Norfolk, Virginia

**Job Description**

BAE Systems is looking for an Estimator/Contracts Administrator with 10 years of ship repair experience to administer large and complex contracts and programs. This position will act as a point of contact between the company and MARMC Negotiator, Contracting Officer, and Project personnel for estimating and contract/specifications interpretation and negotiation of change orders. This position will also monitor the contract's performance and submit reports and recommendations to management. Prior estimating and contract administration experience is preferred.

Review contract. Prepare and submit contract-pricing actions, work item estimated costs, and other required reports and correspondence. Maintain daily dialogue with company and customer activities to address and resolve contract matters. Review, administer and negotiate change orders with customers.

Prepare estimates, maintain budgets, and monitor cost performance and billings for Programs as assigned. Provide functional expertise to Program Managers and Maintenance Teams providing financial and contract management to the Programs being supported. Develop detailed cost proposals and certifications over $750,000.

Monitor job progress and labor, material, and subcontractor expenditures to determine trends and track the projected contract rates of the contract or program, to established goals. Initiate recommendations to management to improve performance.

**Required Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ Bachelor s degree and 6 years of relevant experience or HS Diploma and 10 years of relevant working experience.

+ Extensive working knowledge of FAR/DFAR.

+ Minimum of 5 years trade experience, or 10 years of shipyard repair experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Critical attention to detail with financial acumen.

**Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ Experience with the following types of Contracts: Firm-Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursement and Hybrid

+ Ship Repair Experience

**Principal Contract Administrator**

**82351BR**

EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

Norfolk, Virginia

Meaningful. Empowering. Remarkable. That’s a career at BAE Systems. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.    BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, security and aerospace company headquartered in Arlington, VA, with locations across the country. We deliver a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. 

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