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Sentinel (GBSD) – Preconstruction Services Manager 3 – 6582

Requisition ID: R10094341

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Roy, UT, USA   |  Unknown City, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Preconstruction Services Manager 3 to its team of diverse and qualified individuals. This leadership position will be located in Roy, Utah or work remote/virtually and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.  Learn more about the Sentinel program here. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

What you will get to do:

The Preconstruction Services Manager 3 will have experience delivering design-build and design-bid-build construction, renovation and environmental remediation projects for commercial and public-sector customers. Preconstruction Services Manager 3 is responsible for the leadership and successful completion of the preconstruction phase of projects to meet the cost objectives for planning, estimating, purchasing and bidding.  Projects are valued at $5-100 million.

Daily tasks include but not limited to:

  • Maintain a firm commitment to safety behaviors and protocols that lead to an incident and injury free workplace.
  • Develop high-performance teams through supervision, training, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Lead all preconstruction efforts, including proposal development, budgeting, planning, estimating, constructability reviews, value engineering, purchasing and bidding, and cost control for major construction and environmental remediation projects.
  • Provide leadership of risk evaluation, contract negotiations, fee and pricing decisions.
  • Monitor and assist in design progress for compliance with defined cost, schedule and quality criteria, provide and update design/construction project schedules.
  • Coordinate resolution of constructability issues during design and coordinate pricing of alternative design concepts.
  • Participate in development of the construction and logistics planning.
  • Develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with customers, the design community, and subcontractors to lay the foundation for successful project execution and future business development opportunities.
  • Support Business Development and Marketing Departments to secure new work for the business unit.
  • Ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance requirements for all projects.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management and at least 10 years of industry experience with experience with U.S. Federal Government projects
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • 8 years of experience with/knowledge of federal acquisition regulations (FAR) and their application to design and construction.
  • 8 years of experience with/knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing and engineering principles and techniques, as well as accounting principles.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Specific relevant experience with cost plus price construction for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and/or Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
  • Specific experience with projects with technically complex structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls systems.
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead preconstruction teams to success.
  • Demonstrated experience with Primavera P6, Timberline, Revit, and other industry standard project management applications.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to understand and interpret technically complex contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing at the executive level. Must have advanced presentation skills.
  • Skilled at negotiating and developing relationships with owners and subcontractors.
  • Experience with integrated project management systems, including LEAN Construction, Supply Chain Management, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and new and evolving construction technologies.

This position reports to Roy, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Unknown City, UT, UT, USA.

Salary Range: $122,000 USD - $183,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.