Project Manager

Location:    Germantown, Maryland

This position serves as full-time Project Manager, managing a contract which provides direct support to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security Office (AU), which provides corporate leadership and strategic approaches for protecting Department of Energy workers, the public, the environment, and national security assets.

  • The contract support provides staff augmentaton located at the Forrestal Building in Washington, DC, and the DOE Complex in Germantown, Maryland. Positions include full-time, part-time, and off-site consultants, with one sub-contractor.
  • The Project Manager position is full-time on-site in Germantown, Maryland, with routine visits to the DC location.


  • Orchestrate all aspects of contract execution.
  • Provide direction, project management, and personnel leadership for the day-to-day operations.
  • Interface with Contracting Officer Representative (COR) regarding contract execution.
  • Develop and orchestrate the execution of plans for tasks assigned through the contract.
  • Serve as a focal point for daily operations with government technical leads regarding guidance, work priorities, and concerns.
  • Interface with the senior federal managers regarding requirements and concerns.
  • Interface with senior company and subcontractor management.
  • Assemble and prepare the Monthly Management Report covering contract work accomplished.
  • Supervise employees, associates and consultants; developing schedules and adjusting resources to numerous tasks to include periodic reporting, performance measurement, and productivity.
  • Assemble and manage the personnel necessary for a project. This may include a combination of PEC employees, associates, and consultants.
  • Recruit and select new full-time employees as needed.
  • Coordinate employee back-fills and new position recruitment, security clearance paper work, travel authorizations, and expense reports.
  • Interface with the company accounting staff for review and approval of the monthly contract invoice and development of special request expenditure reports.
  • Maintain employee contact information and accountability necessary for continuity of operations.
  • Prepare briefings, reports, statistics, and/or papers as needed.
  • Prepare briefings on contract performance as required.
  • Provide long-range planning for future activities and business development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Management-level experience
  • Active DOE Q or TS security clearance. (Requires access to highly classified/restricted data documents and/or materials, and demands the highest degree of public trust.)
  • Must possess at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, in such fields as one of the engineering disciplines, public or business administration, or safety management. A master’s degree is desirable.
  • 15 years of commercial or government experience, including at least 10 years of safeguards and security (S&S) experience, and at least 5 years of experience in managing a project of similar size, scope, and complexity, and directing a mid-to-large-sized organization with a diverse mix of technical, management, and administrative functions; analytical skills and/or understanding of analysis, trending, lessons learned, and authorization basis; and dealing directly with senior government officials.
  • Knowledge of techniques to protect classified documents and information against diversion, theft, sabotage, and espionage.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of project management techniques, including management principles ranging from conceptualizing, planning, design, project development, and understanding of cost, scheduling, and control measures.
  • Experience managing a staff of 10 or more employees.
  • Experience managing subcontractors and consultants.
  • Experience supervising employees, associates, and consultants; developing schedules; and adjusting resources to numerous tasks, including periodic reporting, performance measurement, and productivity.
  • Experience assembling and managing the personnel necessary for a project.
  • Experience recruiting and selecting new employees as needed.
  • Applicant must have detailed knowledge of Department of Energy missions, sites, facilities, and organizational roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure reports and deliverables meet expectations and successfully interface with senior DOE and contractor managers.
  • Demonstrated history of excellent oral and written communications skills, conflict resolution commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action principles, as well as proven ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure in an uncertain environment.
  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced word processing using Microsoft Word, as well as Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Able to sit for extended periods and perform work in an office environment, including extensive use of computers, under sometimes stressful conditions.
  • DOE site access will require the qualified candidate be a U.S. citizen and possess an active Q or TS security clearance. The candidate’s written consent to conduct a background check for the purposes of maintaining a security clearance will be required as a condition of employment.
  • Certain positions requiring a security clearance may require the periodic successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination.
  • Ongoing reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal substances may be conducted as a requirement for ongoing access to DOE sites. The candidate’s written consent to conduct such tests will be required as a condition of employment.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the DOE Complex.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

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