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Risk Management Lead, Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2)

Requisition ID:  263818

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/12/2022

Position Summary

The Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2) Project is to provide the design, procurement, construction, and start-up of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems.



  • Works as a central resource supporting all work. Reports to the Project Controls Manager.
  • Responsible for effective execution of the Project Controls risk management program in accordance with procedures.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls risk management related presentations.
  • Provides structured leadership and guidance for the overall execution of Project Execution Risk Management (PERM) activities.
  • Provides project leaders and relevant stakeholders with risk awareness support and guidance as necessary.
  • Provides oversight, training, mentoring, and ensures capability of Project Risk Coordinator(s) and Project Risk Specialist(s) in conducting PERM activities toward the attainment of project objectives.
  • Develops and maintains project Risk Management Plan (RMP) metrics, and reports.
  • Develops and reviews risk breakdown structures, risk libraries, and risk identification tools and frameworks in support of project needs.
  • Provides leadership in terms of integrating the risk management process with other key project procedures e.g. (Change Management, Forecasting, Cost, Trends, and Claims and supports corporate, GBU, commercial group), and functional stakeholders in managing enterprise level PERM activities as required.
  • Provides leadership and guidance for the analysis of specially assigned risk initiatives or work planning requiring detailed risk development, assessment, and response planning efforts.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with at least 9 years of experience in e.g. (project Risk Management Plan metrics,and reports). In lieu of a degree at least 15 years of professional experience EPC/EPCM projects.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the US per contract requirements. 
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check including verification of employment, education, and travel.
  • All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment and successfully go through a government screening process. Unescorted access approval is required.
  • Candidate must successfully clear government background check.


Additional Qualifications

  • A strong communicator, able to influence and coach the package delivery teams in effective change management at all stages of delivery.
  • Fully conversant with confidence modelling and program management practices.
  • Demonstrated expertise in delivery, communication, and training of risk processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.
  • High level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience. 
  • Project Controls leadership experience on EPC/EPCM projects.
  • Proven track record of successful project controls risk management delivery.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in the use of the various PERM tools and methods including use of Active Risk Manager (ARM) software, @RISK, and Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA) and/or Acumen Risk and including risk statement drafting, preparation of treatment plans, and providing written risk analysis and reports for senior management.
  • Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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