Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Controls Manager - ALDPI (Project Controls Manager 6) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position provides Project Controls leadership and management in support of ALDPI, at Los Alamos National Laboratory. This Project Controls Manager (PCM) position will supervise a team of Project Controls Managers and Engineers responsible for cost and schedule control, cost and schedule analysis and validation activities and enforce LANL policy regarding cost and schedule control across the ALDPI Capital Projects Portfolio. This position organizationally reports to the PPS Division Leader (home organization) and to the ALDPI Functional Integration Director (deployed organization).
The PCM position provides leadership and functional oversight over all project controls cost and schedule processes including: budget implementation in cost and scheduling systems, cost and schedule system integration, internal and external customer reporting, enforcing policies and procedures on ALDPI Capital projects, training of personnel, and monitoring and maintaining compliance with LANL policy on cost and schedule control.
The PCM position will identify, analyze, and provide innovative solutions to cost and schedule issues and supports and promotes implementation of project controls guidance and policy. The PCM position regularly interfaces with all levels of management, executive leadership, and major customers on ALDPI Capital projects portfolio for cost and schedule reporting and performance. The PCM position interfaces with project controls senior managers for cost and schedule control issues and provides leadership, direction, and guidance for cost and schedule performance information. This PCM position directs project assessments of project data activities to ensure technical adequacy of project cost and schedule activities on various line item projects. 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 PCM directs negotiation with customers or management regarding project controls matters of significance to the ALDPI organization, ensures budgets and schedules meet Laboratory requirements, and ensures successful integration of cross-organizational project controls activities, goals and objectives.
This position requires a strong leadership capability teamed with an in-depth knowledge of Laboratory goals, project controls objectives, and the proven ability to develop and implement policies that support those goals and objectives in conjunction with LANL Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Project Management policies.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated leadership skills and management experience leading large organizations, programs, projects or central functions with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities.
Expert level 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 expert level 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.
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.
Highly skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel. Ability to lead without positional authority.
Distinguished track record of setting technical direction and goals, implementing effective business practices and systems, managing budgets and finances, and managing customer and stakeholder relations.
Demonstrated ability to build and grow a program into reliable and efficient operation.
Highly skilled in oral and written communication, with demonstrated ability to present project controls information to management and customers.
Demonstrated ability to build and grow both internal and external organizational relationships.
Demonstrated experience in interacting effectively with all levels of external and internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.
Demonstrated expert skill and 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 project controls field.
Experience maintaining a rigorous management system supporting compliant EIA-748 EVMS and DOE O 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.
Experience in institutional or organizational level project controls management.
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 processes and applications.
Demonstrated experience interfacing with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) management and a broad knowledge of current LANL operations and activities.
Education Required: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seventeen years of experience in project controls, including a minimum ten years of related management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected.
Notes to Applicants:
A cover letter addressing each of the job requirements is required along with a resume.
While the posted salary range for this position is broad, it is highly unusual for selected applicants to be hired at the top end of the range and more common for selected candidates to grow into the full salary band over time.
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 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)
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)
Work Telephone 505-695-5640
Vacancy Name: IRC87913
Organization Name PPS-DO/ Program Performance Services
Minimum Salary 162900
Maximum Salary 291400
Req ID: IRC87913