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Program Manager (Maxwell AFB - Secret Required)




Montgomery, Alabama, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities 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 AFO, 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 , AFO 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 , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO 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:

Akima Facilities Operations is looking for a program Manager to work in Alabama. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall management and operation of the facilities O&M services and administrative support functions of the Maxwell AFB Civil Engineering Base Operations Support Services contract, directly overseeing the various engineering and trades’ personnel performing that work. Responsible for managing equipment, vehicles and facilities.
  • Demonstrates experience with managing Government contracting requirements included in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Government Furnished Equipment and Materials, Property Accountability, and Work Control.
  • Coordinates with Akima leadership and other company resources to effectively obtain company support to include personnel hires, employee benefit and record processing, travel and other expense vouchers, performance reviews, vendor set-up, invoice processing, time collection, addressing employee issues/concerns, etc.
  • Manages contract operations within budget to maximize the balance among contract performance, contract expenses and company costs, and profit margin. Ensures timely and accurate invoicing and monitors receivables for the project. Analyzes project profitability, revenue, bill rates and utilization.
  • Assists in recruiting personnel and overseeing their training and orientation. Monitor employee performance and productivity; supervise employees. Coordinate disciplinary actions.
  • Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of the organization and management of operations. Formulate recommendations for improved organizational structure, policies and techniques, methods, procedures, and systems designed to achieve performance on Acceptable Performance Levels (APL). Manages both fixed price and cost reimbursable work.
  • In conjunction with the Safety and Health Officer develops, implements and maintains a comprehensive worker safety and health and environmental program that prevents and reduces injuries, illnesses and losses and complies with company safety and environmental programs and guidelines.
  • Performs cost estimates for engineering and facilities O&M projects and interface daily with site client management on all facilities issues. Lead proposal development for scope changes, REAs and pricing adjustments.
  • Continually looks for potential business development opportunities for the Akima family of companies and report potential opportunities to company management or business development resources.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical, engineering or business field.
  • At least Five (5) years’ experience as a Program Manager managing large, complex, service type, performance-based government contracts with multi-disciplinary staff (200 person or more) multiple functional areas including program management, business operations, human resources, procurement, Subcontracts, contracts, operations, labor negotiations, civil engineering, and logistics support with a value of over $40M per year.
  • Ten (10) years of experience with large-scale DoD organizations and the functions and operations of Wing/base activities (i.e., Maintenance, Civil Engineering, Logistics, Operations, etc.).
  • Thorough knowledge of general management principles, methods, and techniques and their practical application in the area of facilities management.
  • Experience in direct oversight of quality control, equipment, facility, utility, grounds management, safety and business operations management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management processes and financial management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience in facilities maintenance and repair or facilities engineering on a Department of Defense (DoD) US Air Force Civil Engineering federal government contract.
  • Knowledge and experience with unions and Collective Bargaining agreements and US Department of Labor employment law.
  • Master or higher degree from an accredited university in engineering, business administration/management, or a closely related field preferred.
  • Current Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, a plus.

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: Program & Project Management

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8152