivalent.
Experience in leading multidisciplinary teams of chemists, scientists, and/or engineers in the planning and execution of test programs.
Experience in marketing, identifying customer requirements, developing cost-effective solutions, leading proposal efforts, preparing cost estimates, planning, and executing multiple projects.
Experienced in the development and management of work breakdown structures and earned value management measurements.
Ability in monitoring, reporting, and presenting overall project cost, schedule, and performance. Proficient in using MS® Project or similar project management software. Competent in basic computer software (MS® Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Other Job Information (if applicable)
TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.