Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Project Manager 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Associate Laboratory Directorate for Plutonium Infrastructure (ALDPi) is seeking a highly motivated Technical Project Manager 2 (TPM-2). The successful TPM will work with internal and external stakeholders to improve our internal processes, manage technical and non-technical projects, and lead new initiatives to incorporate new technologies into our technical library. The TPM will help identify which processes need to be improved, then organize and lead teams to analyze the current processes and develop recommendations on how to improve those processes. Additionally, the TPM will develop workflow-level as well as management-level metrics. The TPM will work with various organizations and managers and play a vital role in the implementation of ALDPI initiatives by tracking programmatic tasks and providing reports on deliverables and milestone statuses for the ALDPI projects and process improvement events.
This challenging and exciting position requires motivated and professional individual who is capable of quickly changing focus, acting independently, and is comfortable with a broadly defined scope of work.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Knowledge and Expertise
Working knowledge of and experience developing and maintaining project plans; program work scope, schedule, budgets, priorities and performance milestones, managing change control, and managing risk.
Demonstrated ability to develop effective customer and stakeholder relationships; interacting with all levels of external and internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.
Expert level experience planning and defining project scope through collaboration with subject matter experts (SMEs) and senior project managers. Working knowledge and experience in supporting tactical planning and execution of moderately large and/or complex technical projects. Experience successfully coordinating multiple operations, balancing resources and priorities, and tracking a complex inventory.
Demonstrated experience supporting projects with requirements development, traceability, and requirements maintenance. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team in a multi-discipline environment. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a variety of organizations.
Experience working with confidential or proprietary information, classified documents or sensitive information.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational, and presentation skills. You must have experience developing clear, concise, and informative reports, presentations, correspondence, and other written materials.
Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q clearance, which requires US Citizenship. Dual Citizenship permitted in very limited circumstances.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
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.
Active DOE Q Clearance
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status
Vacancy Name: IRC92491
Organization Name ALDPI / Associate Laboratory Director for Plutonium Infrastructure
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC92491
Category: Project Management