Calspan Corporation

Contracts / Subcontracts Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
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Calspan Systems in Newport News, VA is an industry leader in the engineering and manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems for ground test and flight applications. We have been employed in the development of nearly every domestic fixed-wing aircraft, missile, and helicopter system.  We are an engineering products based company with excellent prototype and low-rate production machining capability. We are seeking a Contracts / Subcontracts Administrator to join our team.  This is a great opportunity to be part of a well established and growing organization that prides itself on its Be Calspan Values. If you think you have what it takes to Be Calspan we encourage you to apply. 



Core Responsibilities Listed Below – Compensation and position level commensurate with education and experience.


Responsible for the administration of Government Contracts and Subcontracts, including: analyzing and evaluating terms and conditions, verifying funding, reviewing for compliance with bid, negotiating provisions, mitigating risk and issuing and managing related subcontracts. General duties include administering contracts and subcontracts, daily interface with government and teaming partners, and management and submission of required reporting. 

  • Review and monitor all contract requirements to ensure compliance.  Identify and monitor risks associated with terms and conditions.  Ensure all reporting and contract deliverables are issued in accordance with customer requirements.  
  • Ensure all regulatory systems are maintained and compliant per DCMA, DCAA, Department of State and Commerce, and customer specific agencies. 
  • Issue and manage subcontracts.  Draft and issue awards. Ensure that flow down requirements are established related to terms and conditions, reporting and FAR/DFAR requirements. Monitor subcontractor performance and milestone event schedules to ensure compliance.  
  • Monitor contract and subcontractor funding.  Coordinate contract and subcontract modifications, including drafting requests for changes and amendments and developing support as needed for modifications.
  • Provide input and work with finance on financial reports, invoices, performance metrics, etc.  Complete contract and subcontract close-out activities, as required.  Support customer and government audits, as required.


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline;
  • Relevant experience
  • Due to security requirements this position requires US Citizenship

Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Provide contracting leadership and full life cycle support to government clients, including administering contracts with the US government and subcontracts with prime contractors.
  • Knowledge of the FAR, DFARS and other US government procurement regulations.
  • Cradle-to-grave administration for contracts and subcontracts.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to accurately track large volumes of contract documents and data
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Why join Calspan?


Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.


Great Benefits= Happy, Committed Employees 

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k), Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.


Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.



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