Chenega Corporation Project Manager in Los Fresnos, Texas


Company Job Title:

Project Manager

Chenega Job Title:

Project Manager


DHS Security Clearance


Port Isabel Detention Ctr, Los Fresnos TX

Reports To:

General Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:


Summary: TheProject Manageris responsible to the Government for overall management control and accountability for technical performance, cost and schedule control requirements and general management of specific projects assigned to them. Has full authority to commit and control funds and resources assigned to the program.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Directly responsible for all aspects of the effort and shall have the autonomy from the corporate headquarters to execute the effort unimpeded by corporate management.

  • Responsible for the successful performance of the contract and ensuring project safety and quality control.

  • Primary liaison with the Government customer.

  • Develop and maintain proactive working relationships with your team members, vendors, management and other departments

  • Monitors and reports program execution status with CFM leadership and Chenega corporate office.

  • Evaluate program labor hour execution against contractual performance criteria then analyze, recommend, and report findings on a regular basis.

  • Establish and monitor detailed workflows and resourcing plans, set deadlines, assign responsibilities, resolve conflicts, and manage progress with confidence.

  • Review, approve, and report project resources time allocation and correlating invoice processing

  • Foresee a project's obstacles, risks, and constraints and effectively plan around them.

  • Provide weekly status reports that inspire as well as capture progress and issues.

  • Required to follow all company personnel and safety policies, and perform all assigned duties in a safe work manner.

  • Ensure the selection and assignment of qualified management personnel with demonstrated competence in their area of expertise

  • Delegate management authority to each functional manager for their area and hold accountable for meeting performance goals

  • Monitor technical, financial, and management performance per contract requirements and ensure cost control at each organizational level

  • Communicate project goals, objectives, and performance accomplishments through staff meetings, memos, and management

  • Establish incentive programs to motivate the work force to provide the best possible service to the customer

  • On site representative for monitoring of contract compliance between CFM and IUOE Local 564 union

  • Manage personnel scheduling, time keeping, and ensure purchase and inventory (including Gov. equipment) is controlled and maintained.

  • Implement the Safety Program (Committee) to minimize safety hazards.

  • Manage report mechanisms in filing disability and workers comp. cases.

  • Responsible for CFM compliance to OSHA regulations.

  • Act as security liaison with the ICE and contract guard services.

  • Assure that all reports submitted to the client are completed accurately and within set times per contract.

  • Implements a quality control program, conduct inspections, and modify the program to provide for correction of deficiencies identified.

  • Review annually health and safety, OSHA, and other specialized technical work-related issues.

  • Responsible for recruitment of qualified personnel, corporate hire packets, training and retention.

  • Maintain accurate documents on all equipment and systems.

  • Monitors submittals of deliverables per contract requirements.

  • Ensure all training of staff is performed as required.

  • Select and monitor performance of sub-contractor operations.

  • Attend briefings, conferences, and other Government designated meetings as required in the execution of this effort or as requested by the CO/COTR.

  • Responsible for managing Port Isabel Detention Center’s equipment and infrastructure, including preventive maintenance, routine maintenance and repairs, and on-call emergency repair for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M), and Repairs of the facilities.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Yes – all contract personnel

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field desired

  • A minimum of ten (10) plus years of management experience in Base Operations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain a Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) Clearance.

  • Knowledge in operations and maintenance of facilities, utilities (water & sewer), installed building equipment, and high voltage distribution systems.

  • Highly qualified and possess general supervisory operation maintenance experience.

  • Possess specific management experience in operations, maintenance or asset management.

  • Must understand ISO and quality management system program level functions.

  • Ability to read and speak Spanish, preferred.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Facilities Management

Title: Project Manager

Location: Texas-Los Fresnos

Requisition ID: 1800003576