Los Alamos National Laboratory Team Lead (Radiation Protection Manager 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This posting is for a Team Leader of the Radiation Protection core team within the Radiation Protection Programs Group. The selected candidate will work closely and collaboratively with the Radiation Protection management team and the broader ESH organization in supporting Laboratory customers to achieve LANL mission success; radiological safety of LANL personnel, the public and the environment; and compliance with applicable regulations. Core Radiation Protection services support ESH personnel working at nuclear/radiological facilities and LANL programs and projects in defense-related manufacturing, science, global security and nuclear facility operations. The Team Leader will be responsible for the management the following technical functions and leadership of personnel supporting these programs:

  • Radiological engineering;

  • Radiation generating devices;

  • Radioactive sealed sources;

  • Radiation protection training;

  • Radiation Protection documents; and

  • Radiation Protection self-assessment and logistical support.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOE or NRC radiation protection regulatory requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of radiological engineering design criteria

  • Experience with performing shielding and dose analysis for various radiological conditions

  • Experience performing hazard analysis and specification of hazard controls for new or revised radiological work

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with a broad range of radiation protection activities

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member

  • Demonstrated oral and written technical communication skills

  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, mentoring and coordination of personnel

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOE Radiation Protection requirements including 10CFR835

  • Working knowledge of the LANL’s safety policies, practices, and procedures with regard to radiological protection

  • Knowledge of LANL radiological and nuclear operations and facilities

  • Experience with radiation generating device programs or radioactive sealed source programs

  • Demonstrated effective supervision of personnel in a management capacity and effective application of human resource requirements for assigned employees

  • Experience with radiation protection training programs

  • Working knowledge of radiation transport codes (e.g., MCNP)

  • Working knowledge of computational fluid dynamics (e.g., Fluent)

  • Master’s degree in Health Physics or Nuclear Engineering

  • CHP certification by the American Board of Health Physics or Professional Engineer certification

Education:Bachelor’s degree in Health Physics, Nuclear Engineering, or related discipline, plus a minimum of four years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Essential Job Functions:Reading vision; Distance vision; Ability to discriminate speech; Ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 Hz); Standing; Climbing stairs; Typing or keyboarding;

Work Environment:Work near sources of ionizing radiation; Safety glasses or eye protection.

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.

Maximum Salary: 157800

Minimum Salary: 94500

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Joy, Jeffrey Lee (Jeff)

Organization Name: RP-PROG / Health Physics Operations

Email: jjoy@lanl.gov

Job Title: Team Lead (Radiation Protection Manager 2)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC57565