Panama City, Florida

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.

Sunik has an exciting new opportunity for a Project Manager for the Tyndall AFB Base Operations Support Services contract.

Tyndall AFB is in Bay County on the Gulf of Mexico in the Florida Panhandle, 12 miles east of Panama City. The host unit, the 325th Fighter Wing, develops Airmen trained to project unrivaled combat air power on behalf of the United States of America. In 2018, the base sustained a direct hit from Hurricane Michael. Construction is now underway to rebuild the base and shape it into the Air Force's first 21st Century "Installation of the Future." Great things are happening as Tyndall plans to welcome F-35 Lightning II aircraft beginning September 2023.

Sunik provides facilities operations and maintenance, base level logistics, vehicle and equipment operations and maintenance, warehouse operations, and quality of life and administrative support to the federal government and military from coast to coast. Our facility, infrastructure support and logistics professionals enhance the lifecycle and performance of our customers' assets, allowing them to focus on the core mission of their agency or command. Sunik leverages proven processes and best practices to deliver unparalleled services at reduced cost.

This Project Manager position is responsible and accountable for management of a multidiscipline workforce performing facilities operations and maintenance, logistics operations, quality control, safety and environmental services. Responsible for the accomplishment of the requirements set forth in the Performance Work Statement and the contractual obligations to the customer at Tyndall Air Force Base. Acts as the senior management representative on site to ensure work is completed within quality guidelines meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Monitors overall project level performance and plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the operations of facilities O&M, equipment maintenance and administrative support services.

  • Responsible for the overall management and operation of the facilities O&M services and administrative support functions of the Civil Engineering Base Operations Management contract, directly overseeing the various trades' personnel performing that work. Responsible for managing equipment, vehicles and facilities.
  • Demonstrates experience with managing Government contracting requirements included in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Government Furnished Equipment and Materials, Property Accountability, and Work Control.
  • Coordinates with Sunik leadership and other company resources to effectively obtain company support to include personnel hires, employee benefit and record processing, travel and other expense vouchers, performance reviews, vendor set-up, invoice processing, time collection, addressing employee issues/concerns, etc.
  • Manages contract operations within budget to maximize the balance among contract performance, contract expenses and company costs, and profit margin. Ensures timely and accurate invoicing and monitors receivables for the project. Analyzes project profitability, revenue, bill rates and utilization.
  • Assists in recruiting personnel and overseeing their training and orientation. Monitor employee performance and productivity; supervise employees. Coordinate disciplinary actions.
  • Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of the organization and management of operations. Formulate recommendations for improved organizational structure, policies and techniques, methods, procedures, and systems designed to achieve performance on Acceptable Performance Levels (APL). Manages both fixed price and cost reimbursable work.
  • In conjunction with the Safety and Health Officer develops, implements and maintains a comprehensive worker safety and health and environmental program that prevents and reduces injuries, illnesses and losses and complies with company safety and environmental programs and guidelines.
  • Performs cost estimates for facilities O&M projects and interface daily with site client management on all facilities issues. Lead proposal development for scope changes, REAs and pricing adjustments.
  • Continually looks for potential business development opportunities for the Akima family of companies and report potential opportunities to company management or business development resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in technical, engineering or business field.
  • 10 years of experience leading multi-disciplined teams in the Federal contracting arena including facilities operations, maintenance and construction.
  • Thorough knowledge of general management principles, methods, and techniques and their practical application in the area of facilities management.
  • Experience in direct oversight of quality control, equipment, facility, utility, grounds management, safety and business operations management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management processes and financial management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Direct experience in facilities maintenance and repair or facilities engineering on a Department of Defense (DoD) US Air Force Civil Engineering federal government contract.
  • Knowledge of the Facility Sustainment, Repair and Modernization (FSRM) and Military Construction (MILCON) projects at Tyndall AFB.
  • Experienced in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and sensor technology as they apply to modern facilities sustainment.
  • Knowledge and experience with unions and Collective Bargaining agreements and US Department of Labor employment law.

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 necessary. 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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Panama City, Florida

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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