Chugach Management Services, Inc Deputy Project Manager in HONOLULU, Hawaii

Summary/General Description of Job:

The Deputy Project Manager serves as the senior company representative for the overall project and is responsible and accountable for the proper supervision, management, oversight, and execution of a wide variety of base operation support contract requirements in the absence of the Project Manager. The incumbent provides leadership, management, 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. The incumbent applies leadership principles to promote employee development, creative thinking, and empowerment and open communications.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Guides staff in work prioritization, implementing cost effective measures to work execution and in making decisions regarding work quality.

  • Develops and implements processes, procedures, and initiatives to effectively and successfully execute contract requirements, monitor progress, enhance performance, and address and resolve performance deficiencies.

  • Communicates operational activities routinely to Operations Manager and various government agencies responsible for site operations.

  • Directs and controls the activities as required to meet or exceed contract performance objectives and thresholds.

  • Performs all necessary management functions in order to plan, implement, track, report, and deliver the required services described in the applicable Performance Work Statement (PWS).

  • Leverages resources and develops engineering planning methods and techniques to accomplish site-wide maintenance, repair, and minor construction work.

  • Directs contract activities and sets the priorities for the entire project. Conducts regular work control and scheduling meetings to ensure the effective execution of work (direct scheduled work, recurring maintenance, over and above).

  • Conducts regular staff meetings.

  • Monitors all work in-progress and adjusts work and/or staff to meet variable workloads and/or changes in work and schedules which cannot be accurately predicted.

  • Reviews and approves proposed work schedules and assesses long- and short-range work plans.

  • Provides technical and professional expertise, advice, and opinions on work of significant depth and complexity.

  • Plans and formulates work plans, organizes tasks, and reviews maintenance data to determine efficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure successful contract performance.

  • Identifies problem areas, analyzes root causes, and identifies solutions and implements courses of action to avoid problems in the contract.

  • Ensures project goals/objectives and contract obligations are met, and sound business practices are appropriately and consistently applied.

  • Works closely with staff in developing and implementing strategies, processes, and initiatives in order to achieve customer satisfaction, and meet and/or exceed performance requirements.

  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with contract customers, subcontractors, and suppliers.

  • Establishes and administers local operating policies and procedures consistent with the contract, and corporate policies, procedures, standards, requirements, and expectations.

  • Maintains a positive and energetic attitude in order to attract, retain, and develop competent and productive employees by giving proper direction, guidance, training, and counseling.

  • Manages all project personnel in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.

  • Conducts employee performance evaluations; plans, assigns, and directs work; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses employee complaints; and resolving personnel/task conflicts/problems.

  • Ensures safe work environment for all employees free from harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or discrimination.

  • Ensures contract deliverables are accurately prepared and submitted timely in accordance with contract requirements.

  • Participates and supports health, safety, and environmental requirements actively, and addresses issues to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and obligations specific to the contract.

  • Provides safety management leadership and commitment by developing, implementing, monitoring, and improving initiatives focused on safety performance. Supports, develops, and implements safety strategies and programs to reduce injuries and avoid losses.

  • Demonstrates quality control leadership and commitment by participation and improvement to the Quality Control Program.

  • Exercises sound business practices/methods to ensure all business activities are in compliance with all corporate policies/procedures and contract requirements; are carried out in a legal and ethical manner and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations; and are in accordance with good corporate safety practices.

  • Performs related work as assigned.

Accountable For:

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive team atmosphere with effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with a variety of people and personalities.

  • Timely, completion and accuracy of work.

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive team atmosphere with effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with a variety of people and personalities.

  • Adherences to contract requirements and WCFSI polices.

  • Working closely and harmoniously with fellow workers.

  • Adherence to all safety and health rules and regulations.

  • Communicating effectively, orally and in writing at all levels within a diverse organization.

  • Meeting deadlines and handle multiple high level tasks.

  • Developing and executing plans efficiently and within budget.

  • Analyzing, interpreting, and applying information and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in management, project or business administration, or science/technical fields. Four (4) years Senior Level Management experience on DOD contracts may be substituted in lieu of the Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Proven track record of successful management with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in facilities maintenance and repair; engineering and construction services; or logistics support services on a Department of Defense (DoD) and/or other federal Government contract or operation.

  • Do you have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level clearance.

  • Ability to successfully pass any background checks and/or drug testing required on the contract.

  • Experience in chilled water, chemical treatment, and how EMCS operate and are maintained; and understand the operational relationship between these systems.

  • Knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies and how to integrate PdM into Operations and Maintenance processes. Knowledge of the planned outage processes.

  • Experience on how to integrate multiple utility systems to achieve maximum operating efficiencies and capabilities, while maintaining reliable power and cooling to the data center spaces. Know how the mechanical and electrical systems operate concurrently and are maintained.

  • Experience with electrical distribution systems, including generators, SCDA, and UPS operate and are maintained; and understands the operational relationship between these systems.

  • Experience with the FAR, DFARS, and other federal regulatory guidance, laws, and requirements.

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Sub-professional engineering knowledge and broad background in facility maintenance and construction principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Experience working with and knowledge of Reliably Centered Maintenance (RCM) Programs

  • Experience working with and knowledge of Maximo or similar CMMS programs.

  • Knowledge of government contracting

  • Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements as outlined in applicable regulations, standards, and/or technical orders, terminologies and applications.

  • Skill in the use of common office machinery, including copiers, fax machines, and computers.

  • Outstanding organizational skills to ensure an efficient operation.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to development complete and competitive cost proposals within corporate and client constraints as defined by the company’s Cost Estimating Policy & Procedures Manual, RFP documents, and FAR/DFAR guidelines.

  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.


  • Advanced degree in engineering/science field, management, finance, or contracting.

  • Eleven (11) or more years of direct/hands-on experience as a Project Manager on a Department of Defense (DoD), and/or other federal Government contract or operation in the areas of facilities maintenance and repair; engineering and construction services; logistics support services; or other DoD base operations support services related areas.

  • Direct knowledge of and hands-on experience with U.S. Department of Labor employment law (regulations/terms and Fair Labor Standards Act).

  • Strong knowledge of U.S. Department of Labor Regulations/terms (e.g. Davis-Bacon Act and McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act).

Title: Deputy Project Manager

Location: Hawaii-HONOLULU

Requisition ID: HON10039