Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Specialist 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Los Alamos National Laboratory has established a new Directorate to manage the execution of major capital projects related to infrastructure required to meet plutonium pit production deliverables. This is an opportunity for an exceptional project professional that will work directly with senior leadership to ensure execution of the new Plutonium infrastructure Directorate capital construction project portfolio. The Directorate is at the center of execution of capital projects in and around the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s plutonium pit production facilities for U.S. nuclear weapons and is focused on sustaining the current stockpile; providing life extensions of the stockpile; and helping to ensure the safety, security, and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.
Reporting to the Project Director for Field Execution, D&D and Install this position is critically important to the safe and efficient execution of infrastructure projects. You will facilitate and coordinate the field execution, preparatory, and/or planning activities on a project, or designated portions of a project. Plan and coordinate assignments on the project and ensure proper resources have access to the work fronts to include escorting and access coverage for the work location. Carry out responsibilities for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments and the requisite support to ensure they can be executed in accordance with the project needs. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to apply your project management expertise while leaving a lasting legacy on global security and world peace.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
- Technical Leadership
Research, assemble, and/or evaluate information or data from subject matter experts and functional support groups (i.e. engineering or safety) regarding LANL policy, program requirements, industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting policies or programs; organize and recommend sound, practical solutions to issues. Resolve field-initiated questions and facilitate exchange of information for execution and planning scope.
Facilitate work front access to personnel, as directed by management, plan or execute field work by providing and coordinating escort services to a variety of controlled access areas for both security and safety reasons.
- Technical Excellence
Provide input to statement of work, schedules, procedures, integrated work control documents, project assumptions and constraints related to project performance application and coordination of field execution work.Experience working in anuclear facility and or programmatic project work. Knowledge of engineering, procurement, construction and turnover to operations of programmatic equipment. Initiate requests for specialized professional services.
- Collaboration and Coalition Building
Resolve issues and provide resolution to a diverse range of challenges where analysis of the condition is required and coordination and collaboration with several stakeholders may exist.
Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and provide to management various approaches to solutions to include, plans, schedules and arranges activities in accomplishing objectives that align with project goals.
- Personal Leadership
Provide leadership and management in the following areas: work execution, customer engagement and schedule management.
Communicate issues and recommend solutions to project and functional management as directed and as appropriate.
- Compliance and Security
Familiarity with developing and implementing plans or programs to meet or exceed project requirements, performance measures, regulations, and laws, including the proven ability to do so while operating within a nuclear facility and highly sensitive national security environment.
Education/Experience: This position is expected to be entry level into construction related fields. Three or more years of construction or engineering related experience required.
Familiarity in nuclear facility operations or other highly complex, hazardous operations, particularly as it pertains to the Los Alamos National Laboratory Mission.
Active DOE Q clearance desired and enrollment in the Human Reliability Program (HRP) is required.
Notes to Applicants:
- For full consideration, please submit a comprehensive resume and cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position. Position will close on October 08, 2021.
This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
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 2 years.
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)
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.
426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
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.
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. Appointment Type
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Vacancy Name: IRC89488
Organization Name I-SP/Infrastructure & Small Projects
Minimum Salary 64400
Maximum Salary 102300
Req ID: IRC89488