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Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Project Manager 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Detonator Production (DP) is looking for a Technical Project Manager (TPM) to coordinate customer demand and scheduling to support the manufacture of high-explosive detonators and subcomponents. As one of the premier production agencies in the National Security Enterprise, DP works with a variety of stakeholders to provide high-quality products and services that support the nuclear stockpile, protect our nation, and promote world stability.

This position will serve as the primary point of contact for a portion of the detonator production scope. The successful candidate will interact with external customers to identify project requirements. The TPM will collaborate with the DP management team, subject matter experts, and the production agency program office to develop and maintain the project plan for their assigned scope of work. The TPM will be the liaison between DP line management and the program office.

The successful candidate will work across technical organizations within the Associate Laboratory Directorate of Weapons Production (ALDWP), including manufacturing, engineering, and program management groups, as well as internal and external customers.

This position will report to the Team Lead of the Technical Project Management team within the Detonator Production Division Office. This team is responsible for providing technical project management over Detonator Production Division work scope and to maintain a technical baseline plan to achieve customer requirements.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Project Management: Working knowledge of and experience in project management of technical or operational work, including the development of project plans, work breakdown structures, and work packages; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions.

Technical Knowledge: Ability to develop working knowledge of the technical or operational discipline of the assigned project.

Planning: Experience planning and defining project scope through collaboration with subject matter experts (SMEs) and senior project managers. Working knowledge and experience in supporting tactical planning and execution of small- to mid-sized and/or moderately complex projects.

Scheduling: Knowledge and experience coordinating multiple operations, balancing resources and priorities, and using software to schedule work.

Finance: Knowledge and experience managing cost and schedule commitments for small- to mid-sized and/or moderately complex projects.

Leading Teams: Demonstrated record of successfully supporting or leading cross-organizational teams to ensure products and/or services are delivered within budget and on schedule.

Communication: Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written skills; demonstrated by relationships built, briefings, and presentations. Demonstrated experience in developing and nurturing effective working relationships with internal customers.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. A Project Management Institute certification is preferred for this level.

Desired Qualifications:

Material Handling: Knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) / enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools

Manufacturing: Demonstrated experience working in a manufacturing environment and knowledge of production process workflows

Continuous Improvement: Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement (CI) efforts, such as Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, or other methodologies

Nature of Work: Demonstrated experience interacting with DOE/NNSA and National Security Enterprise sites and complexes.

Program requirements: Demonstrated experience with the Defense Programs Business Process System requirements, including the product realization process.

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume and cover letter reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.

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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for additional information.

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 LaboratoryPolicy 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 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 Chavez, Raymond Ceasar
Email chavez_r@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82332
Organization Name DP-DO/Detonator Production - Division Office
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC82332
Category: Project Management