Los Alamos National Laboratory Project-Program Director 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position has a permanent duty station at the North Las Vegas Facility in Las Vegas, NV. A secondary office is at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), located in Mercury, Nevada, approximately 60 miles north of Las Vegas NV. Routine travel to the NNSS is to be expected.
The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the LANL Joint Laboratory Office Nevada (JLON) Deputy Manager. JLON supports LANL mission execution and assists Laboratory personnel in meeting the requirements for safe and secure execution of missions at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and other Nevada Field Office managed sites. Reporting to the Global Security (GS) Chief Operating Officer (COO) and working closely with the LANL Nevada Experimental Operations (NV‐EXOPS) Program Director and JLON Manager, the JLON Deputy Manager is the LANL on‐site GS representative (and deputy to the JLON Manager who is the principle LANL representative) responsible for daily interfacing, coordination and deconfliction of operations with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory JLON Manager and other Nevada‐Enterprise (NvE) organizations.
The JLON Deputy Manager supports JLON with a GS perspective on NNSS issues and assists with the administration of the JLON office. The JLON Deputy Manager works closely with the JLON Manager and the NvE organizations for all issues and requests from the NvE that require immediate support or a joint Nuclear Weapons Laboratory (NWL) position. The JLON Deputy Manager works with the JLON Manager to support all LANL organizations performing work at Nevada Field Office managed sites with a principle focus on GS programs and organizations. The JLON Deputy Manager will serve as the deputy LANL on‐site representative responsible for ensuring LANL‐NNSS operations and the associated LANL work control is in compliance with NNSS requirements, and review and coordinate on LANL work control documents, permitting, logistics, and management agreements.
You will be responsible for supporting the JLON Manager in managing infrastructure (e.g. space, vehicles, contracts, LANL networks), and JLON administrative functions (e.g. document control, procurements, official visits). You will work with LANL GS line and program organizations and the Nevada Programs Office (NPO) to develop a coordinated LANL positions on relevant issues. For all workers who do not have a RLM on‐site, including visitors and subcontractors supporting LANL operations at NNSS facilities, and LANL Nevada‐based deployed staff (health & safety, security, information technology, nuclear safety, etc.), you will serve as the responsible line manager (RLM) as an alternate to the JLON Manager. You may also serve as the Human Reliability Program (HRP) Manager for LANL personnel working at the NNSS who do not have an RLM on‐site. You will represent LANL at the NNSS on all issues involving LANL personnel and operations as an alternate to the JLON Manager, with the responsibility for communicating issues in a timely manner to the responsible line/program organizations and the NPO.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Leadership: Demonstrated experience in supervision and development of employees. In-depth knowledge of and demonstrated experience in partnering, implemen ti ng, and providing guidance in the areas of DOE/NNSA regula ti ons, policies and procedures, formality of opera ti ons, and work control.
Program Management: In-depth knowledge of and demonstrated experience in various aspects of program or project management of technical or opera ti onal work, including defining working scope, schedules, budgets, priori ti es and performance milestones; developing cost, scope and schedule baselines; repor ti ng cost and schedule variance; and managing change control risk. Demonstrated experience represen ti ng organizational and programmatic objec ti ves to facilitate opera ti ons consistent with DOE/NNSA’s strategic objec ti ves.
Collabora ti on: Demonstrated experience in interac ti ng effec ti vely with all levels of external and internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, developing effective relationships, and resolving conflicts.
Communica ti on: Demonstrated excellent oral and wri tt en communica ti on and presenta ti on skills.
Educa ti on/Experience Requirement: This posi ti on requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited ins ti tu ti on and 8 years related experience, or an equivalent combina ti on of educa ti on and experience directly related to the occupa ti on; Master’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Mathema ti cs or related technical field or a Doctorate degree strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of the NNSS global security programs and/or weapons programs.
Working knowledge of LANL’s programs, policies and procedures.
Demonstrated successful experience interfacing/interac ti ng with DOE field offices.
Experience working across the Na ti onal Security Enterprise (NSE) sites to meet mission objec ti ves.
Working knowledge of nuclear safety, High Explosive safety, ES&H, and nuclear opera ti ons.
Ac ti ve Q clearance preferred.
Location: This position will be physically located in Las Vegas, NV.
COVID Vaccine : The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .
Note to Applicants: Please submit your resume along with a detailed cover le tt er addressing all the required and desired.
Where You Will Work
This posi ti on has a permanent duty sta ti on at the North Las Vegas Facility in Las Vegas, NV. A secondary office is at the Nevada Na ti onal Security Site (NNSS), located in Mercury, Nevada, approximately 60 miles north of Las Vegas NV . 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)
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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
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 472.2 for additional information.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy 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. Appointment Type
Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R
Vacancy Name: IRC90932
Organization Name ALDGS/Associate Laboratory Director for Global Security
Minimum Salary 150700
Maximum Salary 261000
Req ID: IRC90932