1+ months

W80-4 Hardware Manager

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 an opening for a W80-4 Hardware Manager. You will support the development and management of the Material Resource Schedule (MRS) to identify hardware deliverables to the Product Realization Teams (PRTs) and to support component, subassembly, and system level development and qualification test. This position is in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED), within the Engineering Directorate and will support the Nuclear Weapons W80-4 Life Extension Program.

This position will be filled at either the Q01.2 or Q01.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Ensure work package planning activities and all efforts have properly accounted for all hardware needs.
- Maintain and manage the in-development of MS Excel tool to support hardware costing and estimating.
- Monitor performance data to support cost and schedule variance analysis and preparation of recovery or corrective action plans.
- Prepare basic and intermediate level monthly reports and coordinate the development of Estimate at Completion (EAC) analysis.
- Coordinate all incoming hardware and hardware packages for QA and tracking.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the Q01.3 Level
- Oversee the hardware, configuration management of quantities, fidelity, and scheduling.
- Maintain communications, collaborations, and contacts, internal and external to LLNL in support of MRS deliverables, and represent the W80-4 at briefings, and committee activities both internal and external to LLNL, and ensure projects status, risks, and issues are communicated in an effective and timely manner to senior leadership.
- Prepare and present cost/schedule/earned value information and complex monthly reports and prepare/review basic and intermediate monthly reports in accordance with management and project procedures.

- Bachelors degree in relevant functional discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Intermediate understanding of general project controls technical skills.
- Basic level of understanding of technical processes, engineering drawings, quantity determinations and mathematical and financial records.                                                    - Knowledge of current industry and project controls technical developments.
- Comprehensive knowledge of and experience using PC operating systems including Microsoft Office.
- Ability to travel.

In Addition at the Q01.3 Level
- Experience with a project controls system, earned value management systems for planning, organizing, performing, reviewing, and presenting cost data.
- Understanding of technical processes, engineering drawings, quantity determinations, and mathematical and financial reports.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members, senior management, and external contacts.

Desired Qualifications
- Familiar with DoD and NNSA 6.x acquisition processes.
- Program Management Professional certification/license.
- Familiar with Project Management tools, which include Primavera, Cobra, Acumen Fuze, Risk, and 360, wInsight, ARM, Glovia, and DOORS.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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 an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2


Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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 applying cutting-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.


Posted: 2020-10-01 Expires: 2020-12-05

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