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COVID Vaccine Mandate for Los Alamos National Laboratory

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory teleworking and on-site employees, on-site students, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

NNSA Supplemental </em><i><a href="https://directives.nnsa.doe.gov/supplemental-directive/sd-0206-0002" id="LPlnk523380">Directive 206.2 </a></i><em>. </em><em>Please note t
d circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
ease refer to Policy <a href="https://int.lanl.gov/policy/documents/P701.pdf">Policy P701 </a>for applicant eligib
ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Lead Supervisor (Manufacturing Manager 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Process Equipment Maintenance & Decontamination Services (TA55-PMDS) provides a comprehensive and integrated maintenance program supporting plutonium process equipment for DOE Nuclear facilities. Glovebox and programmatic process equipment maintenance activities are performed by TA55-PMDS as directed by the owning/operating groups in compliance with Conduct of Engineering (CoE), Conduct of Operations (CoO), and Conduct of Maintenance (CoM) policies.

The Process Equipment Maintenance & Decontamination Services, TA55-PMDS, is hiring for 4 Manufacturing Manager 1 (MM1) positions. The MM1 will serve as the lead supervisor for the Decon & Plant Wide Maintenance Support team, the Mechanical Process Equipment & Gloveboxes team and the Programmatic Maintenance team. The selected candidate will report to the Manufacturing Manager 3 (MM3) for each team. The selected candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of their team, provide on the floor supervision and direction, as well as develop and deliver improved, customer-focused, processes and procedures. Coaching/mentoring of the team members.

Responsibilities include: Coordinating various administrative functions in support of operational program efficiency including planning, prioritizing, and scheduling of team assignments. You will ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements associated with the best safety, environmental, security, and conduct of operations. As a Manufacturing Manager 1, you will conduct both routine and job-specific pre-job briefings as well as post job reviews with all involved workers and provide technical expertise for the activities being performed. Perform scoping walk downs on work assignments and assist in the development of work authorizing documents per requirements. Develop tool listings, material take offs and perform room walk downs to ensure all necessary items are identified for work execution.

The selected candidate will assist in the oversight and management of self-assessments and incident investigations and ensure corrective actions are properly identified and implemented. In addition, you will ensure that safety and security are an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing a job is unsafe or could compromise security.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in supervising multidisciplinary teams of technicians and/or professional staff in a technical environment.

  • Experience in Plan of the Day (POD) and Plan of the Week (POW) entries for work activities, late adds and cancellations.

  • Experience performing and managing work in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution.

  • Knowledge of executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis as specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection.

  • Ability to obtain FMH qualification.

  • Ability to obtain Glove Box operator qualification.

  • Ability to obtain HRP certification.

  • Perform work requiring level II PPE.

  • Ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance.

DOE O 426.2: Requires a High School diploma and 3 years nuclear experience. Full-time related academic training (e.g., degree programs, trade schools, vocational programs, etc.) may be substituted on a one-for-one basis for 2 of the 3 years nuclear experience.


  • Respirator qualified

  • PAPR qualified

  • PIC qualified

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active DOE Q clearance.

  • Active HRP

  • Active glovebox qualification

  • Active FMH qualification

  • Experience ensuring safe, compliant, and efficient execution of maintenance, installation, and D&D activities in PF-4.

  • Experience in project and program management, including planning, organizing, and resource management.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):Ability to speak, reading vision, sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, twisting the trunk or back, bending, kneeling, balancing, applying torque with hands or arms, use of both hands, use of both arms, carrying 10-20 pounds, lifting 30+ pounds.

Work Environment: Working overtime or irregular schedule, working off-shift/rotating schedule, work near sources of ionizing radiation, work near machinery and moving parts, domestic/foreign travel, mask or respirator, safety glasses and eye protection, gloves or hand protection, hearing protection, safety shoes or protective footgear.

Location: This position will be physically 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:

  • For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.

  • Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule.

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)

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. SeeDOE 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 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Deaguero, Soraida A
Email soraida@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC93400
Organization Name TA55-PMDS/Process Maintenance & Decontamination Services
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC93400
Category: Science/Eng Tech Support