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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Weapons Engineering Program Director (Project-Program Director 6) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Project-Program Director for Weapons Engineering Directorate Program Office (ALDW-PO) reports to the Associate Director for Weapons Engineering and is responsible for management of the $100M annual program that funds operations and maintenance of weapons facilities. Key responsibilities include leading LANL planning, programming, and budgeting; interfacing with NNSA HQ/NA-LA stakeholders/customers and LANL program/line management organizations; and managing reporting program and project management staff. Specifically, the ALDW-PO Project-Program Director provides overall strategy in the following programmatic areas (1) integration with weapons physics, production and strategic partnership programs for activities; (2) development and standardization of processes, procedures and tools enabling ALDW organization to meet program, contractual, staffing and facilities requirements; (3) execution of investments, risk management and estimating procedures and processes as well capability and compliance business practices.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience in developing and nurturing effective executive-level external and internal customer relationships. Demonstrated experience in interacting effectively with all levels of external and internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.


Demonstrated experience in providing leadership, strategic and tactical planning, and overall direction for execution of a large, complex, and technically challenging program requiring multidisciplinary integration across multiple organizations.Advanced, expert-level knowledge of and demonstrated experience in partnering, implementing, and providing guidance for governmental regulations related to technical or operational work of assigned portfolios. Advanced, expert-level knowledge of and demonstrated experience in partnering, implementing, and providing guidance for Laboratory objectives and other statements of policy, practice, and/or procedure.


Demonstrated experience in managing programs with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities.Demonstrated experience in management, supervision, and development of assigned employees.

Education/Experience: Position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and at least ten years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree and Project Management Institute certification are preferred.

Work Environment: Working alone; Working overtime or irregular schedule; Domestic/foreign travel.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated successful experience interacting/interfacing with the NNSA program offices and programmatic secretarial offices and the NNSA NSE partnering sites/community.

  • Demonstrated experience interacting/interfacing with DOD program offices.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing resources to achieve competitive advantages.

  • Prior line-management experience

  • 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.

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

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

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.

  • 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.

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.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Greathouse, Khalid T (Khi)
Email kgreathouse@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83542
Organization Name ALDW-PO/ALDW Program Office
Minimum Salary 175500
Maximum Salary 321600
Req ID: IRC83542
Category: Project Management