SSU is a strategically focused, innovative organization that provides world class services and customizable modular structures to include ICD 705 compliant SCIFs across the globe to meet our customers’ unique requirements and critical objectives.  Our modular structures are custom with past projects ranging from 24 square feet to just under 13,000 square feet (two-story structure).  Our structures are designed for outdoor harsh environmental conditions as well as for applications inside of existing buildings, warehouses, conference rooms or office space. Our past and current projects are located throughout the United States to include global locations such as Poland, Germany, United Kingdom, Jordan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Niger, Djibouti, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Philippines, Okinawa, and Hawaii.

SSU is a solutions-based company, that is veteran owned and operated by military-minded professionals with decades of special operations and intelligence experience, focused on enabling the warfighter, or servicing government organizations and the commercial sector. Domestically or internationally, SSU provides a large business experience as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

We currently have an opening for an Assistant Project Manager in our Construction Department to work in our corporate office located in downtown Fayetteville, N.C. Positions will require travel up to 50% of time in the US and internationally. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing management to the team, including work schedules, project progress, and resource allocation. We are a rapidly growing, high-performance organization, committed to excellence and offer great growth opportunities.

Location: Fayetteville, NC

Security Clearance: current Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance 


  • Responsible for the supervision of all field activities related to the project’s physical construction
  • Control all aspects of the project site to safely achieve the final design, with strict adherence to requirements/standards (quality, environmental, site-specific) within the contract schedule
  • Direct point of contact for safety, enforcement of all safety regulations and policies, and will often be the projects site safety office
  • Oversee total project supervision to ensure budget and schedule are met and the project is completed as per design requirements
  • Plan weekly project activities and provide direction to the subcontractors on the work to be performed with direction from the Project Manager
  • Participates in scope reviews of various bid packages to coordinate interfaces and ensure nothing has been missed
  • Ensure all subcontractors, material purchases, submittals, deliveries, clarifications, and changes are properly and timely coordinated with the project team and comply with the contract requirements
  • Generate, secure, or otherwise confirm all information needed to create, monitor, and modify the progress schedule on a continuing basis
  • Aid project team in the development and monitoring of metrics to track actual versus required performance by all parties
  • Ensure compliance with SSU Standard Operating Procedures

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Current active US Passport (highly preferred)
  • Candidates must be able to meet the standards required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years of related skill, knowledge or experience in construction practices
  • In-depth understanding of local, state, and federal construction regulations
  • Ability to work with minimal oversight to maintain strict compliance with design, follow procedures and schedules, and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with others
  • Ability to analyze problems and make sound decisions in a timely manner
  • Experience with cost and schedule reporting and management
  • Effective professional oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to read, understand and apply information obtained from blueprints, surveys and job specifications
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Capacity to physically lift up to 100 lbs
  • Ability to stand for several hours at a time and to walk in varying climate conditions and on uneven ground
  • Software experience (preferred)
    • MS Office, Primavera P6, MS Project, RMS, Prolog, Bluebeam, Smartsheet
  • Certifications (preferred)
    • Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO) w/30 Hr OSHA, Construction Surveillance Technician (CST)

Benefits include:

  • 401K Matching Plan
  • PTO and Holiday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

If you are interested in a very well-compensated, empowered, and fulfilling position, while making a positive impact at a high level of significance, we encourage you to submit your resume/cv to