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Project Administrator

Company: FIRST RF
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title
Project Administrator


Reports to
Director of Program Management



FIRST RF is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Project Administrator with outstanding organizational and communication skills to join our team. Our mission is to develop and field enabling antenna and RF system products which support the needs of the DoD and critical commercial customers. As a part of the Program Management department you will represent the interests of FIRST RF and work on a variety of R&D and Production contracts, helping keep the Project Teams informed and on track. Production volumes range in size from one-off prototype projects to full scale production orders with thousands of units. This role stands at the intersection of engineering, business, and leadership, and brings many skills to bear to ensure technical excellence, financial responsibility, and customer satisfaction.

Essential Functions

Construct and control project plans and budgets that help teams drive key decision points.

Maintain an in-depth understanding of the projects and related contractual, technical, and quality documentation.

Maintain the project calendar.

Balance the demands of several simultaneous projects

Schedules project meetings and keep meeting minutes.

Identify, track, manage, and resolve project issues.

Ensure the Project Team is meeting stakeholder needs.

Prepare the cost and schedule of proposals to win new programs for key pursuits.

Facilitate program communication and information flow by maintaining the project files.

Briefing upper management on project status.

Coordinate with Contracts and Finance ensure compliance to federal acquisition regulations (FAR).

Coordinate resource allocation across a portfolio of projects.

Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and photocopiers.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position at least 40 hours per week. Typical office hours include Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, however these hours will vary based on workload and the managers discretion. This job may require more than 40 hours of work per week as the need arises.


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance

Reside in Colorado

Excellent organizational and analytical skills and a detail-oriented problem-solving approach

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including creating and delivering presentations

A capacity to thrive in a self-motivated environment that has few boundaries and at-times conflicting priorities

Bachelors Degree

Ability to identify cost, and schedule risks/opportunities and to engage technical support appropriately

A desire to find, explore, and solve new and challenging problems

Preferred Education and Experience

A proven capacity to contribute to multidisciplinary engineering projects

Experience in R&D and FAR proposal activities

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Company Description

FIRST RF is a fast-growing, multi-discipline, privately owned small business focused on engineering and manufacturing of advanced technologies - specifically in antennas and radio frequency (RF) systems. We are an energetic team empowered with world-class facilities and resources. We promote a culture which prioritizes innovation and responsiveness. By making bold investments in the development of groundbreaking technologies, FIRST RF has fielded award-winning products ranging from revolutionary passive antennas to highly complex, active antenna systems.

AAP/EEO Statement
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that employment decisions be based on job-related factors.

Keywords: FIRST RF, Boulder , Project Administrator, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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