ITA International

USCG PROGC Project Management Journeyman

Job Location US-MS-Pascagoula
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ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.


ITA International is seeking qualified candidates to join their team in Pascagoula, MS as Project Management Journeyman for USCG PRO-GC. This position is contingent upon contract award.


Duties include but are not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Conduct detailed analysis of shipbuilder’s Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for all NSCs under Production and Deployment (P&D) contract. The IMS is an integrated, resource-loaded, schedule containing the networked, detailed tasks necessary to ensure successful project execution by the shipbuilder and utilizes a critical-path methodology. The NSC IMS consists of approximately 18,000 line items, includes 1 major sub-contract IMS, and is detailed to 9 levels of indenture. It is noted that the shipbuilder generates “mini-networks” to manage a schedule recovery effort or emphasize near-term objectives such as a contract milestone, e.g., vessel launch.
  • Conduct analyses of the IMS, and any other shipbuilder produced schedules. At a minimum, the analyses shall include:
  • Determine compliance with the NSC Production Contract/ELIN requirements.
  • Determine compliance with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) standards and ANSI-EIA 748 guidelines.
  • Identify existing and potential problems that could impact the on-schedule completion or otherwise pose risk to project cost, schedule, or performance objectives of the NSC(s) Production and Delivery Project.
  • Assess probability of the shipbuilder meeting contract milestones
  • Determine shipbuilder compliance with QMS processes, procedures, and associated guidance.
  • Develop reports of findings from detailed analyses of shipbuilder’s Integrated Master Schedule or other shipbuilder produced schedules as required by the PMR.
  • Provide input to, and evaluation of, production risk management efforts to include risk planning, identification, analyses, and mitigation activities.
  • Develop and provide Performance Metrics, Analyses, and Trending, as required by PMR.
  • Provide recommendations to PMR related to project control, corrective actions, and recovery methods.
  • Develop and provide comprehensive reports and presentations to management detailing problems, potential problems, and risks to project cost, schedule, or performance goals.
  • Develop/maintain NSC physical progressing model.
  • Audit shipbuilder’s reported physical progress as directed by the PMR.
  • Conduct production surveillance in shipbuilder’s  facilities  and  onboard  the  under- construction NSC.
  • Provide general writing services in response to TAM/COR tasking to include:
  • Development of data submittals
  • PROGC Management Process Plan Development - required PROGC processes or as needed to address issues or deficiencies identified during contract surveillance.
  • Generate Contract Correspondence (letters, reports)
  • Provide support to the PROGC Business Manager:
  • Assist in   validating   shipbuilder   EVMS   variance   reports   such   as   Contract Performance Reports.
  • Assist in determining PMB compliance and EAC analysis
  • Evaluate data submittals, ECPs, WFCs, and RFW, and RFD for production impact.
  • Aid in technical oversight for the shipbuilder’s execution of engineering CDRL development. Determine shipbuilder compliance with applicable NSC contract requirements. Document and report discrepancies to the assigned Task Manager for documentation in the contract history file.
  • Attend meetings as assigned to execute tasking.

Work Environment:

Required work occurs in an office setting and in an industrial construction environment. The work is sedentary while in the office. The required work performed in the industrial environment occurs outdoors, in warehouses, aboard NSCs during construction and while underway, at sea. Safety conditions require the use of personal protective equipment or clothing as dictated by PROGC and the Shipbuilder’s policies and procedures.


Physical Abilities:

The tasking described within this work statement requires moderate walking, ability to lift up to 50 pounds, movement throughout an industrial shipyard facility, movement throughout NSCs under construction, and while underway, at sea. This includes traversing narrow and steep stairways and ladders.


Qualifications are:

  • Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in supporting projects in an acquisition environment.
  • Possess a Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Certification, or Four (4) years’ experience in a project management role.
  • Possess expertise in stand-alone and enterprise versions of Microsoft Office Project® and Primavera® scheduling software.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in schedule analysis and troubleshooting
  • Possess intermediate level knowledge in project management techniques, industry best-practices and standards.
  • Possess a general knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques
  • Be familiar with DCMA standards and ANSI-EIA 748 guidelines as applicable to Integrated Master Schedules and related Earned Value Management System practices.
  • Must possess an active SECRET clearance 


ITA International is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local discrimination laws.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans




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