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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Subcontract Technical Representative 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Responsible for the management of construction subcontracts from conception to closeout for the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Implementing construction subcontract management in accordance with established Acquisition Services Management Division and Construction Management Division’s policies and procedures. Oversees and monitors performance in accordance with terms and conditions of complex subcontracts and Department of Energy (DOE), Laboratory, and site-specific requirements. Provides support and participates as part of construction project integrated teams.

Job responsibilities outlined below will be the minimum assigned to the candidate level.

Subcontractor Technical Representative 2 ($60,400 - $95,900)

  • This position will be mentored by, at a minimum, an STR 3 for a period of time that the Subcontracts Manager Team Lead for Construction is confident that the candidate is prepared to conduct subcontract management on their own.

  • This position reports to the Subcontracts Manager Team Lead for Construction.

  • Develops construction subcontract RFP (Request for Proposal) documents.

  • Assists with Readiness Packages to start construction work.

  • Assists in the resolution of issues that arise during construction operations.

  • This position will interface daily with Field Engineers, Design Engineers, Project Managers, and Subcontractors, other Project team members, and LANL SMEs.

  • Provides daily coordination with project subcontractors.

  • Evaluates FCRs, RFIs, and NCRs.

  • Performs technical and project related reviews and evaluations.

  • Participates in project progress meetings.

  • Maintains daily reports of subcontractor’s activities.

  • Evaluates subcontractors’ progress and approves progress pay applications. Reviews all document submittals (shop drawings, product data, and samples) provided by subcontractors and submits to the project engineering group.

  • Coordinates facility construction testing and turnover to start-up and commissioning. Obtains subcontractor owner manuals (vendor and operations and maintenance manuals). Assists the project ASM in the preparation, investigation, and finalization of qualified bidders’ lists.

  • Provides field management and enforcement of safety, cost and schedule, technical, and environmental and health subcontract performance within the terms of the subcontract.

  • As required, obtains support from the construction discipline engineer, procurement representative, CM, Project Management, and other organizations to ensure acceptable subcontract performance.

  • Provides support to more experienced STRs in the management of subcontracts for the Laboratory.

  • Ensure subcontract adherence to the subcontract, assist in preventing subcontractor failure, reduce project related misdirection, prevent multiple lines of communication, provide appropriate guidance to preclude subcontractor rework and reduce compliance risks.

  • Serves as the primary point of contract for the assigned LANL Construction Manager and/or LANL Project Manager regarding subcontract management.

  • Supports the LANL Integrated Project Team

  • Creates trends for contemplated and approved design changes or any change that has an impact on the subcontract cost and schedule.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in one or more aspects of the formation and administration of subcontracts such as bidder pre-qualification, compilation of bid requests, receipt of bids, bid evaluation, award, monitoring the performance of contractors, back charge procedures, resolution of claims and disputes, and other such related steps.

  • Working knowledge of construction scheduling, document control, and records requirements.

  • Working understanding of organizational goals of assuring health and safety of workers, the public; and full compliance with environmental, quality and security requirements.

  • Working knowledge of computer based programs including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Working understanding of request for proposals, project scope, estimates, schedules, and permits.

  • Working knowledge of Laboratory policies and procedures related to execution of construction at the laboratory, or at a similar institution, such as an operational scientific, university, health care campus facility.

  • Experience and skill in identifying problem areas, investigating alternative solutions, and determining appropriate path forward.

  • Understanding of subcontract language to ensure sufficient knowledge of the areas of performance covered by subcontracts.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with experience preparing clear and concise reports.

  • Willingness and ability to work flexible schedules. Work assignment may require work outside the normal work-day (7:00-5:30) and on weekends.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of one or more construction disciplines, including Field Engineering, Superintendent, Construction Management, Subcontract Technical Representative (STR) or Waste Management responsibilities.

  • Have a strong familiarity with Standard Work Process Procedures.

  • Experience with installation one or more systems or specific elements of construction, such as HVAC duct work, exhaust systems, auxiliary equipment, fire alarm and/or telecommunication systems, structural concrete, roofing, building skin, underground wet and dry utility work, mass excavation and associated earthwork, steel stud framing, structural steel, and/or interior finishes.

  • Experience with work in the Environmental Field, Construction Field, or Procurement Field related to Construction Execution

  • Experience with system and or component functional testing and turnover via commissioning.


Position requires a recognized degree in an engineering, construction, or contracts law discipline or specialized courses in contract management and a minimum of five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants:

  • A cover letter addressing each of the job requirements, along with a resume, is required.

  • Must be capable of passing respirator fitness testing.

  • Must be able to physically traverse construction sites in order to perform duties. This may include lifting items weighing up to 40 pounds, climbing ladders, scaffolds, crawling in low height areas.

Additional Details

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. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

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.

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov 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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)
Email dleyba@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-695-5640
Vacancy Name: IRC80296
Organization Name PIO-STRS/Project Integration - Contruction Subcontract Technical Reps
Minimum Salary 62800
Maximum Salary 99800
Req ID: IRC80296
Category: Construction