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Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) and subsidiaries…
Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.
CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.
CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.
Shareholder Hire Preference.
Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders.Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Bring your one-of-a-kind skills to a one-of-a-kind place
Chugach is seeking candidates for full-time employment at Wake Island National Wildlife Refuge. Located in the Paciﬁc, approximately 2,300 miles west of Honolulu, HI, Wake Island is home to the United States Air Force Wake Island Airﬁeld, a critical component of the Ballistic Missile Defense System.
Apply today for the unique opportunity to work and live in a tropical paradise. Imagine spending your leisure time beachcombing, lounging in the crystal blue lagoon, diving, and hooking into world-class shore ﬁshing.
- Free room and board (for employee only)
- Excellent leisure facilities
- Competitive pay and benefits
Summary/General Description of Job:
Lead the Chugach team as the site manager on tropical Wake Island. Be part of a team, overseeing all support functions on this coral atoll to include facility/utility operations and maintenance, airfield operations, lodging, food services, medical, and logistics. Oversee a diverse workforce of 100 employees, providing all services on this island. We are looking for a strong leader to oversee our contract to execute the Air Force mission on Wake Island, providing facilities and support in the Pacific. Provide the leadership, management and technical direction to improve operations and guide the workforce to provide professional service while promoting safety and quality. As site manager, you will apply leadership principles promoting employee development, creative thinking, and empowerment along with open communications. While on this Pacific island, room and board is provided.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
- 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.
- Guides managers/supervisors 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 the project manager and various government agencies responsible for site operations.
- Interfaces regularly with on-site tenants to ensure maintenance activities and daily support are provided in accordance with Government Host Support Tenant Agreements.
- 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).
- Directs contract activities through subordinate managers/supervisors and sets the priorities for the entire workforce. Conducts regular work control and scheduling meetings to ensure the effective execution of work (direct scheduled work, recurring maintenance, over and above).
- 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.
- Recommends courses of action and alternatives to avoid problems in the contract.
- In conjunction with subordinate managers, responds to all on-site emergencies.
- Resolves complex, technical maintenance and repair problems associated with mechanical, civil, electrical, sanitation, and structural disciplines.
- Ensures project goals/objectives and contract obligations are met, and sound business practices are appropriately and consistently applied.
- 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.
- Reviews proposed department purchases, financial transactions and obligations, and approves within delegated authorities. When mission impacts are unavoidable due to equipment failure, the incumbent conveys the scope, breadth, and duration of mission impacts to customers.
- Manages all project personnel in accordance with corporate policies and procedures, and union collective bargaining agreements. Ensures compliance with existing union collective bargaining agreements in the execution of contract requirements.
- Conducts employee performance evaluations; planning, assigning, and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee complaints; and resolving personnel/task conflicts/problems.
- Ensures safe work environment for all employees free from harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or discrimination.
- Develops and maintains an effective vehicle and equipment management and maintenance program that ensures proper tracing of all company and government provided assets, vehicle/equipment utilization, scheduling of maintenance functions, inspection of assets, etc.
- 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.
- Performs related work as assigned.
- Health, safety, and environmental requirements as outlined in applicable regulations, standards, and/or technical orders.
- Government contracting terminologies and applications.
- 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.
- Communicating effectively orally and in writing at all levels within a diverse organization.
- Analyzing, interpreting, and applying information and procedures.
- Defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Meeting deadlines and handle multiple high-level tasks.
- Creating and maintaining a positive team atmosphere with effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with a variety of people and personalities.
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):
- Four (4) years successful management experience (not removed due to performance) on BOS or operations and maintenance (O & M) contracts at a remote location(s) accessible only by air and/or sea.
- 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.
- Valid state drivers’ license with an acceptable driving record.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
- Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
- Bachelor’s degree in management, project or business administration, or science/technical fields.
- Experience with the FAR, DFARS, and other federal regulatory guidance, laws, and requirements.
- Advanced degree in engineering/science field, management, finance, or contracting.
- Seven (7) or more years of direct/hands-on experience working in a managerial/supervisory role on a Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Operations and Maintenance contract or operation.
- Direct knowledge of and hand-on experience with unions and collective bargaining agreements and 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).
To find this position on our job board, you can search by keyword, location or requisition number- 1318.
WAKE ISLAND, HI
Competitive wages and great benefits!