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Los Alamos National Laboratory Planner 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Come join our team and help us support the world class scientific excellence at LANL by ensuring that our Laboratory work areas support the broad mission sets and unique needs of the work performed here. Performs work space planning and forecast facility needs for optimum space utilization, or serves as liaison between project management, project team, and customer line management for project-specific activities related to site planning and project initiation, infrastructure and construction planning, and integrated land management.

As a Facility Planner, your duties will include:

  • Participating in the planning and development of long-range plans to meet future institutional space needs. Assisting in the development of organizational objectives, short and long-term plans and ensuring that assigned work objectives are attained and schedules are met.

  • Participating in interior design implementation. Installation of systems furniture (cubicles), freestanding furniture and ensuring that workspaces are fully functional, desirable spaces for Laboratory staff to conduct their work.

  • Coordinate relocation of facility occupants due to reassignment, consolidation, etc., including the provision for temporary (swing) space to accommodate displaced personnel resulting from short-term inconveniences.

  • Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives, review, prepare, and report on project and budget status, and manage schedules.

  • Conduct field walk-downs that include: measurement of both interior and exterior facility dimensions, room use categorization based on industry standard and Department of Energy (DOE) or National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) defined criteria, utilization assessments, and general working conditions within facilities.

  • Assist in the management, interpretation, and reporting on space management and facility data within multiple databases (Archibus, FIMS) based on various sources including floorplans, field walk-downs, organizational changes, facility projects, or other institutional adjustments, including acting as subject matter expert for one or more data elements.

  • Assist in the planning and development of Laboratory infrastructure and site planning activities and projects, including site planning, master planning, and specific project planning.

  • Function as point of contact and provide facility and space management consultation to customer groups.

  • Research, assemble, and/or evaluate information or data regarding Laboratory policies and programs, industry practices, or applicable regulatory changes affecting facility, infrastructure, site planning, or space management policies or programs; recommend sound, practical solutions to complex issues.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements (skills necessary to do the job)

  • Ability to understand and interpret architectural, interior, furniture, mechanical and electrical floorplans and documents.

  • Experience working with databases to collect, manage, interpret and report large volumes of data.

  • Skill to conceptualize and communicate major elements of interior design and space management to both technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Experience and skill in a customer service based environment.

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Verbal &Written)

  • Ability to understand requirements affecting interior and architectural programs and projects.

  • Ability to do detailed task-level planning and execution within a larger strategic framework

Desired Skills:

  • Skill in the preparation and presentation of interior, architectural and furniture documentation and drawings.

  • Knowledge of the Laboratory’s furniture and space management policies, practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of AutoCad or similar software in developing and reviewing floorplans or furniture designs.

  • Knowledge of engineering and life safety standards related to facility modifications

  • Experience working with furniture design, installation or reconfiguration projects.

  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).

Education: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants

Candidates should submit a cover letter addressing the required and desired skills of the position along with the resume.

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: 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 Laboratory Policy P701 for 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 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 scientific 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.

The Operations and Infrastructure Program Office is a multidisciplinary organization whose mission includes providing both short- and long-term strategic infrastructure planning, space management, and facility utilization services to the Laboratory.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC79435
Organization Name IFPROG/Infrastructure Programs Office
Minimum Salary 69300
Maximum Salary 110000
Req ID: IRC79435
Category: Engineering