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Los Alamos National Laboratory Building Manager 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Building Manager 2/3 level , depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

The Weapons Facilities Operations, High Explosives (WFO-HE) Group is seeking a Building Manager to serve in facility operations. You will be responsible for all activities related to facility operations, including the execution of maintenance activities, programmatic activities and coordinate communication with facility tenants. You will focus on supporting the needs of the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Engineering (ALDW) customers by maintaining safe and reliable facilities and systems.

In this role, you will provide direct over-site to the operational functions of assigned facilities through the implementation, coordination, and administrative control of a variety of institutional programs, policies, functions and objectives. You will oversee and be responsible for ensuring operational excellence within assigned facilities and ensuring that work is conducted in a safe, cost-effective manner. You will serve as primary interface with facility tenants on behalf of the FOD, providing extraordinary customer service, and coordinating various functions and activities to achieve positive outcomes. Additionally, you will be responsible for informing development of maintenance plans, coordinating with Maintenance to ensure effective implementation, verifying that maintenance activities performed within your assigned buildings are completed successfully, ensuring that work is performed in compliance with all LANL requirements, and contributing to the development of and guides the implementation of plans targeting improved facility performance, reliability, and life-cycle cost.

This posting is under the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Engineering (ALDW).

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Building Manager 2 ($81,700 - $133,100)

Technical Knowledge

  • Professional knowledge of, and experience with, facility, mechanical, and electrical construction/maintenance processes. Understanding of various mechanical and electrical documents, blueprints, drawings, and schematics. Knowledge of state and federal environmental requirements as they apply to facility operations.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to conceptualize and communicate basic elements of facility maintenance to both technical and non-technical personnel. Experience in the preparation and presentation of facility maintenance reports. Ability to adapt communication style to interact within different levels of the organization.

Business Skills

  • Ability to utilize Excel and computerized maintenance management/work control software to create, track, update, analyze, and develop reports for work within assigned facilities. Ability to maintain operational logs and other documentation as required for equipment status, lockout/tagout data, and equipment inspection sheets, in accordance with applicable policy documents. Ability to perform cost analysis to review the Maintenance/Operations costs and establish controls. Ability to perform data trending and analysis to evaluate PM program effectiveness.

Problem Solving

  • Ability to assist in Failure Modes/Effects and Root-Cause analyses for equipment and process failures or breakdowns, help establish corrective actions, owns implementation of actions.

Building Manager 3 ($99,200 - $164,100)

Additional Job Requirements for Building Manager 3: In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

Additional Technical Knowledge

  • Demonstrated professional/expert level knowledge of facility operations processes to include mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, HVAC/refrigeration, conveyance, and BAS systems. Experience managing medium projects and utilizing project management tools. Experience must include a minimum of 6 years performing hands-on operations.

  • Expert-level understanding of hazardous-energy control, including LOTO application practices and configuration control.

Process Improvement

  • Demonstrated experience leading process improvement initiatives with evidence of successful outcomes.

Formality of Operations

  • Professional knowledge of the concepts and principles of conduct of operations, Integrated Work Management, ISM and Integrated Safeguards and Security Management (ISSM), or equivalent non-DOE programs. Ability to apply the IWD process, with a clear understanding of the steps required to release the IWD/Work Package.

Building Manager 2 Education/Experience:

  • Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or related technical discipline and 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of related experience and education. At this level, additional training, certifications and/or education may be desirable (Facility Management Professional Certification, Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician, Lean Methods).

Building Manager 3 Education/Experience:

  • Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or related technical discipline and 6 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of related experience and education. At this level, additional training, certifications and/or education may be desirable (Facility Management Professional Certification, Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician, Lean Methods).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional knowledge of applicable industry codes and standards in any of the technical knowledge areas stated above

  • Experience with configuration/technical baseline management

  • Basic understanding of statistical methods

  • Experience developing/managing operating budgets

  • Evidence of experience leading process improvement

  • IFMA/BOMI Certifications

  • Active Q Clearance

Location

This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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 1 year.

Note to Applicants:

For Full Consideration: Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.

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)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 (https://directives.nnsa.doe.gov/supplemental-directive/sd-0206-0002) . 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. See DOE Order 472.2 (https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg) 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. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

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 Policy Policy P701 (https://int.lanl.gov/policy/documents/P701.pdf) 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.