Director, Emergency Management, Safeguards and Security - (PFO0001GQ)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Nevada-Las Vegas-20345-LVNV
  • May 07, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



The Director, Emergency Management, Safeguards and Security, reports to the Senior Director of Mission Assurance. The Emergency Management, Safeguards & Security Directorate ensures safe and secure operations of all project locations.

Key Responsibilities

Acts as the primary contact for Program facilities and areas with other directors, program and project managers, National Weapons Laboratories, governmental and military agencies, outside businesses, regulators, and other stakeholders.

Leads and oversees the strategic/operational direction of the program with a 44 million dollar annual budget.

Directs the NA-70 Security Planning, Budgeting, Execution (PBE) activities in coordination with Physical Security contractor.

In coordination with DOE-IN, provides direction, support and administration of the Field Intelligence Element (FIE) for the Program

Serves as Co-Chair of the Security Program Integration Board with the physical security contractor General Manager to ensure early integration of applicable security roles into programs and identify/resolve problem issues with other contractors and program personnel in a timely fashion.

Serves as the project point of contact (POC) for all EMSS issues and actions.

Integrates the physical security, vulnerability assessment, information security, personnel security, facility security, classification office, and classified matter protection and control programs.

Ensures emergency management and security technical basis programs are in compliance of DOE orders and can implement effective analysis in developing program risk assessments and plans.  

Supports the readiness of the Material Control and Accountability programs with 30 Material Balance Areas in managing Special Nuclear Materials in support of national programs.

Ensures compliance with Department of Energy Order 151.1d, Comprehensive Emergency Management System and DOE Order 150.1a, Continuity of Operations for general, elevated risk and high hazard facilities.

Directs the execution of the personnel security processes in the granting of security clearance, including a process for requesting approval of interim security clearances that complies with Department of Energy rules and regulations.

As the EMSS subject matter expert for project establishes priorities and vision for the EMSS organization.

Ensures that the EMSS organization understands the business approach, and the role played by the Integrated Project Team concept, so that the EMSS organization is appropriately represented on all applicable IPTs.

Serves as the program Facility Security Officer (FSO).  As appropriate, provide direction and training to the FSOs representing project's satellite organizations.

Supervises and oversees appropriate EMSS training for program, to include appropriate emergency management training to ensure project meets all objectives associated with the annual emergency management graded exercise.

Oversees performance of the Operations Command Center to ensure they perform their duties professionally, to include establishing communication protocols for notifying the Department of Energy field office and other contractors regarding abnormal events or problems.

Develops and implements policies, procedures, and objectives for the efficient execution of directorate activities.

Coordinates an integrated approach to meet programs strategic initiatives for the Security and Emergency programs, projects, and activities under your purview.

Develops and supports new business opportunities, technology insertions to effect efficiencies, enhanced control and to reduce the cost of business operations.

Coordinates functional capabilities through strategic planning to accomplish present and future mission.

Actively assists in defining technologies, competencies, and skills required to develop and accomplish services.

Anticipates and manages risks inherent in the EMSS’ directorate’s operations to ensure these are identified, controlled, or mitigated.

Serves as an accomplished official company representative to partners, clients, industry groups, representatives of government and regulatory agencies, and the general public relating to the security and emergency management communities.

Promotes and actively participates in integrated health and safety programs. Personally, visibly, champion initiatives.  Encourage and support employees' participation in health and safety initiatives.

Creates an environment where employees feel safe to raise issues, empowered to address issues, and supported to resolve issues.

Holds direct and indirect managers and individual contributors accountable to achieving desired performance results, complying with company policies, procedures, and exhibiting desired behaviors and required core values.

·   Coordinates multiple programs/projects or a major function with significant responsibility for staff, material, budgets, and/or capital resources that may have an impact to mission or financial success of the Company.




  • Master’s degree in related field or equivalent training and experience, plus a minimum of 20 years of related and progressively responsible experience.  
  • Ability to obtain a Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level).  
  • Flexibility – shift to need while standardizing processes.  
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills on technical and non-technical topics.  
  • Ability to exercise clarity and directness in all forms of communication.
  • Must be innovative and have good problem-solving skills.  
  • Ability to make decisions based upon limited information.  
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate creative and innovative solutions at the executive level from competing sets of interests and perspectives. 
  • Breadth of experience and ability to recognize, inspire and motivate others to perform well.  
  • Ability to enhance productivity and performance through appropriate mentoring and training. 
  • Ability to delegate.  
  • Ability to set expectations and to monitor delegated activities to closure.
  • Must have excellent technical qualifications with in-depth knowledge in Security and Emergency Management Programs missions and technologies.  
  • Should demonstrate a working knowledge of nuclear projects, Defense Programs, weapons systems development, weapons engineering, and stockpile management.  
  • Must understand the theory of operation of nuclear weapons, the design, development and certification process and the connections to supporting subcritical experimental programs, diagnostic technology that directly impacts the security and emergency management requirements.
  • Familiarity with DOE sponsors, partners, stakeholders and program’s customers complements the ability to effectively communicate and represent the company.  
  • Ability to work onsite daily in the Las Vegas, Nevada area 

Essential Functions: 

  • Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights. 
  • Please note that we will not sponsor an employment visa, such as an H-1B or related visa, to fill this position. 
  • USA citizenship and ability to obtain a Department of Energy Q Clearance is required

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Nevada-Las Vegas-20345-LVNV


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Apr 25, 2020, 12:54:45 AM


: Health and Safety



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations


250 Pilot Rd 

 Las Vegas 89119