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

What You Will Do

Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.

The Operational Readiness Implementation Division (ORI-DO) is seeking a highly motivated supervisor to support a small team of highly motivated individuals within the Training & Mission Services group (ORI-1) Programmatic Training function. The primary core tasks will support the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP) operational divisions with day-to-day oversight of a variety of hands-on and virtual training activities within the Programmatic Training model, which includes DOE O 426.2 qualified/certified positions and NAP 401.1 Weapon Quality training programs.

The Manufacturing Manager 1 will report to the Programmatic Training First Line Manager (FLM) and ORI-1 Group Leader. The selected individual will provide direct supervision and leadership of the Pit Flowsheet training support function. The chosen candidate will have the responsibility, authority and accountability to execute work that supports training milestones and deliverables while setting the standards and example for utmost professional behavior and operational effectiveness. This exciting opportunity includes the call to work with the best and brightest of LANL’s engineers, scientists and emerging leaders within the Plutonium Facility 4 (PF-4) manufacturing environment to create compliant and value-added initial training, continuing training and education programs.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and defining tactical objectives for successful training outcomes.

  • Monitoring scope and schedule and establishing day-to-day protocol for planned training activities.

  • Delivering quality training products and/or services; enforcing adherence to performance standards; achieving the balance between the need to meet both productivity goals and quality standards.

  • Directing and/or overseeing the execution training events safely, securely, with quality, and in compliance with nuclear facility requirements.

  • Performing direct daily oversight of work, workers and the training environment; filling in for tactical work tasks as needed and taking on strategic projects to achieve process improvements as assigned.

  • Ensuring concise, consistent communications with line management reporting on training status, deliverables and commitments.

  • Implementing efficient time management skills and the ability to deal effectively with changing priorities and conflicting demands.

  • Motivating employees to work as a team in accomplishing objectives, including mentoring and inspiring peers.

  • Applying training analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation expertise within assigned scope and/or subject-matter-expert (SME) area(s).

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Leadership: Experience in supervising multidisciplinary teams of in a technical and virtual environment.Ability to provide professional-level leadership supervising, resolving conflicts, mentoring, team building, motivating employees, and developing personnel such as students and/or early career training staff.

Knowledge and Expertise: Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing training-related scope and coordinating activities. Experience with planning for and managing tactical execution of work; tracking and reporting progress, specifically in the area of training execution.Ability to set the example and effectively “train-the-trainer,” especially in the areas of analysis, design, development of ALDWP programmatic training products, processes and initiatives.

Accountability: Experience working with confidential or proprietary information, classified documents or sensitive information, including PII training records. Accountable for ensuring a full training staff is available to support Pit production activities at all times.

Communication: Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions, seminars, briefings, presentations, and publications; effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of personnel and customers.

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

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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • TSQP qualified.

  • Experience developing training and/or instructing in live and online environments.

  • Experience performing training evaluation in various operational environments.

  • Experience as an AP-01000 Preparer for training documents.

  • Knowledgeable of Integrated Work Management (IWM) and Conduct of Operations (ConOps) procedures.

  • DOE Q Clearance and HRP Certification.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Color discrimination, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), standing, walking, typing or keyboarding.

Work Environment: This position will work in an administrative office environment and have the ability to telework. Unescorted access to ALDWP nuclear facilities is required in order to participate in training activities on site, if/when needed.

Note to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive resume that addresses the key requirements of the position.

  • Submission of a writing sample and/or applicable work materials is highly suggested.

  • This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2 Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the position can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

Location: This position will be physically located inLos Alamos, NM.

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.

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)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 -Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA SupplementalDirective 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.

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.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Vigil, Jessica Marlene
Email jessica_m@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84486
Organization Name ORI-1 / Training & Mission Services
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC84486
Category: Training