LJT & Associates, Inc

Range Service Manager/Project Manager 1

US-VA-Wallops Island
Job ID
Management - Technical
Security Clearance Required


LJT & Associates, Inc. provides a wide range of engineering and other support services to the U.S. Government and International customers. We are a business with expertise in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of a variety of engineering and hardware integration solutions. We are seeking a Range Service Manager to support our customer at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Range Operations Contract.


The successful candidate will provide Project Management to a variety of missions conducted at Wallops Flight Facility and other locations as required and be responsible for managing cost, scope, schedule, and deliverables.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Hold, or be able to obtain, a Project Management Professional License from the Project Management Institute
  • Support all mission planning activities and provide resource deconfliction with concurrent launch range missions
  • Provide guidance to project teams during the task implementation
  • Develop all  documentation including Project Charters, Project Management Plans, Technical Implementation Plans, Post Mission Summary Reports, and range instrumentation status presentations.
  • Must be willing to travel on deployment for extended periods of time.  Act as a site lead during mission deployment
  • Be responsible for managing complex mission requirements, dynamic schedule, and cost accounting
  • Make trade study assessments, and recommendations, supporting Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Operations Readiness Review (ORR), and reviewing deliverables
  • Ensure operational support to customers, provide technical consultation advice to Task Leads regarding design issues, development and test approaches, and test result assessments
  • Coordinate mission support requirements with NASA project managers and launch range customers
  • Develop, maintain, and report technical performance metrics  to effectively measure the project performance
  • Provide direction and discipline to employees and evaluate project personnel performance
  • Past experience in launch range operations highly favorable
  • Past experience managing technical projects highly favorable



  • BS degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or Mathematics or other field plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience, including 2 years of program/project management experience
  • Masters degree in a technical or business field may substitute for 2 years of experience
  • Must be able to travel to worldwide locations for mission support, estimated 25% of time
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance


LJT is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V


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