Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Material Coordinator

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Technicians/IT
Job ID: 103977
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have multiple openings for Material Coordinators. You will provide technical coordination support to the Engineering, or the Global Security (GS) Directorates. You will work with facility and scientific staff to perform specific and general duties in conjunction with technical projects, experiments, and materials/equipment acquisitions. These positions may require you to have the flexibility to work overtime, shift and/or weekends to accomplish goals. These positions are in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED) within the Engineering Directorate.

These positions will be filled at either the 538.1 or 538.2 levels depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Solve basic technical problems and exercise limited decision making using established guidelines, techniques, and procedures.
- Provide basic technical support on relocation of experimental equipment.
- Provide shipping, receiving, and tracking of materials and supplies to support customers.
- Maintain supply inventories and storage systems.
- Assist Directorate Property Manager perform property inventory.
- Perform routine inspections on emergency eyewashes and showers.
- Assist the building coordinators with miscellaneous projects within the facilities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In addition, at the 538.2 level
- Perform lead responsibilities for the material coordinator team directing assignments and scheduling the work activities of others.
- Plan, initiate, and coordinate the scheduling of various infrastructure improvement projects such as, workplace reconfigurations, office moves, laboratory equipment moves, and installations working with technical personnel to develop and implement standard and specifications.
- Communicate on a daily/weekly basis with Facility Managers (FM’s), Associate Director Facility Managers (ADFM’s) and facility point of contacts regarding the weekly schedule of activities.

- Associate degree in engineering technology or a related technology area or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Experience working effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment with tact, diplomacy, and demonstrated organizational, decision-making, and problem- solving skills.
- Basic knowledge and understanding of inventory, material flow, and recording information; working knowledge of checklists, spreadsheets, and various tracking documents.
- Knowledge and experience associated with material handling techniques and demonstrated ability to operate material handling equipment.
- Basic computer skills associated with Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills to all levels of management.
- Experience handling multiple assignments with frequent interruptions and conflicting/changing priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
- Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License with the ability to operate a 3/4-ton pickup, 2-ton flatbed truck with lift gate, industrial fork trucks and obtain a fork truck operators license.
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
In addition, at the 538.2 level
- Experience with workplace design standards, procedures, and techniques related to facility infrastructure projects and coordination of schedules for system installations.
- Experience providing general facility coordination, leading a team, and planning/scheduling for the teams work activities.
- Experience making decisions using good judgment and established procedures to resolve issues, with the ability to identify and specify project components based upon client specifications.


Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

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. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:  Relisted position. Originally listed on July 9, 2018. Previous candidates need not reapply. This listing has multiple openings; these are Career Indefinite positions.  Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for these positions.

About Us

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 $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 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.

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