Construction Service Subcontract Administrator-329266

MIchoud Assembly Facility, LA

Purpose of the Position

o Perform assigned procurement duties at the Michoud Assembly Facility, to include purchase order issuance and a full range of subcontract administration functions in the subcontract life cycle, from proposal initiation to contract completion and formal close-out, with emphasis on construction projects pursuant to Davis Bacon Act .  Works in conjunction with various levels of management and employees on several procurements, subcontracts and/or agreements.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities of the Position

o Develops subcontracts and changes of medium complexity and risk level, non-disclosures, teaming and other agreements and software licenses in accordance with corporate and area of assignment policies.

o Reviews, interprets, negotiates and administers subcontracts of medium to high complexity level and subcontract risk type.  Identifies issues and surfaces same.  Creates alternative courses of action to address issues and implements same as approved.

o Analyzes and reviews subcontracts of medium to high complexity and risk to identify areas of improvement or revision and to determine corporate risk; prepares and provides alternative approaches to mitigate risk.

o Develops and evaluates bid packages of medium to high risk and complexity to meet business needs. Solicits and reviews proposals/quotations from vendors to support business needs.  Performs cost and pricing analyses; determines appropriate approach and gathers

o Retains currency on subcontract regulations and contract law in appropriate areas.

o Acts as expert in providing support and assistance in proposals for routine, less complex new business.  Assists in supporting appropriate approach and crafting draft documentation to facilitate process.

o Maintains contractual documents, files, correspondence, meeting minutes, deliverables, and other appropriate and applicable documents and corresponding logs.

o Participate in job walks on site with subcontractors and various personnel

o Acts as an interface and point of contact with the client and internal staff regarding subcontract issues; resolves issues and communicates approach.

o All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

o Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

o Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field preferred

o Five or more years of experience in subcontract administration or procurement management

o Experience working with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and all Agency Supplements, and Service Contract Act (SCA)

o Experience working with contract/subcontract law

o Experience maintaining confidentiality of sensitive material and communications.

Company Conformance Statement In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the following:

o Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

o Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

o Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

o Comply with all applicable safety- and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures.

o Be consistently punctual.

o Successfully complete all assignments

o Ensure regular in attendance in accordance with agreed upon work hours and schedule.

o Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely.

o Assist managers and supervisors in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions. 

o Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Other Requirements

o Must pass company and NASA required background check and be eligible to obtain a NASA security badge.

o Clean, neat, and professional personal appearance.

o Must be able to provide documentation for I9 verification on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).

o Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.

o Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license.

Special Knowledge and Skills Required

o Good organizational and planning skills

o Good Communication skills

o Ability to pay close attention to detail

o Ability to take direction

o Ability to operate and service various office equipment

o Ability to work with computers

o Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions

o Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment

o Proficient in standard business office software.

o Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

o Excellent oral and written communication skills.

o Proven ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion.

o Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license. Able to take direction.

Physical Requirements

o Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

o Dexterity to operate office and field equipment as required by the position.


o Prior knowledge of NASA site, experienced with working on government installations preferred.

o Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word