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Work Planning & Control Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Integration Manager

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Environmental, Safety & Health | livermore, CA | 03/17/2023

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Company Description

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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.

Pay Range

$176,850 - $238,296 Annually

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 Work Planning and Control (WP&C) Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Integration Manager to lead efforts in implementing a new maintenance planning process. In this role, you will ensure integration and alignment of Institutional WP&C processes and procedures for the assigned functional area and interact with other managers from across the Laboratory, including those focused on mission delivery, support and services, to ensure WP&C requirements are met. You will serve as a member of the WP&C Functional Area Office management team. This position is in the Work Planning and Control Office.

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 technical leadership for integrating Work Planning and Control (WP&C) requirements, processes, and procedures based on institutional WP&C processes for the assigned functional area. Determine integration priorities based upon institutional impact.   
  • Lead, develop, and deploy functional elements of the institutional WP&C process, ensuring that functional requirements are met, including nuclear requirements.
  • Identify and recommend changes to existing institutional processes, qualifications, and web applications necessary to support effective implementation of Work Planning and Control.
  • Develop institutional requirements, processes, and governance documents, in collaboration with the WP&C Program Manager. Develop and deliver briefings to the WP&C Functional Area Manager regarding the status of metrics and performance indicators for assigned functional elements of the institutional WP&C process.
  • Train and mentor managers at various levels, other SMEs, Points of Contact, and other Laboratory staff members and Site-Wide Service Providers to ensure WP&C is consistently implemented.
  • Participate in multiple advisory and working group meetings/committees related to WP&C. May chair standing working groups and/or advisory committees to drive institutional change.
  • Serve as an organizational representative to DOE, DNFSB, and other external reviewers for the assigned functional area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the TSL.5 level

  • Provide expert technical leadership and process development skills for the implementation of highly complex institutional requirements, processes, and procedures for subcontracted work planning.
  • Provide expert training and technical leadership for the Work Planning and Control Functional Area on modified maintenance planning and scheduling processes. 
  • Brief senior management and serve as an organizational representative to internal and external reviewers for the maintenance planning function.


  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Nuclear or Chemical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Physics, Industrial Hygiene/Safety or a related field or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Significant experience leading and expert knowledge of WP&C processes in one or more of the following functional areas, Technical Training & Qualification (T&Q), Work Control Facilities, and Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Significant experience leading and managing technical ES&H, training, and/or facility programs with complex requirements and rigorous oversight, such as those in the nuclear or hazardous facilities.
  • Significant technical leadership experience which required interactions with senior management and external regulatory organizations.
  • Significant experience leading, developing and championing creative and innovative solutions to complex issues and problems related to WP&C. Significant experience applying project management principles and problem-solving, conflict resolution, persuasion, negotiation, and consensus-building skills and independent judgement to ensure milestones are met.
  • Significant experience leading change and mentoring various levels of staff, including technicians, engineers, and managers through a change process.
  • Expert technical, organizational, collaboration, necessary to resolve highly complex issues.
  • Expert verbal and written communication, facilitation, collaboration, and presentation skills required to effectively present, explain and advise senior management and external regulators.

Additional qualifications at the TSL.5 level 

  • Extensive experience working at DOE or non-government hazardous facilities in operations, ES&H, training, and/or work planning and control roles.
  • Extensive experience using Agile, A3, or similar methods to organize project and process improvements.
  • Extensive experience in being politically adept, influential with the ability to build strong and sustained partnerships across diverse and broad internal and external organizations.

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 a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. 

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. 

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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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