Transit Protection Program Support Specialist

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/8/2018 9:05 AM)
Job Location
USA-GA-Kings Bay
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.


Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Transit Protection Program Support Specialist.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


Assist in proofreading, validating and finalizing instructions, notices, memorandums, PowerPoints, white papers and other divisional correspondence.

Prepare classified correspondence, up to level secret, to include instructions, travel requests, training forms, and other security forms

Provide weekly activity/status reports to PM
Determines, monitors, and reviews costs, operational budgets and schedules, and manpower requirements
Assist with tracking changes concerning notices, instructions, MOA’s, and memorandums
Effectively participates on the engineering work team and supports other team members concerning experiment design, materials, equipment setup/maintenance and related issues
Establishes work methodology and sequence to gather and organize data for review with appropriate engineer(s) in support of project
Formulates and recommends corrective action measures such as schedule revisions, manpower adjustments, fund allocations, and work requirements
Gathers and organizes data for review with appropriate engineer(s) in support of project

Facilitate, coordinate, develop, submit, and track facility repair work orders and task orders as needed.

Facilitate, coordinate, develop, submitm and track 2-kilo submittal to TRF for production and service request
Maintains records, compiles reports, graphs, charts and related data in support of projects
Makes recommendations and coordinates and identifies resources required to meet defined project requirements
Participates in the tactical planning for completion of identified project segment

Provide photography support for TPP projects.

Coordinate arrangements for meetings, briefings; all contractor interfaces with government organizations
Prepares and coordinates the plans and schedules for new or existing programs
Provides technical expertise to customers, users or company personnel either at domestic or international field sites
Regular communication with other internal customers/work teams
Resolves proposal preparation problems and assesses the progress against established plans and parameters
Serves as company liaison with customers on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects
Supports and participates in negotiations with customer and prepares Statements of Work (SOW) for new projects
Utilizes defined resources to meet project requirements

Builds productive internal/external working relationships
Considerable ability to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
Considerable professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues

Highly skilled in the production of command instructions, various reports, documents, presentations, and charts using Microsoft Office suite products in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner
Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals

Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills 
Demonstrate considerable communications skills
Demonstrate creativity in resolving process and technical issues
Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity
Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to rectify
Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
Frequent internal company and external contacts

Highly skilled in conducting research, fact-finding, identifying and determining requirements from multiple sources; gathering and analyzing data and compiling into comprehensive documentations (i.e. Statement of Work, facility repair task orders, alternative of analysis studies, Business Case Analysis etc.)

Must possess an exceptionally high degree of customer focus and communication skills
Grasps and applies new information quickly; handles more complex assignments
Non-technical Support
Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments
Refers to policies and practices for guidance
Represents organization on specific projects
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy
Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors
Works under only very general supervision

Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). 

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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