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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory First Line Manager (Manufacturing Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The HazMat Research and Planning First Line Manager (FLM), will report to the NPI-6 Group Leader and will provide management and leadership. The FLM will have the responsibility, authority and accountability to execute work that supports programmatic milestones and deliverables.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and defining strategic objectives

  • Establishing scope, schedule, and budget through work package development, resource and commodity management.

  • Ensuring that administrative and operating procedures are current, understood, and adhered to before releasing work

  • Working with facility operations staff to execute work safely, securely, with quality, and in compliance with nuclear facility requirements

  • Recognition as the safety responsible manager over people, equipment and processes

  • Cross-organizational interaction with external regulatory or oversight agencies and integration of work

  • Ongoing communications with line management reporting on work status, deliverables and commitments, directs and oversees work performed by employees including “on the floor” supervision

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to deal effectively with changing priorities and conflicting demands

  • Effective teamwork in accomplishing objectives, including mentoring and motivating peers providing financial stewardship over budget, procurement, time and labor, travel, and property.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expertise implementing compliance with Federal regulations and orders, State regulations, and LANL policies with regards to transuranic waste management.

  • Demonstrated expertise with maintaining genealogical relationship of a material or waste, to ensure accurate RCRA designation.

  • Knowledge of waste assay/characterization technology. Demonstrated familiarity with transuranic waste visual examination, flammability gas sampling and analysis, technical procedure writing, and audit participation.

  • Experience planning for and managing tactical execution of work.

  • Experience in teaming with multiple organizations to accomplish objectives – including mentoring and motivating peers.

  • Experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution.

  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions, seminars, briefings, presentations, and publications.

  • Ability to obtain a Q-Clearance.

  • DOE Order 426.2 Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree, eight years’ job related experience, and four years nuclear facility experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in project and program management, including planning, organizing, and resource management.

  • Experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary team of technicians, engineers, generators and professional staff.

  • Experience executing work in compliance with facility requirements.

  • Knowledgeable of Integrated Work Management (IWM) and integrated safety and security management (ISSM) procedures.

  • Knowledge of Classified Matter Protection and Control, Cyber Security, HRP Certification and Security Clearance responsibilities.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related science. To manage at TA-55, four years nuclear experience required. Education or experience that is job-related may be substituted for a degree on a case-by-case basis. The degree may fulfill 3 of the 4 years of nuclear experience required on a one-for-one time basis.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants should submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the minimum job requirements and desired skills of the position along with a Resume/CV.

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.

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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position Eligible to participate in the Traid 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 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.

Hazardous Waste Management (NPI-6) ensures safe, efficient and compliant waste management of all radioactive and hazardous waste generated at the TA-55 Plutonium Facility, the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research (CMR) building, the TA-50 Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility (RLWTF), the Radiological Laboratory Utility Office Building (RLUOB), the Transuranic Waste Facility (TWF) and the Radioassay and Nondestructive Testing Facility (RANT).

Group members work directly with customers and regulators to provide:

  • Waste generation compliance, reviews, inspections and guidance

  • Manage the waste inventory

  • Preparation of applicable documentation to ensure that waste meets LANL’s Waste Acceptance Criteria and other applicable treatment, storage, and disposal facilities.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Beggs, Derrick Clayton
Email derrick.beggs@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC79028
Organization Name NPI-6/Hazardous Waste Management
Minimum Salary 110400
Maximum Salary 186300
Req ID: IRC79028
Category: Other