Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Engineering Services (ES) Division is looking for engineering managers with nuclear facility experience to become part of a multi-disciplinary organization. Engineering Services (ES) Division develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission.

What you will do:

  • First line management and technical leadership of Cognizant System Engineering teams for engineering activities performed for Facility Operations Directors (FODs).

  • Personnel and resource management and administration, including performance appraisals, and salary management.

  • Technical and strategic planning, group budgeting/accounting, fiscal planning and implementation.

  • Provide guidance and direction to engineering staff regarding DOE Orders, Regulations, Safety Basis, Configuration Management, and Integrated Safety and Security.

  • Implement Conduct of Engineering (CoE) principles and procedures in support of safe facility operations.

  • Ensure engineering designs are in compliance with federal, state, and local safety, environmental and health regulations including LANL Engineering Standards and Specifications.

  • Participate in engineering management assessments of engineering design activities including assisting ES Division with audits and assessments by DOE and NNSA representatives and other external and internal entities.

  • Perform FacilityDesign Authority Representatives (FDAR) functions (once qualified) for facilities.

  • Responsible for project requirements definition, Engineering Management and FDAR technical reviews, project acceptance, technical baseline definition, and configuration management.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team of Cognizant System Engineers including technical leadership, technical direction/goal setting, and conflict resolution.

  • Advanced technical knowledge and experience in system engineering, design, maintenance, and configuration management, including design change implementation and acceptance.

  • Ability to qualify as a Facility Design Authority Representative (FDAR) and ensure delivery of high quality engineering deliverables such as Management Level determinations, requirements and criteria documents, system health reports, vital safety system assessments, and operability determinations.

  • Advanced knowledge of multi-discipline codes and standards.

  • Experience managing Safety Basis issues in a non-reactor nuclear facility.

  • Proven experience leading a team to meet the formal, rigorous requirements and standards established in the nuclear, petrochemical, aerospace, defense, pharmaceutical or similar industry.

  • Strong interpersonal skills in both verbal and written communications and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to form and support multidiscipline teams to achieve a common objective for implementing solving problems in facility operations or in resolving design issues.

  • Bachelor of Science in engineeringand applicable engineering experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of the LANL CoE Program and its application to system engineering.

  • Previous expert experience providing engineering support for operating facilities associated with hazardous chemicals and/or nuclear processes requiring maintenance of safety documentation and control, change control, and configuration management.

  • Knowledge of DOE Orders and Federal Regulations pertaining to Facility Operations, Safety Basis, and Engineering.

  • Formal management training.

  • Registration as a professional engineer.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q(Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, ยง712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

426.2:This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

LANL is primarily responsible for monitoring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile and conducting research into new defense programs. It is a center for research in a wide range of scientific disciplines, including space exploration, geophysics, renewable energy, supercomputing, medicine, and nanotechnology.

Join LANL's best and brightest and become part of the team that provides the environment to deliver system solutions for our country's national security, now and in the future.

Maximum Salary: 174500

Minimum Salary: 103400

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: ES-DO / Engineering Services Division Office

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Engineering Manager 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC58025