1+ months

Engineering Program & Project Lead (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Are you passionate about your work and want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues? If so, you could be the highly motivated Engineering Program and Project Lead we seek to join our team!

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Team with 4720 department managers, Sr. Manager, Project Managers, Construction Managers and Technical Assistants to understand constraints of projects, workloads, resource leveling, budgeting and other issues that would help the team determine state of health of projects ranging from $10K to $25M across several different departments.

+ Develop and report metrics and data to provide 4720 management an understanding of the current health of Projects work in Facilities Express (FE), Customer Funded Express (CFE), Customer Funded (CF) and our Mesa/NG departments and customers.

+ Work closely with 4800 and 4100 to gather and provide data in support of the 4720 management team.

+ Occasionally lead the project team of internal or external engineering and ES&H personnel: construction contractors, customers, sponsors, and suppliers, to ensure that the project meets scope, schedule, and cost requirements per DOE Orders and Sandia’s requirements.

+ Work closely with project controls staff to identify and address both technical and non-technical risks, opportunities, and other issues that impact the project during the execution phase.

+ Use project plan development and execution, project monitoring and control, and integrated change control for all projects.

+ Make recommendations to 4720 management.

+ Understand the technical tasks sufficiently to identify time requirements, task dependencies, and risks and opportunities.

+ Develop risk mitigation strategies and implementing in accordance with corporate engineered safety policies/practices.

+ Team with a Sandia Subcontract Professional to act as the Technical Representative on competitive contracts for Architectural/Engineering services, Construction services, or any other Project Support needs.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture plus five (5) years of demonstrated experience in Facilities Project Management; or Master’s degree in relevant discipline plus two (2) or more years of demonstrated experience in Facilities Project Management; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

+ Knowledge of and experience with standard project management practices.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

+ PMP certification.

+ Working knowledge of TRIRIGA, Maximo, and other SNL or DOE/NNSA software programs related to Projects.

+ Exceptional communication skills in both a verbal and written format.

+ Experience with developing and presenting data to all levels of SNL management and DOE/NNSA partners.

+ Previous experience with SNL Project Management tools and projects to include budgets.

About Our Team:

The Customer Operations Support (CFE) Organization provides project and construction management for customer funded projects ranging from approximately $50K to $500K.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide• Extraordinary co-workers• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities• Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 681822



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-05-21

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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