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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California, United States (on-site)
2 days ago


Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is important for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Pay Range

$136,500 - $183,888 Annually for the TSS.3 level

$163,740 - $220,632 Annually for the TSS.4 level

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have multiple needs for experienced Project Managers for Facility Construction within the National Ignition Facility & Photon Science (NIF&PS) Directorate. NIF houses the world’s highest energy pulsed laser system and provides the scientific community with an unprecedented capability for studying materials at extreme pressures, temperatures, and densities. As a NIF&PS Project Manager, you will be responsible for successfully managing mechanical, electrical and facility construction projects for NIF&PS, and in support of its operations. This position is in the Laser Systems Engineering and Operations (LSEO) Division of the Engineering Directorate.

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

In this role, you will
  • Lead and manage the planning, design, execution, and completion of a diverse range of complex small-scale retrofits to large-scale new construction projects, serving as the single point of contact between internal clients, contracting offices, design engineers, and external contractors.
  • Directly collaborate with internal clients to ensure project and programmatic requirements are well defined and achieved; partner closely with the project’s internal Construction Manager during pre-construction and construction activities.
  • Manage the project baseline cost, schedule, and scope. Control variances and apply Earned Value Management practices.
  • Ensure a strong quality control and quality assurance program is implemented throughout the project lifecycle, utilizing LLNL standards throughout.
  • Oversee design and constructability reviews to confirm design drawings and specifications meet all applicable code, construction, client, environmental, safety and health (ES&H) requirements, while working independently, under minimal direction.
  • Manage the process to secure required building and work permits.
  • Prepare project construction estimates for program approval and project procurement.
  • Review contractor change requests for scope, schedule and cost impacts.
  • Serve in a functional role for LSEO when needed. May include providing reviews that require advanced knowledge and significant experience.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the TSS.4 level
  • Under consultative direction, independently lead, organize, and execute multiple construction projects simultaneously.
  • Manage large highly complex projects that frequently may not be well defined and require status reporting to the Department of Energy (DOE) Site Office
  • Perform formal risk analyses to identify, manage, and mitigate risks throughout the project lifecycle including factors that may be intangible.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Structural, Architectural, Industrial Engineering or Construction Management or the equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with various project delivery tools, methods and contract forms, such as design-build and design-bid-build.
  • Advanced knowledge of and significant experience with construction means, methods, and products.
  • Advanced knowledge of and significant experience in construction management at a project manager level.
  • Experience with construction in cleanroom, industrial and/or laboratory facilities.
  • Strong track record of promoting and implementing safe work practices, including OSHA, environmental, safety and health standards.
  • Experience working in a technical and multidisciplinary environment, including working directly with architects, engineers, technicians, and designers.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to collaborate within an integrated team. This includes the ability to present and explain technical or operational information and provide recommendations to management, regulators, reviewers and stakeholders.

Additional qualifications at the TSS.4 level
  • Subject matter expert knowledge and application of codes and standards.
  • Substantial experience managing complex, multidisciplinary construction projects within operating facilities.
  • Expert knowledge and substantial experience with detailed costing and schedule tools and techniques applied to construction projects.

Qualifications We Desire
  • Master’s degree in an applicable field.
  • California license as a Professional Engineer (PE), Architect or equivalent certification in another state.
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP) or other related certification.
  • Applied knowledge of LEED principles, including certification or the ability to obtain certification.
  • Familiarity with California Building and Life Safety Codes, including OSHA and NFPA, and national consensus standards, such as NEC, ASTM, ANSI, ASME, and ASHRAE.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
  • Included in 2022Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Flexible Benefits Package
  • 401(k)
  • Education Assistance
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)

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. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request.

CaliforniaPrivacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitlesjob applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here .

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 67982152
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Livermore, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Position Title: Project Manager for Facility Construction
  • Job Function: Engineering and Physical Science
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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