Sunik, an Akima Company, delivers superior services for logistics, facilities, maintenance, and repair across today's most complex and demanding DoD and federal civilian installations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary: ROME - Wallops Site Manager

The Site Manager will be dedicated to the management of all aspects of services provided at Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) under the Repair, Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering (ROME) contract.

  • Serves as the Akima ROME Team's main day-to-day point of contact for WFF and is empowered with the authority to direct site operations at WFF.
  • Implements ROME policies and procedures for performance and control of all WFF business management functions and technical support.
  • Monitors performance of ROME WFF functional managers and supervisors.
  • Ensures submission of WFF information for required ROME reports and contract data.
  • Responsible for implementation and execution of the ROME Quality Control Plan and Safety, Health and Environmental Plan at WFF. Ensures ROME quality, safety and environmental standards are applied to all levels of the work at WFF and measured for effectiveness. Participates in investigations related to quality defects and safety or environmental incidents and development of resolutions (corrective and preventive).
  • Provides guidance and direction to other ROME WFF support functions including finance and accounting, human resources, training, security, and environmental.
  • Serves as principal liaison between the company, our ROME management team at GSFC, ROME stakeholders at WFF, and the ROME WFF labor unions.
  • Serves as a member of the ROME Program Manager's executive leadership team and assists and provides recommendations to the Program Manager for policymaking.
  • Works closely with the ROME Program Manager to ensure communication and prompt resolution of issues associated with ROME WFF performance.
  • Leads the ROME WFF workforce in implementing partnering with customers to continuously improve performance and business relations.
  • With regard to ROME WFF operations, reviews and signs off on contract modifications for WFF operations, manages budgets and cost performance for WFF operations, monitors contractual performance, and takes action to correct discrepant conditions. Has overall responsibility for ROME WFF P&L.
  • With regard to ROME WFF operations, performs hiring, firing, promotions, disciplinary actions, and employee performance evaluations.
  • Conducts briefings and participates in meetings for ROME internal and external stakeholders concerning specific project operations.
  • Maintains working knowledge of requisite business systems as they relate to ROME WFF, including ability to implement future programs.
  • Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlined herein but which are logically and properly inherent to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree from an accredited College or University in a Technical business field.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in facilities maintenance management, preferably on a US Government military installation or large civilian agency industrial complex (e.g., NASA).
  • Demonstrated experience with regulatory compliance, including OSHA, EPA and FAR.
  • Management experience with proven ability to direct customer focused teams providing institutional services including facility operations and maintenance, and facility engineering and construction services.
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate activities of staff engaged in planning and scheduling of operations, maintenance and repair work.
  • Knowledge of physical plant management including functional understanding of building automation systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and direct digital controls (DDC) technology.
  • Strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and MS Project.

Additional Desired Qualifications:
  • Management experience on a program/contract of similar size and complexity of scope to the ROME WFF services (for example, managing work in excess of $10M per year and managing staff of 50 for federal contracts).
  • In-depth knowledge of the WFF infrastructure and operating environment including its users and tenants.
  • Prior experience with Union/CBA contract management and labor relations.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessar y. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.


Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.


We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

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