Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Manager of Construction (Manager Construction 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Construction Management organization integrates construction leadership, direction, and management to ensure that quality services are provided to the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The Construction Management organization is seeking a Construction Manager 4 to be the Deputy Manager of Construction for Los Alamos National Laboratory. This position is responsible to the Manager of Construction in supporting all functional management responsibilities including planning, coordination, and execution of all construction activities required to successfully complete projects on schedule and within budget. This position has the overall responsibility for safety leadership, accident prevention, and implementing a Zero Accidents philosophy within the construction organization. This position develops execution strategies, helps refine project scopes, schedules, & project budgets. This position also provides guidance on construction management principles and practices to other functions/organizations.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of all phases of construction operations, construction quality, subcontract management, construction technologies, and project management.

  • Understanding of environmental laws and requirements.

  • Understanding of government compliance standards.

  • Demonstrated track record of successful management of construction projects or functions.

  • Demonstrated awareness of zero accident safety initiatives

  • Demonstrated awareness of project planning tools and techniques.

  • Demonstrated record of effective management in the following areas: financial management, personnel management, safety, security, and quality management.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow both internal and external organizational relationships.

  • Demonstrated experience in effective decision-making, creative problem solving, and continuous improvement programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of personnel and customers.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience as a contractor for the Department of Energy (DOE).

  • Successful experience managing construction projects or functional portfolios of greater than >$500M.

  • Experience working under nuclear quality standards (NQA-1, etc.)

  • Current or previous certification in Earned Value Management systems.

  • Current or previous experience developing proposals in response to client requests.

  • Current or previous experience managing functional programs (subcontracts management, quality, engineering, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or construction discipline, 15 years construction related experience and at least 5 years management or supervisory experience; or at least 20 years construction industry experience and at least 10 years management experience.

Additional Details:

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.

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.

Term position:Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

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 regards 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 northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Maximum Salary: 197000

Minimum Salary: 116900

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-667-5915

Contact Name: Kinzer, Emilia G

Organization Name: MOF-CM/Construction Management

Email: emilia@lanl.gov

Job Title: Deputy Manager of Construction (Manager Construction 4)

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC62022