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Jacobs Subject Matter Expert III in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow

Your Impact:

Masters degree in Engineering, Science or Business Management. PhD degree preferred at this level. Twenty (20 years) of directly applicable experience in specialized technical field and is acknowledged as an expert in the specific area in question . Manages and directs the daily tasks required to perform ongoing support of design, construction, startup and/or operations/ maintenance activities of complex high technology systems or projects Renders expert opinions on engineering and technical issues, provides recommendations to project design and construction teams in specific areas of expertise. Provides independent reviews and assessments in areas of specialized expertise and provides guidance to project teams in delivering results on projects of complex, high-technology nature. Interfaces with management personnel and customer representatives. Develops and enforces work standards, assigns schedules, reviews work quality, communicates goals, objectives, and policies of the organization to subordinates.

Provides leadership for the project team, coordinates with the functional organizations, and supervises senior personnel

within the project organization.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • The Nuclear Material Management Team and Storage Program require a senior-level candidate to support strategic planning, provide effective recommendations to improve internal/external stakeholder interfaces, assist with storage requirements documentation, and assist with projectizing program scope.

  • This candidate will have extensive program management and/or project director level experience with negotiating and communicating metrics/performance with NNSA sponsors and other high-level stakeholders.

  • The candidate will be well versed in production, development, and surveillance cycles, specifically targeted at nuclear weapons systems.

  • Thorough understanding of nuclear material requirements for current production is desired, as well as waste characterization, permitting, and regulatory requirements for radioactive waste to support programmatic value determination of nuclear materials.

  • Strongly desired experience with various nuclear warhead/bomb systems at a component level. It is preferred that the candidate has excellent experience with budgeting, management, development, and execution of program scope for efforts that span various organizations constituting at least $20M-$50M and several years in execution timeline. Integration of scope across multiple sites in the NNSA Weapons Enterprise is strongly preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Equiment and Machines: Standard office PC, with software will be provided

Travel required – As needed

Attendance: Ability to work in the office is required

OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

U.S. Citizenship required.

Valid driver's license is required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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