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Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Engineer (Engineer 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Put your engineering talents to good use by joining our world-class Engineering teams! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional Project Engineer to join our Engineering Groups. Our diverse workforce enjoys a work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. This is your chance to make a real difference while working on important systems directly affecting national security.

As a Project Engineer 4, you will act as a technical representative for engineering activities related to the planning, design, execution, and closeout of projects. The Project Engineering will ensure delivery of high quality design products and the successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Supports Project Manager in the oversight of engineering activity (all disciplines) on a project, or designated portions of a project.

  • Plans and directs engineering assignments on the project. Has technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments.

  • Establishes the detailed project execution plan and the development of the overall project engineering budget and schedule.

  • Originates, reviews, and/or approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use.

  • Supervises the preparation, reviews, and endorses bid analyses and recommendations for procurement of equipment material and services within Engineering's scope of responsibility.

  • Prepares or directs the preparation of project studies, reports, forecasts, special engineering reports and plant data book.

  • Ensures that Technical Risk Assessments are comprehensive and complete, safety practices and procedures are implemented, and engineering design and corresponding design documentation are in compliance with project Quality Assurance plan and procedures.

  • Tracks and issues reports on project performance using standard Earned Value Management tools (Control Account Manager).

  • Provide expert advice and consultation to Project Management, Facility Engineering, and Engineering Services management.

  • Lead and integrate team activities into overall plan to support the overall project requirements including technical quality, cost, and schedule.

  • Implement Conduct of Maintenance and Conduct of Engineering procedures and best practices

  • Support the necessary procedures/program to maintain the Project Engineering function.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures consistent with the duties described above.

  • Proven experience of project execution processes and procedures, detailed engineering, and construction work processes.

  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved and current knowledge of new methods of design and construction.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficient with all (MS Office Suite).

  • Experience working with EVMS compliant schedule and qualifications as Control Accounts Manager

  • Demonstrated experience as a senior technical advisor implementing, overseeing, and assessing engineering activities. Understanding of and experience working with Performance Based Indicators.

  • Knowledge of industry, regulatory, and DOE/NNSA complex codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to Vital Safety Systems such as DOE 420.1C and DOE STD- 1189.

  • Working knowledge of related non-reactor nuclear codes, standards, best practice non-nuclear nuclear/hazardous mechanical confinement systems, and knowledge in generation of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).

  • Demonstrated experience with development of safety class and safety significant designs.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of a Project Engineering program.

  • Qualifications as Control Accounts Manager

  • Mentors, coaches, and trains other employees in the application of methods and processes related to engineering design development, design review, and design implementation. Participates in process improvement efforts. Acts an advisor / SME to influence process improvement initiatives.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or architecture from a ABET or NAIA accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 12 years of engineering experience.

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience as a Project Engineer

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of relevant LANL standards, provides field implementation of the Conduct of Engineering (COE) Program.

  • PMP certification

  • Professional Engineering license

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

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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 childbirth 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.

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.

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 C de Baca, Jessica Ann
Email jescdb@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC92795
Organization Name ES-55/ Facility System Engineering TA-55
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC92795
Category: Engineering