Los Alamos National Laboratory IHS Professional 2 (Industrial Hygiene & Safety Prof 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Reporting to theIndustrial Safety and Hygiene(ISH) Core Programs Team Leader, the Industrial Hygiene and Safety (IHS) Professional will be responsible for assisting ISH implement Industrial Hygiene program, policies and procedures. The IHS Professional 2 will also provide daily industrial hygiene support to programmatic and facility organizations to ensure the protection of workers, compliance with Laboratory ISH requirements, and mission success. The IHS Professional 2 will use professional IH concepts to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. The IHS Professional 2 is expected to collaborate with the work force and develop solutions to complex IH problems that require in-depth analysis of work activities and data. The IHS Professional 2 promotes safety, security, and quality in all operations; exercises prudent fiscal and property management; promotes teamwork within the organization and across the Laboratory; promotes a positive work environment; and delivers exceptional customer service. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused industrial hygiene professional to support an established ISH Group.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of and experience implementing industrial hygiene related risk assessments and corrective actions.

  • Experience identifying, applying, and interpreting federal codes, standards, and regulations in several IH program areas, including chemical safety, beryllium, exposure assessment, and other IH areas.

  • Working knowledge and application of techniques and procedures for industrial hygiene exposure assessment (both qualitative and quantitative), to include sampling and sampling techniques/instrumentation, sample analysis, and selection/implementation of controls.

  • Experience and skill in the preparation and communication of industrial hygiene technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Working knowledge and ability to apply the hierarchy of controls to eliminate or mitigate hazards while ensuring mission success.

  • Possessing excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively within a team environment and provide excellent customer service.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of and experience implementing exposure assessment programs.

  • Knowledge of DOE and regulatory requirements related to industrial hygiene in a research environment.

  • Working knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, activities, and data collection tools.

  • Working knowledge and application of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Work Management, and other industrial hygiene procedures.

Education:A bachelor’s degree in related technical discipline and a minimum of five years of related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional-level experience.

Notes to Applicants:

  • Occasional travel to, and work in, other government and private facilities may be required.

  • Selected interview candidates need to be prepared to show proof of valid driver’s license upon interview.

  • Specific contact information.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q(Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Environment, Safety, and Health Directorate’s mission is to support and enable LANL to accomplish its assigned mission. The Associate Director for Environment, Safety, and Health (ADESH) tasks are varied, but they focus on the protection of the workers, public, and environment while getting work done. Our job is not to say no, but to say how we can help you accomplish your task.

As part of the ADSESH Directorate, the Occupational Safety and Health Division’s mission is to identify and control workplace hazards; prevent injuries and illnesses; develop policy and programs for biological, chemical and physical hazards; develop and provide training; maintain centralized data; encourage continual improvement in workplace safety and health; and manage safety concerns.

Maximum Salary: 115700

Minimum Salary: 71000

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name: OSH-ISH/Industrial Safety & Hygiene

Job Title: IHS Professional 2 (Industrial Hygiene & Safety Prof 2)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC57569