Los Alamos National Laboratory Treatment Operations, Packaging, and Staging Group Leader (Manufacturing Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Use your skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently support The Weapons Production Directorate in many areas of radioactive and mixed waste management, including waste characterization, waste packaging, waste staging, demonstrating readiness for operations in nuclear facilities, and standing up a new waste treatment operation. You will be reporting to the Nuclear Process Infrastructure (NPI-DO) Division Leader and standing up a new group, the Treatment Operations, Packaging, and Staging Group (NPI-10). As the NPI-10 Group Leader will provide day-to-day management and long-range planning. You will work directly with programmatic leads, project managers, and facilities and operations staff to support programmatic and facility maintenance activities. You will meet regularly with the managers of programmatic operations to ensure NPI-10 provides effective, timely and compliant support in the areas low level waste (LLW), mixed low level waste (MLLW), transuranic (TRU), and hazardous waste packaging and staging in Plutonium Facility 4 (PF-4), the Chemical and Metallurgical Research (CMR) facility, and the Radioactive Liquid Waste (RLW) facility, standing up new LLW, MLLW, and hazardous waste operations in the TA-55 Radiological Laboratory/Utility/Office Building (RLUOB), and new TRU waste treatment capabilities at the Waste Characterization, Reduction, and Repackaging Facility (WCRRF).
You will create, review and update of NPI-10 processes and procedures to streamline operations and address the changing missions of programmatic organizations and modifications to the Safety Basis for multiple nuclear facilities. You will also be responsible for ensuring NPI-10 operations are authorized, conducted safely and comply with State, Federal, and DOE regulatory requirements, security requirements and requirements for conducting work in Nuclear Facilities up to and including Hazard Category 2.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Leadership: Demonstrated knowledge and proven ability in management, supervision, and development of assigned employees, including team building, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
Regulation & Compliance within a Nuclear Facility:
Experience executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis and specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection.
Extensive working knowledge of the technical and operational discipline of Conduct of Operations DOE O 422.1
Experience executing work in compliance with DOE O 474.2 Nuclear Material and accountability.
Experience complying with waste requirements contained in Federal and State regulations, DOE O 435.1, and treatment and disposal facility Waste Acceptance Criteria.
Project Management: In-depth knowledge of work package development and execution, identification of resource requirements and development of resource loaded schedules and financial stewardship.
Presentation: Record of effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions, seminars, briefings, presentations, and publications
Education/Experience :Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field ( chemistry, material science, engineering) from an accredited institution and 8 years of related experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
The degree may fulfill three of the four years of nuclear experience required on a one-for-one time basis (based on DOE Order 5480.20a requirements for working in a nuclear facility).
Additional Education/Experience: An advanced degree in engineering, science or a related technical field. Four years’ work experience in a nuclear facility
Operations within a Nuclear Facility:
Demonstrated experience in glovebox operations as they apply to the safe handling for special nuclear materials or equivalent high hazard operations.
Extensive experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis, and/or Conduct of Operations planning and executing
Manufacturing experience in a management role
Experience and an understanding of production controls involving production planning and scheduling
Experience with the Department of Energy (DOE): Demonstrated experience interacting with DOE/NNSA
Clearance: Active DOE Q-Clearance and HRP Certification
This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
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. 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.
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.
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
Vacancy Name: IRC86495
Organization Name NPI-DO / Nuclear Process Infrastructure DO
Minimum Salary 150700
Maximum Salary 261000
Req ID: IRC86495
Category: Operations Support