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WCI Technical Coordinator – Active Security Clearance Required

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Business Operations | livermore, CA | 03/16/2023

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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 important for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Pay Range

$36.50 - $47.28 Hourly for the 538.2 level
$43.78 - $56.70 Hourly for the 538.3 level 

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a WCI Technical Coordinator ll/lll.  You will be responsible for work control functions and support related to the safe and efficient operation of facilities operated by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory which may include offices, industrial facilities, and scientific and research laboratories. You will perform technical and administrative duties in support of tenants, facility maintenance, construction projects, sponsor deliverables, and facility operations or similar facility support activities. This position is in the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Principal Directorate.

This position will be filled at either the 538.2 or 538.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

You will 

  • Provide general technical coordination support for work control functions including plan and coordinate manpower, facility activities, and materials/equipment acquisition support and solve moderately complex technical problems.
  • Interact with facility management, service providers, and facility tenants on day-to-day service needs for offices, industrial facilities, and scientific and research laboratories. Review and clarify scope of work requests for maintenance and repair.
  • Coordinate and prioritize multiple concurrent tasks associated with facility related activities of crafts, contractors, vendors, project managers, construction managers, Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) teams, Radioactive & Hazardous Waste Management, Environmental Functional Area, and residents.
  • Coordinate the procurement, installation, modification, and repair of equipment and facilities.
  • Conduct facility assessments, walkthroughs, inspections, and work observations for compliance with security, ES&H policies, and good housekeeping practices; assist in annual space utilization and storm water pollution protection surveys; report issues to the facility manager and program personnel; correct hazards or potential hazards when authorized to do so.
  • Monitor and respond to facility alarms and emergencies during normal business hours.
  • Implement established roof access processes using various communication mechanisms: verbal, written, and electronic.
  • Update key plans, report new equipment installation locations and provide warranty and operation manual information on new equipment to the Documentation & Permits Group.
  • Promote and support plans to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 538.3 level 

  • Act as a primary point of contact between facility management, service providers, and facility tenants on day-to-day service needs for laboratory and critical services facilities.
  • Provide advanced technical coordination support through specialized technical and administrative knowledge by independently planning, initiating, and coordinating the scheduling of complex maintenance, and leading project teams to install or maintain equipment.
  • Propose solutions for improvement of building issues or projects and ensure technical and safety guidelines, standards, specifications, and procedures are implemented.
  • Anticipate and reconcile support problems including technical factors affecting critical milestones, developing solutions to resolve moderately complex technical problems and collaborate with technical project personnel to develop appropriate solutions.


  • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire. 
  • Associate degree in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience, with some related experience in the field of facility management.
  • Intermediate knowledge of building systems and utility systems in office, industrial, and/or laboratory facilities.
  • Working knowledge of safety practices as they apply to office and industrial facilities.
  • Experience solving moderately complex technical problems and ability to make decisions when necessary with the assistance of established guidelines, techniques, and procedures.
  • Proficient with personal computers and standard software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, calendars) and web browsers.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively and respectfully with co-workers, building residents, other internal organizations.
  • Proven interest and ability to independently and proactively acquire new knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability/commitment to valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion principles in the workplace.

Additional qualifications at the 538.3 level 

  • Advanced understanding and experience in the field of facility management.
  • Advanced knowledge of building systems and utility systems in office, industrial, or laboratory facilities. Experience reading and interpreting construction plans and utility drawings.
  • Advanced verbal and written communications skills to interact effectively with co-workers, building residents, management, other internal organizations, vendors, outside suppliers, and contractors.
  • Advanced knowledge of safety and security practices as they apply to specialized, and hazard ranked facilities.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Significant experience with facility maintenance, construction trades, or building operations.
  • Significant experience initiating and coordinating work orders; assessing maintenance and repair needs.
  • Knowledge of Vault Type Room (VTR) operations and procedures.
  • Experience working in a classified environment.
  • Experience maintaining TESA and ARGUS databases and/or experience using Filemaker Pro Databases.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

Security Clearance

This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. 

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 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.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory.  If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request. 

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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