Los Alamos National Laboratory Superintendent 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Construction Superintendent will report to the Construction Manager 4 in the Construction Management organization, which resides in the Capital Projects directorate. This position provides expertise to supervise and direct formal construction projects, modifications to existing facilities, and construction support. The Construction Superintendents must be able to direct and oversee personnel, equipment and material resources resulting in work executed to the planned cost and schedule baseline.

These positions will be filled at the Superintendent 2 and Superintendent 3 levels. Selections will be dependent on the skills of the selected candidates. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Superintendent 2 ($80,100 to $131,000)

Directs the sequence of work for multi-discipline, bargaining unit, craft workers, operating within assigned areas. Ensure facility modifications continuously adhere to engineering designs, engineering document control, specifications, quality standards, schedules, and budgets. Work closely with System Engineers, Construction Managers, Superintendent Leads, and Project Managers.Will work independently, but may be under the oversight of a Superintendent 3. Project size is typically <$500k.

Superintendent 3 ($96,600 to $161,300)

This position is responsible for, and lead, projects >$500k. Superintendent 3 will provide oversight to Superintendent 2s as necessary. May initiate the investigation of abnormal events, incidents, and/or accidents to identify the root cause and assist in implementing appropriate corrective actions. May serve as a Control Account Manager (CAM) responsible for planning, budgeting, managing and controlling costs and schedule performance for a project or subproject and serve as a point of contact for project controls, including account scope, schedule, budget and technical performance. Ensure work packages realistically represent the duration and budget necessary to perform work and perform variance analysis reviews, determine cause and effect of schedule or cost variance and define achievable corrective action plans. May be expected to present project management performance plans, status updates, trends, or issues to federal sponsors.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with construction management including a broad range of the following: systems engineering design and constructability, safety/authorization basis, configuration management programs, work control, procurement procedures, facility control systems and earned value management systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all phases and complexity levels of construction projects, upgrades and renovations including participating in constructability reviews of the design process, familiarity with the ML determination process and the potential impacts to construction cost and schedule.

  • Knowledge of lock-out/tag-out policies and procedures.

  • Working knowledge of an Earned Value Management System as demonstrated through previous work assignments.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a unionized labor environment with excellent communication and teaming skills.

  • Experience managing resources in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with experience preparing and presenting reports.

  • Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of experience in maintenance and/or construction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Job Requirements for a Superintendent 3:

  • Applicant should display advanced knowledge and experience with construction management/supervision including a broad range of the following: systems engineering design and constructability, safety/authorization basis, configuration management programs, work control, procurement procedures, facility control systems and earned value management systems.

  • Applicant should display advanced knowledge of all phases and complexity levels of construction projects, upgrades and renovations including participating in constructability reviews of the design process, familiarity with the ML determination process and the potential impacts to construction cost and schedule.

  • Advanced knowledge of an Earned Value Management System as demonstrated through previous work assignments.

  • Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum seven years of experience in maintenance and/or construction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Applicant should display working knowledge of LANL Zero-Accident Safety programs, or respective industry program.

  • Applicant should display a working knowledge and/or experience performing construction mods in and operating Nuclear Facility and/or High Hazard Facility.

Work Environment:Work near sources of ionizing radiation. Work near sources of non-ionizing radiation.

Notes to Applicants:Applicants are required to submit a cover letter addressing each of the minimum job requirements.

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.

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: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.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Kinzer, Emilia G

Organization Name: MOF-CM-CS/Construction Superintends

Email: emilia@lanl.gov

Job Title: Superintendent 2/3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC65519