Friday, August 28, 2009

K-Bar List Jobs: 28 Aug 2009

K-Bar List Jobs: 28 Aug 2009
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1. one or more acquisition support positions (San Diego, CA).
2. Information Operations SME (Northern Virginia)
3. Field Service Representative (FSR)( Ft. Washington , MD)
4. Lead Functional Analyst (BIOMETRICS), Florida
5. Staff Nurse (Addictions Treatment Program/Crisis Care Program) (Waukegan, IL)
6. Senior Program Analyst (Arlington, VA)
7. Defense Critical Infrastructure Program Analyst (Stuttgart, Germany)
8. Sr. Electro-Optical Design Engineer (Central Florida)
9. Embedded Contact (Afghanistan)
10. ABCS and C4ISR Simulation Training and Exercise Support Personnel (Fort Hood, TX; Fort Carson, CO; Fort Riley, KS; Fort Sill, OK and Fort Bliss, TX)
11. Battle Command and Communications Support (Fort McPherson, GA)
12. Manager Customer Operations (Marshalltown, Iowa).
13. Intelligence Analyst (Crystal City, VA)
14. Contracts Managers, Proposal Writer, and Budget Analysts (Fredericksburg, VA)
15. JEFF EOD/PBI SME – NSWC (Dahlgren, VA)
16. IED Defeat SME / Instructors (Camps Lejeune, NC; Camp Pendleton, CA; 29 Palms, CA and Bridgeport areas)
17. Program Managers (Camp Lejeune, NC)
18. Operational and Intelligence Subject Matter Experts (Northern VA)
19. PLANT MANAGER, O&M (UTILITY) (Phoenix, Arizona)

1. QinetiQ has an opportunity to fill one or more acquisition support positions in San Diego, CA. The company is seeking people with experience in acquisition support (DoD Inst 5000.1 documentation and compliance, etc.). If you know of anybody with experience in acquisition support, or who is a graduate of any of the Defense Acquisition University’s Program Manager Courses (PMC), please let me know.
Robert C. Morales
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ-North America
Systems Engineering Group – Defense Solutions Sector
4250 Pacific Highway, Suite 111
San Diego CA 92110-3219
Direct: (619) 321-6119
Cell: (619) 318-2140
"Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions."
~G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)~
2. I have a client that has a requirement for an Information Operations SME in the Northern Virginia area.
Information Operations SME
We are seeking an Information Operations SME to join our team in Northern Virginia. The SME must have an active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance (Required)
Information Operations SME will plan and coordinate DOD client efforts. Interface with Combatant Commands, Services, joint organizations, and Other Government Agencies to integrate information operations capabilities.
SME must be able to deploy for short periods of time to develop proposed Tactics, Techniques, & Procedures (TTP) and technology solutions to counter capability and training gaps.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities: We are searching for self-motivated people with significant experience to provide IO related planning and coordination support to a U.S. Government client.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the analysis and assessment of information and intelligence related to IO, the development and assessment of operational and tactical-level IO plans and orders, and the review and analysis of operational-level IO-related directives and initiatives.
Specific skill sets that are being sought include: Electronic Warfare (EW), Operational Security (OPSEC), Military Deception (MILDEC), Computer Network Operations (CNO), and Psychological Operations (PSYOP).
Experience (Desired Skill Sets): must have experience in an IO core capability or have completed Joint IO Planners Course; deployed military experience in a recent theater of operations (OEF, OIF) is preferred; ability to operate with minimal guidance and supervision.
The IO SME must maintain close contact with commercial and academic developments due to the rapid changes in technology. Use independent judgment to develop ways to obtain information on, and evaluate the significance of, technical advancements in information, automation and data management activities involving analysis in an IO area where technology is changing rapidly and extensive uniqueness in IO practices and requirements within Major Command (MACOM), Army, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and interdependent activities is involved.
With government oversight, responsible for planning, designing, and carrying out studies and other projects and assignments required for preparing analyses and recommendations.
Education: Minimum Experience 9 years with Bachelor's 7 years with Master's 4 years with Ph.D.

Candidates can contact me directly at
Thanks for your help,
Steve Carollton
Executive Recruiters LLC
Steve Schmidt
Blackbird Technologies, Inc.
Cell: 931-627-2188


3. TN-08-0004 Field Service Representative (FSR)( Ft. Washington , MD)
Clearance Required: TS with the ability to gain/maintain SCI access and willing to take a CI Poly
Status: Full-time
Number of openings: 1

Position Description:
Blackbird Technologies, Inc. is seeking an employee to work as a Field Service Representative in support of a DoD contract providing technical equipment advisors to a variety of DoD elements.

