Northrop Grumman Facilities Engineer in East Hartford, Connecticut
Facilities Engineer - Special Programs East Hartford CT
Adaptive Optics Associates - Xinetics (AOA Xinetics), a wholly-owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is currently seeking a Facilities Engineer to lead Special Program facility/maintenance activities in East Hartford CT.
AOA Xinetics (AOX) is a leader in developing 'smart' electro-optical and opto-mechanical products. Across its three Business Areas Xinetics, Image Metrology and Special Programs, AOX designs, manufactures and services optical & photonic solutions world-wide. Our customers include Government, Industrial, U.S. Defense Primes and Second-tier Contractors; Markets for these technologies include astronomy, logistics, and defense missions such as directed energy and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (i.e. ISR); several potential direct and adjacent market segments also exist.
AOX excels in a range of applications from adaptive optical systems, deformable mirrors, wavefront sensors, and sub-nanometer precision actuators to photonic systems that acquire and process data in real time for a variety of high-availability applications. AOX's market offerings include lightweight passive and active CERAFORMTM and CERAPRINTTM silicon carbide (SiC) optics and precision structures as well as large and small precision opto-mechanical systems supporting electronics and sophisticated controls software.
Reporting to the Materials and Logistics Manager, the Facilities Engineer will supervise a team of facility/maintenance employees and outside contractors who construct, maintain, and repair utilities systems, buildings, and equipment via one or more of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, air-conditioning and ventilation, painting, and/or general maintenance. Our ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical expertise, exceptional collaborative people skills, and the proven ability to work within a technically dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced NG Strategic Space Systems business unit.
Maintain a safe work environment
Daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs)
Manage/oversee facilities maintenance and property administration (i.e. vended service contracts), office planning, corporate leasing or real estate coordination
Work closely with and provide advice and counsel to company leadership and vendor representatives coordinating major facility constructions or modifications or leasing and real estate activities
Oversee and provide direction to the team in the completion of construction projects and facility maintenance activities
Supervise planning, designs and oversees the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of buildings, structures, and other facilities maintenance
Gather and reviews data from end-user/customers or Program facilities requirements, budgets, schedule requirements and specifications, company or government restrictions, required completion date, and construction feasibility
Coordinate with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings.
Oversee facility maintenance activities required to support multiple buildings
Review and estimate design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs
Inspect and/or direct the inspection of construction and maintenance installations progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, costs and schedule requirements
Provide briefings related to facility enhancements and/or recommendations, propose project solutions and strategies to senior management that meet facility business challenges
Allocate resources needed to complete all preventive and corrective maintenance tasks, and continuous improvements
Other duties as assigned
6+ years of proven experience leading facilities and maintenance deliverables
Demonstrated ability to lead others, build teams, and create an environment of continuous improvement using lean methodologies
Strong project management skills and must have the ability to manage a number of competing priorities concurrently
Demonstrated organizational skills for documentation and reporting facility maintenance activities
Demonstrated skill and initiative in resolving process conflicts and logistical issues
Excellent verbal/written communications and presentation skills
Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture
Ability to handle ambiguity
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel, Outlook)
Valid Driver's License
U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for employment
Ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance
Construction Project Management Certification
Lean Six Sigma Certification
Experience working in a DoD/Government contracting work environments
Experience working with new-build and stand-up of new facilities
Active Top Secret Clearance
Ability lift 50lbs or more.
Occasional travel up to 10% of the time - between facilities Devens MA and East Hartford CT, vendor, customer visits, etc.
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Job Category : Facilities/Real Estate