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Filter by Date: Aug 6, 2019

Filter by Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 45749 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


We are seeking a dynamic Facilities Construction Project Manager (known as “Facilities Construction Staff IV” at The Aerospace Corporation) to be responsible for coordination and project management of facilities construction projects in a busy corporate environment. Project sizes range from thousands to multi-million dollars in value. Projects include renovation of offices and laboratories. The project manager will be responsible for complete turnkey project management of multiple concurrent projects. Projects must be completed on schedule within budget, while maintaining quality and a high level of customer satisfaction and minimal disruption.



  • Establish project scope:
    • Interfaces with multiple customers and stakeholders to establish multiple and concurrent project scopes, schedules, budgets. 
    • Assists with obtaining project funding approvals
  • Design:
    • Assists the Design and Engineering team in the development of space planning, preliminary design, construction documents in compliance with applicable codes, regulations.
    • Reviews drawings and specifications for conformance with company standards and code requirements.
    • Coordinates and reviews the work of architectural and engineering consultants for constructability.
    • Provides assistance with city plan check and permit process
  • Procurement:
    • Develops Scopes of Work for Construction and performs role as technical representative for procurement during the contractor selection process.
    • Creates and processes purchase requisitions and construction change orders.
  • Project construction administration:
    • Ensures ongoing work conforms to all environmental health, safety, security, traffic routing, and housekeeping requirements.
    • Conducts job-walks/orientations, requests for information (RFI’s), reviews submittals, submits bid evaluations, reviews contractor payment applications, conducts punch walks. 
    • Ensures proper signage/notification and coordination of construction activities to ensure project completion with minimal disruption/disturbance on an active campus.
    • Field verifies construction work conforms to project requirements, drawings, specifications, and the contract for construction.
    • Maintains project “Expected at Completion” cash flow and status reports.
    • Prepares ongoing cost estimates and analysis of change orders.
    • Reviews and ensures completeness of project close-out packages/documentation. 


  • 10 or more years’ experience as a Facilities Construction Project Manager.
  • Proficiency with developing and reviewing construction drawings and specifications
  • Experience with corporate office programming/planning
  • Knowledge of building, fire, electrical, mechanical code
  • Experience with SCIF guidelines, planning, implementation
  • Experience with coordinating AV media, security and access control, modular furniture, and network systems
  • This position requires a secret clearance or the ability to obtain one, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance. 



  • Bachelor's degree or 15 years of relevant experience
  • 10 or more years’ experience with Corporate Facilities, Construction Project Management, Design or related field.
  • 5 or more years with technical laboratory planning including layout, utilities, and heat load coordination/analysis
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and concurrent tasks and projects
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with internal and external organizations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: TS/SSBI 

Access: SCI 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 


Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance.  U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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