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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Controls Manager 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position provides leadership and oversight as Los Alamos National Laboratory Risk Manager within the Project Controls organization. The Risk Manager position will supervise the risk management group and establish LANL policy regarding risk management on programs and projects.

The Risk Manager provides functional oversight over all risk management processes and tools including: qualitative and quantitative risk assessments, identification and analysis of risk actions with risk owners, and provide innovative solutions for risk mitigation. Provide functional oversight and guidance to the risk coordinators to establish project baseline risk profiles, maintenance and update of risk profiles, including providing project level data input to the ALDCP portfolio of project for risk health metric reporting.

This Risk Manager will identify, analyze, and provide innovative solutions to risk management and supports and promotes improvement measures and implementation of recommendations for the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Risk Manager interfaces with all levels of project management and project controls staff for risk management issues and provides assistance and guidance for the display or presentation of risk information. The Risk Manager supports organizational and functional administrative activities, including, personnel performance reviews and career counseling, interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions.

This position requires a strong leadership capability teamed with an in-depth knowledge of risk management objectives and the proven ability to develop and implement policies that support those objectives in conjunction with LANL Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Project Management policies.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated Leadership Management experience leading organizations, programs, projects or central function with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities.

  • Extensive experience in the Risk Management function and sub functions of cost and schedule.

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in implementing risk management principles, concepts, and practices including risk communication, risk analysis, and risk response planning.

  • Demonstrated advanced experience and knowledge of using schedule risk assessment tools such as Acumen Risk or Primavera Risk Assessment.

  • Demonstrated experience of using risk management databases such asActive Risk Manager (ARM).

  • Demonstrated experience of using scheduling software such as Primavera P6.

  • Distinguished track record of setting technical direction and goals, implementing effective business practices and automation of reporting systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow a program into reliable and efficient operation.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated skill in presenting risk information to management and customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of management, staff, customers, and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated experience in effective decision-making and creative problem solving.

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

  • Advanced Knowledge of current industry and technical developments in the risk management field.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience maintaining a rigorous risk management system supporting compliant EIA-748 EVMS and DOE O 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.

  • Experience and knowledge of DOE G 413.3-7A, Risk Management Guiderequirements and the integration with EVM reporting.

  • Experience in institutional or organizational level risk management.

  • Extended experience working with the Department of Energy (DOE) at headquarters or field office level, or with state and federal regulators.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience using the risk assessment tool, Deltek Acumen Risk.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience using the risk management database, Sword Active Risk Active Risk Manager (ARM).

  • Knowledge of using the scheduling software system Primavera P6.

  • Experience serving as a subject matter expert and mentoring others on diverse topics of Acumen Risk and ARM software applications.

  • Successful demonstrated experience in executing large-scale programs, projects, or project controls central core functions.


Education Required: Positionrequires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of fifteen years of Project Controls experience, includinga minimum of three years of related management experience.

Notes to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the minimum and desired requirements of the position, along with a resume.

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.

  • 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: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for 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.

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.

Capital Projects focus is on delivering quality projects and programs, safely and in compliance within scope, schedule and budget for the lab. The Project Controls function is in the Program Performance Services Division and provides subject matter experts which support standard Project Management operations along with application of the LANS-certified Earned Value Management System (EVMS) where appropriate for ensuring that control systems are maintained in compliance with that certification.

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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)
Email dleyba@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-695-5640
Vacancy Name: IRC81786
Organization Name PPS-PC/Program Performance - Project Controls Mgmt and Core
Minimum Salary 110400
Maximum Salary 186300
Req ID: IRC81786
Category: Project Management