Functioning as an Operation Department Project Coordinator at Wallops Island Virginia in the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Facility. SCSC is the premier Land Based Test Site for the Aegis and SSDS Navy Shipboard platforms. The mission at SCSC includes Research and Development, Training, Fleet Emergent Testing, System Integration and hardware/software Certification.
Project Coordinator duties include interfacing with potential mission customers, preparing and coordinating the plans and schedules in support of live SCSC fleet operations, integration of new combat systems elements, multi-platform training missions, fleet emergent missions, activation of new baselines and equipment and development of new mission capabilities. Project Coordinators review potential mission test plans and initiate all the actions required to carry out missions from early planning through post-mission analysis. Technically interface and coordinate with all SCSC work areas including Major Programs, Operations, Engineering, Readiness and Configuration Management. Preparing all required technical documentation to include Site Change Implementation Notices (SCIN) and the development of technical drawings for test set-ups. Project Coordinators develop estimates of man-hours and associated costs to carry out mission events, including analysis of effects of projects on overall site operation. Project Coordinators superintend the execution of all aspects of project missions, including participating in the actual execution of mission events. Project Coordinators work with Site Test Directors to ensure that all requirements are in place to carry out mission objectives. Project Coordinators coordinate and develop post-mission analysis, including distributing lesson's learned to all stake-holders with an eye toward improvement of future project missions.