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Executive Officer - 2934 - INTERNAL ONLY

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Title: Executive Officer- 2934
Function: General Management
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                                  
Pay Type: Exempt                           
US Citizenship Required: Yes


This opportunity is being offered by National Aerospace Solutions, the team selected by the U.S. Air Force to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.  National Aerospace Solutions is a limited liability company comprised of Bechtel National Inc. (as lead company) and Sierra Lobo Inc. with teaming Subcontractors nLogic Inc. and Chugach Federal Solutions Inc. AEDC operates more than 55 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in six states. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource.

AEDC’s mission is to conduct developmental test and evaluation for the Nation through modeling, simulation, ground, and flight test.  Execution of the mission requires a large team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals from multiple technical disciplines to effectively accomplish the objectives of our test customers.

This position is a developmental opportunity working directly for the NAS General Manager and Deputy General Manager.  The selected candidate will be moved laterally into this position, the duration of which is approximately one year.  Upon assignment completion, the incumbent will return to his or her original Functional Organization (i.e., Engineering, Project Management, Operations/Maintenance, etc.) for appropriate reassignment.
Job Summary:

The successful candidate will function as a member of the executive management team to plan, coordinate, and direct the management and administration of various activities. Specific duties may include but are not necessarily limited to: serving as a key advisor to management on business and/or programmatic activities; leading initiatives; contributing to the strategic development of organizational objectives and the tactical planning to achieve objectives; and researching and developing processes and procedures to ensure consistency, efficiency, and compliance. 

Job Duties:
  • Serves as key advisor to management on short-term and long-term business and/or programmatic matters for complex problems requiring the frequent use of judgement and independent decision making, and where analysis of situations or data requires, an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Plans, coordinates, and directs administrative management of activities, exerts influence in the development of organizational objectives, and leads the design and implementation of business and/or strategic initiatives to achieve those objectives. Leads and participates on select committees, project teams, and special assignments. 
  • Tracks and coordinates NAS Senior Leadership reviews of contract Innovations and Efficiencies commitments, award fee criteria, and enterprise change management initiatives.  Drafts documents and briefings.
  • Interfaces with Air Force AEDC leadership, NAS Board of Managers, NAS Directors, NAS Technical Advisory Board, Branch and Functional Managers, NAS staff, subcontractors, and other external representatives. 
  • Participates in enterprise budget planning and development of Key Performance Indicators.
  • Maintains and shares current knowledge regarding AEDC missions, policies, practices, and critical issues to ensure effective networking, reference, consistency, and compliance.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Keen attention to details.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Information Systems & Technology, or other related field.
  • Current US Citizenship is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated program management experience related to operations, strategic and tactical planning, and project management. 
  • Master’s degree or other post-graduate course work. 
  • Knowledge of the TOS contract. 
  • In-depth experience at AEDC.

Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to careers@nas-llc.us. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.

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