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

What You Will Do

The Fire Protection Engineering Group (ES-FP) is looking for an Engineering Manager 3 with Fire Protection Engineering experience to become part of the multi-disciplinary organization supporting site wide Fire Protection Program at LANL. The position will be responsible for providing first line management and technical leadership, strategic and tactical planning, personnel and resource management and administration, performance appraisals and salary management, technical planning, group budgeting/accounting, fiscal planning, staff planning, implementation and enforcement of safety and security requirements.

The Level 3 Engineering Manager for ES-FP will manage a team of Fire Protection Engineers, Inspectors, program managers and Fire Alarm Specialists to ensure the needs of the organization are met and will qualify as a Fire Protection Engineer.

Additionally the engineering manager will serve as the back-up for the group leader, representing ES-FP and the Fire Marshal to interfacing groups within LANL and external to LANL including the NNSA/DOE Field Office, Los Alamos Fire Department and other vendors and customers.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate problem-solving among diverse technical teams and resolve conflict to ensure that effective decisions are reached and implemented.

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

  • Demonstrated experience representing a fire protection/life safety organization on cross-discipline safety and operations teams for the purposes of improving facility operations and safety, including participation on authorization basis document development teams, multi-discipline facility assessment teams, and in support of facility/operational readiness reviews.

  • Demonstrated ability in critically evaluating fire protection needs and concerns in varied areas of research and development environments to solve complex problems through compromise when necessary and appropriate.

  • In depth knowledge of Fire Protection engineering concepts, building construction, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes and standards (especially NFPA 1, 13, 14, 20, 25, 30, 45, 72, 101 and 801, IBC/IFC, AGS-010 and similar requirements documents), DOE specific requirements DOE O 420.1c, DOE STD 1066 and Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) requirements associated with fire protection program implementation, and Highly Protected Risk (HPR) criteria such as FM Global and/or GE-Gap (Industrial Risk Insurers), Underwriters Laboratories and other NRTL listings/approvals used in highly protected risk construction.

  • Ability to be qualified to the LANL Fire Protection Engineering qualification standard.

  • Highly skilled in understanding, validating and resolving regulatory compliance issues within the context of a safety management program.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical direction and mentoring to fire protection professional staff members for the purposes of completing organizational-defined responsibilities and tasks, staff skill set development, and assisting with setting priorities on and improving the quality of technical deliverables.

  • Experience with the design, operation, commissioning and maintenance of fire protection and life safety systems and features.

  • Management experience.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering or other Engineering Discipline and 5-6 years of relevant experience

Desired Qualifications:

Professional certifications including registration as a Professional Engineer (PE), NICET certifications; SFPE Professional; etc.

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

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: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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 regard 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 beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid maternity and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr
Email rchristensen@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82037
Organization Name ES-FP/Fire Protection - Group Office
Minimum Salary 110400
Maximum Salary 186300
Req ID: IRC82037
Category: Engineering