Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Controls 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

The Project Control 4 functions as a lead and may supervise work of a group of Project Control Professionals and support staff within MOF-PC. This position supervises schedule development, maintenance and monitoring, cost engineering analysis and control activities. Prepares and reviews the preparation and presentation of cost engineering and planning activities. Supports project organizational and administrative activities.

Responsible for cost engineering and cost analysis/control and planning and scheduling activities for projects with significant non-routine requirements or for discipline/projects/proposal cost and planning activities which require a high degree of technical skilled experience. Ensures work is completed as scheduled. Identification of cost trends for management attention. This position requires demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost engineering and schedule guidance to projects.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in schedule development, maintenance and monitoring safety and security management.

  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.

  • Experience in cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, and cost analysis.

  • Knowledge of engineering and/or construction management.

  • Knowledge of supervision, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills that includes proficiency in using personal computer operating systems, MS software applications and multiple discipline-specific software applications

  • Experience in proposal provisions related to schedule/cost engineering and material control, and developing supporting data for contract negotiations.

  • Experience interfacing with designated management and client counterparts for specific planning and schedule tasks/cost presentations.

  • Experience in the development of project controls standards and procedures.

  • Ability to perform productivity analysis of construction operations and verify results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by craft.

  • Ability to review proposal provisions related to schedule/cost engineering and material control, and develops supporting data for contract negotiations. Develop bid evaluation cost and schedule criteria and prepares bid evaluations.

  • Ability to create and implement measurement systems for established processes, analyzes performance metric results, and identifies improvements utilizing statistical tools to analyze metrics (e.g., regression, analysis of variance, correlation), and analyzes measurement systems to identify bias, repeatability, and stability issues.)

Desired Skills:Q Clearance or ability to meet DOE requirements for obtaining a Q Clearance


Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of twelve years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected.

Notes to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter addressing each of the job requirements along with a 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.

Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

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.

The Cost and Scheduling Group reports to the Management of Functions organization within the Capital Project Principal Associate Directorate of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Management of Functions-Cost and Scheduling Group (MOF-CS) has over 100 employees deployed across the Laboratory performing project controls functions for both capital projects and science programs.

Maximum Salary: 161300

Minimum Salary: 96600

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr

Organization Name: MOF-PC/ Project Controls

Email: rchristensen@lanl.gov

Job Title: Project Controls 4

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC65503