. Individuals will work out of Group, MACOM, and joint theater
sub-unified level commands
. Advise and mentor Senior Military personnel on the equipments
technical capabilities and employment Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures
(TTPs) considerations
. Assist in conceptualizing and implementing Concepts of Operations
. Provide sustainment training as needed on specialized technical
. Coordinate CONUS with Blackbird HQ for specialized support to

Required Skills/Education:
. Retired or Former SOF operator
. Recent combat experience
. Experience or aptitude to learn technical information collection
equipment to support War on Terrorism objectives
. Computer skills in web-based applications, Microsoft Office,
Microsoft Windows, and various viewing software programs such as: Falcon View, Google Earth, C2PC, Streets and Trips, and Map Point
. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
. Staff experience or qualifications
. Ability to travel in individual fashion and operate for periods of
time without supervision
4. Subject: Opportunity- Lead Functional Analyst (BIOMETRICS), Florida

CACI is looking for several Lead Functional Analysts with Biometrics knowledge. Please forward resumes to or visit to apply to job numbers 40848 and/or 40836. These positions will be based out of Tampa, FL.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Leads small project teams or contributes to larger teams, analyzes factors and components of systems to manage interrelationships and facilitate change.
• Detects inefficiencies or conflicts in systems and processes and helps to identify effective improvements.
• Facilitates communications between customers, SME's and Technical staff. Participates in various testing functions (i.e. string and acceptance tests) to verify that results are correct.

• Collaborates with customers to gather information, define complex work problems, and designs a system and procedures to resolve problems.
• Maintains currency in understanding of relevant technologies and subject areas.
• Identifies emerging relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes and systems.
• Oversees the analysis of problems in terms of management information and conceptualizes proposals that afford maximum probability of profit or effectiveness in relation to cost or risk.
• Leads functional analysis projects to document complex process steps, tasks and their inter-relationships.
• Detects problems in how systems are working and creates effective solutions.
• Performs advanced and complex systematic reviews of selected functions to determine application and design of systems or models.
• Recommends improvements of modifications in sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters.
• Generates recommendations in the form of technical briefings, reports, and other major documents provided to senior level client personnel.
Develops and updates functional or operating manuals outlining established methods of performing work in accordance with organizational policy.
• Ensures specifications and user manuals are organized and cover all essential material.
• May serve as a client liaison to coordinate activities with sub-contractors, government personnel, and technical experts.
• Communicate with both SMEs and members of the development staff.
• Translates SME information into a form understandable by the development team.
• Provides functional guidance/team leadership on more complex projects.
• May review the work of others and be able to detect errors or needed modifications.

Required Qualifications:
• DoD Top Secret but would consider Secret Clearance
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related work experience.

Desired Qualifications:
• Knowledge and experience of DoD biometric capabilities and operations.
• Knowledge of current and emerging biometrics technology.
• Knowledge of DoD live/latent fingerprints collection, iris scans, facial recognition, voice pattern analysis, DNA, hand geometry and behavioral patterns.
• In-depth knowledge Joint and Inter-agency identity management/biometrics capabilities. Working knowledge of BEI and how to fuse BEI with operational mission requirements at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels in support of the commander's regional engagement plans. Understanding of how to leverage the DoD biometrics watch list process.
• Ability to conceive, plan and evaluate capabilities to staff requirements for both current and future COCOM identity operations.
• Briefing, writing and organizational skill commensurate with preparing written and verbal presentations associated with a Combatant Command Headquarters and decision-recommendations to senior leaders.
• Some OCONUS hazard travel may be required.

Christina Romeo

Lead Technical Recruiter
The Wexford Group, a CACI company
5. Staff Nurse (Addictions Treatment Program/Crisis Care Program) (Waukegan, IL)
Tracking Code HD.12260.14855
Job Description
Hours: Part-Time (2 Positions)
1 Position - Evening hours every other weekend Sat./Sun.
1 Position - Rotating weekly schedule, overnight Tue./Fri. one week, Sat./Sun. the next.
Location: 3002 Grand Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Responsible for dispensing medications. Responsible for direct care of clients, including crisis
intervention and triage on admission, participates in developing treatment plans with clients,
provides emergency assessment for hospitalizations, and reports supply needs to Nursing
Coordinator, if applicable to program. Acts as triage person for admissions to the program.
Provides professional nursing care, including dispensing medications, according to physicians
orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established
standards and administrative policies of the department. Recognizes and interprets symptoms of
clients conditions, reports to appropriate personnel and assists with remedial measures for
adverse developments. Monitors the collection of urine specimens according to Standard
precautions. Maintains clinical charts including documentation of observations, medications
treatments; reports on the condition of clients; observes and corrects, if possible, environmental
factors dealing with comfort and safety. Participates as a team member at staff interviews and
provides input regarding the stability of clients physical condition. Conducts one-on-one
counseling with clients regarding specific problems.
Required Skills
Requires a Bachelors degree in nursing, Associates degree in nursing, or graduation from a
diploma school of nursing. If a recovering person, must have two years' demonstrated sobriety.
Required Experience
With an Associate's degree or diploma , two years in general nursing care is required. Illinois
licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months
of the initial date of employment. One year experience in chemical dependency/behavioral
health field preferred.
Position Type
$25.86-- US Dollar (USD)
Applications will be accepted
Until Filled
All candidates are subject to a pre-employment physical and criminal background check. Every effort will be
made to recruit qualified applicants willing to accept the entry-level salary. All candidates will be expected to
complete an employment application prior to an interview. A Health Department application can be obtained at
3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan or at
6. Senior Program Analyst (1135) (Location: Arlington, VA)

Requirements: (experience, certifications, specialized areas of expertise).
Operations research background or equivalent required. Personnel must have the ability to perform complex analysis including understanding of the system/situation, developing a clear problem statement, developing correct assumptions, using appropriate computer models, collecting data, and performing sensitivity analysis of appropriate variables.

