Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Controls 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico


Job Title Project Controls 3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name ISR-5/ Space Instrumentation Realization

What You Will Do

The ISR-5 Space Instrument Realization Group performs a number of project controls tasks during the development of numerous satellite instrument programs. The Intelligence & Space Research (ISR) Division seeks a Project Controls Specialist to join a significant effort in Satellite‐based Nuclear Detonation Detection (SNDD) programs. The successful candidate will provide project controls support to a cross section of the projects within SNDD. They will be responsible for direct interactions with Project Leaders, Program Managers and Line Managers at LANL. They will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and growing established program measurement baselines with regard to scope, schedule and cost. They will also be responsible for supporting the monthly reporting requirements put forth by the NNSA and the SNDD Program Office including schedule progress, cost analysis, as well as exercising baseline change control.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in resource estimating, statistical analysis, schedule development and monitoring, schedule performance reporting, report writing, and computer operations

  • Demonstrated experience in support of all aspects of project management, including defining and managing to technical work scope, schedules, budgets, priorities and performance

  • Knowledge and proven ability in formulating and presenting results and project information to technical and programmatic customers

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with scheduling software such as P6 or MS Project

  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance, which normally requires U.S. Citizenship

Desired Skills:

  • Skilled in understanding technical processes, engineering drawings, and financial reports

  • Demonstrated experience in project management

  • Expertise in LANL financial systems (ORACLE)

  • Experience in large space programs

  • Experience with project life cycles

  • Active Q Clearance

Education: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter addressing each of the job requirements along with a resume.

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.

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 Space Instrument Realization Group (ISR-5) in the Intelligence & Space Research Division provides engineering and technical expertise to support the development and deployment of space-based custom instrumentation for national security applications. The Group consists of approximately 50 engineers, designers and technicians (electrical and mechanical) teaming across several ISR Division projects.

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 80100

Maximum Salary 131000

Contact Details

Contact Name Ditsworth, Samantha Aileen

Email samanthad@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC69481