Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will direct the technical resources that support nuclear plant and system engineering, maintenance support, configuration management, and that support facility safety. In addition, this position will provide technical and administrative oversight to ensure compliance with conduct of engineering program requirements. Engineering Services, Group ES-EWMO provides facility support for the LANL Environmental Waste Management Operations.

The successful candidate will provide direct technical and administrative leadership to the deployed ES-EWMO group, which includes system engineers and support staff as well as providing technical direction to project engineers as assigned from the Engineering Project Delivery Group. The Facility Engineering Manager will be responsible for the execution of all engineering work required supporting nuclear operations, including programmatic activities, and maintenance activities within EWMO Facility Operations Directorate and the environment and waste management facilities. The Candidate will be leading and motivating multidiscipline engineering teams. The Facility Engineering Manager will be deployed from the Engineering Services Division and will take day-to-day direction from the EWMO Facility Operations Director.

  • Serve as the Engineering Services Management point of contact for the environment and waste management facilities.Ensure that technical deliverables comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and standards.

  • Ensure that system and facility engineers are assigned to provide technical support and oversight to all vital safety systems and facility support systems within the EWMO facilities.

  • Assign qualified engineering resources as required to support projects being design and implemented within the facility.

  • Ensure that all technical deliverables are developed in accordance with the LANL Conduct of Engineering (CoE) policies and procedures.

  • Provide leadership in ensuring that system health reporting, vital safety system assessments, engineer qualifications, and resolution of engineering assigned issues are completed on time and maintained current.

  • Participate in forecasting staffing requirements, developing and managing budgets, monitoring group performance, and initiating personnel actions when necessary.

  • Ensure that safety processes, policies, and practices are followed by assigned personnel to support worker and facility safety.

  • Facilitate communication and consensus among various customers and stakeholders.

  • Serve as Design Authority Representative for assigned facilities to ensure proper reviews are conducted for changes, the safety basis for the facility is maintained, and facility configuration is properly reflected in technical baseline documents.

  • Conduct manager walk downs

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated technical experience in system engineering, project engineering, project management or design engineering

  • In-depth knowledge of design development processes and configuration management

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with process design change implementation

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing safety basis controls in Department of Energy nuclear facilities or a commercial nuclear facility implementing NRC regulations

  • Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards, engineering procedures, project controls, and design criteria in all engineering disciplines

  • Experience in implementation of a quality assurance program, such as DOE O414.1D and ASME NQA-1

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and oral)

  • Proven ability to resolve technical and personnel conflicts and build effective teams

  • Demonstrated capability in successfully managing customer relationships

Education: BS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university

Desired Skills:

  • Previous management experience in an engineering organization

  • Experience developing technical bases for engineering support of estimates and budgets

  • Experience with LANL policies, operations, and programs

  • Demonstrated successful experience managing a matrix type organization

  • Knowledge of the technical and regulatory basis for the waste management facilities at LANL, their current and future missions, and the potential for impacting them with sound facility and system engineering knowledge and decisions

  • Registration as a professional engineer

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.

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.

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: 178300

Minimum Salary: 105600

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: ES-DO/Engineering Services Division Office

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Engineering Manager 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC64137