Los Alamos National Laboratory UI/IF Design Group Leader (Engineering Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Come and join an innovative team conducting groundbreaking research in defense of our nation. The new Utilities and Infrastructure (UI) and Institutional Facilities (IF) Design Group will provide design engineering support for UI, IF, and other facility customers as required. As the UI / IF Design Group Leader, you will lead this new multi-disciplinary engineering group in providing innovative facility engineering solutions for the Los Alamos National Laboratory's scientific and national security mission.
The Roles and responsibilities for this new position include:
Provide design-engineering services for portfolio projects in UI, IF, and other facilities as required to ensure facilities are designed, constructed, modified and maintained to satisfy customer needs and expectations in a cost effective, safe, and compliant manner.
Ensure implementation of Conduct of Engineering (CoE) in accordance with the Nuclear Quality Assurance (NQA-1) Program.
Provide a range of engineering services, including project engineering, design engineering, and field engineering, in support of project execution.
Communicate with all levels of internal and external customers to define and recommend cross-organizational operational objectives.
Responsible for developing short-term and long-range plans for portfolio projects, and monitor progress to assure long-term objectives are attained and customer requirements are met.
Ensure daily open communication with workers (including subcontractors) that promotes an environment where workers feel comfortable bringing errors, system weaknesses, and issues to management attention.
Perform design review of external design agency design submittals.
Lead initiatives to improve the organization.
Provide technical and administrative oversight to ensure compliance with facility requirements, CoE, and Configuration Management (CM) program requirements.
Provide leadership in resolution of technical and personnel issues.
Developing staffing plans in accordance with customer requirements and within budget constraints, perform recruiting and hiring activities to implement those plans, and develop staff through training, mentoring and qualification programs.
If this interests you, and you want to be part of an organization that offers a rewarding and cultivating environment, we want you to join our team!
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Central to this position, we are seeking a qualified and talented individual that has demonstrated leadership and innovation in managing an engineering organization.
Knowledge and Experience
This position will serve in a management role and provide knowledge and experience in engineering and administration for facility projects and on-going operations and maintenance within nuclear facilities is required. Specific knowledge and experience sought for includes:
Advanced knowledge in the development and support of a large, complex, technical organization involving nuclear facility engineering, nuclear criticality safety or safety basis management.
Demonstrated ability to manage a large team of different disciplined engineers and other staff members. Proven experience implementing formal processes to meet engineering requirements.
Strong interpersonal skills in both verbal and written communications. Able to effectively communicate with all levels of management and staff.
Demonstrated team building capability.
Demonstrated capability in successfully developing internal and external customer relationships achieving a high degree of customer satisfaction. Expertise in negotiation with customers and support organizations and resolving conflicts.
Experience in developing and managing budgets.
Demonstrated experience related to the development and implementation of in-house engineering standards, master specifications, and Conduct of Engineering for facility operations and maintenance.
Management experience effecting the requirements above.
Education/Experience : Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
This position may be subject to DOE Order 426.2 Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the position can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
Knowledge of LANL activities and nuclear operations including project execution and management, legal, procurement, construction, environmental safety and health (ES&H), and quality assurance.
Knowledge/experience of LANL Engineering Standards Manual; LANL Conduct of Engineering procedures; and DOE Orders and Standards related to nuclear facility design, construction, and project management.
Professional license (PE) in an engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board preferred.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status
Contact Name Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr
Vacancy Name: IRC96051
Organization Name ES-EPD/Engineering Services - Engineering Project Delivery
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC96051