Project Manager Associate - 575937

Stennis Space Center, MS

Project Manager Associate

Company Conformance Statement

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

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety- and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures;
  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely;
  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions; and
  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.


Purpose of the Position

The Project Management Associate reports to the Project Management Organization (PMO).  The Project Management Associate provides administrative support to the project management team for project specific and day to day activities.  The Project Management Associate is responsible for performing basic project management support tasks under the guidance and supervision of the Project Managers (PM), Senior PMs, and project management leader.  The exact duties of a Project Management Associate may vary based on specific project requirements.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities of the Position

  • Provide administrative support to the project management team in support of Task Order (TO) formulation (IDIQ project proposal development
  • Assist with the coordination of schedules and resources
  • Support the development and issuance of reports and metrics
  • Copy, scan, upload files, prepare project management work documents / binders, update project folders
  • Assist with purchase requests, as required
  • Monitor logistics of shipments and deliveries
  • Research and obtain documents, drawings, and specifications
  • Assist in setting up project folders
  • Support the project management team with the change management process, including the validation of change requests and change orders
  • Work with project management to assist in the planning and execution of projects
  • Assist with requests for information (RFI)
  • Review required project management documentation for accuracy and completion, identifying errors and omissions
  • Monitor ongoing project management work
  • Provide support as necessary for engineering and constructability review meetings
  • Participate in project team meetings i.e. Cost, Schedule, Engineering, Project management, required/assigned


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, construction management or equivalent combination of education, Associates degree, and 3 years of work experience in related field.


Other Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.
  • Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).
  • Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.
  • Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license.


Special Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Ability to lead a team
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and related engineering documentation as required; specs, standards, drawings, etc.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions
  • Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment
  • Proficient in the use of standard MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and use of various office equipment.
  • Familiarity with design, construction, and engineering terminology is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to use resourcefulness in researching various documents and databases is required, as well as gathering various types of information or other resources.


 Physical Requirements

  • Walk up to six hours per day
  • Walk up/down stairs frequently
  • Stand up to six hours per day
  • Sit up to six hours per day
  • Climb ladders and scaffolding
  • Wear PPE gear when required (steel toe shoes, safety glasses, hard hat, gloves)
  • Tolerate extreme cold/heat for project site visits, when required