Job Duties:
Provide analytical support to Headquarters Marine Corp (HQMC) Programs and Resources' (P&R) Program Assessment & Evaluation (PA&E) mission of providing independent, resource-informed, enterprise-wide decision support to USMC senior leadership to align DoD and USMC strategic objectives with Commandant of the Marine Corps Title 10 responsibilities. The position shall conduct analyses of operational and functional processes in order to discern the advantages and disadvantages of current versus new designs/applications for various USMC systems/products. These include tradeoff analyses; analysis of alternatives; determine gaps in capability areas; perform critical reviews of requirements, capabilities, and costs of systems; and evaluate affordability of programs and investments.

Kelly Baranyk
Camber Corporation
3855 Centerview Drive Suite 400
Chantilly, VA 20151
703-880-1823 Phone
703-880-1899 Fax
Contact: Please submit resumes to

7. Defense Critical Infrastructure Program Analyst – 968 (Stuttgart, Germany)

Requirements: The position qualification requirements are:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of specialized experience in a relevant field of engineering, i.e. structural, electrical, computer, civil or mechanical engineering; OR 11 years of specialized experience managing communications systems, computer systems, electrical power systems, logistics and transportation operations, aviation operations, harbor operations or large scale logistic operations. Operational experience includes planning and executing engineering, communications, computer, logistics or transportation support to joint operations at the theater or component level.

- Experience with the Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS) desired.
- Must be eligible for or hold at least a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) U. S. security clearance.
- Working knowledge of United States’ Interagency processes and government agency activities and coordinating processes between USEUCOM Theater and strategic national levels desired.
- Experience implementing DoD Defense Critical Infrastructure Protection policy desired.
Job Duties: USAREUR Defense Critical Infrastructure Program Analyst working on SEAPORT
Individual will provide mission assurance analytic support to USEUCOM (including Sub Unified Commands) and-or service components Commands (e.g. USAREUR, NAVEUR, USAFE, MARFOREUR, SOCEUR) staff levels as a full or part time member of the command mission assurance (Defense Critical Infrastructure Protection (DCIP); Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP); Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Explosive (CBRNE) consequence management; Information Assurance (IA)) program management offices. The candidate will interface with mission assurance element program managers to integrate and synchronize planning efforts for:

- Analysis to characterize critical infrastructure capacities within the EUCOM AOR, to identify potential task critical assets.
- Vulnerability assessments, focused on interdependences of task critical assets, to identify probable operational impact of task critical asset degradation or loss.
- Mitigation and remediation actions taken in coordination with task critical asset owners.

The primary objective of the USAREUR DCIP Specialist is to assist the USAREUR DCIP Program Manager to ensure continuity of critical command capabilities in an all hazards environment. The candidate must be able to apply technical and supervisory skills:

- Provide technical knowledge of military functional areas to include Intelligence, Maneuver Fire support, Air Defense, Mobility Survivability, Command and Control, and Combat Service Support.

- Provide analysis of current USAREUR missions to determine functional capabilities critical to operational requirements.

- Provide technical expertise in the areas of mission analysis, strategic infrastructure vulnerability assessment, qualification identification and tracking, and documentation or combatant command level risk management.

- Conduct continual analysis of existing functional area systems with regard to their features, performances and interoperability concerns.

- Provide assistance when tasked to determine organizations and resource requirements for development and integration of various military and weapon systems platforms, including such activities as strategic airflow and sealift.

- Provide assistance in project analysis tasks to support complex military system interoperability efforts.

- Support training events by preparing after action reports that include specific follow-on actions and lessons learned to fully document the results of the interoperability exercises.

Shelly Finnern
Camber Corporation
5870 Trinity Parkway, Suite 205
Centreville, VA 20120

Office: (703) 825-2209
Fax: (703) 825-2218
8. Sr. Electro-Optical Design Engineer (Central Florida) (Aerospace)

I'm currently engaged in a retain search for a Sr. Electro-Optical Design Engineer for a Aerospace company in the Central Florida area. Salary range is around 115K plus...depending on the background. Ideal candidate would have around 8 years of experience and must be strong with electro-Optics/infrared (EO/IR) design. I would welcome an opportunity to speak to you or send you a job description if you if you want additional information. Relocation not a an issue.

• Qualifications: 8+ years of Military Mechanical design and electronic packaging experience
• Solidworks solid modeling is needed
• Mechanical design of gimbals and thermal imaging systems for aerospace applications
• Experience testing of designs for performance, vibration, and thermal.
• Experience in packaging design to include functional transport shock requirements testing.

R, Thom Webb
San Clemente, CA
LT -Retired
From: Jim Hake []

9. Embedded Contact (Afghanistan)
We are looking for someone to represent Spirit of America in Afghanistan this


Main tasks:

1) make contacts at all levels, especially Battalion Commanders, so people know

about Spirit of America and ask our help when they need it.

