Los Alamos National Laboratory R&D Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As the Deputy Group Leader (DGL) of the Non-Destructive Testing & Evaluation (E-6) Group, the selected candidate will team with the E-6 Group Leader, the E-6 first line managers, E-6 staff and the E Division leadership team to provide engineering leadership and technical management for the group. The DGL will report to the Group Leader and serve on the E Division management team. The Deputy Group Leader will assist and supplement the Group Leader in ensuring effective program execution, sound fiscal stewardship, adherence to safety and security policies, program development, personnel development and other business administrative issues. E-6 provides application, development, and research for state-of-the-art methods of inspection and non-destructive testing in support of all aspects of the Laboratory mission, including weapons components, accident forensics, materials characterization, and advanced energy systems. The group consists of R&D engineers, scientists, technicians, and professionals that implement capabilities of radiographic, ultrasonic, dye penetrant, eddy current and other inspection modalities.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated success in leadership and/or management of a program, line organization or large engineering project.
Experience in recruiting, evaluating, mentoring and retaining talented undergraduate students, graduate students and postdocs (including promoting diversity and fostering teamwork).
Demonstrated successful application of sound business practices and promoting objectives in such areas as performance improvement and budget management.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more of the group’s mission areas (for example: Radiographic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Eddy Current Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing). Effective interpersonal and communication skills, which include the ability to engage in technical conversations with all levels of staff, the ability to discuss program strategies with current and potential funding agencies, an ability to delegate tasks to staff and administrators and an ability to interact with all levels of Laboratory management.
Nuclear Weapon Program Initiatives
Demonstrated experience in building collaborative partnerships across LANL internal organizations and demonstrated success in developing and sustaining engineering programs that attract support from the Nuclear Weapons Programs, Global Security Programs, NNSA, DOE, LDRD, DoD, or private industry.
Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Safety & Security
Familiarity with LANL administrative, safety and security policies. Active DOE Q Clearance.
Advanced knowledge in at least one of E-6’s NDT inspection methods (for example: Radiographic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Eddy Current Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing). Demonstrated knowledge of LANL weapons systems, subsystems and components. Advanced knowledge of one or more of the group’s customer mission areas (nuclear weapons’ parts production, surveillance), demonstrated experience in working and survising work in a moderate or high hazard facility. . Experience in process hazard analysis, development of integrated work documents and safety basis operations.
Nuclear Weapon Program Initiatives
Familiarity with work/project execution in a nuclear facility environment. Experience in interactions between national laboratories, universities or private industry.
Note to Applicants: Each applicant must submit a cover letter addressing the required skills along with a resume for full consideration.
Location: 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 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 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.
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 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Greathouse, Khalid T (Khi)
Vacancy Name: IRC85677
Organization Name Deputy Group Leader (R&D Manager 3)
Minimum Salary 135800
Maximum Salary 235600
Req ID: IRC85677