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Project Support Manager

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 17, 2022
Reference Code: 18256
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!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Long Term Asset Management Implementation (LTAM) group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Project Support Manager (PSM).
Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our ATR facility with every Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
  • Advance both LTAM projects and other initiatives as defined by ATR LTAM Division Director.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage LTAM project support service functions. These functions include project controls, project scheduling, and cost estimating.
  • Manage program funding to ensure program's funding is never exceeded and that individual projects are adequately funded. The PSM is accountable to the LTAM Division Director and will work with the director to manage program planning and reporting.
  • Assist the director in providing oversight of the day-to-day execution of LTAM projects, including schedule adherence, financial performance, change management, and risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Work with LTAM Project Managers to provide support and guidance as necessary to help ensure successful project completion.
  • Guide project managers and project support staff in the analysis of cost and schedule performance and take appropriate actions to ensure work is accomplished within budget, schedule, and other LTAM program expectations. Monitor the performance of the LTAM project teams, helping to ensure project goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Develop and maintain monthly program status reports and funding reports for ATR midyear and end-of-year reviews, and maintaining the LTAM dashboard.
  • Make recommendations based on funding levels as to whether the program can afford to start new projects or possibly defer work.
  • Understand Davis-Bacon applicability and the Funding Determination Request process and ensure procedures are followed for the ATR Complex so as to be in compliance with federal law and DOE mandates/directives.
  • Provide leadership to manage interfaces between project managers, design engineers, production control, and project support staff.
  • Work to retain existing staff and to identify professional growth opportunities. Promote Inclusion and Diversity at ATR.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years or Master's degree and 8 years of relevant experience. Preferred degree would be in Finance, Business Management, Project Management, or other related field.
  • Demonstrated understanding of all project management facets including Earned Value Management, Project Scheduling, Cost Estimating, Budget Management, and Funds Management.
  • Experience with construction project management.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in execution of large capital projects, and using standard and novel approaches to rebuild and rejuvenate reactor facility structures, systems and components.
  • Experience with financial controls, costs estimates, and scheduling to support Plant Health Projects.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 220
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP-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 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.
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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 males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities 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, Idaho National Laboratory will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidates to comply with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.

Idaho National Laboratory has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring that 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 Idaho National Laboratory'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
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Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. 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.