Post Delivery Program Coordinator III in Mobile, AL at Austal

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 




  • Support implementation of Austal USA PDSS sales and marketing strategy.
  • Implement capture management strategies and develop processes.
  • Develop and edit proposals and other responses.
  • Prepare and maintain status reports on Proposal Development and Change Management.
  •    Responsible for proposal development through submission.
  •    Responsible for ensuring Austal’s Change Management procedures are adhered to as related to Post Delivery.
  •    Interfaces with Austals sub-contractors for proposal development and Change Management.
  •    Responsible for tracking and scheduling changes up to implementation.
  •    Responsible for reviewing inputs from various departments for correctness and adequacy for estimating and pricing purposes.
  •    Coordinate technical negotiation support to Contract Administrators.
  •    Responsible for interfacing with PDSS customers and internal departments (Marketing, Contracts, Purchasing, Production, Finance, Design, etc.) on related issues involving the scope and preparation of change.
  •    Works with Contract Administrators in the development of Notification of

Changes, requests for Equitable Adjustment and Claims.

  • Support Project Managers, as needed, to help them effectively manage their Projects.
  • Develop new tracking tools, databases and processes, as necessary, and facilitate implementation.
  • Lead internal meetings as required.
  • Will be required to travel up to 25%.
  • Overtime and weekends may be required to meet deadlines and workload requirements. Proposal periods will include increased support as necessary.
  •   Performs other duties and special projects as requested by management.
  • Complies with Austal’s employee handbook general guidelines, company

procedures and policies.


  • BS or BA degree preferred with Masters in Science or Business Administration a plus
    • Five (5) years’ of similar work experience in a shipbuilding, ship repair/Post Delivery, or military environment will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) preferred.
  • Experience in Proposal Development, preferably in a military shipbuilding  

           Environment required.

  •    Possess ability to and be comfortable in making presentations to large audiences required.
  •    Possess ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization required.
  •   Possess ability to read, understand and interpret contract specifications, build

           specifications and other technical documents used in shipbuilding required.

  •   Demonstrated understanding of the different types of estimates/proposals (RFP, RFQ, ROM, etc.) and the different types of government contracts (CPFF, CPAF, FPIF, etc.) required.
  •   Possess good communication skills, both written and oral required.
  •   Must be proficient in use of computer software applications (MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contracts, contract specifications, and major

equipment specifications required.

  • Must be self-starter and able to work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • Possess willingness and ability to work irregular and sometimes lengthy work schedule required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a personal security clearance.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.

DISCRETION EXERCISED: Work autonomously. Resolves moderately complex issues.

Escalates the most complex issues through the department chain of command. Works within established guidelines and relevant procedures.

LIAISES WITH: Program Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators, all Production

Departments, Subcontractors,  Estimating, Finance, Contracts, Procurement, Production Control, Engineering, customers and clients, and all support organizations across the company, and surveying authority(s).


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance.

All candidates must meet Austal USA’s basic employment eligibility guidelines:

  • 18 years or older at time of application
  • Able to provide proof of US Person status  (permanent resident or citizen)
  • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.


Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.