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Program Manager - Commercial Shipyard l US Navy Non-Complex Availability Management l Continuous Mai

Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Company Overview:

Company Overview: Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc. (Continental Tide) is an industry leader, providing engineering and industrial services to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other DoD organizations. At Continental Tide, we understand that a great company culture is one where employees know their voice is heard, no matter what their title is, and letting them grow in their role as the company does. We want to provide our employees with the opportunity to learn, be challenged and be in a position where they can succeed, develop new skills, and do things they would not have the opportunity to do elsewhere. In our fast-paced and challenging environment, employees here at Continental Tide can catapult themselves to the top and we're looking for "the best at what they do" to join our team and help us grow.

*Please note due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered. Veteran and retired candidates welcome!

Job Overview:

Continental Tide is seeking a ProgramManager with Commercial Shipyard, Continuous MaintenanceAvailabilities (CMAV) and/or US Navy Non-Complex Availability Managementexperience to support our Fleet Services Group. Continental Tide is a PrimeContract Holder for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC)Non-Complex Availability and CMAV Programs, US Army | Zone 3 Programs, as wellas a Prime Contract Holder for the five (5) Major Commercial Shipyards in theHampton Roads | VA Operational Area.  These Programs are highly competitiveand require a motivated individual looking to capitalize on theseopportunities. The successful candidate will be responsible for BusinessDevelopment/Work Capture, Client Management, and Project Execution of shipboardsystem projects and initiatives.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Program Manager responsible for Business Development, Client Management, Estimating, Project Execution and Reporting across Continental Tide's Commercial Shipyard, CMAV and/or US Navy Non-Complex Availability business lines
  2. Oversee and Direct program and project initiatives
  3. Ensures compliance with all contract requirements and allocates all appropriate resources
  4. Develop Proposal Responses, Project Estimates, and prepare Status Reports
  5. Lead and Direct work of employees assigned to projects
  6. Must have a proven ability to successfully work with Continental Tide Senior Management and Department heads on Strategic Initiatives and identification of Growth Opportunities
  7. Perform duties Outside of Specialty to complete work assignment


  • 7-10+ years of experience working with Commercial Shipyard and/or US Navy Non-Complex Availability Systems aboard US Navy ships
  • Familiar with FAR clauses and Contract Management, with direct experience operating in a Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) environment
  • Demonstrated experience IRT planning and execution of multiple concurrent tasks that span contracts and programs
  • Ability to develop and implement solutions during both routine operations and times of increased operational tempo
  • Review Project Manager and Task Lead reports for accuracy related to progress and costs…brief Senior Management with summary of detailed and accurate reports
  • Prepare, organize, collect, evaluate, review and/or revise program documentation including but not limited to the following: issue reports, program plans, implementation goals, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), work breakdown structures, impact statements, funding profiles, procurement requirements, planning, control dates, schedules, and procedures.
  • Must be able to demonstrate familiarity and experience with USN Shipboard Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM Combat Systems (CS) and Auxiliary Systems (AuxSys)…specific examples are as follows:

Technical Element

  • HM&E Marine Construction/Repair
  • Ship Repair and Alterations
  • Marine Electrical Systems
  • Electrical Installation and Repair
  • Steel Fabrication Processes
  • Welding Practices and Standards
  • Alteration Installation Teams
  • Technical Oversight
  • Quality Control
  • Condition Found Report (CFR) development and submittals
  • Proficient in Navy Maintenance Database (NMD) System
    • Steam, Diesel and Gas Turbine Generator Sets and associated controls

Program Management Element

  • Project/Operations Management
  • Budget/Cost Controls
  • Schedule Adherence
  • Labor Resource Planning
  • Pricing and negotiation of Request for Contract Changes (RCCs)
  • New Product/Service Development
  • Estimating and Proposals
  • Contract Negotiations/Execution
  • Productivity and Performance Improvement
  • Customer Relations
  • Strategic Planning and Leadership
  • Risk Management
    • Ability to read and interpret Navy Standard Drawings/Blueprints/Sketches
    • Comprehensive understanding of NAVSEA Standard Items (NSSIs) and Ship Specifications
    • Must have or have the ability to obtain SECRET clearance
    • Must have the ability to obtain base access and security credentials
    • On occasion, travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States (Less than 5% of the time)

Additional Areas of Focus:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with US Navy and other DoD Technical Communities and Clients
  • Demonstrate problem-solving, decision-making skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and execute multiple assigned tasks simultaneously
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc.


Virginia Beach, VA
23455 USA
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