Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Manager 3/4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Project Manager 3 or 4 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
You will support the Small Projects Division Office within Capital Projects, which 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 per fiscal year, 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.
You will act as the Project Manager to coordinate and administer a project from project planning and execution through close-out. Establish and maintain customer relationships as well as manage customer expectations throughout the project to resolve problems and coordinate support functions. Participate in planning and establishing schedules, forecasts, budgets, project execution, etc., and monitor progress to assure schedules are met and work is performed within budget. May provide assistance in the review of contract documents. May be assigned responsibility for a specific area of a project such as construction, engineering, or services.
Project Manager 3 $101,000 – $168,600
As the Project Manager (PM) 3, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and managing the project activities of assigned Los Alamos National Laboratory’s projects. The PM 3 provides direction to project teams and/or group leaders. Monitor project performance against budget, overall progress against schedule, identifies other deviations from project plan and implements corrective action.
You will have wide-ranging experience, use professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Develop resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity and where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Work is accomplished without considerable direction.
Project Manager 4 $122,200 - $205,900
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Project Manager 4 will be required to:
Have exhibited broad expertise or unique knowledge, use skills to contribute to development of objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Work under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets. Assignments are often self-initiated. Virtually self-supervisory. Use independent judgment for determining course of action to accomplish objectives. Use wide latitude in the methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Wide range of experience in construction project management, scheduling, project control activities and risk management.
Proven experience in developing Project Management Plans, for different types and sizes of construction projects.
Skilled in contract formation, negotiation and administration.
Multiple years of experience in engineering, procurement, and construction techniques, including their interfaces and interdependencies.
Highly skilled in oral, and interpersonal written communication.
Experience in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tools and processes.
Additional Job Requirements for Project Manager 4:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requ i res:
Broad and/or unique knowledge and experience in construction project management, scheduling, project control activities and risk management.
Significant experience in developing Project Management Plans, for different types and sizes of construction projects.
Highly skilled in contract formation, negotiation and administration.
Multiple years of experience in engineering, procurement, and construction techniques, including their interfaces and interdependencies for different types and sizes of construction projects.
Full knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tools and processes.
Education/Experience for Project Manger 3: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and eight (8) years of demonstrated experience as a construction project manager or similar position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Education/Experience for Project Manager 4: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and twelve (12) years of demonstrated experience or similar position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working with the Department of Energy (DOE) at headquarters and/or field office level, or with state and federal regulators.
Experience in successfully leading multiple projects through the standard phases to include initiation, planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and testing, and close-out
Experience reporting to and communicating with multiple supervisory organizations.
Demonstrated experience on a planning team and/or detailed engineering design.
DOE Q Clearance
No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.
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.
Incentive Compensation Program: Higher level 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
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)
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Vacancy Name: IRC80005
Organization Name PIO-PM/Project Management
Req ID: IRC80005
Category: Project Management