Los Alamos National Laboratory Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager (Program Manager 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

The Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager 1 (PM-1) provides leadership and overall management of assigned program portfolio in the Weapons Infrastructure (WI) program. The selected candidate will work closely with the WI team of program managers under the direction of the Program Director to determine and execute work to meet federal customer (e.g., NA-50) needs, timeframes, and funding requirements. In doing so, the PM-1 will develop working relationships with internal LANL stakeholders and external stakeholders, including federal customers. Duties include:

  • Under supervisory direction, integrate less complex program work with other Laboratory priorities and commitments, including safety, security, environmental compliance, quality, and business imperatives.

  • Take a leading role in generating program and project reporting through federal reporting tools, such as the G2 system.

  • Respond to ad hoc requests from NA-50 and other customers, as appropriate.

  • Identify and assist with mitigation of risks associated with projects as required.

  • Prepare internal and federal program cost reviews and deliverables. Mandated, critical deadlines must be met.

  • Under supervisory direction, work to identify upcoming strategic shifts of relevance to the institutional mission and seek to position institutional resources for opportunities and actions needed to address future customer needs.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in interacting effectively with all levels of internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

  • Basic knowledge of nuclear weapons and NNSA facilities that support the U.S. stockpile.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop resource loaded schedules with fixed milestones, and cost and schedule performance reporting using NNSA performance reporting tools. Strong attention to detail required related to project planning and reporting.

  • Experience managing cost and schedule commitments for projects, including effective communication and reporting.

  • Excellent communication skills as demonstrated by previous successful experience delivering presentations, written communications and reports, and facilitating discussions.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Active Q clearance

  • Specific knowledge of LANL facilities, programs, and projects related to the weapons infrastructure.

  • Previous experience with the federal G2 reporting system.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required with at least two years of related program management and/or technical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; an advanced degree is preferred.

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.

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 Weapons Infrastructure (WI) Program Office is responsible for management of the $435M annual program that funds operations and maintenance of weapons facilities. WI’s responsibilities include leading LANL planning, programming, and budgeting for operating of key facilities; interfacing with NNSA HQ/LASO stakeholder/customers and LANL program/line management organizations; and providing program and project management support for related activities.

Maximum Salary: 144800

Minimum Salary: 87800

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Johnson, Dana Elizabeth

Organization Name: WI-PO/Weapons Infrastructure Program Office

Email: danaj@lanl.gov

Job Title: Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager (Program Manager 1)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC69824