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Project Engineer 4 #1663JP00001389

Navarro Inc.
Los Alamos, NM
  • Posted: March 30, 2022
  • Full-Time

Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting for a Project Engineer 4 in Los Alamos, NM.

Flexible work schedule

Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.

This position will support the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Navarro employee in a staff augmentation position.

Position Description:

Supervises the engineering activity (all disciplines) on a project, or designated portions of a project, for a global business unit. Plans and directs engineering assignments on the project. Demonstrates technical responsibilities for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments.

The Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. We are responsible for implementing the Conduct of Engineering (COE) program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in direct support of the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Plutonium Infrastructure (ALDPi) portfolio. The positions are in nuclear and/or non?nuclear facilities located within the Pajarito corridor of the laboratory. The program elements include processes, standards, training, and qualifications that are generally applicable throughout the life cycle of a facility. They exist to effectively manage risks and satisfy customer requirements in a safe, secure, cost effective, and environmentally responsible manner. This position will be assigned to the Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering Division.

As a Project Engineer you will act as the lead technical representative for engineering activities related to the planning, design, execution, and closeout of projects. You will be expected to lead and manage development of projects with an integrated project team (IPT) that includes both customers, stakeholders, subject matter experts and others. You will manage engineering design efforts for both internal and external engineering design teams; manage design reviews, and assure comments are implemented by facilitating the resolution of comments and ensure delivery of the design product. For all design efforts, this includes verification of complaint design delivery at each stage (i.e., 30/60/90/100 %).


Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET?accredited college or university and a minimum of 12 years of applicable work experience. Demonstrated experience as a senior technical advisor implementing, overseeing, and assessing engineering activities.

+ Advanced experience working with design and construction contracts.

+ Advanced experience in cost engineering functions, including cost

+ Proven/Demonstrated experience: leading design teams

+ Advance knowledge of new methods of design and construction

+ Experience in the development and implementation of a Project

+ Qualifications as Control Accounts Manager

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Excellent problem-solving skills.

+ Desktop automation skills required (MS Office Suite).

Desired Qualifications:

+ Professional registration as a professional engineer or registered architect.

+ Advanced degree in relevant field.

+ Experience with developing schedules using tools such as MS Project or Oracle P6.

+ Current or previous certification in Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), including experience with successful implementation and maintenance of EVMS to help manage a project/program.

+ Knowledge of DOE and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principals, policies and procedures, standards, including DOE O 413.B?Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.

*Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

As a Federal contractor, Navarro complies with all Federal guidelines. Due to the current mandates on COVID-19 vaccinations, if you are offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment unless you are legally entitled to a religious or medical accommodation.


+ Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

+ Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)

+ Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

+ Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

+ Short Term & Long-Term Disability

Navarro Inc.


Los Alamos, NM
87544 USA



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