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Job Information

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

What You Will Do

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) will:

  • Lead integrated teams (Lab staff and/or subcontractors) to plan, manage and execute assigned equipment installation projects

  • Define technical and administrative requirements, scope, deliverables, priorities, performance milestones, schedule, cost, budget, contingencies, quality, safety, security, and environmental aspects of assigned projects

  • Identify project risks, develop mitigation strategies, corrective actions, and recommend risk acceptance/avoidance for all aspects of assigned projects

  • Execute and manage all administrative project requirements and stakeholder communications

  • Coordinate the activities of other project personnel; exert significant latitude in determining objectives and the methods/procedures needed to achieve compliant project performance

Typical projects include complex plutonium facility glovebox/equipment/facility modifications. Projects are funded by an ALDWP program, such as Pu Sustainment, ARIES, Pu238, MR&R, Pit Surveillance, CMRR, and RTBF. The customer is normally a Program Director or Manager within the Programmatic Directorship. Some projects may report to other external organizations such as NNSA.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

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

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated experience managing facility and or programmatic project work.

  • Working knowledge of/and experience in the design, installation and startup of programmatic equipment.

  • Working ability to successfully lead and manage (organize, direct, control) a technically oriented project management team in the execution of moderately to exceptionally complex projects, including supervision and development of employees.

  • Working Experience in developing and nurturing effective mid-level internal customer relationships.

  • Understanding of earned value and change control management, direct experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel and management up to Division Leader; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

  • Demonstrated experience with presentation skills, customer communication, transparent reporting and report writing.

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge in key interface areas supporting nuclear and high explosive facilities; specifically TA-55 and TA-22 site specific processes, including but not limited to, criticality safety, radiological protection, safety basis, industrial safety, physical and information security, environmental compliance, NQA-1 implementation, Conduct of Engineering, readiness assessments, high hazard operations, waste management, analytical chemistry, and metal operations.

  • Working knowledge of the TA-55 Equipment Lifecycle Guide.

  • Knowledge of and experience with ALDWP programs, including technical and operational disciplines.

  • Advanced degree, engineering or construction related preferred.

  • Significant experience in nuclear facility work or related industry.

  • Professional registration in engineering and/or Project Management Institute certification.

Education: Position requires a bachelor’s degree or related experience in relevant technical discipline and five years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

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.

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: 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

The selected candidate will report to the Capital Projects Programmatic Equipment (CP-PE) Manager of Projects within the Capital Projects Directorate (ALDCP) and TA55 Capital Projects Division. CP-PE assignments involve work that maintains and improves the nation’s plutonium mission. CP-PE provides leadership and management of program equipment installations and facility upgrades from initial planning, to include R&D development through design, construction and turnover to operations. CP-PE establishes requirements and negotiates baselines with the cognizant program managers or other stakeholders. CP-PE is responsible for implementing the Weapons Program Directorate (ALDWP) Equipment Lifecycle Guide and ensuring that ALDWP commitments are met in accordance with defined baselines. CP-PE partners with ALDWP operational organizations, LANL oversite and technical organizations, outside A&E engineering organizations; technical engineering organizations, TA-55 Facility support functions Program Management, and with the Facility Operations Directors at TA-55 and TA-22 to accomplish program project objectives.

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 Broge, Margaret Ann
Email mbroge@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC80871
Organization Name TA55CP/TA-55 Capital Projects
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC80871
Category: Engineering