Assistant Project Manager – Yuma, AZ, US


Assistant Project Manager – Yuma, AZ, US

Assistant Project Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Yuma, AZ, US

NIKA is hiring for an Assistant Project Manager who will be provide support services for a base operations support services contract at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds in Yuma, AZ!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as an alternate Project Manager during short-term absences of the PM.
  • The APM shall be technically qualified in the field of Project Manager and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) including the supervision of a diversified work force responsible for 24-hour (24/7/365) operations, maintenance and repair of medical facility systems.
  • Will provide assistant to the PM for technical and professional direction and guidance to the workforce for facilities management, operations, maintenance, repair and minor construction, safety and quality control, and environmental management.
  • Ensuring assigned projects are completed on time, and within approved scope and budget.
  • Ensuring contract performance in accordance with the direction and policies of NIKA.
  • Works closely with the PM and staff in developing and implementing strategies, processes, and initiatives in order to achieve customer satisfaction, and meet and/or exceed performance requirements.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of two (2) years of managerial/operations experience
  • Minimum of one (1) years as the Alternate Project Manager (PM) on an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contract greater than $5 million/year
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required, higher education preferred
  • Experience in minor construction and repair cost estimates preferred
  • Experience with FARS, DFARS, and other federal regulatory guidance, laws, and requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship required

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.