Project Engineer - Materials Engineering Division

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have multiple openings for Project Engineers to ensure projects are executed efficiently and in compliance with requirements. You will be a trusted resource to our projects to help successfully navigate through a diverse range of laws, regulations and requirements in broad facility types, security levels and projects while working closely with senior management, external vendors, regulators, reviewers, and stakeholders on various projects. You will be responsible for the organization and cost-effective utilization of work force, equipment, and materials. These positions are in the Materials Engineering Division (MED), within the Engineering Directorate.

These positions will be filled at either the TSS.2 or TSS.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Gather requirements that are broadly defined from multiple stakeholders to develop detailed designs, project scope, costs, schedules and risk mitigation in support of moderately complex to complex engineering efforts.
- Develop and implement rigorous project management methods and tools to ensure successful execution of projects including establishing priorities and performing workforce resourcing analysis.
- Monitor defined project schedules by tracking project progress and providing regular updates to Project Leader regarding milestones, plans and moderately complex to complex resourcing/ technical problems that could significantly affect costs or schedules.
- Prepare supporting health and safety documentation that is aligned with the Integrated Safety Management (ISM) requirements and participate in design and Management Prestart Reviews.
- Collaborate with mission support organizations in operations and business (O&B), environmental safety and health (ES&H), and science, technology, and engineering (ST&E) to ensure successful project execution.
- May represent the engineering team on technical and administrative reviews that assess moderately complex to complex experiments.
- Implement project interfaces with other organizations internal and external to the Laboratory.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition, at the TSS.3 Level
- Work with technical requirements that are complex and may not be well defined to translate into advanced project plans, including setting objectives independently, under minimal direction and providing advice to management regarding issues of advanced complexity.
- Lead a team of specialists consisting of supply chain management (procurement), facility operations, ES&H, the Programs, and technical SMEs while also providing mentorship to other junior level staff as appropriate.
- May contribute to supervisory and technical leadership of the work center/team including work planning, setting priorities, career development, training, writing performance appraisals, promotion recommendations and disciplinary issues.

- Bachelors degree in engineering or science, or the equivalent combination of education and prior relevant experience.
- Broad experience and comprehensive knowledge with project management, project engineering, or project planning experience including scope, schedule, cost, and quality.
- Comprehensive knowledge of scientific principles needed to solve moderately complex to complex problems using broadly defined guidelines, techniques, and procedures.
- Broad experience and knowledge in project planning, scheduling, change control, including use of project management tools and prior experience using Microsoft Office tools.
- Experience developing and implementing solutions to a diverse range of moderately complex to complex problems under limited direction.
- Experience with monitoring performance required to meet programmatic milestones and deliverables including providing guidance for corrective actions where necessary.
- Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
- Ability to coordinate moderately complex to complex work and milestones on multiple simultaneous projects effectively.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.

In Addition, at the TSS.3 Level
- Advanced knowledge and significant experience working with technical requirements that are complex and may not be well defined.
- Ability and skills needed to set objectives in support of advanced level technical projects.
- Significant experience working independently, providing advice on issues of advanced complexity which may also include providing mentorship to others.

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 a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note: This listing has multiple openings; these are Career Indefinite positions. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for these positions.

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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