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Project Manager

Government and Military

Program Manager


Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Amentum has an opportunity for a Project Manager to support our program in Alice Springs, Australia. The selected candidate will be responsible for overall operation of multiple projects/contracts to include the safety and well-being of its employees including subcontractors, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the customer.

Specific duties include:

  • Participate in the establishment of project organizational structure and help develop proposals for new Statements of Work
  • Coordinate project schedules, key milestones to ensure a firm scope-baseline schedule is established and properly resourced
  • Review, report and manage key performance measures as defined within the project construction contract and the clients Statement of Work
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of project scheduling tools, procedures and work process
  • Manage subcontractor performance and progress against the project plan
  • Establish operating budgets in conjunction with customer, business manager to ensure accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule, and resource utilization
  • Prepare Change Requests for modifications to awarded construction projects for increases to scope on existing contracts and support negotiations with customer on variances
  • Identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources to develop alternatives and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems, or exploit opportunities in the project deliver
  • Establish, track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis
  • Ensure development and adherence to the project Work Breakdown Structure, Asset Management, and Workflow Management elements
  • Expand the project execution plan for subsequent phases (Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Closure, etc.)


  • To meet site requirements you must be either a U.S. citizen and possess a TS/SCI with the ability to obtain a poly; or an Australian citizen with the ability to be processed for an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency clearance of TS(PV)
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Construction, Project, Facility Management or a relevant discipline, or demonstrated equivalent industry credentials
  • Must have 5-10 years of relative experience


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred, but not essential as training opportunities will be provided
  • Electrical Engineer and Mechanical Engineer desired

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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