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Project Controller (Experienced)

Livermore, CA 94550
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This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the posting date. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.


We are seeking a hard-working Project Controller who can implement and improve project management services for their assigned programs. Are you passionate about using your experience to provide detailed analysis and recommendations to leadership? This role could be a great fit!

In this role, you will be responsible for developing analysis and reporting associated with various project controls job duties, such as project baseline, work package agreements, scheduling, cost control, cost estimation, earned value management (EVM), projections, variance analysis, project/program/portfolio integration, and/or technical project reviews.

On any given day, you may be called upon to:

+ Plan, monitor, control, and report on project cost/schedule/scope
+ Represent the company externally with sponsors and vendors
+ Resolve policy or contracting issues affecting program success
+ Manage communication to program/project customers
+ Ensure that all work is identified, defined, and appropriately managed
+ Maintain data integrity of program information
+ Support all internal and external reviews, assessments, and audits
+ Ensure timely generation, collection, dissemination, storage, and disposition of project artifacts


+ Bachelor's degree in Business or other relevant field plus 5 or more years of relevant experience; or Masters degree in relevant field plus 1 or more years of relevant experience
+ Active DOE Q-level security clearance or equivalent


+ Knowledge of the Nuclear Weapons complex and product realization process
+ Experience working with the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, or the Department of Defense
+ Project management education and certification(s)
+ Experience with EVM principles and methodology
+ Proficiency in tools and applications commonly employed in project management activities
+ Demonstrated teaming skills, including the ability to work effectively with other organizations, project sponsors and customers, and suppliers
+ Demonstrated ability to communicate well and partner with management, customers, and technical staff
+ Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Department Description:

8128 (Mission Partners for 8400 ND) provides project management, project controls, and business operations support for Center 8400 (Stockpile Systems & Weapon Components Engineering). 8128 also serves as an integration agent for 8400's infrastructure needs as part of Division 8000's Integrated Service Delivery model. Partnering with 8400 for mission success is our goal.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-12-17 Expires: 2021-02-18

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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