Los Alamos National Laboratory Contractor Assurance Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Reporting to the Team Leader of Institutional CAS and Performance Analysis team, you will support the deployment of an integrated set of Contractor Assurance System (CAS) processes that enable management by fact, continuous institutional learning and improvement across all major areas of mission/program, science/technology/engineering, operations and business support, with an overall focus on improving mission delivery. You will function as a subject matter expert in one area and/or as the lead operator for the assigned contractor assurance processes according to established policies and guidance from CAO managers. This position will deployed from the core team and provide support for a varied customer base.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Contractor Assurance System
Demonstrated working knowledge of two to four of the contractor assurance processes and their integration into a management system.
Knowledge, Skills and Expertise
Demonstrated experience with designing, deploying and operating systems and supporting tools and providing training for one or more of the following: performance improvement; commitment management; measures, assessments; lessons learned; risk characterization; issues and corrective actions management; and, process improvement to enable fact- and data-based executive management decisions for the institution and its major business areas.
Impact, Decision Making, and Problem Solving
Demonstrated experience providing coaching and advice to management customers. Experience facilitating collaboration and coordination to solve complex institutional performance challenges using CAS. Ability to ensure all results, processes, and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements including cost, scope, and schedule.
Demonstrated experience successfully interacting with management and customers with strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead and engage people. Proven success working independently and in a team environment, with both internal and external customers.
Education and Years of Relevant Experience
Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and eight years related experience in organizational-level performance-based management, quality, and/or a technical discipline related to area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Knowledge of LANL organization structure, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of risk management principles and experience implementing of risk management practices. Demonstrated experience with one of more the following CAS-related areas: issues and corrective actions management, metrics and/or trending. Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
Active DOE “Q” or other Top Secret clearance.
Note to Applicants:
Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.
Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
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.
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 childbirth 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)
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status
Contact Name Hamilton, Junior Victor Edward (Junior)
Vacancy Name: IRC93595
Organization Name IQPA-PA/ Institutional Quality and Performance Assurance
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC93595
Category: Contract Management