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Job Information

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

What You Will Do

The Facilities Operations Manager position is responsible for managing selected operational activities across LANL’s Science and Technology Complex. This individual reports to the STO FOD and is part of a triad of leaders managing day to day activities. The Facility Operations Manager manages all aspects of facility operations, including personnel, and provides the operational support and oversight necessary to safely, compliantly, and cost effectively execute routine and project activities.

The responsibilities of this Operations Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide oversight of the Science and Technology Complex Operations

  • Provide support and oversight over the execution of Facility Equipment surveillances and maintenance

  • Authorize, or defer, maintenance and construction activities based on facility status

  • Manage and coordinate the proper response to abnormal conditions and submit reports IAW institutional guidelines

  • Manage and coordinate the proper response to Facility Emergencies

  • Maintain assigned facility status

  • Lead/Support the Plan of the Week & Plan of the Day meetings

  • Maintain the Facility Categorization during steady state and changing programmatic operations

  • Assist with development of IWDs, RWPs and other technical documents to support programmatic and project work

  • Coordinate the integration of project work in the Science and Technology schedule

  • Assist with development and coordination of Plant/System Outages to support Project Work

  • Coordinate facility and programmatic resources to support Project Work

  • Coordinate/forecast the need for additional Project resources in time to be able to obtain those resources on or before the need date, and identification of excess resources in time to be able to reallocate them as soon as they can be released

  • Provide oversight on project activities to help ensure that projects are being executed safely, securely and compliantly

  • Act a primary point of contact between the STO FOD and Programmatic and Project Personnel

  • Other duties as assigned

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Conduct of Operations and experience in implementing sound conduct of operations principals.

  • Knowledge of Conduct of Training, Maintenance and Engineering polices or orders.

  • Demonstrated experience planning, organizing, leading, and monitoring a wide variety of activities/team efforts to their successful completion.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration, and lock-out/tag-out policies and procedures.

  • Ability to manage complex projects with limited resources in an environment of conflicting priorities.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the concepts and principles of Integrated Work Management, Integrated Safety Management (ISM) and Integrated Safeguards and Security Management (ISSM), or equivalent non-DOE programs, including experience reviewing, approving, and authorizing both facility and programmatic work as demonstrated through the DOP/IWD/work package reviews and approvals.

  • Demonstrated experience developing teams and individuals in a collaborative work environment

  • Demonstrated excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Management experience

Education/Experience: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and 8 years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with operations in Moderate/High Hazard or Nuclear Facilities

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the following aspects of operations management as applied to a Moderate Hazard Facility: systems engineering, work control, hazard identification and analysis, formality of operations, safety basis, configuration management, maintenance management, project management.

  • Demonstrated Project Management experience for Programmatic and R&D Work or related experience with construction project management.

  • Experience and understanding of DOE O 232.1 reporting to include running fact findings, reviewing root cause analysis, and participation in lessons learned reviews and meetings

Note to Applicants:

  • Position may require serving in an on-call capacity at times when the facilities are unmanned.

  • Applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter addressing the requirements of the position.

Location: 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 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)

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.

  • 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.

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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84151
Organization Name STO-DO/ Science And Technology Operations
Minimum Salary 113100
Maximum Salary 190900
Req ID: IRC84151
Category: Facility