Performance Tester – LANL

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Los Alamos
State: New Mexico
Country: United States
Job Description

Centerra-Los Alamos, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for DOE/NNSA and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of D.C. in Reston, VA.


Position Overview

The Performance Tester is responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting performance tests as directed by the Performance Testing Manager. The Tester conducts performance assurance and testing activities in accordance with policies, procedures and safety requirements.



Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of DOE Protective Force Operations or military experience as an evaluator/observer controller (OC) or law enforcement evaluator/observer controller (OC).
  • Currently have, or have the ability to obtain and maintain, an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q level clearance, or active Department of Defense (DOD) Secret or Top Secret level clearance.
  • Must obtain and maintain a DOE Human Reliability Program (HRP) certification.
  • Intermediate level proficiency in the Microsoft Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Access experience considered a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to professionally and tactfully convey information
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid NM driver’s license


Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Three (3) years of experience in security or exercise planning through the armed forces or other government agency or contractor employment with special emphasis on oversight assessment preferred
  • Knowledge of generally accepted assessment procedures/standards


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves extended periods of sitting while engaged with a computer terminal or phone.
  • Must have close visual and audio acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; determining the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work; or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • Must meet all physical and psychological standards as required by the contract
  • Travel may be required

Internal Applicants:

Internal applicants are not required to submit a new employment application. Please do not apply via this link. Qualified, interested internal applicants MUST submit a resume and cover letter clearly describing how your experience meets the "Required Education and Experience" and the "Desired Education, Certifications and Experience" requirements. Discipline on file does not disqualify an applicant, however, it may be taken into consideration as part of the hiring process.


Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 28 2021. Please contact Renee Baker at rgbaker @lanl.gov or 505-667-4686 if you have questions.


External Applicants: please continue to apply via this link and make sure to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.

Why Constellis?

With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees’ ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world’s most demanding places