Maintenance Manager 4 | Los Alamos, NM | Los Alamos National Laboratory

Maintenance Manager 4

What You Will Do

As a Maintenance Manager 4 (MM4) within the MSS-TA55 Group, you will team with the MSS-TA55 Group Leader, Deputy Group Leader, the MSS-TA55 first line managers, MSS-TA55 staff and the MSS Division leadership team to provide leadership and technical management for the group. You will report to the MSS-TA55 Group Leader and Deputy Group Leader and assist/supplement them in ensuring effective program execution, sound fiscal stewardship, adherence to safety and security policies, program development, personnel development and other business administrative issues. MSS-TA55 is responsible for providing maintenance services to FOD 1. MSS-TA55 is responsible for the initiation, planning and execution of Facility Maintenance at the TA-55 Plutonium Processing Facility.

The TA-55 Maintenance Manager 4 is responsible for supporting the management of the MSS-TA55 Group as well as the execution of various process improvement initiatives for MSS-TA55.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Increase organizational efficiencies and productivity through improved teamwork.
  • Oversite of Work Control to include planning, scheduling and the Work Management Center.
  • Manages the development and implementation of the rolling T-week process for MSS-TA55.
  • Work with other TA55 Organizations to integrate maintenance activities with TA55's Pit Production Mission.
  • Manages the prioritization process for maintenance activities to ensure that work is planned, scheduled, and executed in a applicable time frame that supports TA55's mission.
  • Reviews changes in scope to active work packages and oversees the revision of the work package if the scope change is determined to be major.
  • Manages the tracking of established priority of work packages.
  • Manages integration between the Maintenance Coordinator, Work control/Planning, Work Week Coordination, and Work Execution teams.
  • Manage the development of a TA-55 qualification program for maintenance coordinators and work week coordinators
  • Support the implementation of P950, Conduct of Maintenance program at TA-55 Facilities.
  • Manages various functional and administrative activities in conjunction with the Group Leader and Deputy Group Leader including, but not limited to, permit development, testing requirements, documentation generation, records management, database information management, retrieval and review, and/or training.
  • Function as a member of the MSS-TA55 management team and participate strategically and tactically in decisions impacting MSS-TA55 efficiencies.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Extensive knowledge of the AP-MNT and AP-WORK documents. Demonstrated experience developing Annual Maintenance Work Plans in accordance with AP-MNT-005, Annual Maintenance Work Plan. Experience with the various AP-341, Conduct of Engineering Administrative Procedures. Thorough knowledge of plant operating practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop effective customer relationships. Skills in negotiation for dealing with customers and support organizations and resolving conflicts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of LANL requirements for Integrated Safety Management, Formality of Operations, Conduct of Maintenance, Conduct of Engineering, and Safety Basis. Demonstrated experience with LANL nuclear facility work control process.
  • Demonstrated experience with document development, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Asset Suite, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience with development and implementation of a T-week scheduling process, with Conduct of Maintenance and Operations and with cross organizational collaboration.
  • Experience in a management position, with demonstrated proven ability to effectively lead teams, manage, supervise, and develop employees, internal discipline to resolve problems and provide solutions.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with formal qualification program(s) (CSE)

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Active Q clearance
  • Current HRP certification
  • Experience in LANL facility Operations, Engineering and/or Maintenance

Essential Job Functions(can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Sitting, Standing, walking, climbing stairs/Ladders

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

COVID Vaccine:

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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.

Note to Applicants: Applicants shall submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the minimum job requirements of the position along with their resume.
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. 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.

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 Policy Policy P701 for 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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.Employment StatusFull Time