National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Capital Project Manager - NFAC

Location: Moffett Field, CA
Date Posted: 04-24-2018
Job Title: Capital Project Manager - NFAC

Grade Level:  37
Location: National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

National Aerospace Solutions is contracted by the United States Air Force to operate and maintain the world’s largest wind tunnel at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA.  The National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC) provides the United States with the capability of performing ground-based aerodynamic and acoustic experiments at speeds from static to nearly 350mph on large-scale and full-scale aerospace vehicles and components.  This complex includes a 40 by 80 foot Wind Tunnel, a 80 by 120 foot Wind Tunnel and the Outdoor Aerodynamic Research Facility. 

NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for a Capital Project Manager to join our team at Moffett Field, California.

Job Duties:
  • Provides the necessary leadership to scope, estimate, execute, and finish capital improvement projects under the guidance of the Senior Capital Project Manager.
  • Serve as a point of contact for development and discussion of new business opportunities and, subsequently, project objectives, scope, and budget within the company and between the company and the client.
  • Facilitates the collection of project requirements, objectives and customer expectations, and clearly communicates this information to project teams.
  • Lead a team in the accomplishment of work on projects of large size and in the development of all required documentation/deliverables within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Control project work accomplishments vs. scope of services contracted, assess progress vs. schedule and budget; resolve conflicts or elevate conflicts to management level necessary for resolution.
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate codes, standards, and regulations (including those for environmental work).
  • Prepares and executes Project Plans using cost, schedule, and performance objectives, resourcing, verification and validation and risk management
  • Support common work processes and procedures within assigned function across the Test Operations and Sustainment (TOS) contract.
  • Oversees the review and approval of project controls plans including trend/change control programs, project cost estimates, forecasts, schedules, and financial reports and may review commitments that exceed assigned budgets. Periodically generates/coordinates change order controls to assure that all changes are being handled appropriately.
  • Assist Senior Capital Project Managers in the development and management of large and complex projects; may lead a portion of the project.
  • Provides overall leadership of NAS teams by ensuring major/minor project completion in a safe manner, within budget, and on schedule with guidance from a Senior Capital Project Manager.
  • Directs the preparation of progress and special reports to customers and NAS management.
  • 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:
  • B.S./B.A. degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited university and ten (10) years progressive related experience in an engineering or related technical field or sixteen (16) years commensurate work experience in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in project planning, cost and schedule development, and execution support.
  • May require Earned Value Management System (EVMS) expertise as directed by the Government.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction, engineering, procurement, and other project-related activities, including their interfaces and interdependencies.
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to their successful conclusion.
  • Ability to anticipate change and to adjust promptly and effectively.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
  • PE and/or PMP

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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