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We have an opening for a Supervisor of the Electronics Fabrication and Installation Group (EF&I). You will be a full-time supervisor and may have up to 25% technical responsibilities in support of major programs (National Ignition Facility, Weapons and Complex Integration, and Global Security). You will be responsible for personnel actions involving employees in the EF&I organization including selection, training, performance evaluations, salary recommendations, promotions, and corrective actions. You will manage the Service Center operations to ensure the cost-effective utilization of the work force, equipment and materials required by the organization. You will interact regularly with the NSED Superintendent, Division Leader, Section Leaders, and other Engineering Supervisors as well as with LLNL procurement and program managers and/or technical contacts, project engineers, and scientists. This position is in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED, within the Engineering Directorate
This position will be filled at either the 390.1 or 390.2 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
- Provide daily leadership and supervision of the work center including establishing work procedures, setting priorities, making daily work assignments, writing performance appraisals, career development, training, salary, ranking, promotion recommendations, and disciplinary issues.
- Direct significant electronics fabrication, assembly, maintenance, research and/or development operations.
- Develop and implement strategic work center planning including quality assurance (QA), workflow processes, tools and equipment acquisition/repair/maintenance, workforce, and budgetary management.
- Interface closely with LLNL program technical contacts, project engineers, and scientists with frequent technical interactions outside of the work unit and at times external to LLNL.
- Analyze and interpret complex administrative, technical information and project objectives to translate them into job requirements and concepts, implementing solutions and alternate approaches to solve complex problems.
- Interface with other NSED, Engineering, or institutional capabilities to provide broad, integrated solutions to best serve programmatic needs.
- Make decisions using a high degree of independent discretion and judgment and resolve multi-project/program requirements through negotiations.
- Perform other duties as assigned, including serving as the LLNL Electronics Fabrication Competent Worker Lead Mentor.
In addition, at the 390.2 Level
- Plan, direct, coordinate, and review projects.
- Lead institutional sub-committees or special assignments.
- BS degree in electronics technology, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Experience providing strong technical leadership to a multidisciplinary team driven toward a commitment to technical, operational, and customer service excellence.
- Experience with electronic and mechanical fabrication, assembly, packaging, and installation operations, including standards and certification requirements, project planning, and estimating.
- Advanced skills and abilities in technical coordination of complex projects including project planning, budgeting, and workforce planning.
- Experience working independently and assuming responsibility with minimal instruction and supervision.
- Advanced technical leadership skills and advanced administrative skills including the use of computers and software such as Office 365 and similar applications.
- Experience exercising sound judgment in solving complex problems in a multi-tasked environment.
- Advanced verbal, written and team building skills at all levels of the organization (i.e. work group, supervisors, and management).
In Addition, at the 390.2 Level
- Highly advanced technical experience planning, interpreting, and reviewing the work of others.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
- Highly advanced technical leadership skills.
- Supervisory experience including performance and personnel management.
- Familiar with Engineering Service Centers production control system, Computer System for Manufacturing, Orders, and Services (COSMOS) relative to job planning, estimating, scheduling, routing, and Service Center budget planning and management.
- Strong working knowledge of LLNL work control and safety policies and procedures, and broad knowledge of LLNL programmatic needs and applications.
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.
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. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.
Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. 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, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.