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Facilities Project Manager

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.

Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Facilities Project Manager who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond.

This posting is for more than one opening.


  • Responsibilities will include ensuring all projects are completed efficiently, safely, and within budget.
  • Oversee new construction, renovations, and upgrades of Axiom facilities.
  • Visit job sites daily to document and ensure the quality, safety, and progress of the work.
  • Record activities on a daily log for all project documentation.
  • Maintain photo records of all phases of the assigned projects.
  • Oversee assigned projects from initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, to closure.
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical diagrams and blueprints.
  • Oversee assigned new construction, renovations, and special projects.
  • Review pre-construction plans and documentation to ensure construction materials and techniques meet requirements.
  • Attend and participate in all progress meetings for assigned projects.
  • Adhere to Federal state and local building regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with projects architects, engineers, and contractors.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, education, and training
  • 5+ years of facilities experience with construction, planning, design, and space allocation.
  • Laboratory construction preferred.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft office and Facility Management Software

Essential Functions

Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.


  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).
  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


  • Familiarity and knowledge of local building codes, and international building codes.
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of building design, specifications, site requirements, and construction
  • Direct experience with day-to-day management of construction projects
  • Experience with HVAC, plumbing, and power operations.
  • Experience with gas piping systems for aerospace services, including nitrogen, helium, oxygen, and compressed air.
  • Experience creating and implementing process/design solutions with minimal impact to business operations.
  • Able to quickly assess and perform troubleshooting to initiate repair/replacement.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, dynamic environment, under possible extended work hours and tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, ability to see interactions with other systems to avoid problems.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and presentations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment.

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.