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Program Manager

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 17, 2022
Reference Code: 18260
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Our Program Manager will be working with the Fuel Qualification (FQ) National Pillar Lead and National Technical Lead to develop an FQ life-cycle plan required to meet the USHPRR Program goals.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Oversee work package managers assigned to the USHPRR FQ Pillar (Leads multidiscipline teams across multi laboratory, commercial and international organizational lines).
  • Lead full project scope from formulation stage through project delivery and closeout.
  • Work with the FQ NTL, Pillar Lead and work package managers to define FY planning, including scope, schedule, cost estimates, risks, and other planning needs for FQ based on USHPRR Program guidance and available resources.
  • Establish the FQ program baseline with the work package managers to document life-cycle and FY planning (work packages, work-authorization documents, baseline change plans, and other INL and USHPRR Program documents).
  • Develop intra and inter-laboratory partnerships, universities, and industry partnerships to address challenges in nuclear proliferation.
  • Review and approves FQ Baseline Change Requests (BCRs) and Baseline Change Proposals (BCPs).
  • Report FQ performance to the INL and USHPRR Program tracking systems.
  • Approve material and mid-level capital-equipment purchases; (m) tracks FQ Project achievements.
  • Ensures deliverables are uploaded to the M3 SharePoint site.
  • Ensures that FQ personnel and resource needs are met within the approved budget; leading technical teams in the areas of nuclear materials and fuel development and other areas directly applicable to nuclear non-proliferation; and (Q) development of successful program strategies.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years, Master's Degree and 6 years, or PhD and 4 years of confirmed experience.
  • Knowledge of INL work organizations, facilities, and work processes. Significant project management and program management experience and familiarity with facility operations.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 230
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
COVID Safety Protocols:
As a condition of employment, INL will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidate compliance with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.
INL has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID - 19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with INL's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview


About this Employer‍

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.