You will serve as a Nuclear Facilities Work Window Coordinator to perform as an intermediary between operations, maintenance, work planning, procurement, engineering, construction, and other support organizations. As an integral part of our Nuclear Asset Operations team, you will collaborate with external and internal partners to attain desired success states and sustain operations at NNSS Nuclear Facilities. | | Key Responsibilities | - Ensure planned operations, maintenance and construction activities can be executed as scheduled during their assigned work execution periods. | - Verify associated work packages have been generated and approved, necessary parts are on hand, special authorizations have been obtained and necessary resources are available. | - Provide feedback to the maintenance and scheduling organizations related to viability of schedules. | - Drive work planning and engineering priorities for activities related to future work execution. | - Interface with procurement organization for parts prioritization and future needs.
Selected applicant will primarily provide soil and concrete inspection activities supporting construction precision machining. This will include maintaining comprehensive company level QC program implementing documents for soils and concrete inspection and testing; and provide interpretations of codes and standards and mentor employees on procedural adherence to these processes. | | Key Responsibilities | - Perform oversight, through independent quality control inspections and verifications, of items, systems, components, or products that are fabricated or installed by other workers for new or existing facilities and infrastructures. | - Exhibit a high degree of technical knowledge and skills to execute applicable national consensus codes and standards in order to inspect, examine, or test items or products to ensure they meet design requirement. | - Select the appropriate national consensus codes or standards and develop quality inspection criteria to be used to perform inspections. | - Maintain qualification and or certification to perform Quality Control inspection activities based on education, training and experience in one or more of the inspection disciplines (e.g. materials testing and verification, concrete, soils, anchoring, etc.). | - Make autonomous judgment during inspections activities to determine whether items, systems, components, or products are acceptable for use, or not, based on design requirements. Generate nonconformance reports that document the objective evidence where items or products do not meet design requirements.
- Support work within the Software Development Section for the Remote Sensing Laboratory. | - Design, develop, and test custom solutions in C#, Java, and associated technologies. | - Work within small teams on projects involving technical integration, research and development, and emergency response operations. | - Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor in daily activities. | - Perform related work as assigned by Manager.
Leads strategic mission development activities to achieve growth objectives that expand NNSS participation in National Security efforts. Demonstrate significant business impact over multiple market segments. Instrumental in networking and determining new business strategy and engagement. Effectively leverage key leaders within the business, senior leaders of government and commercial organizations to identify, develop, negotiate and bring funded projects and ideas into the NNSS. | | Key Responsibilities | - Implement planned mission growth initiatives and bring new insight to opportunities outside of traditional work scope | - Evaluate impact of relevant emerging trends and key strategic activities | - Recognize and initiate partnering at a customer/sponsor level as well as with others in the National Security mission space | - Maintain working knowledge of export regulations, and other critical sales roles | - Create, compose and implement external teaming alliances | - Extensive understanding and project work with technology transfer activities | - Develop, plan and execute against assigned growth targets. Forecast two to three years ahead and develop growth strategies to meet emerging requirements | - Implement key enterprise development strategies for long-term growth | - Identify industry and government trends before they are widely understood | - Develop and approve action plans to meet emerging needs | - Work with senior management levels to define key business initiative and strategies | - Maintenance and compliance of business capture process and reporting tools | - Function as knowledge expert on business development processes and procedures, phase gates | - Budgeting responsibilities for all pursuits | - Function as face-to-face customer interface and provide needs identification with Flag Officers, Admirals, Generals, civilian leadership and other non-federal executive client relationships to include Vice President and President levels | - Understand and address underlying customer needs beyond those initially expressed | - Use program development and negotiation skills with customers | - Mentor and coach others within the organization and NNSS sites on business development activities | - Conduct activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established environment, safety, and health requirements to ensure the protection of employees, the public, and the environment | Scope of responsibility is dependent on level: | | Manager I - < $50M: Attend conferences and sponsor meetings to identify specific growth programs to support tactical growth within SPP Portfolios. | Manager II - $50 - $100M: Leadership in strategic plan development with specific deployment objectives. Establish and maintain executive-level relationships with sponsor executives to understand future needs and develop sustainable long-term programs.
