Technical Support To Cmrr Program Support Team (Technical Project Manager 1/2)

Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos , NM 87544

Posted 4 months ago

Vacancy Name: IRC74283

Description

Job Title Technical Support to CMRR Program Support Team (Technical Project Manager 1/2)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name Plutonium Strategy Infrastructure (SPE-3)

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will be part of the Strategic Projects and Engineering Plutonium Strategy Infrastructure (SPE-3) Group within SPE-DO.

SPE-3 represents the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement (CMRR) project owner, and is integrated with the CMRR project team to ensure that the program and user requirements are met from initial planning through turnover to operations and operational assessment.

The primary responsibilities for the technical support selected candidates are to support various technical and operational aspects of the equipment installation and program support at the Radiological Laboratory, Utility, and Office Building (RLUOB) and Plutonium Facility (PF-4), and ensure integration and verification of the program and user requirements are met from initial planning through turnover to operations and process validation. Technical Project Manager (TPM-1/2) will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will work across divisions and directorates and lead diverse technical teams to a common goal.

Technical Project Manager 1: ( $81,600 $133,400)

  • Working knowledge in three or more of these areas: engineering, construction, project management, project controls, nuclear facility operations, operational assessment activities, chemistry, and material science.

  • Serve as the primary interface in the field between programmatic operations and the CMRR Project.

  • Provide integration of the user requirements with instrument installation and construction activities.

  • Provide integration of the operational requirements with the operational startup planning and preparation activities.

  • Apply working knowledge and skills to ensure the technical requirements are met.

  • Understand procedures and regulatory guidance and governance specific to the Project and programmatic work at TA-55.

  • Apply working knowledge of all aspects of the Project and the integration of operations in the field.

  • Under direction: monitor performance of scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines of CMRR subprojects.

  • Support the assembly of evidence packages in order to demonstrate compliance with LANL safety and security policies and procedures.

Technical Project Manager 2: ($89,900 $148,300)

In addition to the Technical Project Manager 1 requirements outlined above, qualification at the Technical Project Manager 2 level includes the following:

  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert in three or more of these areas: engineering, construction, project management, project controls, nuclear facility operations, operational assessment activities, chemistry, and material science.

  • Support technical resolutions related to issues in the engineering, procurement and construction areas by becoming familiar with project design drawings to provide input to Request for Information (RFI), design change documentation, review construction turnover and design closeout packages (DCPs).

  • Provide leadership and tactical planning for operational requirements definition, project planning, project turnover, assessment preparation, startup activities, and methods validation.

  • Understand procedures and regulatory guidance and governance specific to the Project and programmatic work at LANL and the TA-55 Site.

  • Assist the CMRR Project Owner Representative (POR) in monitoring performance of the CMRR Project scope, schedule, and budget.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with nuclear facilities operations requirements, including safety, safeguards and security, radiation protection, waste management, criticality safety, conduct of operations, and QA/QC.

  • Entry level knowledge in aspects of technical or operational work in a nuclear or radiological facility.

  • Entry level experience with operational assessments and the startup of programmatic operations.

  • Entry level knowledge and experience in design, procurement, and equipment installation or instrument operations.

  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively and calmly under pressure of deadlines and changing priorities, including taking the initiative and assuming responsibility for organization, prioritization and driving of multiple tasks to completion.

  • Proven success working independently and as a contributing member of a team: being able to interact effectively with all levels of personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

  • Ability to develop and nurture effective mid-level internal customer relationships.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentations to various audiences.

Additional Job Requirements for Technical Project Manager 2:

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Technical Project Manager 2 level requires:

  • Demonstrated experience and technical leadership in aspects of project management for a project, program, or operational activities.

  • Demonstrated working experience on an integrated project team.

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

  • Proven success working within an interdisciplinary technical team on a line item project.

  • Demonstrated experience with line item construction project requirements, project management, and project control processes.

  • Active or able to obtain a derivative classification qualification.

Technical Project Manager 1 Education: Position typically requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Technical Project Manager 2 Education: Position typically requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience; post-graduate coursework preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a resume and comprehensive cover letter that addresses how you meet each of the minimum requirements and desired skills.

  • Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule.

Desired Skills:

Additional Details:

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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Plutonium Strategy Infrastructure SPE-3 group is the focal point for the future of LANL's plutonium mission. SPE-3 is the implementation arm of LANL's Plutonium Strategy and provides integration and independent oversight across line-item construction projects and the TA-55 site. Plutonium operations are centered along the Pajarito Corridor.

SPE-3 supports a number of large, capital construction projects (the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement [CMRR] Project, Los Alamos Plutonium Pit Production Project [LAP4], and TA-55 Reinvestment Project, Phase III [TRP-III]).

The LAP4 Project involves planning and designing a strategy to support future plutonium facilities and pit production missions at LANL.

The TRP-III missions supports infrastructure and utility improvements around and within the TA-55 site.

Appointment Type Regular

Regular

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

Contact Details

Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth

Email danaj@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC74283


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Technical Support To Cmrr Program Support Team (Technical Project Manager 1/2)

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