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Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Project Engineer 1-4 to contribute to our mission supporting our work at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOEís nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.
L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.
POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the
Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. We are responsible for implementing the Conduct of Engineering (COE) program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in direct support of the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Plutonium Infrastructure (ALDPi) portfolio. The positions are in nuclear and/or non‐nuclear
facilities located within the Pajarito corridor of the laboratory. The program elements include processes, standards, training, and qualifications that are generally applicable throughout the life cycle of a facility. They exist to effectively manage risks and satisfy customer requirements in a safe, secure, cost effective,
and environmentally responsible manner.

This position will be assigned to the Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering Division. As a Project Engineer you will act as the lead technical representative for engineering activities related to the planning, design, execution, and closeout of projects. You will be expected to lead and manage development of projects with
an integrated project team (IPT) that includes both customers, stakeholders, subject matter experts and others. You will manage engineering design efforts for both internal and external engineering design teams; manage design reviews, and assure comments are implemented by facilitating the resolution of comments and ensure delivery of the design product. For all design efforts, this includes verification of complaint design delivery at each stage (i.e. 30/60/90/100 %).

For external design execution, this may require management of the contract; coordination of design deliverables; supporting design progress through team meetings; obtaining and aiding in resolving LANL subject matter expert comments,
For internally produced design, this may include management of design schedule, determining design team staffing needs, managing costs, quality checks, and overall delivery,
Develop cost estimates with the Engineering Services technical team for project support.
Manage technical requirements for construction, including coordinating designer‐constructor interface, design changes, submittal reviews, inspection documentation, and request for information (RFI), commissioning, and certificate of occupancy process,
Work with the integrated project team to assure substantial completion, punch‐list, as built and turnover process is correctly implemented for project closeout; and work with document management representatives to ensure all project documentation is complete and stored in the appropriate repositories.
Adhere to and enforce the policies, programs, procedures, and practices with the requirements of the LANL Conduct of Engineering program,
Plan, forecast, and identify necessary engineering resources to support project workload requirements; reviewing project engineering progress against approved schedules and budgets; evaluating changes; and taking corrective action when required,
Work with the LANL Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) representatives such as building official, fire marshal, electrical safety officer, etc. for identification of requirements, permitting, and issues resolution,
Resolve field‐initiated questions on engineering, visits jobsite, aide in the resolution of construction related technical issue; resolve a wide range of design and constructability issues in creative ways that adhere to codes and standards; and provide resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems,
Make recommendations to engineering management on project assignments of key personnel and requests for specialized professional services.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Project Engineer 1
Position requires a Bachelorís Degree in Engineering from an ABET‐accredited college or university and 0 to 2 years of practical work experience.
Project Engineer 2
Position requires a Bachelorís Degree in Engineering from an ABET‐accredited college or university and a minimum of 3 years of practical work experience.
Project Engineer 3
Position requires a Bachelorís Degree in Engineering from an ABET‐accredited college or university and a minimum of 6 years of practical work experience.
Project Engineer 4
Position requires a Bachelorís Degree in Engineering from an ABET‐accredited college or university and a minimum of 12 years of practical work experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Project Engineer 1
Ability to work in a diverse work environment,
Pre-placement physical examination, which includes drug screening, and inclusion in random drug testing program,
Ability to fulfill and promote L&A core values,
Knowledge of engineering design processes and procedures, including industry codes and standards,
Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
Excellent problem-solving skills,
Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, and contract language,
Desktop automation skills required (MS Office Suite),
Knowledge of NQA‐1 quality requirements.
Project Engineer 2 (all the above to be included)
Two Demonstrated ability to lead tasks listed in the What You Will Do section.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
Knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures consistent with the duties described above,
Understanding of engineering work planning, scheduling, and cost estimating,
Proven ability to conduct independent work requiring judgment in the application of engineering techniques,
Working knowledge of infrastructure or utility design, codes and standards,
Fully capable of performing as a subcontract administrator for design subcontracts including preparing statements of work, approving invoices, and coordinating access for non‐LANL personnel,
Experienced with projects in construction, change management, and engagement with field personnel,
Understanding of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), performance reporting, and variance analysis.
Project Engineer 3 (all the above to be included)
Advanced experience working with design and construction contracts,
Advanced experience in cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, and cost and variance analysis,
Proven experience of project execution and project management processes/procedures, detailed engineering, and construction work processes,
Proven/Demonstrated experience: leading design teams and resolving technical issues; working with EVMS compliant schedule and cost control systems (i.e. training as Control Accounts Manager); working as a cost account manager (CAM),
Advance knowledge of new methods of design and construction, related construction practices and the economics involved and application of industry codes and standards,
Experience in DOE/NNSA nonreactor nuclear facilities and radiological facilities or projects.
Project Engineer 4 (all the above to be included)
Demonstrated experience as a senior technical advisor implementing, overseeing, and assessing engineering activities,
Understanding of and experience working with Performance Based Indicators,
Experience in the development and implementation of a Project engineering program,
Qualifications as Control Accounts Manager.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Project Engineer 1
Previous experience on DOE sites and programs,
Engineer in Training Certificate,
Experienced in producing designs utilizing AutoCAD tools and work processes such as MS Project or Oracle P6,
Knowledge of DOE O 413.B‐Program and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principals, policies, procedures, and standards (https://engstandards.lanl.gov/index.shtml),
Experience in DOE/NNSA nonreactor nuclear facilities and radiological facilities or projects.
Project Engineer 2 (all the above to be included)
Engineer in Training Certificate and/or a professional registration as a professional engineer or registered architect,
Advanced degree in relevant field.
Project Engineer 3 (all the above to be included)
Professional registration as a professional engineer or registered architect,
Current or previous certification in Earned Value Management systems (EVMS), including experience with successful implementation and maintenance of EVMS to help manage a project/program.
Project Engineer 4 (all the above to be included)
Engineering principals, policies and procedures, standards, including DOE O 413.B‐Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.

LOCATION
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Los Alamos, NM

LANL is a multidisciplinary research institution dedicated to enhancing national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns. The health and safety of our employees is our number one priority. During this covid environment, this position will continue to report on site following the New Mexico health guidelines. We have taken all the recommended safety measures to provide a safe work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects managementís assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict managementís right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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