Contracts Specialist, Level I

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Office & Administrative Support
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Req ID: 2024-11439


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:

  • Assist in management of the CNS prime contract at the Y-12 National Security Complex. Performs general contract administration:

  • Uses Federal Acquisition Regulation principles, provides allowable costs guidance, assists individuals in completing forms and cover letters, supports formal requests to the customer for funding increases or schedule impact approvals, coordinates resolution of issues related to requests, and tracks status of requests.

  • Participates in the Prime Contract modification process.

  • Maintains Agreements on the internal Prime Contracts website.

  • Reviews relevant Contract Management processes such as internal business expense controls, Work for Others, Memorandum Purchase Orders (MPO)/Inter-contractor Purchase (ICP)/Inter-Entity Work Orders (IEWO), Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)/Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), and Work Authorizations.

  • Assists in preparing and organizing materials for meetings, presentations, training sessions; draft correspondence and prepares reports as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 2-4 years, MS with 1-4 years' experience

Special Requirements:

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

  • Ability to obtain Q clearance

Job: Office & Administrative Support

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11439