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Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Manager 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Capital Projects Directorate is responsible for supplying trained and qualified project staff to projects across Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to support construction projects.

The selected Project Manager will support the Small Projects Division Office within Associate Laboratory Directorate for Capital Projects (ALDCP.) The Small Projects Division Office is responsible for capital project execution as required to meet the infrastructure needs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Small Projects is responsible for planning and execution of well over 150 projects that range in value from $500K to $20M. Collectively, the value of this portfolio ranges from $300M to $350M. These projects represent a range of mission critical facilities to typical infrastructure and utility upgrades or improvements.

The selected candidate will:

  • Use standard project management principles and ALDCP procedures to manage a construction project from project initiation, planning, engineering, and procurement through construction execution, start-up and close-out.

  • Leads the Integrated Project Team (IPT) made up of Project Engineers (PE), Acquisition Services Management (ASM), Project Controls (PC), Estimators, Schedulers, Subcontract Technical Representatives (STR), Quality Assurance (QA), and Environmental Safety and Health (ESH) from project initiation through close-out, on schedule and within budget.

  • Leads the effort to establish schedules, forecasts, budgets, parameters, etc., and monitors progress to assure schedules are met and work is performed within budget.

  • Ensure overall responsibility for all project activities including; project safety, project quality, project execution to cost and schedule baselines.

  • Establishes and maintains liaison with the customer throughout the entire project to resolve problems and coordinate service functions.

  • Safety and security are a primary responsibility for all Laboratory employees. Maintains required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

  • The selected candidate(s) must understand and be committed to the Laboratory's continuous improvement process and leadership principles.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of most aspects of construction project management and project control activities with the ability to become proficient in all.

  • Some knowledge and skill in contract formation, negotiation and administration.

  • Technical comprehension of engineering, procurement, and construction techniques, including their interfaces and interdependencies.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

  • Basic knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tools and processes.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with the Department of Energy (DOE) at headquarters and/or field office level, or with state and federal regulators.

  • General knowledge of leading projects through the standards phases to include initiation, planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and testing, and close-out.

  • Experience reporting to and communicating with multiple supervisory organizations.

  • Working knowledge of planning and engineering design.

Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical, engineering, or construction field or 4 years of relevant experience as a construction project manager or similar position.

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.

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: 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 Project Integration Office (PIO) is responsible for supplying trained and qualified project staff to projects across LANL. The Project Manager reports directly to the Manager of Projects line and deployed to the Small Project Division to execute capital projects. The Project Manager will lead a cross-functional group of integrated project team members, assembled to successfully execute a set of project objectives.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Email mbroge@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC79232
Minimum Salary 83300
Maximum Salary 136200
Req ID: IRC79232
Category: Project Management