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HERC Project Manager in Training in Upton, New York

Why Work at BNL?

Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.

Organizational Overview

The mission of the Instrumentation Division is to develop state-of-the-art instrumentation required for experimental research programs at Brookhaven Lab and to maintain the expertise and facilities in specialized high technology areas essential for this work. Development of facilities is motivated by present Brookhaven research programs and anticipated future directions of research. Our work has a significant impact on programs throughout the world that rely on state-of-the-art radiation detectors and readout electronics.

Position Description

The Special Projects Team at BNL's Instrumentation Division is seeking a junior Project Leader in training to provide project controls support for various projects that are underway in the Division. The candidate will be a member of a small team that is responsible for the coordination and oversight of small to mid-size projects managed out of Instrumentation. The candidate will report to the Special Projects Manager and receive guidance from seasoned project managers, project controls experts, engineers and scientists, which will maximize the candidate's learning experience.

  • Gather project data for the purpose of developing a resource-loaded schedule.

  • Construct project plans that are consistent with project management and Earned Value best practices.

  • Work with engineers and scientists for the purpose of developing cost and schedule estimates.

  • Develop Risk Registries for ongoing and planned projects

  • Develop a closeout package for projects that are nearing completion

  • Develop lessons learned for current and past projects

Position Requirements

  • The successful candidate should have 1-2 years course-work completed towards a bachelor's degree in business or engineering.

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong math skills

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including engineers and scientific personnel

  • Must be detail oriented and capable of following strict policies and procedures

  • Strong computer skills working in a Microsoft Office environment

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiar with working in a Microsoft Project environment

We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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