Senior Security Specialist Project Manager. Job in Chantilly FOX8 Jobs

  • Job Reference: 425340897-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: GHD
  • Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

No VISA support or sponsorship available at this time.

GHD is searching for a Sr. Physical Security Specialist/Project Manager to support multiple projects and clients. There are opportunities to work remotely enabling working from many locations across the U.S. with preference for either the Chantilly, VA or Baltimore MD offices where the majority of current projects are located.

The person selected to fill this role will need to have the ability to work independently as a self-motivated individual as well as part of a highly collaborative team in a dynamic environment. The person must be able to work in a high paced, quickly changing environment with the ability to multitask and adapt as necessary.


Performing Risk Assessments and Physical Security Surveys.

Consulting on Physical Security including Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Antiterrorism / Force Protection (AT/FP), anti-ram mitigation, ballistic mitigation, forced entry mitigation, and electronic security systems. Electronic security systems consist of Physical Access Control Systems (PACS), Intrusion detection systems (IDS), Video Assessment and Surveillance Systems (VASS), Intercommunications systems, as well as supporting infrastructure such as networking, cabling infrastructure, power, and cooling.

Prepare and present reports and presentations to senior staff and clients.

Manage projects related to consulting and design of physical protective systems including consulting/planning, design, as well as overseeing construction and commissioning / acceptance testing. This includes managing schedules and budgets.

Assist in business development efforts including developing proposals for consulting and design work.

Work with and/or directing relevant disciplines and/or sub-contractors in the planning, design and implementation of these systems

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

12+ years of relevant recent experience

PSP certification completed or in progress

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience in the design and planning of access control and video systems

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook) and Microsoft Project

Knowledge of or familiarity with various security regulations/requirements/standards including ASIS, ISC, and DoD / UFC.

Knowledge of low voltage systems (structured cabling design (copper/fiber), basic IP networking, electrified door hardware)

Knowledge of basic construction, electrical, building, and fire codes

Competent in reading and understanding construction drawings/specifications and knowledgeable in standard construction industry practice

Preferred Qualification

CPP Certification completed or in progress

DoD Antiterrorism Officer Level 2 certification

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Electronic security system manufacturer's certification(s) a plus

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.

We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance is critical to the success and happiness of our people. We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.