General Manager - Puget Sound

Job Summary

Responsible for overall operation of Pacific Ship Puget Sound.


Must have at least ten years of previous ship repair or equivalent experience.

Must be able to obtain access and badging (DBIDs) at Military installations.

Essential Job Tasks & Responsibilities

·      Directs and coordinates all Puget Sound departments.

·      Principal liaison with senior government and corporate officials.

·      Responsible for the safe, cost efficient utilization of assigned resources.

·      Directs/Coordinates with Production Operations Manager and operating activities of the Project and Program Managers, Ship Superintendents, and Production Department craft General Foremen in delegating work to ensure coordination of production activities with purchasing and quality assurance to obtain optimum production and utilization of assigned resources.

·      Ensure compliance with NAVSEA Standard Items.

·      Oversees and reviews operational schedules and coordination of production activities to ensure timeliness of completion and quality of products.

·      Reviews all bids and proposals prior to submission to ensure work envisioned is within productive capability and capacity of Pacific Ship.

·      Reviews, approves and negotiates all price proposal and change orders for work not covered by basic work specifications.

·      Communicates with San Diego counterpart for mutual support issues.

·      Manages all assigned contracts and programs ensuring budget and schedule compliance.

·      Oversees project proposal development to ensure compliance with period of performance, funding, manning and production resource constraints.

·      Translates contract requirements, specifications and customer expectations to individual Project Teams and corporate management.

·      Conducts Program and Project Team meetings to review budget and schedule progress on individual projects and to develop corrective action plans if required.

·      Prepares status reports required by the customer, the program team and corporate management.

·      Address production issues, negotiate contract changes, provide required reports and resolve any cost, schedule, technical or management concerns.

·      Accountable for contract execution in compliance with all federal, state and U.S. Navy safety and environmental guidelines.

·      Adheres to all PACSHIP organizational policies and procedures.

·      Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Physical/Mental Involvement & Environmental Factors

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds.

Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with staff, the public, and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or abusive individuals.

Work Environment: Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet. In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, biological hazards, airborne fumes, outdoor weather conditions and loud, prolonged noise.

Travel: Ability to travel to and from company sites within Puget Sound and surrounding areas, as well as out of state as needed.  Transportation may include automobile, airplane, or ferry. 

Aurora Rivera