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Los Alamos National Laboratory Fire Protection Maintenance Lead (Technical Project Manager 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking an experienced fire protection professional to fill the Fire Protection Maintenance Lead role for the Central Execution maintenance group. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager for MSS-CE, the selected candidate will provide technical guidance and expertise regarding fire alarm, suppression and special hazard system installation, maintenance and repairs.

As the maintenance lead, you will work directly with fire protection crews to ensure fire protection systems across the laboratory are maintained in accordance with applicable codes, standards, laboratory policies and manufacturer recommendations. You will be responsible for generating, revising, reviewing and implementing institutional Preventive Maintenance Instructions (PMIs), maintaining the fire protection impairment database and generating reports, coordinating critical spare inventory with warehouse personnel, supporting Replacement-in-Kind project execution, and provide technical field direction for complex repairs in systems across the laboratory which may include subcontract support resources.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Expertise

In depth knowledge of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes and Standards regarding fire protection system maintenance, including but not limited to NFPA 10, 25, 72, 2001 etc.; demonstrated experience in fire protection maintenance, inspection and testing to include one or more of the following: fire alarms and signaling, fire suppression, clean-agent fire suppression and releasing (CO2, Halon, FM-200, NOVEC-1230 etc.) and life safety equipment.

Collaboration and Problem Solving

Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing, and resolving problems and both independently and as a team member in regards to issues affecting facility fire protection systems; the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

Program Coordination

Experience establishing, maintaining and coordinating a Fire Protection Maintenance program; the ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion.


Strong written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated experience in technical writing, preparing technical reports and documents, and developing and giving verbal presentations to small groups.

Training/Certifications: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET®) Certification(s), or equivalent, in Inspection and Testing of Water Based Systems, Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems and/or Special Hazards.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. A Project Management Institute certification is preferred for this level.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active DOE Q-Clearance.

  • Manufacturer specific fire alarm panel training/certification for NOTIFIER®, Edwards, Honeywell, etc.

  • Experience training maintenance personnel.

  • Extensive knowledge of DOE/government and industry regulations regarding facility maintenance.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

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)

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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

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.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Horak, Nirankar Victoria
Email nir_amb@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-551-2359
Vacancy Name: IRC84108
Organization Name MSS-CE/ MSS Centrral Execution
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC84108
Category: Facility