2) identify immediate needs/requests. To get close

3) document (photo, video) requests we've supported.

They would need to be willing and able to get out to the village level, embedded

with the Marines & Army. The ideal person is someone with military background,

LtCol level, former Battalion Commander.

In your network of "shady characters" do you know anyone that would fit the bill

and might be interested?

Thanks very much.

Semper Fi,


10. ABCS and C4ISR Simulation Training and Exercise Support Personnel (Fort Hood, TX; Fort Carson, CO; Fort Riley, KS; Fort Sill, OK and Fort Bliss, TX)
Work performed under this contract will be at Fort Hood, TX; Fort Carson, CO; and Fort Riley, KS, with potential for expansion to Fort Sill, OK and Fort Bliss, TX. Minimum SECRET clearance required.

This support includes the management and operation of classrooms and work cells, reconfigurable tactical operations centers (RTOCs), simulation center, vehicle pads, and other related training support activities.

Serves as the simulation system expert; maintaining continuous operation of simulation and communications systems. Answer questions pertaining to the application of simulation system operation to achieve desired training objectives. Determines the simulation system best suited to the type of unit and proposed commander’s training objectives. Works with staff, develop collective training scenarios that meet the exercising commander’s training objectives.

Recommend the number of workstations at each location and method of simulation control. Operate a work station for the monitoring and recording of exercise progress, conduct non-intrusive quality assurance, collect data for post-exercise analysis, and record check points at specified intervals to serve as exercise backup and historical documentation.

Provide training and simulation systems and software engineering support, to include systems design, analysis, development, integration, and technical assistance. Document and submit plans to guide the implementation of necessary system hardware and software communications including subsystem interfaces (both hardware and software). Deliver documentation to inform users of the specific capabilities and applications of the system(s) being supported.

Provide Observer, Controller, and Trainer support for virtual, constructive, digital and live training, using analog or digital command and control systems and communication devices as determined by the Government. Provide a recommendation to the appropriate individuals (Exercise Director, simulation director, etc) on which simulation model to use for each exercise based on the participating unit's training objectives, task organization and scenario. Configure the simulation system and database to represent the task organization to be used in the exercise for the database check and mini exercise rehearsal. Modify existing databases, and supporting documentation to meet the exercised unit's training objectives. Complete the exercise database to include weapons performance, table of organization, and equipment or task organization, unit location and operations files.

Provide and maintain communication interfaces with established Army Battle Command System (ABCS) systems to provide C4I services for training and exercises. Provide digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital support, and either use an existing interface or provide an interface to government training aids, devices, stimulators, or simulations.

Responsible for the preparation, modification, use, verification and validation, configuration management, and storage of necessary training and exercise databases and associated supporting documentation. Ensure that data security, including data retrieval, transmission, and storage is a paramount consideration.

Provide routine (non-warranty) maintenance support on hardware systems, networks, and software products. Maintain training and exercise networks for both local area and wide area networks (LAN and WAN). Reconfigure training areas (classrooms, reconfigurable tactical operation centers, exercise areas, work cells, etc). Operate both the local and wide area networks with the line of demarcation.

Develop structured training plans in support of training and provide telecommunications support. This includes assisting in the network and communications system accreditation process, establishing systems administrators (SA) and providing sufficient Information Management officers (IMO). It also involves all documentation and reporting that accompanies Department of Defense Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process (DITSCAP) certification and accreditation of networks.

Provide system administration and systems management of Systems administration shall include provision of a Network Engineer and Communications Engineer to ensure that all internal and external communications are operated and maintained in accordance with approved standards and regulations. System management functions include installing software, managing user accounts, constructing communication files, conducting and archiving backup files, recovery, maintaining the technical library, secure operation and storage of encryption devices, and tuning systems parameters for optimal functioning.

SAMS, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender or sexual orientation.
Staci L. Redmon, PMP
President & CEO
Strategy and Management Services (SAMS), Inc.
Exceeding Expectations with People who Make a Difference
P.O. Box 90052
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: 703-969-7949

Woman Owned
Minority Owned
Department of Veterans Affairs and Commonwealth of Virginia Verified
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

11. Battle Command and Communications Support (Fort McPherson, GA)

Work is to be performed at Headquarters Forces Command, Fort McPherson, GA within Marshall Hall (Bldg 200), with periodic travel. In FY11, HQ, FORSCOM is scheduled to move to Ft. Bragg, NC as part of the 2005 BRAC initiative, at this time, work within this task order will transfer to Ft. Bragg with the FORSCOM HQ. Minimum TOP SECRET security clearance required.

Provide technical and analytical support for the management of all Army Battle Command and Communications force actions. Work will include recommendations for prioritizing resources, management of information, synchronization of activities, and assessment of Battle Command and Communications capabilities. Analytical support will include recommendations and alternatives for synchronized Battle Command/Communications solutions required to facilitate Army transformation and to support sustainment of organizational, doctrinal and materiel change in FORSCOM units. Will monitor and make necessary recommendations with regard to Force Design Update processes; Army Battlefield Command System (ABCS) interoperability and fielding methodology; Unit Set Fielding plans; and Battle Command/Communications oriented Operational Needs Statements (ONS). Coordinates with various agencies, functional automation experts, and units in order to recommend fielding strategies for Battle Command / Communications systems, and recommends sourcing of units based on Battle Command and communications compatibility for operational plans and contingencies for the Operational Plans Branch.

