Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear and Waste Process Executive Advisor (Executive Advisor 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science and manufacturing on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world. The Nuclear Process Infrastructure Division (NPI-DO) is at the forefront of the nuclear defense program needs. NPI’s primary mission is to support National Security and National Science Missions for LANL, through the Associate Directorate for Plutonium Science and Manufacturing (ADPSM), to successfully execute its mission assignments involving nuclear, science, technology and weapons components.
The Nuclear and Waste Process Executive Advisor will report directly to the Division Leader for Nuclear Process Infrastructure (NPI-DO), and will be a key member of the division’s management team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of planning, coordinating, and management of the technical and programmatic activities for the division in support of Weapons Production missions. Specific areas in which the successful candidate will focus include expanding radioactive and mixed waste treatment, storage and characterization capabilities, optimizing waste operations to reduce cycle times, compliance with nuclear facility safety and operating requirements, managing projects, and organizational planning and staffing.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Professional Experience : Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated successful experience in at least two of the following areas: engineering and program management, facility and manufacturing operations, nuclear plant operations including training, maintenance, and personnel retention, nuclear facility safety, and nuclear and hazardous waste management.
Regulations/Compliance : Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated successful experience in supporting compliance with legal, regulatory, or national standards requirements necessary for successful execution of scientific/technical, and/or programmatic activities.
Process Improvement : Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated experience strategizing, planning, developing, implementing, and managing innovative process improvements.
Project Management : Advanced knowledge of developing project plans and establishing work breakdown structures.
Leadership : Experience as a strong, team-oriented leader with a demonstrated ability to build successful and productive collaborations across organizational boundaries including both program and line functions. Proven technical leadership skills with a track record of successful collaborations and teamwork across organizational lines, including networking with internal key contacts and external stakeholders.
Policies and Procedures : Advanced ability to implement and provide guidance for organizational objectives and other areas related to policy, practices and procedures.
Communication : Proven experience to interact and effectively communicate with staff, customers, program managers, and other key stakeholders, both internal and external.
Change Management : Demonstrated ability to assign clear authority and accountability, and effectively implementing, directing, and managing change while maintaining efficient operations.
Education/Experience : Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years of relevant or programmatic experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience direly related to the occupation.
A Master’s Degree in an engineering or science fieldfrom an accredited institution and or 10 years of relevant or programmatic experience
Demonstrated experience developing and implementing cost savings initiatives that drive efficiency.
Demonstrated experience with nuclear materials management, as well as nuclear or radiological facility operations.
Demonstrated and proven ability to represent the Laboratory in the high-level programmatic interactions within the defined portfolio with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD), other customer agencies, and with Congress.
Active DOE Q-Clearance and HRP certification.
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.
This vacancy will close on August 11, 2021, midnight Mountain Standard Time. Note, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date, the position may close as early as July 28, 2021.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
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)
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.
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 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Vacancy Name: IRC86437
Organization Name NPI-DO / Nuclear Process Infrastructure DO
Minimum Salary 135800
Maximum Salary 235600
Req ID: IRC86437
Category: Operations Support