Sandia National Laboratories Project Controller (Early Career) in Livermore, California
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.
We are seeking a hard-working Project Controller who can implement and improve project management services for their assigned programs. Are you passionate about using your experience to provide detailed analysis and recommendations to leadership? This role could be a great fit!
In this role, you will be responsible for developing analysis and reporting associated with various project controls job duties, such as project baseline, work package agreements, scheduling, cost control, cost estimation, earned value management (EVM), projections, variance analysis, project/program/portfolio integration, and/or technical project reviews.
On any given day, you may be called upon to:
Plan, monitor, control, and report on project cost/schedule/scope
Represent the company externally with sponsors and vendors
Resolve policy or contracting issues affecting program success
Manage communication to program/project customers
Ensure that all work is identified, defined, and appropriately managed
Maintain data integrity of program information
Support all internal and external reviews, assessments, and audits
Ensure timely generation, collection, dissemination, storage, and disposition of project artifacts
Bachelor’s degree in Business or other relevant field; or equivalent combination of experience and education
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance
Active Q or Top Secret clearance
Knowledge of the Nuclear Weapons complex and product realization process
Experience working with the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, or the Department of Defense
Project management education and certification(s)
Experience and familiarity with scheduling tools (Primavera P6) and Earned Value Management (EVM) principles and methodology
Experience with budgeting, cost estimating and analysis
Ability to effectively team, communicate, and collaborate with staff, customers, and partners
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
The Sandia California site has multiple Project Management departments within the Nuclear Deterrence Portfolio. These teams execute the project management responsibilities for the modernization and stockpile Nuclear Weapons Programs. The Nuclear Weapons Programs are responsible for assuring the safety, reliability and security of U.S. nuclear weapons, enabling the defense of our nation through our nuclear strategic deterrent. These departments are also an integral part of the Division 8000 Nuclear Weapons (NW) Project Management Office (PMO).
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.
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 Q-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 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.