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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Project Manager 2 in Richland, Washington


The individual filling this role will join a team of skilled professionals that are primarily tasked with administering, developing, maintaining, delivering, and evaluating documentation and training programs used by PNNL’s Radiochemical Processing Laboratory (RPL) and the broader Facilities and Infrastructure Operations (F&IO) division. Examples of the programs and curricula supported by this team include Nuclear Operations and Facility Safety, Worker Safety and Health, Environmental, Emergency Management, and Radiological Worker/ Radiological Protection.

  • Key qualities the successful candidate will demonstrate include:

  • Being a self-starter and possessing the ability to multi-task.

  • Possessing a strong detail-orientation and a commitment to quality, innovation, and continuous improvement.

  • Possessing a questioning attitude while displaying a strong customer and team focus.

  • Being results oriented while maintaining a collaborative and relationship-driven approach to the role.

  • Being an effective communicator – both written and verbal.


Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of PNNL training and development initiatives associated with Radiochemical Processing Laboratory and the broader Facilities and Operations organization. Meeting the needs of these organizations involves:

  • Alignment of training programs with organizational strategy, commitments, and goals.

  • Developing and maintaining training programs and required documentation in accordance with regulatory and contractual guidance.

  • Administration, development, update, implementation, and evaluation of training programs and associated documentation.

  • Supporting line managers with responsibility for ensuring workforce compliance with required

  • Supporting learners as they work to complete qualification programs, certifications, and miscellaneous compliance training activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA and 7+ years of experience -OR-

  • MS/MA or higher and 5+ years of relevant project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity and experience with the employment of the following DOE regulations and guidance documents:

  • DOE O 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, Qualification, and Certification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities

  • DOE HDBK 1078-94, Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training

  • 10 CFR Part 835 - Occupational Radiation Protection, Subpart J - Radiation Safety Training

  • Familiarity and experience applying the ADDIE and SAT models

Hazardous Working Conditions/Environment

Not applicable.

Additional Information

Due to business needs and client space, US Citizenship is required.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is subject to the Department of Energy Unclassified Foreign National Access Program site, information, technologies, and equipment access requirements.

Testing Designated Position

This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP).

About PNNL

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a world-class research institution powered by a highly educated, diverse workforce committed to the values of Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration, Impact, and Courage. Every year, scores of dynamic, driven people come to PNNL to work with renowned researchers on meaningful science, innovations and outcomes for the U.S. Department of Energy and other sponsors; here is your chance to be one of them!

At PNNL, you will find an exciting research environment and excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible work schedules and telework options. PNNL is located in eastern Washington State—the dry side of Washington known for its stellar outdoor recreation and affordable cost of living. The Lab’s campus is only a 45-minute flight (or 3-hour drive) from Seattle or Portland, and is serviced by the convenient PSC airport, connected to 8 major hubs.

Commitment to Excellence, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Opportunity

Our laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment dedicated to solving critical challenges in fundamental sciences, national security, and energy resiliency. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. In support of this commitment, we encourage people of all racial/ethnic identities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), protected veteran status, and any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local laws.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures and in employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at .

Drug Free Workplace

PNNL is committed to a drug-free workplace supported by Workplace Substance Abuse Program (WSAP) and complies with federal laws prohibiting the possession and use of illegal drugs.

If you are offered employment at PNNL, you must pass a drug test prior to commencing employment. PNNL complies with federal law regarding illegal drug use. Under federal law, marijuana remains an illegal drug. If you test positive for any illegal controlled substance, including marijuana, your offer of employment will be withdrawn.

Mandatory Requirements

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries, you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.

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  • Research Associates excluded.

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Minimum Salary

USD $108,100.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $172,700.00/Yr.