Assess Battle Command and Communications Solutions and Impacts -- Identify, assess and recommend synchronized Battle Command and Communications solutions to facilitate cohesive organizational, doctrinal and materiel change.

Evaluate Battle Command and Communications Impacts on Organizational Change and Army Transformation -- Evaluates and makes recommendations to TOE changes, Operational Needs Statements (ONS), Mission Needs Statements (MNS), Operational Requirements Documents (ORD), Unit Set Fielding strategies, and the Army Campaign Plan for Battle Command and Communications impacts.

Recommend Packaging of Units for OPLAN(s) and CONPLAN(s) Based on Battle Command and Communications Compatibilities -- Coordinate with all organization integrators and functional automation experts for best units(s) and solutions required to support crisis actions, contingency operations and operations other than war. Provides battle command and communications interoperability information and identifying battle command/communications interoperability disconnects as different force packages are organized for employment. Assist the Signal Organizational Integrator as needed, particularly as it pertains to sourcing signal units.

Management of Information -- Participate in meetings and working groups addressing Battle Command and Communications issues. Assists FORSCOM training, mobilization, deployment, and readiness forums and ensures that the appropriate Organizational Integrator is aware of and participates as needed (e.g., Mission Training Briefs, etc.).

Battle Command as a Weapons System (BCAWS) – Assists in all aspects of BCAWS implementation throughout FORSCOM and its subordinate units. Works with HQDA G-3/5/7 to identify test and prototype units and assist in scheduling initial BCAWS training with units before they are required to implement BCAWS.

HQDA G-3/5/7 LandWarNet/Battle Command Decision Forums – Assist in scheduling FORSCOM participation in all LandWarNet/Battle Command decision forums (i.e., Action Officer Workgroups, Council of Colonels and General Officer Steering Committee).
Responsible for identifying the appropriate FORSCOM staff to participate in each forum and to pre-brief FORSCOM leadership as needed.

SAMS, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender or sexual orientation.

Staci L. Redmon, PMP
President & CEO
Strategy and Management Services (SAMS), Inc.
Exceeding Expectations with People who Make a Difference
P.O. Box 90052
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: 703-969-7949

Woman Owned
Minority Owned
Department of Veterans Affairs and Commonwealth of Virginia Verified
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
12. Subject: Manager Customer Operations (Marshalltown, Iowa).

Jennifer (Jenny) L Konrardy
Alliant Energy
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Phone; 563-584-7410
Cell; 563-663-1782
Fax; 563-557-2281

FROM: Alliant Energy Corporation - Human Resources Department

DATE: August 26, 2009

SUBJECT: Job Opportunity: Manager Customer Operations (may fill at Senior level depending upon candidate's qualifications)

COMMENTS: For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website

All Alliant Energy Job Postings can be viewed on our website at
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Alliant Energy is currently hiring for a Manager Customer Operations (may fill at a Senior level depending upon candidate's qualifications) to be located in Marshalltown, Iowa.
To be considered for this opportunity, you must apply online at - reference #005556.

