Deputy Associate Director for Infrastructure & Operations
Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Deputy Associate Director for Infrastructure & Operations
Mid-Senior Level - Full-time
Business Operations - livermore, CA - 12/07/2021
Reference #: REF1742V
Job Code: TSM.2 Technical Manager 2
Organization: Infrastructure and Operations
Position Type: Career Indefinite
Security Clearance: Anticipated DOE Q clearance (requires U.S.
citizenship and a federal background investigation)
Drug Test: Required for external applicant(s) selected for this
position (includes testing for use of marijuana)
Medical Exam: Not applicable Apply Now 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 essential to innovation and
creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission. Job
Description We have an opening for Deputy Associate Director (DAD)
to serve as a senior level advisor to the Associate Director (AD)
of Infrastructure and Operations (I&O). You will assist in the
strategic planning, development, sustainability, -and management
for the Emergency Management, Environmental Restoration, and
Infrastructure Departments. You will be responsible for assisting
the Associate Director with critical planning, maintenance, and
operations across the campus comprised of approximately 7M square
feet of diverse facilities spread across two sites, including
structures, utilities (mechanical utilities and power
distribution), lands, roads & grounds. You will share in the
responsibility for long and short-term planning and managing a
budget of approximately $120M and assist in managing an exempt and
nonexempt staff of approximately 500, including staff covered under
a collective bargaining agreement. In support of program mission
execution, as the DAD, you will assist with long-range planning,
balance acquisition, sustainment, recapitalization, modernization,
safety, compliance, and environmental restoration to ensure real
property assets and infrastructure are available, utilized, and in
a suitable condition to accomplish the Laboratory's mission. You
will work closely with other Directorates in the Operations and
Business Principal Associate Directorate (PAD), on strategies and
integration while collaborating with customers and stakeholders
across the Laboratory. This position is in the Infrastructure and
Operations Associate Director's Office within the Operations and
Business (O&B) Directorate. - In this role, you will
- Work closely with the O&B Principle Associate Director's
office and represent the I&O directorate on department specific
- Participate in the development and implementation of long and
short-term strategies for delivering services provided by the
Emergency Management, Environmental Restoration, and the Facilities
and Infrastructure Departments.
- Participate in workforce planning, budget development and
talent acquisition efforts to strengthen the technical and
professional capabilities of the I&O directorate.
- Collaborate with customers and stakeholders to build
partnerships, assess needs and develop strategy.
- Lead staff in implementing a customer-centric approach to
analyzing issues, developing solutions and delivering high quality
- Facilitate the ongoing implementation of Work Planning &
Control processes to ensure worker safety, customer satisfaction
and compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Lead and participate in efforts to conduct assessments,
functional reviews, benchmarking, and similar activities that
support continuous improvement.
- Lead functional groups responsible for maintaining Laboratory
infrastructure and the delivery of operational services in the
development of project plans by establishing scope, schedule and
budget, identifying key deliverables and project milestones.
- Manage subcontracts for products and services that build
organizational capabilities and improve efficiencies within the
- Model and promote integrity, respect, customer service and
accountability. Foster efficient and engaged teamwork with a high
focus on superior performance, timely and transparent
communication, mutual support, talent development in a compliance,
safety and security environment.
- Work closely with the Office of Staff Relations on issues
pertaining to union negotiations, employee complaints, employee
investigations and personnel actions.
- Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications
- Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security
clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a
related field, or an equivalent combination of education and
- Extensive management experience in an infrastructure and/or
maintenance organization for a large corporation, university, or
government agency with a focused emphasis on project management,
safety, operational excellence, and policy development.
- Experience successfully leading project teams in a complex and
highly regulated environment, such as a U.S. National Laboratory or
- Expert leadership, management, and team building skills and
significant experience building high performing teams across
multiple functional areas.
- Highly advanced problem-solving, decision-making and leadership
skills, necessary to independently advise, counsel, recommend, and
develop solutions on a wide variety of management level
- Significant experience managing operational budgets and
projects, negotiating resource allocations and conflicting
priorities, delivering results, meeting milestones, and working
collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team.
- Extensive experience interacting and negotiating effectively
with high-level management and executives regarding matters of
significance to the organization.
- Expert verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
necessary to explain, present, direct, negotiate, influence, and
coordinate maintenance and service-related activities over a wide
range of topic areas with senior managers and staff internal and
external to the Laboratory. Desired Qualifications
- Advanced degree in Engineering or a related field or Licensed
Professional Engineer (PE), or certified Project Management
Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, or
Certified Facility Manager (CFM) by the International Association
of Facility Managers.
- Knowledge of and/or experience with relevant DOE Orders,
national standards, ES&H policies and procedures and other
regulatory agency requirements. Additional Information Why Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory?
- Included in 2021 -Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
- Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
- Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
- Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment
Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and
security clearances by visiting our Career -site . - LLNL
demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all
new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless
granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.
This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who
will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.
Security Clearance LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Some
positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference
Security Clearance requirement above). If you are selected and a
clearance is required, we -will initiate a Federal background
investigation to determine if you -meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L
or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or
Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information
please see -DOE Order 472.2 . 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.
Pre-Placement Medical Exam A job related pre-placement medical
examination may be required. LLNL is an affirmative action and
equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse
workforce. 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. LLNS is committed to offering
reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting
processes due to a disability. If you need assistance or an
accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our
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