Project Administrator II

General Atomics

Palmdale, CA

Job Summary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Administrator to join our USAF Program team in Gray Butte (Palmdale, Ca.)  With general supervision, this position is responsible for the administration of operational aspects of ongoing projects.  

  • Administers daily operational aspects of one or more ongoing projects; participates in project plan development. Integrates and analyzes project plans to ensure milestones and delivery requirements are met; ensures that all the key parties are advised.
  • Participates in problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
  • Develops appropriate electronic and hard copy reports and records.
  • May represent the organization with outside organizations.
  • Provides direction to support staff and may provide direction to less experienced professional staff.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.  
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in Business Administration or a related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional project administration experience. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a general understanding of project administration principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.
  • Must be customer focused and possess:
    • The ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of problems;
    • Good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings;
    • Good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and
    • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work additional hours as required.