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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Security Manager (Material Controls & Accountability Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Nuclear Material Control and Accountability group is seeking a MC&A Manager 3 to provide leadership and operational support for the Material Control and Accountability team, based out of TA-55, which includes Material Balance Area Custodians and deployed NMCA staff. The selected candidate will lead a small/medium sized team of technical staff responsible for working with Material Balance Area owners to ensure compliance with applicable internal and external requirements. This is a high visibility, high impact, role requiring a balance of strong leadership and technical competence/ability. The selected candidate must be comfortable engaging with management throughout Los Alamos National Laboratory and DOE/NNSA, be able to anticipate challenges or obstacles and tactfully resolve them with minimal supervision.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Nuclear Material Controls and Accountability processes, procedures, and requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience professionally interacting and communicating effectively with all levels of personnel and management.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with DOE O 474.2, Nuclear Material Control and Accountability.

  • Extensive experience in producing written documentation requiring a high level of attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and skills including: personal integrity and accountability, commitment to quality and excellence, broad institutional motivation and focus, and people development including mentoring, team building, and resolving conflicts among personnel.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the process requirements for handling of special nuclear material (SNM) and operating in laboratory type facilities.

Education/Experience: Requires a Master’s degree with 6+years of experience in a physical science, security & safeguards related field, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Minimum of 3 years of supervisory/related management experience required. Additional consideration may be given to professionally recognized training and certifications in related fields.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced experience with Nuclear Material Controls and Accountability processes, procedures, and requirements.

  • Demonstrated scientific and technically competent knowledge in at least one of the following areas: nuclear instruments and methods, nuclear safeguards, or experimental nuclear science and engineering.

  • Active Q Clearance

Note to Applicants:

Please include a cover letter that addresses each of the minimum requirements and as many of the desired skills as applicable to your expertise (i.e. “copy-and-paste” the requirement and address each with a small paragraph).

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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory 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.

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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Land, Brandy Nicole
Email brandyl@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC80311
Organization Name SAFE-NMCA/Safeguards - Nuclear Material Control & Accountability
Minimum Salary 101000
Maximum Salary 168600
Req ID: IRC80311
Category: Security