The Nevada National Security Site's New Mexico Operations (NMO) is an applied-science and engineering organization engaged in research, analysis, testing and field operations for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, other national labs, and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). | | Key Responsibilities | - Work as a member of a small team designing, assembling, testing, and fielding complex and novel diagnostic systems such as high-speed multi-framing imaging camera design. | - Serve as a subject matter expert and technical resource and advisor to other scientists, engineers, and managers on technical issues relevant to your areas of subject matter expertise. | - Provide technical leadership including design and performance guidance on electronic and software design activities. | - Work with team members to devise appropriate test plans to evaluate system components, systems, and mechanical assemblies. | - Work with team members to inform and guide imaging performance and instrument control software. | - Provide system qualification in areas of electronic and optoelectronic performance of diagnostic systems. | - Work independently as a subject matter expert in relevant fields of study as well as in a team environment requiring communication with other groups to develop solutions for all projects. | - Must be able to confidently present results to both internal and external stakeholders. | - Utilize working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation such as digitizing storage oscilloscopes, delay generators, digital multi-meters, high-bandwidth links, metrology instrumentation, and other test and measurement equipment to test, characterize, and field custom designed diagnostic systems. | - Utilize basic and powered hand tools for instrumentation chassis assembly and construction. | - Utilize soldering and industry workmanship standards in electronic and mechanical assembly and documentation tasks. | - Be a senior mentor to less experienced engineers, scientists, and technicians while working as part of a small development team.
The Nevada National Security Site's New Mexico Operations (NMO) is an applied-science and engineering organization engaged in research, analysis, testing and field operations for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, other national labs, and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). | | Key Responsibilities | - Work as a member of a small team supporting engineers, scientists, and technicians building, testing, and fielding complex diagnostic systems. | - Utilize skills in electronics and mechanical engineering technologies to support design, assembly, troubleshooting and fielding of diagnostic systems. | - Utilize working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation such as digitizing storage oscilloscopes, delay generators, digital multi-meters, high-bandwidth links, metrology instrumentation, and other test and measurement equipment to test, characterize, and field custom designed diagnostic systems. | - Utilize basic and powered hand tools for instrumentation chassis assembly and construction. | - Utilize soldering and industry workmanship standards in electronic and mechanical assembly and documentation tasks. | - Work with and mentor under the supervision of senior engineers, scientists, and technicians as part of a small development team.
- Acts as a technical specialist to maintain knowledge of new developments and technology by monitoring field activities and projects while recommending changes to improve operating efficiency. | - Provides technical direction to engineers throughout MSTS as well as plans and coordinates engineering construction projects and technical studies within Power Operations. Exercises technical creativeness and judgment to prove or disprove the feasibility of ideas and devices of existing plans and recommends achievable solutions. | - Develops, defines, and modifies strategic approaches in the course of planning and conducting innovative work that maximize use of all available resources. | - Primary responsibilities include Specification and Application of electromechanical, static and microprocessor (GE and Schweitzer) based protection and control equipment. | - Provides strategic direction to immediate management | | - May be called upon to serve as expert advisor and consultant to internal and external senior management. | - Writes detailed strategies within defined corporate goals and deliverables that comply with laws, codes, orders, and DOE policies and procedures. | - Devises integrated solutions to the highly complex technical problems, including cross-disciplinary fields. | - Calculate and test all relay settings and logic to ensure system protection. Verify CT/PT ratio selection and relay setting logic for various relay schemes. Program RTU(s) for Control, Status, and Analog Data. Ensure system protection integrity by testing relay setting thresholds and relay setting logic. | - Will troubleshoot high-end protective relay, communication & network systems. | - Accepts individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers. Comply with established regulations and procedures for environment, safety, health, and quality and perform duties in a way that will not cause personal danger, endanger other individuals, or violate environment, safety, health, and quality regulations. | - Promptly corrects and/or reports any hazard or potential hazard to supervision. Participate in and proactively embrace MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives.
