Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Workweek Scheduler

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Technical Services & Ops
Organization:  Office of the Director
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 105463
Job Code: Technical Services & Ops MTS 2 (TSS.2) / Technical Services & Ops MTS 3 (TSS.3)
Date Posted: June 06 2019

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Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We are seeking Workweek Schedulers to fill multiple vacancies. You will work with supervisors and managers from across the Laboratory to provide advanced scheduling of complex programmatic projects, corrective maintenance, and maintenance projects in the Weapons & Complex Integration Directorate’s facilities. The Scheduler ensures alignment of the workweek plan with business performance goals, priorities, and objectives. These positions are in the Work Planning & Control (WP&C) Office.

This position will be filled at either the TSS.2 or TSS.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties

 

-Contribute to establishing a T-week schedule process.

-Prepare and manage a T-8 workweek schedule that includes all programmatic projects, maintenance tasks, and maintenance projects that draw upon a limited resource pool within WCI Directorate facilities.

-Ensure effective leveling of the workweek task-level schedule to ensure the safe and effective utilization of limited resources.

-Collaborate with Responsible Individuals (RIs), to ensure work is properly sequenced on the schedule to minimize duration of the activity and impact to facility personnel.

-Ensure holds or restrictions are eliminated prior to work entering the T-0 week.

-Revise schedules to ensure emergent work is bundled properly.

-Ensure adoption of best practices into standard processes.

-Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the TSS.3 Level

-Lead development of the T-week scheduling process to optimize resources, address operational priorities, and ensure alignment with financial, customer, reliability, safety, and performance goals.

-Drive the management of WCI maintenance backlogs, maintaining a balance between preventative, corrective, and elective maintenance work completion for effective continuous material condition improvements.

-Optimize resources to allow for emergent workload with minimum impact to schedule.

Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, project management, or an equivalent combination of education and related technical experience.

-Experience working as a workweek manager, scheduler, project manager, and/or operational experience supporting complex science, R&D, nuclear, or explosives work.

-Comprehensive knowledge of project management and work scheduling theories and practice.

-Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, and to apply project management principles to organize, coordinate, sequence, and accomplish work.

-Experience working independently as well as closely with all levels of management.

-Proficiency with MS Office Suite and CMMS work management modules.

-Excellent facilitation and leadership skills necessary to lead and facilitate multi-disciplinary teams of technical experts through technical discussions, including conflict resolution skills necessary to resolve differing opinions.

-Proficient interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment.

In Addition at the TSS.3 Level

-Experience leading change or implementing a new business process.

-Significant experience working as a workweek manager, scheduler, project manager, and/or operational experience supporting complex science, R&D, nuclear, or explosives work.

-Significant experience executing independent judgement.

Desired Qualifications

-Prior experience in Work Management, which includes scheduling, coordination, work sequencing, and resource loading.

-Advanced knowledge of technical work with extensive nuclear and/or explosive safety/safety basis requirements.

-Experience applying various Human Performance Improvement tools for both individuals and work teams, (e.g. procedure use and adherence).

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 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:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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.