Description:

This position will be filled at either the Technical Project Manager 1/Technical Project Manager 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.

Join our team and help us execute planned capital investments within Weapons Production! You will support the Program Representation and Transition to Operations (PPI-2) within Program Project Interface (PPI) Division. PPI Division represents the Associate Level Division for Weapons Production (ALDWP) and provides an interface with Capital Projects (ALDCP) and facility operations to ensure achievement of ALDWP program objectives for capital line items (LAP4, PEI2, TLW), major item of equipment (MIE) and other programmatic equipment projects (ARIES, heat source). PPI facilitates decisions amongst various levels of Laboratory Senior Management, specifically for capital construction projects that support the pit and production missions. Additionally, PPI provides integration of construction projects with programs that support the TA-55 site. PPI provides objective oversight and coordination of execution and turnover of projects at the TA-55 site. In addition, PPI provides functional management of the Transition to Operations (TTO) Phase resulting in operational acceptance of the project for rad ops and in some cases the Transition to Production (TTP) phase resulting in completion of hot testing of the project.

You will act as the Technical Project Manager to organize and manage 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. You may also provide assistance in the review of contract documents and may be assigned responsibility for a specific area of a project such as construction, engineering, or services.


Technical Project Manager 1 ($77,300 - $126,000)

As the Technical 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 Technical Project Manager 1 will be responsible for reporting project status to the group leader. The TPM-1 will be expected to recognize risks associated with project execution and manage those risks to best meet the needs of the customers and the Laboratory overall mission requirements.


Technical Project Manager 2 ($94,100 - $155,700)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Technical Project Manager 2 will be required to assist in the responsibility and accountability for project success and report project status to the project manager, group leader, and upper level management on a regular basis.


What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Project Management: Basic knowledge of 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. Under direction, will monitor performance of scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines of projects.


Knowledge and Skills: Working knowledge and experience in aspects of technical or operational work in nuclear and radiological facilities; operational readiness and the startup of programmatic operations; and/or design, procurement, equipment installation or instrument operations. Will provide integration of the user requirements with the instrument procurement and construction activities as well as operational requirements with the startup planning and preparation activities. Will apply working knowledge of all aspects of the project and the integration of operations in the field.


Communication: Serve as the primary interface in the field between programmatic operations and the project. Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentations to various audiences as well as applying team building concepts.


Additional Job Requirements for Technical Project Manager 2

In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:


Project Management: Working knowledge and experience in the aspects of EVMS and project management for a project, program, or operational activity as well as technical leadership and experience working on an integrated project team.


Education/Experience Technical Project Manager 1: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.


Education/Experience at Technical Project Manager 2: 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. A Project Management Institute certification is preferred for this level.


Desired Qualifications:


Demonstrated experience with line item construction project requirements, project management, and project control processes; work within an interdisciplinary technical team on a line item project.


Working knowledge and demonstrated experience with the startup of programmatic equipment and gloveboxes within a nuclear facility.


Active Q-Clearance; participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP) preferred.


Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, please submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.


This vacancy will close at COB, September 9, 2021; however, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date; the position may close as early as August 16, 2021.


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)


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. See DOE 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 Policy 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.


Appointment Type

Regular

Regular

Contact Details

Contact Name Naranjo, Christina Nicole

Email naranjoc@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Vacancy Name: IRC88694

Organization Name PPI-2/Program Representation & Transition to Operations

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

Req ID: IRC88694

Category: Other

About Los Alamos National Laboratory:

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