As an integral part of the Nuclear Asset Operations (NAO) and Nuclear Facility Operations (NOF) team you will serve as representative for activities conducted at the NAO facilities. | | Key Responsibilities | - Oversee the development and implementation of integrated schedules that combine, resource load and deconflict operations, maintenance, construction and user activities at NAO facilities. Address issues that arise with integrated schedule implementation at NAO facilities, as necessary. Assist in establishing priorities for operational activities. Provide management oversight, mentoring, and assessment of activities within area of responsibility. | - Establish clear responsibility and accountability for carrying out safety requirements. | - Anticipate risks and assure risks inherent in operations are identified and properly controlled. Assure support and guidance to supported facility, maintenance, construction and project teams to achieve and maintain safe working conditions. | - Champion safety initiatives and supports the FOD goals related to operating NAO facilities in a safe and cost efficient manner. | - Demonstrate Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality (ESH&Q) leadership and consistently enforce ESH&Q policies and procedures. Implement applicable safety requirements; emphasize the safety of each employee as well as the protection of equipment and property in area of responsibility. Take immediate action to correct reported or observed unacceptable safety and health conditions and/or behaviors. Assure appropriate procedures, training, equipment, warnings, and tools are provided to employees to permit work to be performed safely. Promote and actively participate in the Mission Support & Test Services, LLC (MSTS) safety concept. Support and encourage employee participation in MSTS safety initiatives. | - Perform other tasks as assigned by management. | - Reports to the Nuclear Asset Operations Facility Operations Director (FOD), represents the FOD in scheduling and deconfliction meetings with NAO facility management, the customer and user project management. Principal interactions are with NAO nuclear and NN-1 facility management, user project management and other MSTS organizational management personnel related to activities conducted at NAO facilities.
As part of the U1a Complex team, the Work Control Coordinator provides coordination of work associated with the facility (maintenance, operations, construction, Subcritical Experiment activities). In this role, the Work Control Coordinator will report to the U1a Complex Operations Manager and will support the U1a Complex Facility Manager and Shift Operations Managers. This position supports the facility’s mission of performing Subcritical Experiments as part of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | | Key Responsibilitie: | - Ensure that work packages are ready to work (by verifying supporting documents and permits are approved) prior to the execution week | - Assist with moving work packages to the READY status by: tracking and assisting with the 1) work package approval process (prompting Subject Matter Experts to approve work packages), and 2) tracking and assisting with parts verification to include verifying that materials are on hand and staged prior to moving a work order to the Lock-in schedule. | - Work with Operations and involved work groups to ensure that planned outages are aligned and supported as scheduled. | - Ensure the Operations Manager and Facility Manager are aware of emergent activities and approve any changes to the schedule beginning with the lock-in week through execution week. | - Provide coordination and de-confliction support for day to day schedules which may include Operations, Maintenance, Construction, and Subcritical Experiment activities. | - Conduct structured Work Week Review (T+1), Scheduling (T-2 to T-4), Scoping (T-5 to T-8), and Lock-In (T-1) Meetings and ensuring that all parties are engaged and challenged to meet their commitments for the upcoming and current work weeks. | - Assign actions from the Work Week Review and other meetings to groups that are found to be deficient and in need of improvement in areas identified during said meetings. | - Ensure the resources are available to support all scheduled work | - Track package approval, material status, and measuring and test equipment status (equipment will be available and calibrated as required to perform the work). Verify materials are received and are correct, tasks are properly scheduled and additional resources are ready to assist. | - Assist external work groups in scheduling, accomplishing and close out of assigned tasks. | - Resolve obstacles to schedule execution and driving the schedule during execution week. | - Integrate efforts of internal, external and subcontract work groups. | - Prepare and issue the work week review in which activities as well as metrics are reviewed to consider opportunities for improvement. | - Manage schedule change control in order to obtain best utilization of available facility resources. | - Perform periodic reviews of Backlog with Maintenance and Operations checking for duplicates, ensuring the work is still needed, and checking for any other issues with the work order. | - Process revisions to work packages that cannot be made in the field as applicable. | - Provide administrative control of work packages throughout the work package life cycle. This includes submission of work requests all the way through to the closure process. | - Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
