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Los Alamos National Laboratory LANL Commissioning Authority/Startup Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Startup and Commissioning Services organization integrates startup leadership, planning, quality oversight, skilled craftsman, and subcontractors to ensure that effective and quality commissioning services are provided to the Los Alamos National laboratory in a safe and orderly manner.

The Startup and Commissioning Services organization is seeking a Startup Manager 3 to direct and manage commissioning activities throughout the laboratory campus. This position is responsible for all day to day planning, coordination, and execution of assigned startup activities. This position has the overall responsibility for safety leadership, accident prevention, and implementing a Zero Accidents philosophy within assigned startup scopes. This position develops the test procedures, commissioning strategy, scope, sequence, schedule, and budgets. In addition, this position provides guidance on startup and commissioning process and principals to other functions/organizations.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Understanding and awareness of zero accident safety initiatives.

  • Thorough knowledge of all phases of startup functions relating to self-perform commissioning activities, conduct of test, sub-contract oversight, and process and control technologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop detailed system acceptance test procedures working from design drawings, specifications, and equipment supplier documentation.

  • Thorough understanding of federal and state compliance regulations as they apply to environmental, safety, and commissioning standards.

  • Record of successful management of startup teams/projects.

  • Demonstrated record of effective management in the following areas: budget management, personnel management, safety, security, and quality management.

  • Quality management experience that includes creative problem solving and issues management.

  • Demonstrated Leadership as it relates to the ability to interact with similar levels of personnel/customers and gain their cooperation.

  • Previous experience working with procurement, engineering and facility operations teams.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working under quality standards such as ASME NQA-1, ASHRAE, and AG-1.

  • Working knowledge of building and process automation systems.

  • Ability to function across multiple disciplines such as electrical, mechanical, HVAC and automated controls.

  • Understanding of, and/or experience in Earned Value Management systems.


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.

Essential Job Functions: All Vision, Speech and Hearing, All General Mobility, All Specific Mobility, Lifting and Carrying 20-30 lb

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 2 years.

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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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 472.2 for additional information.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

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.

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 call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Mosier, Elizabeth Rigstad
Email emosier@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC89685
Organization Name PIO-SU/Start-Up and Commissioning Group
Minimum Salary 113100
Maximum Salary 190900
Req ID: IRC89685
Category: Construction