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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Project Manager 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Nuclear Materials Science Group (MST-16) provides multidisciplinary expertise in actinide materials science using a comprehensive suite of destructive and nondestructive analytical techniques within a category I nuclear facility and other radiological facilities. These activities include the characterization of new and aged pit construction materials, the development of technologies for advanced actinide materials analysis and synthesis, and actinide materials science investigations. MST-16 manages a $38 M+ budget and a diverse portfolio supporting: Directed Stockpile Work, Strategic Materials, Science Campaigns, Strategic Partnership Projects, and LDRD. Our operations take place in nuclear facilities and laboratories, enabling research in materials science of actinides at numerous LANL and off-site experimental facilities.

A successful TPM candidate will work with Group Office management and program managers to track programmatic work progress and help report on deliverable and milestone status. We are looking for two energetic, customer-focused individuals to join the MST-16 team by providing programmatic support to our Group Office management. These positions require motivated and professional individuals who are capable of quickly changing focus, acting independently and are comfortable with a broadly defined scope of work.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will perform all necessary functions to support interface with their designated programs, including but not limited to:

  • Interface with the short- and mid-range planning of operations.

  • Oversee cost estimating and negotiation of cost and schedule for small and mid-level projects.

  • Oversee the status of work preparation and execution activities as input to daily planning.

  • Serve as the primary interface between project scientists, program, and line management for small or moderately complex project(s) to establish technical requirements and to negotiate and define deliverables, budgets, and schedules in accordance with the project charter and line expertise.

  • Interface with program and line managers to ensure that resources are available to accomplish the work, to identify procurement needs, and ensure project deliverables are completed within the scope, schedules, and budgets defined in project work packages.

  • Interface with program office and line management to develop and negotiate work packages and establish out year schedules.

  • Work with diverse teams, overseeing and providing leadership in planning, tracking, and execution of project plans from initiation to completion, including managing budgets and project resources.

  • Ability to obtain DOE Q Clearance, HRP, and TA-55 facility access, which typically requires US citizenship.

Training/Certifications: PMP Certification is desired but not required.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with TA-55 Operations, or other relevant manufacturing experience.

  • Ability to use project management, spreadsheet, or work scheduling programs such as Excel, Microsoft Projects, P6, etc.

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following programs: Directed Stockpile Work, Strategic Materials, Science Campaign, Strategic Partnership Projects, and/or LDRD, including their interfaces and interdependencies.

  • Experience developing and maintaining forecasts and project codes within a portfolio.

  • Experience building resource loaded schedules.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applications must be submitted with a cover letter that addresses all minimum and desired qualifications.

Location: This position will be physically located in New Mexico.

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)

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.

  • 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 472.2for 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.

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 call1-505-665-4444option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Masterson, Clinton Thomas (Clint)
Email ctmasterson@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-396-0294
Vacancy Name: IRC85333
Organization Name MST-16/Nuclear Materials Science
Minimum Salary 77300
Maximum Salary 126000
Req ID: IRC85333
Category: Project Management