IT Project Manager, Level I (Pantex)

Amarillo, TX
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Req ID: 2024-8592


Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking Engineering, Professional, Technical, and administrative personnel as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the Department of Energy at the Y‑12 National Security Complex located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and the Pantex Plant located in Amarillo, Texas.

Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance Y-12's core mission to ensure a safe, secure, and reliable U.S. nuclear deterrent, which is essential to national security. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction and assignments from Y-12 staff employed directly by the security complex. Pay, benefits, Human Resources, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.

Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Although a clearance is not required to begin work, the individual must be able to obtain a clearance and maintain the clearance.

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of strategic IT projects ensuring consistency with and adherence to company strategies, policies, processes, methodologies, commitments and goals.

  • Manages and directs the day-to-day activities of one or more projects including the formulation of the project teams, development of project execution plans, and deliverables.

  • Leads complex IT projects through the full project life cycle to include project initiation, project planning, project execution, project monitoring, and project closure to successfully deliver assigned projects within agreed upon constraints (e.g., scope, schedule, labor cost, and quality)

  • Develops and executes within full scale project execution plans to include deliverables, goals, milestones, resource loading, and cost; manages the project budget, and project resources.

  • Directs and utilizes project team resources to successfully deliver assigned projects within agreed upon constraints (e.g., scope, schedule, labor cost, and quality). Participates with project teams, peers, and management to resolve resource conflicts, priorities, and project issues.

  • Develops and maintains project and/or technical documentation, per procedures; and ensures completeness and accuracy.

  • Ensures effective communications exists with and among projects for which he/she is responsible.

  • Briefs upper management weekly and/or monthly on project activities, cost, schedule, status, and technical performance

  • Participates in departmental management processes such as planning, budgeting, and scheduling.

  • Participates and/or develops procurement deliverables (e.g., statements of work, bills of material) for external services and materials; may require serving in a subcontractor administrator role.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering/science/information technology discipline with a minimum of four years of relevant experience OR Master's degree with a minimum of two years of relevant experience

  • Experience in Microsoft Project and/or Primavera (P6) proven experience or equivalent tool.

  • Ability to work independently and to work effectively as part of a group with diverse backgrounds and skills.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, time management skills, organizational skills, and oral and written skills

  • A good understanding of risk management, risk mitigation and contingency planning

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q Clearance.

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen - External applicants selected for this position are required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Desired Qualifications:

  • SAFe Certification preferred.

  • Scrum Master Certification preferred.

  • Agile Project Management Certification preferred.

  • ITIL Foundations Certification preferred.

  • ServiceNow experience with Agile Development and Project modules preferred.

  • Highly motivated with proven ability to develop, lead, and manage multiple concurrent and complex IT.

  • related infrastructure and/or application development projects in a fast paced, demanding business environment on time and within budget

  • Knowledge and understanding of project management best practices and processes such as those of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Knowledge and understanding of project lifecycle management and software development life cycle.

  • IT project leadership skills focused on control of the classic triple constraints of time, cost, and quality.

  • Ability to manage and direct the activities of multi-disciplinary teams consisting of IT technical personnel,

  • functional personnel, and interfaces with internal and external customers, including management and stakeholders.

  • Ability to logically and systematically evaluate project and process problems to determine appropriate solutions.

  • Experience in conflict resolution with individuals or a team.

  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment and discretion under limited supervision

  • Experience serving as a Scrum Master is desired.

  • Experience executing agile projects is desired.

Work schedule is four 10-hour days M-Th for Y-12 site; and a 9/80 M-Fri schedule for Pantex site.

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8592