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Alaska Science Support Manager - Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services

CH2M & Jacobs • Fairbanks, AK

Posted 23 days ago

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Full-Time
Oil Refining - Petroleum - Drilling
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Job Description

Support Alaska science research projects and have a hand in transforming the world. This is a senior level position that possesses a variety of technical skills related to the planning, coordination, and implementation of logistics and support for Arctic science projects in Alaska. You will use your tactical skills and influence to manage relationships with the NSF, principal investigators, local government agencies, and local/regional stakeholders to deliver high quality support for the program. The Alaska Science Support Manager: • Works with Science Planning Manager and Operations Manager to coordinate Alaska operations and science projects. • Provides direction to Alaska science planning and operations staff. • Provides expertise in field logistics to assist Science Planners and other stakeholders. • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others. May assign and review work to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and timeliness. • Understands and applies the principles of risk management to project work. Serves as a technical resource for project delivery. • As a project manager, able to manage mid-size projects. • May lead development of technical approaches in procurement. • Coordinate with vendors to ensure timely delivery of people, materials and services for completion of projects • Manage full-time and seasonal staff. • Work with scientists and researchers to manage changes in science support due to scope, weather, mechanical difficulties, and other factors. • Work with researchers to define requirements and develop support plans. • Manage a budget for science operations. • Oversee program logistics activities in Alaska.
  • BS or MS degree within applied science, logistics, or related field.
  • 5 years of Project Management experience. 
  • This position to be based in Fairbanks, AK.
  • This position requires travel to remote field sites and other locations for work assignments for one to two-week periods periodically throughout the year.
  • The candidate may be required to utilize lodging and meal service that are typical of remote and austere work environments
    Preferred qualifications include: 
  • 10 or more years of experience preferred. 
  • Experience managing science field projects is highly desirable. 
  • Familiarity with logistics systems is highly desirable. 
  • Experience with managing and coordinating air support vendors is desirable.
  • Work experience in remote and cold environments is preferred. 
  • Person already residing a commutable distance from our Fairbanks, Alaska office is preferred
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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

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