Los Alamos National Laboratory Fire Protection Maintenance (Technical Project Manager 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking an experienced fire protection professional to fill the Fire
Protection Maintenance/Technical Project Management Lead role for the Maintenance Programs group. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager for MSS‐MP, the selected candidate will provide technical guidance and expertise regarding fire alarm, fire suppression and special hazard system installation, maintenance and repairs. As the Fire Protection Maintenance/Technical Project Management Lead, you will assist with fire protection systems across the laboratory this includes maintaining systems in accordance with applicable codes, standards, Laboratory policies and manufacturer recommendations. You will also provide expertise with review and revision of institutional fire protection documents. Your primary responsibility will be to be to lead the LANL Replacement In Kind (RIK) fire protection program. Lead roles will include interacting with multiple entities across the laboratory including but not limited to engineering, fire alarm vendors, maintenance crews, building representatives and managers. As the lead, you will be expected to execute yearly budgets effectively and efficiently, maintain schedules and lead projects from start to finish. You will lead Fire Protection Maintenance projects ranging from replacement of antiquated fire alarms, fire suppression systems and other related fire protection replacements.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Technical Exper ti se
In depth knowledge of fire protection specific NFPA Codes and Standards including but not limited to
NFPA 10, 25, 72, 2001, IBC and IEBC; extensive knowledge of regulations affecting maintenance and site services used in the DoE or Federal government and commercial industry; demonstrated experience in fire protection maintenance, inspection and testing including the following systems and equipment: fire alarm, fire suppression, special hazard and life safety equipment.
Collabora ti on and Problem Solving
Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing and resolving facility fire protection system issues independently and in a team. Strong Robust conflict resolution skills, with the ability to interact effectively, build trust, and gain consensus with all levels of internal or external employees is required.
Program Coordina ti on
Experience establishing, maintaining and coordinating Fire Protection Maintenance projects; must have the ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion.
Communica ti on
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated experience in technical writing, preparing technical reports and documents, and developing and presenting verbal presentations to small groups.
The ability to obtain Project Management PMP or equivalent trainings/certifications.
Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation
Active DOE Q‐Clearance
Manufacturer specific fire alarm panel training/certifications
Additional certifications in Special Hazard Equipment
Experience in project management
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Kneeling, Bending, Climbing Ladders, Lifting 30+ pounds, Carrying 30+ pounds.
Note to Applicants: Candidates, please submit a cover letter addressing the requirements of the job along with the resume.
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)
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.
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.
Internal applicants, please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for full 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Vacancy Name: IRC83818
Organization Name MSS-MP/Maintenance Programs
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC83818
Category: Project Management