Project Specialist

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Project Specialist to support construction project schedules and costs at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN.

Reporting to the Holston RDX Expansion Program Manager, the Project Specialist - Holston will primarily support RDX Expansion projects in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Proposal Generation
  • Project Integration
  • Time Management (schedules)
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Management
  • Communications Management
  • Risks/Opportunities Management
  • Scope Management
  • Construction Progress / Construction Monitoring
  • Customer Relations Management
  • Holston Support Groups Coordination (Safety, Environmental, Security, etc.)
  • Prepare Meeting Agendas, Minutes and other Project Documentation

o Supports the Program with managing stakeholder interface and expectations

o Supports interface with subcontractors, developing skills for future application in providing leadership and direction to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget constraints.

o Determines project scope of work, project performance objectives, success and acceptance criteria.

o Assigns work and follow-up as project demands.

o Develops project schedules, work packages and execution plans

o Supports the preparation of cost estimates and establishes budgets for the project work elements.

o Partners with Procurement Department to obtain bid quotations from subcontract and materials suppliers.

o Supports functional leadership to assign personnel to project tasks based on needs versus the skill sets and experience to ensure execution of all requirements.

o Tracks and reports project cost and schedule performance.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our chemical manufacturing facility in Kingsport, TN, we do this by developing safer explosives for our government and commercial customers. Learn more about this area of our business at

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