As part of the U1a Complex team, the Shift Operations Manager (SOM) will maintain overall command and control of the U1a Complex (“the facility”) during applicable shifts. The facility nuclear safety basis includes operational scenarios that involve significant risks to the facility worker and to the public. The SOM is highly trained to avoid dangers and is responsible for immediately mitigating potential hazards. The SOM assumes the role of Local Emergency Director (LED) who directs emergency actions for the facility and is responsible for maintaining the facility log book. In this role, the SOM will report to the U1a Complex Operations Manager and will support the U1a Complex Facility Manager. This position supports the facility’s mission of performing Subcritical Experiments as part of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | | Key Responsibilities: | - Implement the requirements contained in DOE Orders including Conduct of Operations. Ensures that all employees reporting to this position are informed about the standards of operation of a nuclear facility | - Responsible areas include: Shift turnover, operator routines and rounds, communication, control of equipment and system status, control area activities, independent verifications, procedure compliance, and on the job training. | - Ensure events are properly reported to management and DOE in a timely manner. Also ensures management reviews are conducted with appropriate personnel in case of an issue or facility event. | - Ensure completion of shift rounds and routines assigned to the shift. Ensure proper follow up to equipment conditions if found to be in abnormal state while rounds and routines are being conducted. | - Ensures the shift crew reviews changes to facility procedures, facility modifications, Technical Safety Requirements and the Documented Safety Analysis. Ensures Surveillance Requirements, In-Process Inspections and Specific Administrative Controls specified in the TSR are performed in accordance with applicable facility procedures and/or SCE checklists. | - Maintain overall authority for the control, administration and auditing of the Hazardous Energy Control Program at the facility and the installed facility Temporary Modifications in accordance with MSTS procedures. | - Maintain facility housekeeping and communicate importance of good housekeeping attitude to facility workers. | - Ensure safety of personnel in the facility by maintaining a working knowledge and enforcement of regulatory requirements. Conduct Safety Observations, safety audits and observe operator rounds, and help ensure deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner. | - Ensure the shift is properly staffed and trained to perform operational and emergency activities during the shift. Ensure assigned personnel are fit for duty and qualified to perform assigned duties and tasks in accordance with facility training program requirements. Review each operator’s knowledge before qualifying an operator for a task. Serve as trainer/evaluator for the On-Shift Training Evaluation Program. | - Lead abnormal drills at the U1a Complex. | - Interface directly with DOE Facility Representatives on items related to all aspects of facility operations and safety. Direct activities of Operations, Nuclear Engineering, Radiological Controls, Fire Protection, Work Control, Quality Assurance, and Industrial Hygiene to accomplish the objectives of the facility. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
As part of the U1a Complex team, the Tagging Authority coordinates all hazardous energy control and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) activities between all affected organizations, departments, and other groups, including subcontractors, at the U1a Complex (“the facility”). In this role, the Tagging Authority will report to the U1a Complex Operations Manager and will support the facility hazardous energy control/LOTO needs associated with operations, maintenance, construction, and Subcritical Experiments. This position supports the facility’s mission of performing Subcritical Experiments as part of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | | Key Responsibilities | - Ensure implementation of MSTS’s company and facility requirements for hazardous energy control/LOTO as the facility Tagging Authority. | - Perform Tagging Authority duties at the facility relating to all hazardous energy control/LOTO needs associated with a broad range of systems and energy types (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, gravity, mixed or other). | - Perform ancillary duties as designated by facility management relating to facility operations, maintenance, and engineering (e.g. operator rounds, procedure development and revision) when not performing primary Tagging Authority duties.
THIS IS A LIMITED-TERM REGULAR FULL-TIME POSITION. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE CAN BE EMPLOYED UP TO TWO YEARS, WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, BASED ON THE ORGANINZATIONS' NEEDS. CANDIDATE MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR A POST-DOC POSITION WITHIN 3 YEARS OF RECEIVING THEIR PhD, OR THE CANDIDATE WILL HAVE COMPLETED ALL PhD REQUIREMENTS BY HIRE DATE. | | Reporting to the Signal Processing and Applied Mathematics supervisor, within Nevada Operations, the postdoctoral researcher will develop mathematical models for analyzing data from experiments in support of the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation mission. Projects will include emerging capabilities for data fusion, machine learning techniques, threat assessments, and the fielding of diagnostic systems. The postdoctoral researcher will play an active role in the Site-Directed Research and Development program. | | Key Responsibilities: | - Will play a lead scientific role in the development, fielding, and analysis of data from complex measurement systems, with a focus on basic and applied research in nonproliferation. | - Requires active participation in the field with the scientific, technical, and engineering teams, direct interaction with experimental partners from the National Security Laboratories, and independently driven model and algorithm development. | - Will build direct relationships with the laboratory partners and provide scientific guidance to experimental operations, also reporting on accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders. | - Supporting nonproliferation projects, the Senior Scientist will be expected to maintain an active research portfolio, participating in the Site-Directed Research and Development program, including research in support of current projects for characterizing imaging systems, image segmentation, and image enhancement. | - Includes publishing scientific results and presenting research developments at professional meetings and conferences and to university partners. | - The primary work location will be North Las Vegas, NV. | - Work at the NNSS may be required in support of these functions, as well as travel to NNSS remote sites, and the three National Security Laboratories. The primary work location will be North Las Vegas, NV. Work at the NNSS may be required in support of these functions, as well as travel to NNSS remote sites, and the three National Security Laboratories.
Summer business interns will work under the direct supervision of a mentor and will be provided with hands-on experience in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Training, Communications, Internal Audit, Quality, or Procurement. Internships are available in North Las Vegas, Nevada; at the Nevada National Security Site (65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada); in Los Alamos and Albuquerque, New Mexico; Livermore and Santa Barbara, California; and at the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Nellis Air Force Base or Andrews Air Force Base. | | Many student interns return each summer and others work for us part-time year-round while they attend local schools. | | We are looking for qualified and motivated students in: | - Accounting | - Business | - Communications | - Finance | - Human Resources | - Instructional Design | - Supply Chain | | Please note these important dates for our 2019 MSTS Summer Internship Program: | - December 2018 - Application process opens | - December 2018-February 2019 - Phone and/or in-person Interviews | - March/April 2019 - Offers begin to be made with 2-week acceptance deadline | - May/June 2019 - Summer internship begins | - August 2019 - Summer internship concludes
Serves as member of radiological emergency response teams at the Remote Sensing Laboratory supporting Nuclear Radiological Advisory Team (NRAT), Aerial Measuring System (AMS), and Technology Integration (TI) Projects. Supports emergency response field operations (real-world and exercises) to including AMS, Radiological Search and Consequence Management. | | Key Responsibilities | - Participate in developing programs and possible designs. | - May assist calibration, characterization, and repairs of radiation detection systems. | - Maintain up to date knowledge of engineering applications, techniques, detector and acquisitions electronics. | - Will be expected to maintain and operate radiation detection equipment. | - Will specialize in design, testing, deployment and operation of specialized radiation detection systems and data acquisition and analysis applications. | - Assist with research and development of new concepts related to improvement of detection systems and related technologies. | - Prepares or contributes to strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Performs design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Follows established engineering and technical procedures and instructions. | - Must be able to mentor less experienced staff. | - Support other personnel with specific tasks. | - Must be able to monitor work of technicians and other support personnel working on projects. | - Must be able and willing to fly on a routine basis in small fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and after training deploy for maritime operations. | - Must be willing and able to travel worldwide, sometimes under austere conditions, as a member of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) emergency response teams. | - Perform related work as assigned by supervisor.
