Field Operations Organization

The Field Operations organization includes the following offices:

The Office of Field Safety, Security and Infrastructure supports the Science mission by providing expertise in support of laboratory operations, effective operational policy integration, and program management for the Infrastructure, Security, and Sustainability programs at Science laboratories. The Office manages the SC Science Laboratories Infrastructure program and projects, the SC Safeguards and Security program and projects, and represents SC in corporate policy deliberations related to facilities management and SC sustainability efforts.

The Office of Laboratory Policy supports the Science (SC) mission by facilitating the competition and performance evaluation of the SC laboratories’ management and operating contracts, and manages the SC laboratory directed research and development and work for others programs.

The Office of Information Management includes the Cybersecurity Division and the IT Services Division. This office oversees the cybersecurity actions to support the Office of Science missions and programs, as well as providing guidance to the SC National Laboratories. This office also provides information technology and information management services to the entire Office of Science. 

The Office of Acquisition Management supports the Office of Science (SC) mission by providing SC specific policies and guidance related to the management and operation of the ten Department of Energy (DOE) SC national laboratories, and contracting and financial assistance support and guidance to the SC Consolidated Service Center (CSC).       

Site Offices

The Office of Science is accountable for the effective stewardship and management of ten world class laboratories, and employs a performance based management and operating contract model to achieve these objectives. Each Office of Science Site Office oversees the operation of their respective laboratory:

Consolidated Service Center

The Office of Science Consolidated Service Center is a virtual organization comprised of the combined support capabilities of the Chicago Office (CH) and Oak Ridge Office (OR), providing essential administrative, business, and technical services in support of the entire federal Office of Science complex.