Chief of Operations (Secret Clearance Required)

Vandenbrg Afb, CA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-11737


Job Summary:

Five Rivers Analytics, an Akima company, is hiring a Chief of Operations to support the Satellite Control Network Operations, Remote Site and Mission Partner Support (STORMS) contract at Vandenberg SFB,CA. The Chief of Operations provides leadership for company personnel, briefings to customers, and ensures the site is staffed in accordance with approved manning directives and policies.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts all scheduled satellite pass supports, readiness, training, and exercises

  • Manages union personnel

  • Ensures all operations tasks are conducted in accordance with approved directives

  • Writes and reviews site operational instructions, ensuring compliance by employees

  • Coordinates all operational activities with customers including the prime contractor and government personnel

  • Interfaces with Akima Shared Services on employee issues; payroll, timekeeping, benefits, etc.

  • Collects and analyzes operational performance data; recommends process improvements.

  • Ensures mission success is maintained/improved with current/future satellite pass requirements

  • Enforces standards and deploys company directed discipline practices when needed

  • Conducts and supervises employee technical training program in an on-the-job environment

  • Acts as liaison to government customer for all contract related matters

  • Performs other collateral duties as assigned or directed


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with at least five (5) years Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) experience. In lieu of degree, four (4) years of additional related work experience will be considered

  • Must hold and maintain a current active Secret clearance

  • Experience managing in a CBA environment

  • Must possess strong communication skills and the ability to lead employees in a team environment

  • Experience interfacing with military personnel and government customers

  • Must be able to climb high ladders, work on elevated platforms and antennas

  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical work to include walking, lifting, pulling loads, bending, kneeling, sitting and reaching overhead

  • Must be able to read, write and clearly speak English

  • Position may require additional government certifications as necessary

  • Full time - Day shift, and as determined by Deputy Program Manager

Posted Salary Range

95,000 - 105,000

Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

Job: Program & Project Management

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Five Rivers Analytics

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11737