Argonne National Laboratory Infrastructure Program Manager in Lemont, Illinois

Infrastructure Program Manager

Requisition Number: 405338 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: General Business Management Division: PMO-Project Management Organization Division

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): PTL1 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Argonne National Laboratory has an opportunity for a talented Infrastructure Projects, Program Manager within the Facilities Division.

You will serve as the Infrastructure Projects Program Manager for the Project Management Organization (PMO) Division. Supervises project management staff and professional technical contract staff in support of infrastructure project execution in accordance with Laboratory project management policies and principles. Responsible for the direct leadership of the project management staff responsible for all facilities and infrastructure projects including but not limited to GPP, IGPP, LGB, Sustainability and Major Repairs. Responsible for managing staff augmentation contracts, professional technical services Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA) and construction BOAs. Responsible for workload assignment and balance, project status reporting and infrastructure project oversight.

Supports the PMO Division Director and the Infrastructure Services Directorate Senior Manager in the effective execution and oversight of infrastructure projects. Responsible for engaging matrixed support staff for project scheduling and controls at appropriate levels to insure successful project delivery. Responsible for operating and managing IT tools as needed for successful management and reporting of construction phase execution. Responsible for identifying and Implementing cost and risk reduction initiatives with regard to project planning, management and execution.

Responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering small to mid-scale projects including facilitation and interactions with broad and diverse organizational resources. Develops resource-loaded, time-phased, logic driven project schedules using software tools, preparing project documentation, conducting technical design reviews; preparing or directing the preparation of status reports and other documentation; implementing change control processes and recommending addition, expansion, or discontinuance of scope to ensure successful completion of the project objectives.

Reviews Federal, State, local, and DOE orders, directives and requirements and develops internal programs, policies and procedures to implement those requirements having broad effect on project management across all organizations at the Laboratory. Identifies and implements process improvements to optimize the delivery of infrastructure projects. Functions as a program management subject matter expert and supports external DOE and DOE Laboratory led project readiness reviews.

This description documents the general nature of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of the job incumbent. Consequently, the job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Work Experience

  • A Master’s degree in architecture, engineering, or other related degree with progressive experience in project/program management including master planning, facility programming and capital project management.
  • Experience supervising technical professional staff.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in creating
  • Developing and executing infrastructure project plans
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building infrastructure including applicable building and environmental codes and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience with organizational and capital program development including financial analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and coordinate the work of consultants
  • Demonstrated experience with CAD, GIS, word processing, spreadsheets, graphic presentation development, and database management.
  • Registration as a professional architect or engineer and/or certified project management professional is highly desirable.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge of facilities planning, engineering, construction, and project management principles.
  • Experience establishing project scopes, schedules and cost estimates and leading project managers to complete project objectives successfully.
  • Experience in managing a diverse, multi-functional organization, including subcontractor employees, with budget responsibility of over $30 million annually.
  • Ability to deliver successfully against demanding cost, schedule, technical goals and in accordance with all regulatory guidelines
  • Demonstrated communications and leadership skills.
  • These skills including negotiation, facilitation, coaching and most importantly team leadership.
  • Has freedom to interact regularly with Infrastructure Services Director, customer representatives, budget and accounting staff as well as project staff from the DOE Argonne Site Office.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining working relationships with Argonne personnel, DOE and DOE contractor personnel; and ensuring highly effective communications with members of management to obtain prompt actions and develop programs that will benefit Argonne and DOE.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory policies and practices, Argonne project management practices and procedures and all governing DOE orders, rules and regulations.

All candidates are expected to be passionate about the mission of the lab, be a steward of lab resources, and have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Argonne National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where talented scientists and engineers work together to answer the biggest questions facing humanity. Located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, the laboratory works in concert with universities, industry, and other national laboratories on questions and experiments too large for any one institution to do by itself. Through collaborations here and around the world, we strive to discover new ways to develop energy innovations through science, create novel materials molecule-by-molecule, and gain a deeper understanding of our planet, our climate, and the cosmos.

At Argonne, we explore the world together in order to build a better one!

The world’s best and brightest minds come to Argonne—minds that are curious and bursting with new ideas. Minds that have a passion for excellence and innovation. Whether it be for premier research opportunities, a chance to blend work and home life, a diverse community of colleagues or a place where others genuinely care about the planet, Argonne offers something for you. We offer work-life balance, professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. Argonne also offers a comprehensive array of exceptional benefits to meet a variety of needs. In addition to medical, dental, life and disability coverage, you’ll have access to paid time off, a retirement plan with a generous match and a number of other benefits, such as onsite wellness facilities, an on-site child care center and auto and homeowners’ insurance.

At Argonne National Laboratory you will have the opportunity to contribute to and support research that addresses our nation’s challenges and advances the frontiers of science and technology. Our science impacts the world and you can be a part of that! Whatever your role—scientist, engineer, or support staff--there is a path for you here at Argonne.

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