National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Subcontract Administrator - 762

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 02-09-2018
Job Title:  Subcontract Administrator - 762

Grade Level: 34

National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.

Job Duties:
  • Form bid request packages; issues bid request packages to approved bidders; coordinate bidders’ questions and answers to those questions; receive bids; evaluate bids commercially; prepare commercial bid summary and recommendation letter. Recommend and secure approvals in accordance with established procedures; prepare subcontract documents for execution; prepare and maintain control and status reporting documents, subcontracts involving low to medium monetary expenditure or risk.
  • Administer subcontracts including but not limited to change management, invoicing, performance, interface with internal technical representative, and close-out.  Communicate with subcontractors to achieve required service and meet project needs.  Prepare and organize assigned subcontracts meetings.
  • Responsible for gathering and compiling data essential to the formation and administration of subcontracts.
  • Assist with implementation of subcontract formation and administration procedures and coordinate or monitor the completion of administrative tasks.
  • Monitor areas of subcontract performance as assigned.
  • Conduct investigations and inquiries into specific subcontract problems and may provide assistance in claims research.
  • Communicate with project functions (such as Engineering, Maintenance, Operations) to assist and/or guide them in the preparation of requisitions.
  • Prepare, maintain and monitor project bidder’s lists and pre-qualifications, ensuring input is received from all functions and other operational groups.
  • Direct negotiations in the commitment of subcontracts, following review and approval of the proposed negotiating plan by the designated supervisor.
  • Maintain working relationships within acquisitions and project discipline personnel in order to perform assigned duties.
  • Maintain working relations with those bidders and subcontractors involved with the performance of assigned tasks.
  • 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 from an accredited university in Business Management or related discipline, plus 8 years of relevant and progressive purchasing and/or related experience or any equivalent combination of relevant education and progressive experience.
  • Knowledge of contract types (cost reimbursable, fixed priced, time & material / labor hour), terms and legal requirements.
  • Knowledge of law, negotiations, accounting or cost engineering gained through education or experience.
  • Skilled in working with, and communicating effectively with other project functional groups.
  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.
  • Solid understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Recent work requiring background clearance, NACI and/or work at AEDC

To apply go directly to our website at www.

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 PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.
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