NISC has openings for Engineering Project Managers to support the Federal Aviation Administration at 21 Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCCs) throughout the United States. The Project Engineer will be responsible for supporting EnRoute Facilities project team members in executing construction project(s) and to ensure that the work performed is in conformance with the project objectives and the requirements of the specification documents. Primary areas of responsibility include cost and schedule management support, reviewing design documents and facility condition assessment reports, document control, verification of as-builts, supporting quality control, supporting site safety, and following up on closeout documentation. Positions are located in the specified ARTCCs and may require periodic travel (10%).
Location: Positions are located at various FAA ARTCCs (see list below)
Albuquerque ARTCC Site ID - ZAB, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Anchorage ARTCC Site ID – ZAN, Anchorage, Alaska
Chicago ARTCC, Site ID - ZAU, Aurora, Illinois
Boston ARTCC, Site ID – ZBW, Nashua, New Hampshire
Washington ARTCC, Site ID – ZDC, Leesburg, Virginia
Denver ARTCC, Site ID – ZDV, Longmont, Colorado
Fort Worth ARTCC, Site ID – ZFW Fort Worth, Texas
Houston ARTCC, Site ID – ZHU,Houston, Texas
Indianapolis ARTCC, Site ID – ZID, Indianapolis, Indiana
Jacksonville ARTCC, Site ID – ZJX, Hilliard, Florida
Kansas City ARTCC, Site ID – ZKC, Olathe, Kansas
Los Angeles ARTCC, Site ID – ZLA, Palmdale, California
Salt Lake City ARTCC, Site ID – ZLC, Salt Lake City, Utah
Miami ARTCC, Site ID – ZMA, Miami, Florida
Memphis ARTCC, Site ID – ZME, Memphis, Tennessee
Minneapolis ARTCC, Site ID – ZMP, Farmington, MN
New York ARTCC, Site ID – ZNY, Ronkonkoma, New York
Oakland ARTCC, Site ID – ZOA, Fremont, California
Cleveland ARTCC, Site ID – ZOB, Oberlin, Ohio
Seattle ARTCC, Site ID – ZSE, Auburn, Washington
Atlanta ARTCC, Site ID – ZTL, Hampton, Georgia
- A Bachelors or Master’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Construction Management/Administration and 8+ years of experience managing or working on construction and facility projects including field experience and oversight through planning and execution phases. 4 years’ of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
- Ability to prepare and provide to the customer briefing packages for Program Management Reviews (PMR), En Route Facilities and Building Systems (EFaBS) meetings, Project Management Plans, Schedules, and various pop-up requirements
- Ability to track and report costs, schedule, and technical performance on projects and help identify potential issues at the program and project levels
- Ability to develop Project Management Plans(PMPs) and establish scheduling reports
- Participate in meetings to discuss project execution, schedules, technical performance, and provide recommendations for improvements, as appropriate.
- Ability to provide and ensure consistency and accuracy in administering procedures at the project level and in the reporting of project data
- Experience in conducting research on specified topics, determining conclusions, and presenting the results in a logical and concise manner
- Experience in reviewing and comparing reports and summarizing them for upper management
- Ability to organize and gather data, conduct analysis, prepare reports and organized documentation without assistance
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work as a part of a specialized team that handles various aspects of project management and coordinate the work if needed.
- Must be eligible to work in the United States and pass FAA screening for positions of public trust.
- Familiarity with FAA Technical Operations.
- Knowledge of and experience in FAA ARTCCs.
- Familiarity with building systems including HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Control Systems, Fire and Annunciation alarm systems, and local construction codes
- Familiarity with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and systems in the National Airspace System (NAS)
- Ability to develop cost estimates and validate external cost estimates from vendors
- Experience using Project Management principles for managing construction projects
- Experience using Lean/Six Sigma principles and tools for process improvements
- Experience using Lean Construction methodologies
- Skilled in the use of database management and project management software
- Knowledge of and experience managing FAA Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN)
- Experience in conducting effective technical presentations to management and tactful coordination with a variety of project stakeholders
- Experience in assessing and identifying construction projects potential risks, and implementing processes and procedures to ensure safety and financial prosperity of the organization
- Experience in collecting and analyzing data in order to estimate time, cost, materials, and labor required for construction projects.
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