Application deadline is September 14, 2009

Supervision Received:
Performs work under the general supervision of the Regional Director of Customer Service Operations or Sr. Manager of Customer Service.
Supervision Given:
Manages the work of one or more departments, locations and contract services for gas and electric, maintenance, operations and construction services, budget/financial planning, technology systems, and customer care and customer service.
Position Summary/Accountabilities:
Manages and provides leadership for basic to complex construction, materials, tools and equipment associated with new customer work, system operations, maintenance and reliability, construction necessary to support system growth, value added products and services and emergency response work. Responsible for providing supervision for supervisors of customer service as assigned. Responsible for the engineering resources for this work. This position is also the key contact for Alliant leadership within the community. Responsible for maintaining relationships with community officials and retail customers.
Job Functions:
Performs the planning, coordination and management of gas and electric operations activities in an assigned geographic area including resources and material involved with new customer projects and system improvement projects, routine maintenance and emergency work. Identifies system reliability gaps and corrects. May manage meter reading and meter operations activities. Manages customer and community relationships. May manage agricultural, small business and residential, service, sales, and conservation activities.
Assist in delivering profit and loss results in an assigned geographic area.
May manage the service and repair work in an assigned geographic area.
Demonstrates leadership in the area of safety. This requires observing and enforcing safety rules and operating practices, encouraging safe work behaviors and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe work behaviors which may lead to accidents. With the assistance of the safety department, investigates accidents and safety incidents. Responsible for communicating safety investigation information to management. Responsible for administering and monitoring safety programs and performing safety assessments.
Responsible for the safe operation of assigned utility systems. Acts as the ultimate decision-maker during life-threatening emergency situations involving facilities, people and property.
Ensure that adequate resources-material, fleet, employees are available to construct and do work involved with system improvement projects, maintenance and emergency work. This may include standard services, subdivisions, large three-phase commercial and industrial park electric installations, electric distribution improvements, electric conversions, gas distribution system improvements, gas conversions, steam operations, and expansion into new territory.
Responsible for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, gas and electric emergency response in an assigned geographic area. This includes assessing risks and costs, determining labor resources, assisting in managing callout procedures and monitoring performance measures for employees involved with emergency response.
Responsible for employee safety, public safety, public property and communication plan both within Alliant and to the communities we serve.
Manage and or assist with the planning, coordinating, engineering, material procurement, project management, construction management and closing process of the company electric construction activities. This includes managing the design and installation of all types of electric distribution lines, transmission lines and high voltage customer driven (VAPS) work. Oversees all aspects of major maintenance on distribution and transmission lines. Cost effectively manage all phases of standard construction projects; electric and gas.
Manage and or assist with the planning, coordinating, engineering, material procurement, project management, construction management and closing process of the company gas construction activities. This includes managing the design and installation of all types of gas distribution systems and customer owned gas system (VAPS) work. Oversees all aspects of gas inspection and maintenance of the distribution system. Responsible for regulatory compliance and the timely execution of work consistent with the company’s O&M plan. Provides oversight in the use of GIMMS. Supports the cost effective management of all phases of standard construction, operations, and maintenance.
Responsible for the scheduling work to ensure the most effective utilization of resources. Coordinates with Energy Delivery Supply Chain to plan, forecast and schedule work that assists in managing logistics for material requirements.
Responsible to monitor the performance of all work and recommend action plans to improve performance and quality of work. Closely monitors performance measures and takes action to improve. Seeks continuous improvement in all areas. Participates in lean six sigma projects and takes a leadership role in actively managing projects to completion. Ensure that action plans are implemented and associated gains are sustained.
Takes a leadership role in developing relationships and exchanging information with the communities served. Assists in developing community account plan and plays a key role with community relations as described in the plan. Represents Alliant Energy on key leadership boards and committees
Actively supports VAPS work. Leads coordination of field engineering, material procurement, and construction management to ensure successful execution of work.
Responsible for assigned media contacts. Responsible for being a contact to emergency government personnel.
Interacts with customers and ensures all customer interactions with others are handled promptly and efficiently including resolving customer concerns and complaints.
Understands, interprets, and manages contracts with contract service providers. Maintains excellent relationship with contractors and effectively utilizes contractor crews.
Provides knowledgeable financial leadership to direct reports. Leadership includes, but is not limited to, overall budget preparation, manage budget to actual variances, and manage process for maximum asset utilization and productivity.
Projects a strong, positive leadership role within Alliant Energy on behalf of the Energy Delivery organization. Participates on policy making teams and committees.
Possesses in-depth knowledge of labor agreement to ensure proper negotiation and implementation of work rules. In-depth knowledge of business projects detail is essential to facilitate the union management relationship across Alliant. Within this area is the need to be able to maintain a solid working relationship with union leadership while making strategic recommendations to increase productivity, quality and customer service levels. Involved in the resolution of union grievances and discipline administration of employees.
Manages the professional development of all direct reports as needed. Responsible for the development of personnel, coaching, mentoring, feedback, performance documentation and other human resource activities as needed. Responsible for maintaining a safe and qualified well trained workforce. Performs training and coordinates training as appropriate. Manages the execution of staffing plans within the assigned geographic area of responsibility.
Maintains open lines of communication with employees. Clearly communicates goals, objectives, and expectations.
Responsible for managing local environmental issues. Acts as primary contact and interfaces with Energy Delivery environmental staff on environmental issues directly related to the manager’s assigned geographic area. Ensures that no NOV’s are issued against Alliant Energy in the assigned geographical area assigned.
Understands and enforces rules set by regulatory bodies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, DNR, etc)
Demonstrates cross functional knowledge and skill of all energy delivery processes and capable of providing leadership role on both a short team and long term basis.
Proficient with Information Technology systems and implements as designed.
Ensures employees report to their jobs in appropriate mental and physical condition and ready to work (“fit for duty”).
Promotes and supports diversity initiatives and equal employment opportunity.
Physical & Environmental Requirements:
Physical requirements include driving a vehicle for extended hours, sitting for long periods of time, standing and walking, speaking in front of large groups of people, lifting, hearing, seeing, writing, reading, field and depth perception and finger dexterity. Environmental requirements include working indoors and outdoors, in hot, cold, noisy, or hazardous environments for extended periods of time.
Technical/Job Skill Qualifications:
The candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications, and have demonstrated the following technical or job skills:
Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university (Business degree, or Engineering degree preferred).
A minimum of four years technical and/or professional experience in large electric construction, gas and electric operations, project management, or related work.
A minimum of three years supervisory experience of a technical group (preferably engineering, construction, project management or field operations).
Demonstrated effective leadership skills.
Working knowledge of electric, gas or steam operating practices, construction standards, work methods, equipment, maintenance practices, regulatory compliance and materials preferred.
Labor union management experience preferred.
Knowledge of safety rules and applicable electrical codes and DOT regulations preferred.
Ability to read and understand utility maps, plan and profiles, and drawings preferred.
Demonstrated financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated understanding of information technology applications. Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management).
Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment.
Lives within 40 minutes drive time of designated main office
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Performance Skills –
Candidates must have demonstrated the following performance skills:
Customer Focus : Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery; do what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction; deal with service failures and prioritize customer needs.
Commitment to Task: Able to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and persist despite obstacles; be available around the clock in case of emergency; give long hours to the job; demonstrate dependability in difficult circumstances and show a sense of urgency about getting results.
Teamwork: Able to share due credit with coworkers; display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment; work closely with other departments as necessary; support group decisions and solicit opinions from coworkers; display team spirit.
Decisiveness: Able to stand by a decision, despite second guessing or disagreement from others; take quick action in a high-risk crisis; make difficult decisions and follow through; assess a situation and make an optimal and speedy decision despite limited information.
Integrity- Able to be tactful, maintains confidences, and foster an ethical work environment; prevent inappropriate behavior by coworkers; give proper credit to others; handle all situations honestly.
Respecting Diversity: Able to adapt behavior to others’ styles; interact with people who have different values, cultures or backgrounds; be of service to difficult people; optimize the benefits of having a diverse workforce.
Conflict Management: Able to use a win-win approach to resolve controversy; stay objective and fair when dealing with sensitive situations; maintain constructive working relationships despite disagreement.
*NOTE - This position is covered by the Department of Transportation regulation on drug/alcohol testing (CFR 49, Part 199), and is subject to drug/alcohol testing according to said regulation.
Non-compete agreement required? Yes X No
Disclaimer - The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Original: 04/2004
Revised: 10/10/07
Job Code J03798
Revised: Added 40 minute requirement 07/2009
13. Intelligence Analyst (Crystal City, VA)
JIEDDO requires the services of eight intelligence analysts to assist with intelligence assessments. The intelligence analyst will analyze threat information reports and intelligence summaries from CJTF-180, CJTF-7, Central Command (CENTCOM), Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and other sources for Red Force trends, gaps, and methods of operation. A master threat briefing will be updated and maintained on a regular basis. The analysts will respond to and answer Requests for Information (RFI) from sub-IPT s. Analysts will evaluate technologies, capabilities and products proposed for Blue Force use with respect to current and estimated Red Force tactics and assist in the development of Blue Force tactics. IED threat briefings and updates will be prepared and delivered as required, as well as white papers and other special projects. Additionally, the analyst will assist in coordinating with federal, state and non-governmental agencies, synchronizing efforts to gather information and intelligence on criminal elements involved in terrorist and insurgent IED activities. The analyst will advise on options for incorporating law enforcement tactics, techniques and procedures into IED defeat efforts in order to increase their effectiveness. Personnel will be based at the JIEDDO offices in Crystal City, VA.
Candidates must have TOP SECRET/SCI security clearances with the DoD and a current SSBI within the last five years. Intelligence Analyst Personnel are required at a minimum to possess a High School diploma and have at least five (5) years of experience. It is preferred that personnel possess a Bachelors Degree.
Please email your resume for consideration.
Please include the following when submitting your resume for the position:
1. Salary requirements
2. Active DOD security clearance level
3. Availability
Thank you!
Lillian Hill
Lillian Hill | Technical Recruiter
I3 Ideal Innovations, Inc. | 950 N. Glebe Road Suite 800 | Arlington, VA 22203 | Phone: 571.480.5054 | Fax: 703.528.1913

