Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be deployed to the Heavy Equipment/Roads and Grounds Group. As part of the Logistics Division/HERG Group, this position will provide leadership and overall management of field execution work in surface transportation related infrastructure including roads, sidewalks, roadside safety features, drainage infrastructure, traffic signals and grounds and landscaping maintenance. This position will serve as the technical lead, oversight and mentoring for field work execution. This position will also be a key participant in emergency operations including snow removal.

This position will work and interact with various levels of leadership and management to provide safe and responsive service in the execution of small construction and maintenance operations. This position will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) to include scoping; hazards analysis; resource scheduling; execution oversight in a safe, secure and compliant manner supporting mission.

Experience and understanding of DOE facilities and DOE Facility Safety Processes.

Experience with Formality of Operations program.

Understanding of facility and programmatic work hazards, safety programs, facility policies and procedures.

Experience in working with and managing a craft workforce, preferably collective bargaining unit employees.

Excellent written and oral communication skills including presentations and report writing.

Familiarity with NMDOT standards and specifications for construction and maintenance practices.

Our Superintendents are constantly challenged to drive continuous improvement, deliver the highest quality work on schedule and minimizing costs, all while maximizing their mission critical facilities capabilities.

This opportunity requires complete synergy with Facilities Management, Engineering, Planning, Project Management, Material Procurement and Union Craft personnel in the performance of facility preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and modification work activities.

Superintendent's will also be responsible for maintaining required safety and security training, assuring safety and security compliance, and making safety and security an integral part of every task; to include taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with public water distribution systems, construction management/supervision including a broad range of the following: systems engineering design and constructability, safety/authorization basis, configuration management programs, work control, facility control systems and earned value management systems.
  • In depth level knowledge of interpreting various mechanical and electrical documents, specifications, drawings, and schematics.
  • Thorough understanding and identifying work place hazards and implementing safety policies and procedures to mitigate hazards.
  • High level of experience reviewing project plans and coordinating with project team members to develop project cost estimates and execution schedules.
  • Ability to track projects through all stages of execution and provide project updates when requested.
  • Ability to of identify problem areas that could lead to project impacts, track project impacts and to perform trend analysis to provide process improvement ideas to increase efficiency.
  • Expert level knowledge of the lock-out/tag-out process.

Training/Certifications: New Mexico Registered Professional Engineer preferred.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of relevant experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the position.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience directing work and understanding of collective union bargaining agreements.
  • Applicant should display a working knowledge and/or experience working in an operating hazardous facility.
  • Knowledge of environmental laws, regulations and requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and utilize a computerized work management system in maintaining and tracking job activities.
  • Demonstrated skill in the preparation and presentation of oral and written reports.

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the minimum and desired requirements of the position, along with a resume.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):

Color discrimination, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, Binocular vision, Reading vision, Distance vision

Ability to speak, Ability to discriminate speech, Ability to hear high-pitched sounds, Ability to smell, Ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), Sitting, Standing, Walking, Climbing stairs, Climbing Ladders, Bending

Stooping, Crouching, Kneeling, Crawling, Twisting the trunk or back, Balancing, Reaching overhead, Reaching horizontally, Reaching down, Gripping with the hands, Pressing with hands or arms, Pushing with hands or arms

Pulling with hands or arms, Typing or keyboarding, Fine motor control, Use of both hands, Use of both arms

Use of both legs, Use of both feet, Lifting 20-30 pounds, Carrying 20-30 pounds,

Work Environment:

Outdoors/Indoors, Working overtime or irregular schedule, Working off-shift/rotating schedule, In a hot Environment 90 - 100 F, In a dry environment, Operation of motor vehicles, Work in a noisy environment

Work near electrical power supplies, Work near sources of ionizing radiation, Work with vibrating equipment/machinery, Work near machinery with moving parts, Headgear or head protection, Safety glasses or eye protection, Hearing protection, Gloves or hand protection, Safety shoes or protective footgear

Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine:
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
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.
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 childbirth 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. 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: 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 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.Employment StatusFull Time

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. We enhance national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile and serve as a center for research in a wide range of scientific disciplines, including space exploration, geophysics, renewable energy, supercomputing, medicine, and nanotechnology.

Our leadership and governance, awards and achievements, infrastructure and employees reflect our strong mission focus on national security and contributions to 21st century science.

Los Alamos National Laboratory's mission is to solve national security challenges through scientific excellence.

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