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Deployed Team Lead

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Craft and Skilled Labor | livermore, CA | 11/05/2021

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Company Description

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 multiple openings for Deployed Team Leads to support the Director’s Office (DO)/Operations and Business (O&B) Principal Directorate, NIF and Photon Science Principal Directorate, Global Security/Physical Life Sciences Principal Directorate, and the Engineering Directorate. You will provide advanced technical and administrative direction and oversight to personnel responsible for the safe and effective operation,  installation and maintenance of mission critical facilities and equipment for the of facilities within the assigned Directorate. You will interact with senior managers and customer representatives to ensure a thorough understanding of mission needs, program requirements and facility operations.  This position is in the Infrastructure Maintenance and Utilities Department within the Infrastructure and Operations Directorate.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will 

  • Provide advanced technical and administrative direction and oversight to line supervisors and a large workforce of craft and service personnel engaged in the execution of preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and light construction work.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor contracts for maintenance and services.
  • Work with the customer and facility manager to identify maintenance needs and assist with assessing risk, determining prioritization, evaluating alternatives, and resolving complex to highly complex problems and issues.
  • Oversee work activities ensuring they are appropriately scoped, planned, scheduled, and executed in a safe and cost-effective manner adhering to local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Ensure customer requirements for facility access and operations are incorporated into the work planning and execution process.
  • Collaborate with the Facility Management Division to schedule work and communicate progress toward job completion.
  • Perform full range of personnel related duties including recruiting, selecting, training, writing performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, ranking and reclassifications.
  • Assist in the development, management, and oversight of budgets for job costs, training, shops supplies, tools, and equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 369.2 level

  • Provide highly advanced technical and administrative direction and oversight to line supervisors and a large workforce of craft and service personnel engaged in the execution of preventive maintenance, construction maintenance, and light construction work.
  • Responsible for managing maintenance project, or program budgets and reporting progress to senior management on issues relating to budgets and strategic planning.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or related field or equivalent combination of education and significant related experience.
  • Technical and administrative experience including leading and coaching a large, diverse, technical craft and service workforce.
  • Advanced technical skills and knowledge in areas such as mechanical, structural, and electrical, including building modifications, alterations and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to anticipate identify and resolve complex to highly complex problems and issues.
  • Proven ability to foster and promote a safe and healthy work environment ensuring that issues are dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner adhering to all local, state and federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable codes and regulations as it pertains to facility and utility modification, alterations, and maintenance work.
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management including group leaders, project engineers, and scientific personnel to determine type and level of support needed.
  • Proficient and effective personal computer skills using software such as Microsoft Office, e-mail, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and timekeeping systems.

Additional qualifications at the 369.2 level

  • Supervisory experience for technical and craft people including recruiting, selecting, training, disciplinary actions, performance appraisals, wage and promotion recommendations. Experience planning/forecasting short- and long-term personnel needs for a technical craft and service type workforce.
  • Experience developing budget proposals or budget requests for maintenance projects.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • 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

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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 online form

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