Los Alamos National Laboratory PF-4 Equipment Installations Manager of Projects 5 (Manager of Projects 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

  • The Manager of Projects 5 (MOP) reports operationally to the Project Manager and functionally to the Associate Director for Project Management.

  • The MOP will lead a cross-functional group of integrated project team members that includes engineering, procurement, construction and other related disciplines assembled to successfully execute the objectives for the Chemistry, Metallurgy, and Research Replacement (CMRR)subprojects, REI and PEI, reporting to the CMRR Project Manager.

  • The functions of MOP include Cost and Scheduling, Estimating, Project Management, Construction Management, and the incorporation of deployed functions from other Directorates across the Laboratory, such as engineering, QA, procurement, and records management.

  • The MOP is responsible for providing qualified people through direct hiring, transfer between Laboratory organizations, parent-company reach-back, sub-contracting, and other means.

  • The successful candidate will work closely with the other managers on strategic and tactical planning, as well as budget planning.

  • With over-sight of Project Management, the successful candidate is also responsible for supplying trained and qualified Project Managers to the site.

  • The MOP is also responsible to improve, develop, and implement effective and efficient process resources for the completion of capital asset projects at the Laboratory.

  • The MOP is responsible for directing project managers in the overall execution of LANL assignments on projects. This position must ensure that the project objectives meet the customer’s scope requirements and are safely fulfilled within cost and schedule constraints.

  • The MOP and associated team members work within the Laboratory’s Facility Operations Director (FOD) structure to ensure that efficient, cost-effective, and focused resources are assigned to the Plutonium Strategy Project.

  • The selected candidate must understand and be committed to the Laboratory's continuous improvement process and leadership principles.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Record of effective leadership and management in the following areas: personnel management, financial management, and safety and security management.

  • Thorough knowledge of construction, engineering/architecture, procurement and other project-related activities, including their interfaces, interdependencies and industry standards.

  • Strong management experience in all project management functions that includes and financial analysis and planning concepts.

  • Experience developing effective management teams, delegating work and developing/implementing project management processes and training.

  • Record of success in managing construction projects including proactively managing changes in project scope, identifying crisis areas, and devising successful contingency plans.

  • Experience in establishing, developing, and sustaining internal and external organizational relationships and programs.

  • Experience working with the Department of Energy (DOE) at headquarters or field office level; and with state and federal regulators.

  • Experience planning, organizing, leading, and monitoring a wide variety of team efforts to their successful completion with expertise and experienced counsel.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills that includes reporting on project status to senior level management, project stakeholders, as well as regulatory inquiries.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of LANL management systems and requirements, including personnel, budgeting, procurement, and Safety.

  • Demonstrated record of success in project risk management.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and a minimum ten years of related management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree preferred.

Notes to Applicants:

  • Internal Laboratory employees applying for this position will retain their current appointment type; regular or term.

  • A cover letter addressing each of the job requirements is required along with a resume.

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, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

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.

Term position:Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

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.

The Associate Directorate for Project Management organization (ADPM) is responsible for supplying trained and qualified project staff and processes/procedures to projects across Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

Maximum Salary: 238500

Minimum Salary: 137700

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name: CMRR-PO

Job Title: PF-4 Equipment Installations Manager of Projects 5 (Manager of Projects 5)

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC57800