Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Controls 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Project Controls 4 position provides leadership and oversight for a Project Controls team responsible for implementing LANL project controls system, processes, procedures and tools on a project or program which are executed by the responsible directorates. This position supervises and leads schedule development, maintenance and monitoring activities. Supervises cost estimating, analysis, and cost control activities. Prepares and reviews or supervises the preparation and presentation of cost engineering and planning activities. Supports project or program organizational and administrative activities. Ensures work is completed as scheduled and as budgeted. Identifies cost trends for management attention.
This position requires strong leadership capability teamed with an in-depth knowledge of project controls, high degree of technical skilled experience, and proven ability to develop and implement policies that support project controls objectives.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Extensive management experience leading large organizations/projects/programs with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities.
Extensive experience in the Project Controls function and sub functions of cost, schedule.
Extensive and proven expertise in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, schedule control, and schedule analysis.
Extensive experience in cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, and cost and variance analysis.
Advanced experience in preparing project controls reports, plans, and detailed staffing utilization plans.
Advanced knowledge of financial reporting systems and project code of accounts, and understanding of accounting instructions, which impact project controls.
Possess advanced knowledge and extensive experience using scheduling software tools such as Primavera P6.
Advanced experience and knowledge of using cost processors such as Cobra.
Possess advanced knowledge and technical skills with integration of all project controls system components.
Experience serving as a subject matter expert and mentoring others on diverse topics of the scheduling and cost processor software applications.
Extensive experience with successful implementation and maintenance of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
Distinguished track record setting technical direction and goals, developing programs, implementing effective business practices and systems, managing personnel, managing budgets and finances, training of technical and non-technical personnel, and managing customer and stakeholder relations.
Advanced knowledge of using personal computer operating systems and general computer applications and software, including several basic software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated experience in effective decision-making and creative problem solving.
Demonstrated ability to build and grow effective internal and external organizational relationships.
Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, verbal and written, demonstrating the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management, staff and customers.
Experience leading large organizations, programs, or projects with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities.
Knowledge of engineering and/or construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
Experience in managing and leading projects or programs throughout all phases: Initiation, Planning, Execution, and Closeout.
Advanced experience of using the scheduling tool Primavera P6.
Advanced experience of using the cost processor Deltek Cobra.
Experience of using the EVMS analysis and reporting tool Encore Analytics Empower.
Advanced experience with successful implementation and maintenance of rigorous EVMS principles and techniques that complies with EIA-748 in U.S. Government facilities, programs, and/or projects.
Experience working with the Department of Energy (DOE) at headquarters or field office level, or with state and federal regulators.
Knowledge of Laboratory processes and procedures customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years of Project Controls experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected.
Notes to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the minimum and desired requirements of the position, along with a resume.
This job posting closes by the close of business day September 12, 2020.
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 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 email@example.com 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 Project Controls group reports to the Program Performance Services organization within the Capital Projects Associate Level Directorate of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Project Controls Group (PPS-PC) has over 170 employees deployed across the Laboratory performing project controls functions for both capital projects and science programs.
The Project Controls group provides subject matter expertise which support standard Project Management operations along with application of the LANS-certified Earned Value Management System (EVMS) where appropriate for ensuring that control systems are maintained in compliance with that certification. Capital Projects focus is on delivering quality projects and programs, safely and in compliance within scope, schedule and budget for the lab.
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)
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Vacancy Name: IRC81689
Organization Name PPS-PC/Project Controls MGMT and CORE
Minimum Salary 101000
Maximum Salary 168600
Req ID: IRC81689
Category: Project Management