Serves as an Emergency Response Technologist in the Remote Sensing Laboratory supporting Nuclear Radiological Advisory Team (NRAT), Aerial Measuring System (AMS), and Technology Integration (TI) Projects. Supports emergency response field operations (real world and exercises) to including AMS, Radiological Search and Consequence Management. | | | Key Responsibilities | - Deployment and operation of ground and aerial radiation detection instruments in the field. | - Assist in the development of radiological emergency response procedures, including equipment operation and applications for field operations. | - Maintain radiation detection equipment, including routine checks, calibrations, and troubleshooting. | - Develop and conduct training for other emergency responders on the capabilities of specific radiation detection equipment and techniques for use of equipment in field operations | - Participation in field demonstrations with other government agencies, including conducting outreaches and exercises for large groups | - Must be able and willing to fly on a routine basis in small fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and after training deploy for maritime operations. | - | Must be willing and able to travel worldwide, sometimes under austere conditions, as a member of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) emergency response teams. | | - | Perform related work as assigned by supervisor.
Provide Fire Protection Engineer support to the Engineering Department. Support will include preparation of fire hazards analysis and fire protection assessments for multiple site facilities. Work will need to be completed in accordance with NNSS procedures and DOE requirements. | | Key Responsibilities | - Devises solutions to highly complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions may require resolving conflicting customer expectations and design requirements, utilizing unconventional technology and materials, and cross-disciplinary integration. | - Serves as consultant to less experienced engineers, providing practical advice on implementation of solutions for organizational goals. | - | Responsible for preparation and checking of design drawings, specifications, calculations, system design descriptions, design analyses, fire hazards analyses, fire protection assessments, equivalencies, and exemptions; must be a subject matter expert in fire suppression systems, fire alarm and detection systems, fire barrier design, and life safety design features. | Identify risk and design features to aid in preventing, controlling, and mitigating the effects of fire. Able to perform hydraulic calculations with the assist of computer software such as Hydraulic Analyzer of Sprinkler Systems HASS). Provide support to beneficial occupancy inspections as needed. | | - Conducts or leads research; develops and designs new instrumentation, equipment, and procedures for testing and solving problems; presents papers; and keeps abreast of new technological developments, methods or materials, keeping management informed of important new advances. | - Ensures team’s processes and deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. Research and interpretation of codes and standards and Department of Energy (DOE) Orders and standards will be required on a daily occurrence. Must be able to coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines as well as the Authority Having Jurisdiction, fire marshal, facility manager, and project managers Must have a working knowledge of applicable National Fire Protection Association codes and standards, International Building Code, International Fire Code, DOE orders and standards, and Code of Federal Regulations.
We are looking for multiple levels of Engineers to perform the following responsibilities within their skillset: | | Engineer I | - May assist design, simulation, calibration, characterization, fielding and repairs of engineering systems. | - May develop data-analysis code, software and firmware in support of engineering objectives. | - May develop solutions to problems including communications, data analytics, analog electronics, signal processing, embedded systems, antennas or electro-optics. | - Maintain up to date knowledge of engineering applications, techniques and electronics. | - Work and communicate effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team. | - Assist with research of new concepts related to improvement of engineering systems and related technologies. | - May contribute to strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Perform related work as assigned by supervisor. | - Occasionally, you will be required to travel. | | Engineer II | - Participate in developing programs and possible designs. | - Will be expected to maintain and operate equipment. | - Will specialize in design, testing, deployment and operation of specialized systems, data acquisition and analysis applications. | - Assist with research and development of new concepts related to improvement of engineering systems and related technologies. | - Prepares strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Performs design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Follows established engineering and technical procedures and instructions. | - Must be able to mentor less experienced staff. | - Support other personnel with specific tasks. | - Must be able to monitor work of technicians and other support personnel working on projects. | - Perform related work as assigned by supervisor. | - Occasionally, you will be required to travel. | | Senior Engineer | - Serve as a subject matter expert and technical resource and advisor to other scientists, engineers, and managers on technical issues relevant to your areas of subject matter expertise. | - Provide technical leadership including design and performance guidance on electronic and software design activities. | - Work independently as a subject matter expert in relevant fields of study as well as in a team environment requiring communication with other groups to develop solutions for all projects. | - Must be able to confidently present results to both internal and external