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Sargent & Lundy Construction Project Manager in Los Alamos, New Mexico


Hybrid work schedule with a mix of work spent in office and working remote from home.

Sargent & Lundy’s Government Services Division provides cutting-edge engineering and consulting to the management and operating contractors for the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). What does this mean? You can be a part of multi-discipline teams developing and designing facilities, systems, and equipment for the nation’s major research laboratories and the legacy nuclear weapons production complex. This critical engineering work is meaningful and challenging – work you can be proud to have been a part of.

This position will offer you the opportunity for exposure to project engineering and construction management on a variety of projects through coordination with multiple internal and external departments to manage the life cycle of project execution.

  • Responsible for all phases of a project from inception through closeout including aspects of contract administration, planning, and resource management

  • Take ownership for all aspects of project performance including safety, schedule, budget, reporting, and client experience through entire project lifecycle

  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with client functional leads and stakeholders

  • Lead efforts to ensure projects are completed safely, satisfactorily, on time, and within budget

  • Facilitate in identifying risks and providing trends; implement risk mitigation when feasible

  • Recognize, identify, track, and control change

  • Communicate, coordinate, and consult with appropriate stakeholders and supervisors

  • Prepare reports that provide information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements

  • Perform design reviews to ensure code compliance

  • Provide problem resolution and prepare appropriate documentation

  • Analyze issues and provide solutions to improve results

  • Perform and apply quality control throughout the project life cycle to ensure adherence with state, federal, and local regulations and standards


Must be a U.S. Citizen; Dual citizenship with a country other than the U.S. does not qualify.

Essential skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 8 years in industrial or government-related construction

  • An Associates Degree in a construction related field, or a combination of education and experience demonstrating an understanding of construction practices

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following: Field Engineering, Superintendent, Construction Management, Project Management, Subcontract Technical Representative (STR), Waste Management, Safety, Quality, and/or Procurement

  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction planning, processes, and practices

  • Demonstrated knowledge of building codes, engineering standards, and construction technologies

  • Demonstrated knowledge of startup, commissioning, and equipment and systems operations

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of the DOE construction management policies, practices, and procedures

  • Experience in ASME NQA-1 construction practices

  • Experience in construction at Department of Energy facilities; Los Alamos National Laboratory is highly preferred (including TA55, RLW, STO, or CMRR)

  • Familiarity with Standard Work Processes and Procedures at full-time 24/7 multi-system operational facilities

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

About Sargent & Lundy

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality–We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability–Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People–We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients–We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation–Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact–We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.

Awards & Recognition

CityLos Alamos


CountryUnited States

Area of InterestConstruction

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2024-10085

Business GroupGovernment Services

DepartmentGS Mechanical Engineering