Los Alamos National Laboratory Storage and Container Project Manager (Technical Project Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As a Technical Project Manager (TPM) reporting to the First Line Manager (FLM) of the Nuclear Material Container and Storage Engineering Team, you will provide technical project leadershiprelated to the development, planning, and execution of projects within the Team’s scope. To manage projects effectively, the selected candidate will develop and maintain in-depth technical expertise for their assigned scope. This will include:
Establish technical requirements to define successful project completion
Developing project deliverables, budgets, and detailed schedules
Identifying risks and mitigation strategies
Reporting project status and issues to Line and Program Management
Working directly with ORI-2 Staff, Line and Program Management to develop detailed work breakdown structures, negotiate work packages, and author funding proposals
Applying LEAN principles and techniques to develop process flows, procedures, tools, and training on new and existing processes
Working closely with the FLM to define team structure and work assignments, collaboratively solve problems, remove obstacles, and identify continuous process improvement opportunities
The TPM will work cohesively with the FLM and ORI-2 Group Leader to develop reports for senior leadership on execution strategies, key performance indicators (KPIs), and group/team metrics.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience in all aspects of project management of technical or operational work, including developing project plans and work packages; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions.
Ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion. Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflict.
Communication and Customer Interactions
Proven ability to conceptualize and communicate program requirements and detailed elements to both technical and non-technical personnel. Demonstrated skill with interpersonal, written and verbal communications including presentation skills as evidenced by presenting briefings/project status to stakeholders, etc.
Education and Experience
Requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum 8 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Project Management Certificate
Initiation of the Project Management Institute certification/ program management course work and/or award of certificate.
A Science or Engineering bachelor’s degree and additional experience is preferred.
Active DOE “Q” clearance
LEAN/Continuous Improvement Experience
Demonstrated experience in the successful application of LEAN principles and techniques
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
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.
Note to Applicants:
F or full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
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 vacancy will close on January 21, 2022, midnight Mountain Standard Time. Note, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date, the position may close as early as December 29, 2021.
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)
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.
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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status
Contact Name Mondragon, Kimberly (Kim)
Work Telephone 505-551-4409
Vacancy Name: IRC96501
Organization Name ORI-2/Operational Readiness & Execution
Minimum Salary 113100
Maximum Salary 190900
Req ID: IRC96501