Los Alamos National Laboratory Manager of Projects 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Manager of Project (MOP) will support and report to the TA-55 Capital Projects Area Project Manager. The MOP will assist in:
Managing Project Managers and Project Coordinators to deliver PF-4 Equipment Installs and D&D projects within cost and schedule.
Provides counsel, advice, and assistance to management on matters dealing with DOE contract compliance, and/or Laboratory policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
Provide guidance and interpretation of policies and programs concerning project management.
Contributes to the formulation and recommends project management policies, plans, and programs for the orderly execution of projects.
Establishment and implementation of staffing plans for the project management function.
Regularly monitoring the progress of active projects and ensure that responsible actions are being taken by members of the project management team.
Directing the activities of assigned staff and provides for proper delegation of management authority, responsibility, and accountability.
Review and approval of project man-hours estimates for use in estimates and forecasts.
Integrating significant, unique, and/or complex project work with other laboratory priorities and commitments, including safety, security, environmental compliance, quality, contractor assurance, and business imperatives.
Review and approval of the release of project cost estimates, schedules, major trends, and forecasts to customers. Also reviews and approves major changes or deviations to these control documents.
Developing continuous improvement awareness for project management such that the function is viewed as the leader of the process within the project teams.
Directing the project management function in the execution of major projects.
Recommending personnel actions for project operations staff and other assigned staff.
Ensures that interdepartmental problems are resolved promptly and that an integrated approach is followed in the performance of the project.
Clearly communicating expectations in the areas of safety and security.
Typical projects include complex plutonium facility glovebox/equipment D&D and installations. Projects are typically a subset of, and funded by, a Plutonium Science and Manufacturing program, such as Pu Sustainment, Pu238, MR&R, Pit Surveillance, CMRR, LAP4, and RTBF (e.g., RLUOB AC/MC Capability Transfer Project, etc.). Some projects may report to other external organizations such as National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
What You Need
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion.Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Workingtoadvancedknowledge anddemonstratedexperiencemanagingnuclearfacilityandor programmatic projectwork.
Working to advanced knowledge of/and experience in the engineering, procurement, construction and turnover to operations of programmaticequipment.
Workingtoadvancedabilitytosuccessfullyleadandmanage(organize,direct,control) a technically oriented project management team in the execution of moderatelyto exceptionally complex projects, including supervision and development of employees.
Workingtoadvancedexperienceindevelopingandnurturingeffectiveinternal and external customerrelationships.
Proven leadership and management ability. Ability to promote an open and informal communication environment, to develop mutual trust and teamwork, and to facilitate employee self-development.
Demonstrated experience with presentation skills and reportwriting.
Strong understanding of financial analysis and planning concepts.
Working to advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project managementoftechnicaloroperationalwork,includingdevelopingprojectplans,work breakdown structures, and work packages; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions.
Demonstrated knowledge inkeyinterfaceareassupportingnuclearfacilities;includingbutnotlimited to, criticality safety, radiological protection, safety basis, industrial safety, physical and information security, environmental compliance, NQA-1 implementation, Conduct of Engineering, readiness assessments, high hazard operations, waste management, analytical chemistry, and metaloperations.
Working knowledge of LANL SD350, Project Management for Capital Asset Acquisition and Construction
Knowledge of and experience with ALDWP programs, including technical and operationaldisciplines.
Professional registration in engineering and/or Project ManagementInstitute certification.
Education :Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.
Where You Will Work
TheselectedcandidatewillreporttoEquipment Installs Project Management Organization within the Capital Projects Directorate (ALDCP) and TA55 Capital Projects Division. Equipment Installs assignments involve work in Hazard Category-2, Security level-1 nuclear facility. The Equipment Installs organization manages and ensures the timely completion of discrete technical and/or equipment installation and D&D projects; establishes technical requirements for the project, defines project deliverables, budgets, and schedules; and oversees the project team in the planning, tracking, and execution of the project from initiation to readiness and turnover. Equipment Installs establishes requirements and negotiates baselines with the cognizant program managers or other stakeholders. Equipment Installs partners with ALDWP operational organizations, LANL oversite and technical organizations, outside A&E engineering organizations; technical engineering organizations, TA-55 Facility support functions, Program Management, and with the Facility Operations Directors at TA-55 to accomplish program project objectives.
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)
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.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Chacon, Julie Elizabeth
Vacancy Name: IRC83211
Organization Name TA55-CP/TA-55 Capital Projects
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC83211