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Los Alamos National Laboratory TA55-PMDS First Line Manager (Manufacturing Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Process Equipment Maintenance & Decontamination Services (TA55-PMDS) provides a comprehensive and integrated maintenance program supporting plutonium process equipment for DOE Nuclear facilities. GB and programmatic process equipment maintenance activities are performed by TA55-PMDS as directed by the owning/operating groups in compliance with Conduct of Engineering (CoE), Conduct of Operations (CoO), and Conduct of Maintenance (CoM) policies.

The Manufacturing Manager 3, First Line Manager (FLM), will report to the TA55-PMDS Group Leader. The FLM will have the responsibility, authority and accountability to execute work that supports programmatic milestones and deliverables and consistently deliver high-quality services to our complex wide customers and remain on the forefront of emerging programmatic practices. Responsibilities include: planning, organizing, and defining strategic objectives; establishing scope, schedule, and budget through work package development; resource and performance management; ensuring worker qualification and authorization; ensuring that administrative and operating procedures are current, understood, and adhered to before releasing work; working with facility operations staff to execute work safely, securely, and accurately, and in compliance with nuclear facility requirements; recognition as the safety responsible manager over people, equipment and processes; cross-organizational interaction with external regulatory or oversight agencies and integration of work; ongoing communications with line management reporting on work status, deliverables and commitments; directs and oversees work performed by employees including “on the floor” and Fissionable Material Handler (FMH) supervision; effective time management skills and the ability to deal effectively with changing priorities and conflicting demands; effective teamwork in accomplishing objectives, including mentoring and motivating peers and challenge others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model; providing financial stewardship over budget, procurement, time and labor, travel, and property. Additionally,

  • Responsible for scheduling and executing work activities in support of ALDWP missions.

  • Responsible for monthly reporting of team progress and goals as well as maintenance per Conduct of Maintenance requirements.

  • Determines work priorities and develops plans for the tactical execution of work. Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; and monitors progress.

  • Ensures that workers understand the security environment they work in, are aware of and adhere to all Laboratory security policy and procedures, and implements cyber security initiatives to mitigate threat.

  • Responsible for new scope walk downs to ensuring the work is planned against the P-315 and P-300 protocols.

  • Ensures that staff work in a safe, secure, and compliant manner. Responsible for ISSM to include job hazard identification, analysis, mitigation and documentation. Responsible for providing a work environment that promotes continuous improvement and learning. Ensures worker qualification, certification and authorization and provides day-to-day work place supervision.

  • Ensures direct daily oversight of work, workers and the work environment and removes obstacles as needed.

  • Holds accountable those who do not follow safety and security requirements with counseling and discipline where warranted

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Successful record of technical leadership and management including technical decision-making, planning, and goal setting. Additionally,

Management: Demonstrated experience and proven ability in: supervising, employee performance management, administering discipline, negotiations, conflict resolution, mentoring, team building and employee motivation, and personnel development.

Scheduling: Successful experience in developing work scope, schedules, budgets, and coordinating work activities (requiring support from multiple organizations) to include management of technical resources within budget and schedule.

Manufacturing: Experience performing and managing work in a manufacturing environment.

Operating Requirements: Experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution. Experience with MC&A requirements.

Nuclear Facility: Demonstrated experience executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis as specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection.

DOE 426.2 : Requires a bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related science, and 4 years nuclear experience. Education or experience that is job related may be substituted on a case-by-case basis.The degree may fulfill 3 of the 4 years of nuclear experience on a one-for-one time basis.

Education: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active DOE Q clearance.

  • Experience ensuring safe, compliant, and efficient execution of maintenance, installation, and D&D activities in PF-4.

  • Experience in project and program management, including planning, organizing, and resource management.

  • Experience with defining work unit objectives and tasks in alignment with organizational objectives, and tracking and reporting on progress.

  • Experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary team of technicians, engineers, generators and professional staff.

  • Experience executing work in compliance with facility requirements.

  • Knowledgeable of Integrated Work Management (IWM) and integrated safety and security management (ISSM) procedures.

  • Knowledge of Classified Matter Protection and Control, Cyber Security, HRP Certification and Security Clearance responsibilities.

  • Ability to obtain FMH certification

  • Advanced knowledge of work management principles to include planning, executing, and closeout of maintenance activities.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to speak, reading vision, sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, twisting the trunk or back, bending, kneeling, balancing, applying torque with hands or arms, use of both hands, use of both arms, carrying 10-20 pounds, lifting 30+ pound

Work Environment: Working overtime or irregular schedule, working off-shift/rotating schedule, work near sources of ionizing radiation, work near machinery and moving parts, domestic/foreign travel, mask or respirator, safety glasses and eye protection, gloves or hand protection, hearing protection, safety shoes or protective footgear.

Note to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.

  • Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule.

This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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 .

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)

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. 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.

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Deaguero, Soraida A
Email soraida@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC89395
Organization Name TA55-PMDS/Process Maintenance & Decontamination Services
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC89395
Category: Operations Support