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Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Controls 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position provides project controls support and performs schedule development, maintenance, and monitoring activities, as directed. Performs cost estimating, analysis, and cost control activities, as directed. Support cost engineering and/or planning and scheduling activities.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Knowledge in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, schedule control, and schedule analysis, customarily acquired over time through education, or practical experience.

  • Knowledge in cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, budgets analysis, and cost variance analysis, customarily acquired over time through education, or practical experience.

  • Knowledge of using schedule software tools, customarily acquired over time through education, or practical experience.

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction or program management customarily acquired over time through education, or practical experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize, prioritize, and follow through to completion on multiple tasks under strict deadlines and changing priorities.

  • Demonstrated successful experience working on multiple projects with frequent interruptions, varying priorities and deadlines while maintaining excellent quality in daily work.

  • Excellent communication skills including interpersonal, verbal and written, demonstrating the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.

  • Excellent capabilities with all LANL standard business systems, including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desired Skills

  • Q Clearance

  • Experience in working in an EVMS environment.

  • Experience working with the Department of Energy (DOE) at headquarters or field office level, and/or with state and federal regulators.

  • Experience in construction, project controls, cost or estimating.

Education Required: Position requires a two-year Associate’s Degree in a related discipline and 2 years’ experience directly related to the occupation (business, engineering or project controls).

Notes to Applicants

Applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter along with a resume detailing how they meet each minimum requirement in order to be considered for this position.

While the posted salary range for this position is broad, it is highly unusual for selected applicants to be hired at the top end of the range and more common for selected candidates to grow into the full salary band over time.

This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.

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 2 years .

Where You Will Work The Project Controls group reports to the Program Performance Services organization within the Capital Projects Associate Level Directorate of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Project Controls Group (PPS-PC) has over 200 employees deployed across the Laboratory performing project controls functions for both capital projects and science programs.

The Project Controls group provides subject matter expertise, which support standard Project Management operations along with application of the LANS-certified Earned Value Management System (EVMS) where appropriate for ensuring that control systems are maintained in compliance with that certification. Capital Projects focus is on delivering quality projects and programs, safely and in compliance within scope, schedule and budget for the lab.

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)

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. 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.

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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC86560
Organization Name PPS-PC/Project Controls MGMT and CORE
Minimum Salary 58000
Maximum Salary 90800
Req ID: IRC86560
Category: Project Management