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Project Manager Associate - Government Services

Company: General Electric
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

The Project Manager Associate - Government Services is responsible for executing projects with low to moderate complexity and providing planning and administrative support on projects with moderate to high complexity. In this role, you will meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. You will report to the Marine Operations Leader and support one or more project managers in various phases of project execution across the Marine portfolio.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

As the Project Manager Associate - Government Services, you will:

  • Independently manage and coordinate engineering/field service resources on smaller projects or portions of a larger program
  • Work closely with assigned Project Manager(s) to coordinate contract execution on larger projects/programs
  • Provide planning services to assist project team with equipment and engineering deliverable issues on projects
  • Interface with various functions within the business to monitor status of the project and ensure timely execution of project requirements and deliverables (such as project documentation and deliverables tracking, procurement and material tracking, customer/supplier invoice submission and issues resolution)
  • Track, compile, and report financial performance across projects including cost/labor reports, monitor billing and revenue milestones, identify and track risks/opportunities, and ensure adherence to the OneOTR project framework
  • Support relevant and data-driven project schedules per customer requirements and develop reports to maximize critical path visibility to the project team while focusing on overall On-Time Delivery
  • Be a self-motivated team player who can drive cross-functional teams and communicate the results effectively to customers

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or related degree.
  • At least 2 additional years of experience in project planning, project management or engineering


  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Must be a US citizen. Due to the nature of the work being performed this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.

Desired Characteristics

  • Proficiency with SAP and MS Excel
  • Ability to learn and follow defined departmental policies, procedures, and practices
  • Ability to make decisions with regards to completion of tasks and job methods and follow through with results of outcome
  • Strong influencing skills when dealing with functions and planning their activities
  • Ability to interface with difficult internal/external customers, customizing planning activities according to specific needs and requirements
  • Ability to prioritize activities and respect deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Keywords: General Electric, Erie , Project Manager Associate - Government Services, Other , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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