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Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Manager 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Project Manager 1 or 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

You will support the Small Projects Division Office within Capital Projects, which is responsible for capital project execution as required to meet the infrastructure needs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Small Projects is responsible for planning and execution of well over 150 projects that range in value from $500K to $20M. Collectively, the value of this portfolio ranges from $300M to $350M. These projects represent a range of mission critical facilities to typical infrastructure and utility upgrades or improvements.

You will act as the Project Manager to coordinate and administer a project from project planning and execution through close-out. Establish and maintain customer relationships as well as manage customer expectations throughout the project to resolve problems and coordinate service functions. Participate in planning and establishing schedules, forecasts, budgets, parameters, etc., and monitor progress to assure schedules are met and work is performed within budget. May provide assistance in the review of contract documents. May be assigned responsibility for a specific area of a project such as construction, engineering, or services.

Project Manager 1 ($83,300 – $136,200)

As the Project Manager 1, you will ensure that project objectives meet the customer’s scope requirements and are safely fulfilled within cost and schedule constraints. The Project Manager (PM) 1 will be responsible and accountable for project success and will be responsible for reporting project status to Division. The PM will be expected to identify risks associated with project execution and manage those risks to best meet the needs of the customers and the Laboratory overall mission requirements. The PM will be responsible for managing capital asset projects and/or De-commissioning &Demolition (D&D) projects with a portfolio value up to $10M total project cost and/or multiple capital asset projects utilizing both sub-contract and direct hire acquisition methods.

Project Manager 2 ($91,800 – $151,400)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Project Manager 2 will be required to:

Assume responsibility and accountability for project success from cradle to grave and report project status to upper level management on a regular basis. The PM 2 will be expected to identify risks associated with project execution on complex projects and manage those risks to best meet the needs of the customers and the Laboratory overall mission requirements. The PM 2 will be responsible for managing capital asset projects and/or D&D projects with a portfolio value of $10 or higher total project cost and/or multiple capital asset projects utilizing both sub-contract and direct hire acquisition methods.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in most aspects of project management and project control activities with the ability to become proficient in all. Experience in developing operating and financial plans.

  • Some knowledge and skill in prime contract formation, negotiation and administration.

  • Technical comprehension of engineering, procurement, and construction techniques, including their interfaces and interdependencies.

  • Skill in oral and written communication as well as applying team building concepts.

  • Basic knowledge of and experience with project controls and/or project management, project budgets including cost estimating, cost control and cost analysis, project scheduling, implementation of corrective actions, developing and delivering detailed and accurate status reports and basic knowledge of/and experience with engineering functions and principles required to understand and successfully implement and monitor technical projects.

  • Basic knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tools and processes.

Additional Job Requirements for Project Manager 2:

  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of project management tools and techniques relating to all project activities.

  • Knowledge of project processes and an understanding of project management activities, such as planning, budgeting and performance measurement.

Education/Experience for Project Manager 1: Position requires a minimum of two years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education/Experience for Project Manager 2: Position requires a recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, or specialized courses in project management and a minimum of 5 years’ extensive experience in at least one of the following functions: engineering, procurement and/or construction (or a minimum of 13 years relevant work experience without a B.S. degree) leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge described above.

Desired Qualifications:

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

  • Experience reporting to and communicating with multiple supervisory organizations.

  • Experience working with LANL P409 Waste Management Tools.

  • Basic knowledge of Waste Compliance and Tracking System.

Note 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

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

L ocated 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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Email mbroge@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC80072
Organization Name PIO-PM/Project Integration Office - Project Management
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC80072
Category: Project Management