Metrology Site Manager (AFPSL) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Metrology Site Manager (AFPSL)

Please Note: Position is contingent upon contract award.

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

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Responsibilities :

Metrology Site Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the Air Force Primary Standards Lab (AFPSL) contract. This includes performance, quality, cost and schedule targets, ensuring compliance to USAF Technical Order (T.O.) 00-20-14 quality manual and customer requirements.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

  • primary standards calibrations
  • testing
  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) support
  • technical support
  • writing new Technical Orders
  • Editing current Technical Orders (both minor and major updates)
  • Logistics
  • IT assurance
  • Safety (to include Radiation safety)
  • Facilities maintenance, preventive maintenance, and custodial activities

Ensures compliance to all government Contract Deliverables (CDRL’s).

Relentlessly delivers on all commitments to Integrated Program Team, suppliers, and customers.

Identifies risks/opportunities for contract and takes action to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities at the contract level.

Recognized ability to share knowledge, best practices and encouraging team members to learn and challenge their capabilities.

Works with teams at all levels to uncover barriers and identify improvement action plans.

Responsible for managing Program Management talent inside of programs. Coaches and mentors team members.

Responsible for managing costs related to the contract to meet all financial goals. Drives productivity improvements, and implements cost reductions.

Green Belt Certified. Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement through team participation and results. Uses enabling tools in daily work to improve results.

Leads at least 1 green belt team/project per year.

Assimilates data and information and directs the organization and fellow leadership team to improve project performance. Data includes both atom data (metrics) and complex parametric data that provides indication of current as well as predicted project state.

Ability to analyze projects/ programs, and engineering organizations to architect the PMO infrastructure and team for ease of process, communications, workflow, and metrics rollup.

Constant interface with suppliers and customers. Communication is most frequently with program team, with regular updates to Program Management leaders. Drive Program Management Excellence across entire contract. Ability to influence several teams, communicating business vision, goals and objectives

Position Scope:

Constant interface with suppliers and customers. Communication is most frequently with program team, with regular updates to ATMETCAL and Program Management leaders. Drive Program Management Excellence across entire program. Ability to influence several teams, communicating business vision, goals and objectives.

Key Success Factors:

  • Intimate understanding of AFMETCAL mission, customers, and quality requirements.
  • Has documented PMEL training
  • Can do attitude
  • Possesses Technical Order writing history
  • Knows and has demonstrated primary standards calibration expertise meeting ISO/IEC17025:2017 and AF TO 00-20-14 quality standards
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills for a variety of audiences. Sought out by peers and leaders for communication skills.

Experience and Education:

  • BS Engineering, Sciences, or Other Related Program Field and at least 15 years of directly related experience. Advanced Degrees (M.S. / MBA) preferred.
  • Extensive Program Management Experience and increasing leadership responsibility.
  • Preferred cross-functional and business experiences. In lieu of formal education, 15 years of directly related experience.
  • Secret Clearance Required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Additional Skills Required/Sought:

  • Demonstrates key project communication skills including negotiation, customer presentations, and effective listening
  • 5-10 years experience at AFMETCAL, AFPSL, or similar primary standards lab environment.
  • PMEL trained (electrical/RF/Microwave, physical/dimensional, Radiac, etc)
  • 5-10 years Quality manager experience with audit/training focused on achieving ISO/IEC17025:2017 and/or AF TO 00-20-14.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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