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

What You Will Do

The Construction Manager 3 will be responsible for the successful completion of all activities related to the construction of assigned Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) projects. Participates in the formulation of Construction Management Division construction policies. Adheres to construction policies and programs for assigned projects. Ensures the overall administration and technical directions, coordination, and direct line responsibilities for field construction.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Safety and security are a primary responsibility for all Laboratory employees. Maintains required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

  • Reviews project construction estimates, budgets, forecasts, schedules, and costs for acceptability. Also reviews specifications and drawings for economic constructability.

  • Participates in the resolution of problems involving staffing, material delivery, and contract/subcontract administration.

  • Coordinates with Project Management, Design Engineering, Procurement, Project Controls and other functional departments and personnel in establishing and maintaining priorities to ensure the success of the project.

  • Identifies issues for the Manager of Construction to ensure the success of the project.

  • Provides counseling, guidance and direction to Site Managers to facilitate the successful execution of the construction project.

  • Participates in the development and/or review of operations controls, such as project procedures.

  • Participates in proposal preparation, project planning, and scheduling by furnishing expertise on construction methods, equipment, labor, productivity guidelines, estimates of distributable expenses and labor rates.

  • Reviews and approves preliminary estimates and project schedules as assigned.

  • Participates in project engineering, construction review management project review meetings where approval of proposed construction budgets and schedules are required.

  • Monitors distributable expenses in the field.

  • Staffs construction project site teams and monitors construction personnel performance, quality and technical adequacy.

  • Ensures that the appropriate field procedures are in place and being adhered to.

  • Concurs with the selection of the appropriate construction controls for the project from the generic project control system.

  • Provides periodic reports regarding construction operations to the Manager of Construction

  • Ensures that appropriate project training programs are identified and implemented.

  • Fosters a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

  • May serve as a Control Account Manager (CAM) responsible for planning, budgeting, managing and controlling costs and schedule performance for a project or subproject and serve as a point of contact for project controls, including account scope, schedule, budget and technical performance. Ensure work packages realistically represent the duration and budget necessary to perform work and perform variance analysis reviews, determine cause and effect of schedule or cost variance and define achievable corrective action plans. May be expected to present project management performance plans, status updates, trends, or issues to federal sponsors.

Desired Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of all phases of construction operations relating to field activities, of all field engineering disciplines, subcontract management, construction technologies, and project management.

  • Must have thorough understanding of environmental laws and requirements

  • Must have thorough understanding of government compliance standards

  • Must have a demonstrated track record of successful management of constructions projects.

  • Demonstrated awareness of zero accident safety initiatives

  • Demonstrated awareness of project planning automation tools.

  • For positions also serving as a Control Account Manager (CAM), advanced knowledge of and experience with project controls and/or project management, project budgets including cost estimating, cost control and cost analysis, project scheduling, implementation of corrective actions, developing and delivering detailed and accurate status reports and advanced knowledge of and experience with engineering functions and principles required to understand and successfully implement and monitor technical projects. Advanced knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tools and processes.

Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline and 8 years work experience. Specialized courses and certifications leading to the thorough understanding of the knowledge described above in combination with experience is also acceptable.

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.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Email mbroge@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC77772
Minimum Salary 108100
Maximum Salary 182500
Req ID: IRC77772
Category: Construction