14. Please pass on to the network. A-T Solutions, Inc. is currently accepting resumes from experienced, Contracts Managers, Proposal Writer, and Budget Analysts to be located in Fredericksburg, VA.

#66 – Contracts Manager – Fredericksburg, VA

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
• Working knowledge of Accounting activities, including processing of sales items and reconciliation of accounts, adjustments and journal entries.
• Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Experience in CostPoint required.

#86 – Proposal Writer – Fredericksburg, VA

• Quality writing skills and attention to detail.
• Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to work extended hours and/or weekends as required to meet deadlines.
• Ability to manage several proposal responses simultaneously in a relatively high volume, short turnaround environment.
• B.A. /B.S. Degree in English and/or Business (preferred).
• Ability to configure SharePoint features to support proposal processes.
• Knowledge of enterprise business development tools, ideally GovWin.
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite, Visio, and Adobe In-Design and Photoshop.

#94 – Budget Analysts – Fredericksburg, VA

• Responsibilities include all aspects of annual budget development, to include direct and indirect budget preparation for multiple projects and departments
• Responsible for developing and updating budget and forecasting templates
• Position requires the monthly monitoring and reporting of budget to actual data for multiple levels of management
• Assists in the preparation of the budget package for Senior Management and Board of Directors review
• Prepares the annual indirect rate data, to include rate calculation and final submission to DCAA
• Supports all program reviews and provides detailed analysis on project status
• Requires BA/BS degree Finance & Accounting, Business, or other related field. Must have 3-5 years experience in budget execution and analysis in government contracting
• Strong MS Office skills. Knowledge of CostPoint a plus. Strong communication and organizational skills. Working knowledge of FAR, CAS, and GAAP.

