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Los Alamos National Laboratory Plutonium Infrastructure Eng Deputy Division Leader (Nuclear Facility Engineering Manager 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Come and join an innovative team conducting groundbreaking research in defense of our nation.

Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering (PIE) Division is a new Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) that will develop, maintain, and apply a diverse set of nuclear facility engineering capabilities to provide innovative solutions to enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission.

We are seeking a Nuclear Facilities Engineering Manager 5/Deputy Division Leader to support the Laboratory mission and assist the division leader.

Roles and responsibilities are:

  • Assist division leader in continued and maturing implementation of Conduct of Engineering and Configuration Management programs for nuclear facilities

  • Provide nuclear design-engineering services to ensure facilities are designed, constructed, modified and maintained to satisfy customer needs and expectations in a cost effective, safe, and compliant manner.

  • Provide design and project engineering resources for LANL plutonium infrastructure projects.

  • Provide a range of engineering services, including project, procurement, field engineering and construction inspection, in support of project execution in operating nuclear facilities.

  • Support the division leader to effectively lead the development and control of nuclear facility technical baselines, disciplined and effective nuclear safety basis implementation, and assessment of overall performance.

  • Communicate with all levels of internal and external customers to define and recommend cross-organizational operational objectives.

  • Assist the division leader in developing specific short-term and long-range plans, and monitor progress to assure long-term objectives are attained and customer requirements are met.

  • Ensure daily open communication with workers (including subcontractors) that promotes an environment where workers feel comfortable bringing errors, system weaknesses and issues to management attention.

  • Perform design review of external design agency design submittals for nuclear facilities and support facilities.

  • Reports directly to division leader

As a Nuclear Facilities Engineering Manager 5, you will assist the division leader in operations and strategic direction by providing technical and administrative oversight to ensure compliance with nuclear facility requirements, conduct of engineering (CoE) and configuration management (CM) program requirements; ensuring that design, field, procurement, project and discipline engineering personnel comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes, and standards; and providing leadership in resolution of technical and personnel issues.

In addition but not limited to, as a deputy division leader, you will assist the division leader in developing staffing plans in accordance with customer requirements and within budget constraints, perform recruiting and hiring activities to implement those plans, and develop staff through training, mentoring and qualification programs.

If this interests you, and you want to be part of an organization that offers a rewarding and cultivating environment, we want you to join our team!

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Central to this position, we are seeking a qualified and talented individual that has demonstrated leadership and innovation in managing an engineering organization.

Knowledge and Experience

This position will serve in a management role and provide expert knowledge and experience in engineering and administration for facility projects and on-going operations and maintenance within nuclear facilities is required. Specific knowledge and experience sought for includes:

Significant record of leading a technical organization in support of nuclear facilities including operations, maintenance, systems engineering, safety basis, and projects to establish and continuously improve conduct of engineering implementation in support of reliable facility operations.

Demonstrated success in effectively interfacing with all levels of contractor management, NNSA/DOE staff, DNFSB staff and board members, and occasionally members of the public.

Demonstrated capability in successfully developing internal and external customer relationships achieving a high degree of customer satisfaction. Expertise in negotiation with customers and support organizations and resolving conflicts.

Experience in developing and managing budgets

Demonstrated experience related to the development and implementation of in-house engineering standards, master specifications, and Conduct of Engineering for facility operations and maintenance.

Significant Management experience effecting the requirements above.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited institution and 12 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of LANL activities and nuclear operations including project execution and management, legal, procurement, construction, environmental safety and health (ES&H), and quality assurance.

  • Knowledge/experience of LANL Engineering Standards Manual; LANL Conduct of Engineering procedures; and DOE Orders and Standards related to nuclear facility design, construction, and project management.

  • Professional license (PE) in an engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board preferred.

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: In order to be fully considered for this position, please submit a comprehensive cover letter and resume detailing how you meet the minimum job requirements and desired qualifications for this position.

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.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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

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Contact Details
Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)
Email christyr@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC91228
Organization Name PIE-DO/ Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering Division Office
Minimum Salary 162900
Maximum Salary 291400
Req ID: IRC91228
Category: Engineering