stakeholders. | - Be a senior mentor to less experienced engineers, scientists, and technicians while working as part of a small development team. | - Occasionally, you will be required to travel. | | Principal Engineer | - Lead teams in a diverse and challenging set of projects. | - Define requirements, assess creative solutions, prototype, lead hardware and firmware design reviews, and then customize the hardware and firmware for the application and ensure that the project is well documented. | - Serve as a subject matter expert and technical resource and advisor to other scientists, engineers, and managers on technical issues relevant to your areas of subject matter expertise. | - Devises integrated solutions to the most complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are comprehensive in technical and business aspects and exhaustive at all levels, including cross-disciplinary. | - Ensures team's processes and deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. | - Develops new initiatives for additional scopes of work. | - Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with customers and project managers, and be willing to mentor and help develop junior personnel, and apply problem-solving skills to team tasks. | - Occasionally, you will be required to travel. |
Key Responsibilities | - Manage the Applied Technology's Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP) and Strategic Intelligence Partnership Projects (SIPP), allowing for more work to be completed and generating additional funding for the NNSS mission | - Manage multiple projects that may involve complex and technically challenging scopes of work over the entire lifecycle | - Initiates collaboration with partners external to MSTS. | - Leads collaboration to achieve mission execution | - Proactively develop and implement strategies to mitigate risk | - Ensure teams, processes, and deliverables comply with laws, codes, and MSTS policies and procedures | - Meet customers' needs and requirements while providing realistic expectations | - Establish specific customer satisfaction standards | - Use MSTS project management processes, techniques, and tools | - Apply project management best practices and processes, such as planning, work authorization, monitoring project performance, and the controlling of the project baseline | - Develop and maintain strong working relationships with functional organizations
The successful candidate will lead a group of technicians and technologists that support engineers and scientists to solve complex National Security Enterprise (NSE) problems. The group is comprised of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and equipment automation subject matter experts. The work occurs primarily at Livermore Operations in an office environment, but will require some staff to deploy developed systems to field locations. The work team is involved in projects at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Sandia National Laboratory (SNL), Las Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Much of the design and automation work is in support of NNSS calibration capability applied at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) and Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL). Team management includes making certain that team members are attached to value added projects, working to develop the skills of current staff, and being an integral part of hiring new staff with skills necessary to meet current and emerging demand. The job requires regular interaction with NNSS Project Management and Livermore Operations Management. The successful candidate will also be responsible for managing staff training plans, work control, plan-of-the-day meetings, and work prioritization for the team. There will also be direct oversight of some laboratory settings where the technical staff work. | | Key Responsibilities | - Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing growth opportunities. | - Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards | - Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards; analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems; identifying trends; recommending system improvements | - Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies. | - Creates an environment where employees feel safe to raise issues, empowered to address issues, and supported to resolve issues. | - In addition to functional supervision and leadership expectations, the supervisor will be an individual technical contributor. | - Responsible for Earned Value (EV) work package management on NNSS technical projects that have key elements located at Livermore Operations. | - Technical responsibility will be in CAD, automation, or other engineering relevant support tasks. |
We are seeking a technologist who will be an important part of a team/teams dedicated to the development of electro-optical, RF, microwave, imaging and detector based diagnostic systems. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently under minimal supervision of the diagnostics engineering staff, and have a passion to learn new skills in order to grow within our dynamic organization. | | Key Responsibilities | - Provide technical support in the prototyping, testing and fielding of high performance electronic diagnostic equipment. | - Support technical staff in research and procurement of various electronic parts and materials. | - Set-up of test benches and drafting of test procedures and work controls. | - Construct test fixtures and support engineers in basic chassis design and system integration. | - Makes calculations and performs analyses in support of design engineering, such as earthwork, material quantity takeoff and statistical data. | - Design and develop electronic circuits that will be integral parts of diagnostic systems. | - Re-design, modify, and troubleshoot existing electronic systems to meet changing technical requirements. | - Write work procedures and write/maintain comprehensive documentation of test data, modification and configuration control documentation. | - Draw and update schematic diagrams. | - Operate and maintain test equipment and software.