Project Manager 3 - 26520 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary

Provide CG/LSD ship class modernization support to the PMS 407 Program Office, which will also include ship restoration. Work is performed with limited direction and overall goals. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Position is located in Washington, D.C.

Accomplishes results through subordinate staff and waterfront personnel.  Determines and establishes organizational structures and supervisory relationships, subject to management approval.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Represents the project as prime internal and external contact. Conducts briefings and technical meetings for senior leadership.  
  • Responsible for successful modernization and restoration/reactivation of CG/LSD class ships.  
  • Ensures overall budgets, schedules, and performance standards are set and attained.  
  • Advise/support PMS 407 with the development of an integrated plan required to accomplish modernization, maintenance, repair, and reactivation (e.g., critical path analysis, milestone/key events, production schedules, manning plans, production progress, material delivery, testing, etc.)
  • Validate on-site plan for Navy Agencies and commercial organizations for system restoration.
  • Review/ensure production schedules support approved milestones.
  • Review work packages/specifications-identify gaps/potential impacts to cost/schedule.
  • Recommend alternative restoration methodologies where appropriate.
  • Develop lessons learned from the availability (cost, schedule, quality issues) and recommend solutions.
  • Validate/review/recommend changes to Pack-Up Kits (PUKs) for shipboard Combat Systems, Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical systems.
  • Directs efforts to improve the quality and efficiency through training and development programs in both technical and scientific disciplines. 
  • Demonstrates superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.
  • Maintains and complies with security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • May provide direction, training, and assistance to other Project Mangers, as an expert in a particular field of endeavor. 
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 10 years or Master’s plus 8 years related experience.  At least 2 years project management experience, plus 3 years supervisory/management experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 20 years applicable work experience.

Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Recent ship pre-commissioning and/or ship reactivation experience highly desired.
  • Former ship pre-commissioning Department Heads, Executive Officers, or Commanding Officers, desired.
  • Program Management certification (PMP) is desired.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills are required.

An active Secret Security Clearance is required.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.



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