Los Alamos National Laboratory Procurement Engineer (Engineering Technologist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will execute Procurement Engineering support activities for TA-55 Equipment Installation and self-performed line item construction projects. Assist with design/constructability review process. Assist with researching codes and standards. Responsible for reviewing installation designs and specifications and Design Review Record forms (DRR); responsible for interpretation of design and quality requirements for development of procurement packages. Based on specified design requirements, prepares comprehensive procurement packages for TA-55 installation projects including item descriptions, quality requirements, acceptance testing, receipt inspection and technical requirements. Possess technical knowledge in reading engineering drawings and LANL Master Construction Specifications. Validates material specified conforms in all aspects to the approved design. Comply with institutional procurement policies and procedures and be familiar with NQA-1 quality requirements. Investigates potential suppliers and recommends those most desirable based on the management level and technical and performance requirements of the item. Prioritizes work based on programmatic demands. Provides project oversight, initiates process improvement efforts and collaborates with engineering to develop a Consolidated Bill of Material (CBOM) to be used for ordering. Consults with engineering, craft supervisors and project management personnel to resolve procurement related issues throughout the project.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in procurement engineering for technical or operational work, including developing technical specifications, developing and managing CBOMS, tracking material and developing compliant procurement packages for safety class and significant items.

  • In-depth knowledge in reviewing design specifications, drawings, and CBOMs for engineering related issues that will affect material.

  • Proven ability to multitask and possess a keen attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks in a sometimes stressful environment.

  • Record of effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, & Outlook.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of conduct of engineering principles and configuration management as they relate to a nuclear facility.

  • Experience with the Design Change Process, interpreting engineering drawings and specifications andknowledge of mechanical and electrical components.

  • Ability to create Bill of Material Lists (BOM’s) from design documents such as drawings and specifications.

  • Demonstrated experience with developing and submitting pre-procurement submittal packages for approval by the designated A&E.;

  • Familiarity with the principles and theories of engineering, mathematics and science to solve routine technical problems in area of discipline. Make simple calculations and analyses in support of engineering.

  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to work cohesively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated understanding of NQA-1 quality drivers, management levels, and commercial grade dedication plans.

  • Q Clearance

Education:Associate's degree in engineering, engineering technology; baccalaureate degree preferred, or years of relevant experience in lieu of degree requirement; and at least 5 years of relevant experience preferred.

*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.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, along with a resume, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how you meet each of the required and desired skills. of the position.

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.

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:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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.

The Nuclear Process Infrastructure (NPI) Division provides the necessary business process and support functions to ensure Los Alamos National Laboratory, through the Associate Directorate for Plutonium Science and Manufacturing (ADPSM), successfully executes its mission assignments involving nuclear and explosive materials, science, technology, and weapons components. NPI partners with the ADPSM Engineering, Operations, and Program Management Divisions and with the ADNHHO Facility Operations Directors at TA-55 and TA-22 to achieve mission success.

The NPI-8 Materials Management and Business Services Group provides an array of procurement and warehousing support services critical to ADPSM operations at TA-55, RLW, TWF and RLUOB. The group has dedicated staff that strive to deliver Best in Class procurement and warehousing support to enable plutonium science and manufacturing in support of the national defense.

NPI-8 provides business services in the areas of technical procedure writers, training support, document control, records management, and unclassified and classified computer support for ADPSM.

Maximum Salary: 131000

Minimum Salary: 80100

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Swoboda, Roseanne

Organization Name: NPI-8/ Material Management & Business Services

Email: rswoboda@lanl.gov

Job Title: Procurement Engineer (Engineering Technologist 2)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC65637