Nuclear Facility Manager

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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We have an opening for a Nuclear Facility Manager. You will be responsible for managing the activities and staff essential to maintaining LLNL nuclear facilities in a safe and compliant configuration, while focusing on providing a high degree of availability to support programmatic operations. This position is in the Superblock complex.
Essential Duties
- Provide highly advanced technical leadership, direction, and expert guidance in managing the Laboratorys nuclear facilities safely and cost effectively while supporting the Nuclear Materials Technology Program (NMTP) and Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) programmatic objectives.
- Oversee the submission of the annual Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) revisions to the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) and ensure all reviews and verifications have been conducted including applicability to current operations and activities.
- Ensure the DSA is implemented in accordance with detailed plans and procedures.
- Establish and maintain control of maintenance and outage schedules for facilities while balancing engineering priorities, personnel resources, and facility availability in support of programmatic work.
- Oversee the work control process and de-conflict work activities.
- Manage the notification and reporting process associated with incidents and occurrences that have ES&H significance, including conducting investigations, assigning corrective actions, and advising Laboratory senior management.
- Oversee the development and implementation of a facility-specific training program for personnel with work assignments in the facility. Approve qualified and certified positions.
- Supervise and provide direction to group members, write performance appraisals, participate in ranking and salary management processes, and provide training, mentoring, and coaching for group personnel.
- Direct the implementation of Conduct of Operations, Configuration Management, Criticality Safety, Quality Assurance, As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) program, and other safety management programs.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or scientific discipline or related field or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Significant technical experience (must meet DOE order 426.2 nuclear facility experience requirements) with nuclear facility engineering operations and/or maintenance, and the management of a nuclear facility authorization basis.
- Expert level experience with the application, development, implementation, monitoring, and strategic resolution of the DSA process.
- Knowledge of the technical aspects of the work control process as it applies to de-conflicting and prioritizing work activities.
- Demonstrated leadership, technical, organizational, team building, and interpersonal skills necessary to manage a multi-disciplinary facility.
- Experience with supervision, performance management, and resource management necessary to manage a professional/technical-level team.
- Expert communication skills both verbal and written, facilitation, and collaboration skills necessary to effectively present complex technical briefings, explain, and provide technical advice to senior management, external sponsors, regulators, reviewers, and stakeholders (e.g. DOE/NNSA).
- Highly Advanced problem solving, decision making, and analytical skills necessary to independently resolve highly unusual, complex, and/or sensitive issues/problems and provide consultative direction and innovative solutions that impact the Laboratory.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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