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15. JEFF EOD/PBI SME – NSWC Dahlgren, VA

• Experience in the conduct of PBI
• Master EOD Technician
• Willing to deploy for periods of 90 days
• Works well independently
• Experienced with working with Microsoft products (power point, word, Excel) and also PDF.
• Individual will have the capability to obtain a Top Secret (TSI) security clearance
• Superior verbal and written

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16. Please pass on to the network. A-T Solutions, Inc. is currently accepting resumes from experienced, IED Defeat SME / Instructors in the Camps Lejeune and Pendleton, 29 Palms and Bridgeport areas.

#89 – IED Defeat SME / Instructors - Various Locations

• Knowledge of Joint and Service specific CREW systems operation and tactical employment.
• Superior verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver complicated curriculum to a wide variety of audiences.
• Prior military experience as CREW Systems Technician.
• Route Clearance experience in Iraq or Afghanistan.
• Communication Skills, both oral and written are required.
• Operational or combat experience while performing duties relating to Counter IED operations in support of OIF, OEF or other theater of operation where US forces are deployed against the GWOT is preferred.
• Extremely savvy on theory, technical, and operational aspects of CREW, Route Clearance, and IED T3 programs is preferred.
• Minimum of three years instructional or training development experience.
• Bachelors Degree in English, Education, Psychology or Military Master Training Specialist.
• Will consider minimum three years instructional experience in lieu of training qualifications.

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17. Please pass on to the network. A-T Solutions, Inc. is currently accepting resumes from experienced, Program Managers in the Camp Lejeune, NC area.

#85 – Program Managers – Camp Lejeune

• Project management experience.
• Experience in Marine Corps Systems Approach to Training model.
• Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
• Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Department of Defense procurement policies and procedures.
• Bachelors Degree or MBA in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Management Information Systems, Business, or related discipline required.
• Fifteen (15) years of technical experience in support of US Military Engineering efforts, to include: Equipment Support, System Support, and Programmatic Support.
• Eight (8) years Program Management experience, to include: Technology Assessments, Systems Design,
Systems Analysis, Programmatic Support, Acquisition Planning, and Budget Planning.
• Five (5) years as manager of Counter Improvised Explosive Device trainers, resources, or personnel.
• Overseas operational experience in Iraq/Afghanistan.
• Military Master Training Specialist or Equivalent. Will consider minimum two years instructional experience in lieu of Training Qualifications.
• Program Management Certification desired.

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18. Please pass on to the network. A-T Solutions, Inc. is currently accepting resumes from experienced, Operational and Intelligence Subject Matter Experts (SME). These positions are based out of Northern Virginia and serve a critical role in providing daily direct support to deployed units in responding to requests for service over various operational and intelligence problem sets associated with attacking the enemy IED networks.

Operational and Intelligence Subject Matter Expert (SME) – Herndon, VA Area

• Must be willing to deploy. Some positions have scheduled deployments (6 months deployed, 12 months in non-deployed). Others are on an as-required basis.
• Require TS/SCI or TS/SCI eligible personnel (must have served in a TS/SCI position within the past two years) and be in Scope (current, active clearance)
• Must have 7 to 10 years of SOF Ops or 10 to 15 years of Intelligence experience or more.
• Must have OIF or OEF experience.
• Either have a BA/BS degree or requisite experience.
Operational SMEs require personnel with varied operations backgrounds across DOD who can apply their operational experience to CIED Attack the Network analysis and targeting.
Intelligence SMEs require varied disciplines from All Source, IMINT, HUMINT, GMTI, Geospatial, Exploitation, etc, and different levels of experience (Analysts and Team Leads).

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#45 – Combat Shooting and Tactical Vehicle Instructor – China Lake, CA

• Supervision and instruction of basic to advanced levels of classroom and practical instruction involving live fire combat shooting Small Unit Tactic (SMUT) operations and techniques.
• Performance of operator level weapons maintenance and repairs.
• Armed forces special operations (e.g. USMC Recon, USA SOF, USN SEAL and USAF Combat Controller) experience (6 years minimum).
• Graduate of : Blackwater, MidSouth Shooting Institute, Gryphon or SAFUEC small arms weapons training (equivalent small arms weapons training may be considered).
• Graduate of: ITI, GRYPHON, TierOne or Tony Scotti tactical driving training (equivalent tactical driving training may be considered).
• Graduate of Basic Instruction Training or equivalent instructional training experience.
• Ability to interface with all levels of Command.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

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John M. Castillo, LLC
(904) 713-8595 W *

19. PLANT MANAGER, O&M (UTILITY) (Phoenix, Arizona)

The Plant Manager is responsible for directing all Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities at the plant. The Plant Manager assures that an adequate supply of manpower, tools, equipment, and spare parts are available at all times to provide for the safe and efficient operation of the plant. The Plant Manager assures that the plant is operated in compliance with applicable safety, environmental, power generating, and contractual requirements to achieve consistently superior performance as evaluated by both objective and subjective measures. Experience with natural gas combined cycle power plants is beneficial.

-Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or equivalent experience required.
-10+ years of power plant or similar experience required.
-At least 3 years experience supervising technical, supervisory and administrative personnel.
-Strong leadership and motivational skills required.

* Full time permanent position with full benefits, bonus eligible, relocation assistance and interview travel reimbursement.