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Los Alamos National Laboratory HE Operations Manager 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Weapons Facilities Operations (WFO) Facility Operations Directorate (FOD) is responsible for facilitating mission execution at DARHT (Accelerator Facility), the High Explosives (HE) Sciences, Firing and Detonator Facilities and at the Weapons Engineering Tritium Facility (WETF). It is the responsibility of the FOD to ensure that the facilities are operated and maintained in a safe and secure manner and in a ready state for mission execution. The FOD provides organizational leadership for facility Maintenance; Operations; Environment, Safety, Health (ESH); Quality; Waste Services; and Engineering. This Operations Manager 4 will report directly to the WFO FOD and will be responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of operations within WFO Weapons and High Explosives Facilities.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of requirements for Integrated Safety Management, Formality of Operations, and Safety Basis.

  • Demonstrated experience in implementation of Conduct of Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, and Training program.

  • Demonstrated experience in implementation of the DOE Explosives Safety Manual.

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee explosives facility operations, intentional firing operations, and safety program implementation.

  • Demonstrated experience fostering a collaborative environment to enable compliant mission execution.

  • Demonstrated management/leadership ability to oversee a wide range of management functions, including directing the plan of the day/week process to ensure coordination of facility and programmatic operations; group budget executing the notification, investigation and reporting processes regarding abnormal events; performing as a critique director; acting as an advisor to subordinate personnel to ensure professional development is encouraged and disciplined operations are continuously improved; and direct work activities that ensure that the facility is maintained within prescribed operating limits.

  • Demonstrated experience dealing with organizations deployed to the FOD (Maintenance, Engineering, Safety Basis, Operations, Radiation Protection, etc.).

  • Ability to serve as a Facility Incident Commander.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with DOE/NNSA or other regulatory organizations.

  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation and compliance of Safety Basis, including the development of implementation plans, development of implementing documents, and applicable training.

  • Knowledge of DOE O 420.2C Safety of Accelerator Facilities and Safety Assessment Documents for Accelerator Facilities.

  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance, which typically requires US citizenship.

Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of related management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected.

Notes to Applicants: Applicants should submit a comprehensive cover letter addressing the 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.

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 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.

Working in the Weapons Facilities Operations Division, the successful candidates will work within a multidisciplinary operations team. The WFO Division maintains facilities operation of high explosives facilities and the non‐reactor nuclear Weapons Tritium Engineering Facility.

Appointment Type



Vacancy Name: IRC78734
Organization Name WFO-HE/High Explosives
Minimum Salary 108100
Maximum Salary 182500
Req ID: IRC78734
Category: Other