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NNL Construction Executive Manager

Naval Nuclear Laboratory
parental leave, tuition assistance, 401(k)
December 06, 2023
About Us

Working at the Naval Nuclear Laboratory we foster pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, and Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while ensuring the safety and reliability of our nation's naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy's submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. Looking for a lifetime career Apply today!

Job Description

The Construction Department (CD) is responsible for the execution of all projects listed within Enclosure 8 of the Naval Reactors Technical Budget Plan. This is inclusive of all major construction projects and general plant projects. In addition to completing construction projects on schedule and on budget, the Construction Department manager will be responsible for defining an integrated view on seating and parking, investment priorities, and sharing construction management best practices across the four NNL DOE sites.

The successful candidate will identify and leverage best practices across the organization in the areas of technical requirement generation, cost estimating and technical/funding submittals, project execution and closeout, and efficiency and cost savings. The candidate will also be responsible to implement a consistent enterprise-wide construction approach.

The Construction Department manager will be responsible for the full integration of the Construction subdivisions from each location allowing for better budgetary integration and prioritization. This individual will work closely the Director team, particularly the Site Directors, to evaluate and prioritize individual site needs while meeting the overall construction needs of the Naval Reactors program.

The Construction Department manager has a leadership role in the Capital Projects (CP) Directorate to integrate efforts and drive decisions, utilize business processes to monitor/assess business performance and organizational effectiveness, and sponsor improvements. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to the Team 1 philosophy and the NNL leadership values and behaviors. The successful candidate must also exhibit dedication towards organizational development and learning and establish effective communications with internal customers, the NNL Executive Team, and NR personnel. The candidate will also leverage corporate learning from Fluor to increase NNL capability and establish knowledge growth and retention strategies.

This position reports to the Capital Projects Director.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university

  • Previous management experience as an FMP subdivision or division manager (or external equivalent)

  • Experience delivering major construction projects on US government sites

Preferred Skills

  • Experience delivering DOE or DOD Major Construction Projects/ General Plant Projects or the non-government equivalent.
  • Experience and knowledge of the NR budget process
  • Experience with cost estimating and project management.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Program
  • Capital Accumulation Plan
  • Personal & Medical Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Disability, Life and Accident Insurance
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Flexible Start/End Times
  • Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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Pay Range
$205,200 - $333,500 annually

Note the salary information provided above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity