Los Alamos National Laboratory Jobs

ase send an email to <a href="mailto:applyhelp@lanl.gov">applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44
to Laboratory policy <a href="http://int.lanl.gov/policy/documents/P701.pdf">P701 </a>for applicant eligib
d circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
ls can be found at ( <a href="http://lansce.lanl.gov/">http://lansce.lanl.gov </a>.) The total operati

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Facility Operations Director / Operations Manager 5 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC72001


Job Title Deputy Facility Operations Director / Operations Manager 5

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name LANSCE-FO / LANSCE Facility Operations

What You Will Do

The LANSCE Deputy Facility Operations Director (Deputy FOD) reports to the LANSCE Facility Operations Director within the Associate Laboratory Director of Physical Sciences (ALDPS). As the LANSCE Deputy FOD you will work with the FOD to manage and maintain a safe, secure, and compliant work environment at TA-53, while enabling efficient and effective mission execution. LANSCE executes moderate and high hazard operations that require formality and structure to ensure safe and secure operations. As the LANSCE Deputy FOD you will partner with the LUFD, the ALD, and the COO for Physical Sciences, to strengthen our operations, improve the safety culture at LANSCE and increase our operational formality. Your responsibilities will include the management oversight of work activities at TA-53 (the LANSCE accelerator, associated experimental areas, and the balance of plant), safety basis (including the development of the LANSCE Accelerator Safety Envelope and Safety Analysis Documents), ESH&Q, facility engineering, facility maintenance, and operations support. As a part of these efforts, management of the abnormal events process including event reporting, fact finding, casual analysis, and corrective action development and tracking is required. This position will also provide traditional Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, and ESH&Q support to tenants.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in operating large, complex facilities and operations includingknowledge of Facilities Management including engineering, maintenance, safety basis, ESH&Q, operations support and projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to assign clear authority and accountability, and effectively implementing, directing, and managing change while maintaining efficient operations.

  • Knowledge of and working familiarity with facility operations including: authorization basis, safety basis, criticality safety, and regulatory compliance issues.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and execute small projects

  • Demonstrated ability to manage risk, investigate alternative solutions, and determine action to be performed to improve operations management.

  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of work planning and control including hazard identification, hazards analysis, and control implementation applying the hierarchy of controls.

  • Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills to include the preparation of reports/presentations.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, integrating, and managing customer service organizations.

  • Strong leadership characteristics: personal integrity and accountability, fiduciary responsibility, commitment to teamwork/ quality and excellence in programs and operations, commitment to workforce diversity.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Laboratory's organizational structure and objectives.

  • Knowledge and understanding of LANL conduct of maintenance, conduct of engineering, conduct of operations and quality assurance programs.

  • Demonstrated successful experience identifying potential portfolio risks, developing risk mitigation strategies and corrective actions, and recommending risk acceptance/avoidance for all aspects of a program portfolio.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in providing leadership, supervision, and development of assigned employees including team building, problem solving, and conflict resolution.

  • Demonstrated ability to define, implement and manage performance-based metrics;

  • Experience working in an accelerator facility and familiarity with DOE Order 420.2B, “Safety of Accelerator Facilities”

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with customers or management and influence senior-level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.

Education: Position requires a bachelor's degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. BS/MS degree in engineering, science, or related technical field highly desirable.

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.

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.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 multidisciplinaryresearch institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) provides the scientific community with intense sources of neutrons and protons with the capability of performing experiments supporting civilian and national security research. LANSCE has five target stations with a total of 16 active beam lines, that operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week for 7 months per year. Experimental activities include the production of medical isotopes, a proton radiography station with high-explosives drivers, an ultra-cold neutron source, the Manuel Lujan Neutron Scattering Center for Materials research, and the Weapons Neutron Research Facility with an extensive nuclear physics program and an industrial irradiation program. Details can be found at ( http://lansce.lanl.gov .) The total operating budget of LANSCE across multiple directorates is approximately $100 M.

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 129800

Maximum Salary 225200

Contact Details

Contact Name Klein, Mandy Marie

Email mmoore@lanl.gov

Work Telephone 505-665-6405

Req ID: IRC72001