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Project Manager




Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Infrastructure Services (AIS), an Akima company, is not just another staffing contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AIS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AIS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AIS supports vital missions with the most in-demand and specialized skill sets in the world.

As an AIS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Project Manager (PM) in FMD is responsible for managing design and execution of projects, some involving minor construction, from conception to turn over to operations. The PM leads project teams to successful project completion. The PM develops project definition and scope, methods of accomplishment and project schedule and cost baselines. Baselines include establishment of work activities, milestones and task schedules. PM reports project status and meets with ORNL senior management, DOE, and the ORNL customer.


Job Responsibilities :

  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Promotes and leads construction site safety.
  • Proficient in reading plans and specifications and contributing to their development.
  • Possesses a solid knowledge of PM best practices.
  • Coordinates activities among design groups and construction subcontractors to achieve overall objectives.
  • Reviews and approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use.
  • Develops basis of estimate and assists estimators with development of cost estimates.
  • Assists Work Center Manager with development of a rolling portfolio-level work plan.
  • Monitors project budget, schedules, scope and risk and provides transparency to the customer.
  • Follows UT-B project procedures.
  • Manages contingency, change orders, and contractor claims.
  • Maintains effective communication with the team, the customer and other stakeholders.
  • Resolves problems and conflicts within the project and the project team.
  • Conducts periodic project and customer meetings to promote and facilitate communication, review progress and performance, discuss issues and facilitate problem resolution.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience supporting and managing facilities infrastructure projects.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q Clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management Certification (PMP) from the Project Management Institute preferable
  • Experience required across the full project life cycle (initiation, planning, design, construction and startup/commissioning of projects)
  • Must be familiar with construction safety standards and their practical application in the field.
  • Ability to prepare and provide presentations to senior management.
  • Ability to lead and develop teams in project delivery.
  • Must understand risk management and its practical application to projects.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to obtain a clearance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Construction

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-7958