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

What You Will Do

This position provides leadership and management of subprojects within Weapons Projects Controls organizations at Los Alamos National Laboratory. This Project Controls Manager (PCM) position will supervise cost and schedule control, cost and schedule analysis and validation activities and enforce LANL policy regarding cost and schedule control on Weapons programs. This position organizationally reports to Weapons Project Controls management.

The Manager provides functional oversight over project controls cost and schedule processes and tools including: budget implementation in cost and scheduling systems, cost and schedule system integration, internal and external customer reporting, enforcing policies and procedures on Weapons programs, training of personnel, and monitoring and maintaining compliance with LANL policy on cost and schedule control.

This Manager position will be accountable to manage a team to deliver plan of the week schedules which align with programmatic FY baseline schedules, manages a team that provides schedule deconflict analysis to Pu Ops within TA-55 and reviews analysis with management to ensure all work is performed in an efficient manner. The Manager will coordinate with Project Controls staff in ALDWP to ensure programmatic scope is captured accurately and priorities are aligned between programmatic FY schedules and plan of the week detail schedules.

This Manager position will identify, analyze, and provide solutions to cost and schedule issues and supports and promotes implementation of Project Controls guidance. The Manager position interfaces with all levels of project management and project controls staff for cost and schedule control issues and provides leadership, direction, and guidance for the display or presentation of cost and schedule performance information. This Manager position performs project assessments of project data activities to ensure technical adequacy of project cost and schedule activities on Weapons programs. This position 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 project controls 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, or projects with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities.

  • Extensive experience in the Project Controls function and sub functions of cost and schedule.

  • Extensive experience in applying Earned Value Management principles and techniques that complies with EIA-748 in U.S. Government facilities, programs, and/or projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in establishing criteria for cost and schedule functions including: planning and budgeting activities, directing cost estimating, cost and schedule control, and cost and schedule analysis.

  • Advanced knowledge of financial reporting system and account codes, which interfaces with the cost system for EVMS reporting.

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of using cost systems and EVMS reporting tools, such as Deltek Cobra.

  • Demonstrated experience of using scheduling software tools, 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 cost and EVMS 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.

  • Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience maintaining a rigorous cost control system supporting compliant EIA-748 EVMS.

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

  • Experience serving as a subject matter expert and mentoring others on diverse topics of scheduling and cost software applications.

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


Education Required: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of twelve years of Project Controls experience, including a minimum of four years of related management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, post graduate course work may be desirable.

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.

This position will be physically located in Los 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 2 years .

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 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.

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

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)
Email dleyba@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-695-5640
Vacancy Name: IRC88358
Organization Name PPS-PC/ Project Controls Mgmt and Core
Minimum Salary 113100
Maximum Salary 190900
Req ID: IRC88358
Category: Other