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Los Alamos National Laboratory Contractor Assurance Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC74061


Job Title Contractor Assurance Specialist 3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name IQPA-PA/ Performance Assurance

What You Will Do

Come join our team!

The Contractor Assurance Specialist 3 position will be a member of the Institutional Quality and Performance Assurance-Performance Assurance (IQPA-PA) group, and will be deployed to support ALDESHQSS. Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support as an issues management coordinator.

  • Supporting the implementation of other Contractor Assurance System (CAS) elements, such as issues management, risk management, metrics, assessments, and trending.

  • Assisting in designing and improving internal processes, recommending approaches and solutions, and arranging activities to accomplish group-level objectives.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced experience with issues management program implementation, including development of corrective actions.

  • Advanced experience with one of more the following CAS-related areas: issues and corrective actions management, metrics and trending, assessments, lessons learned, performance evaluation, or process improvement.

  • Proven successful development and maintenance of constructive working relationships with internal and external customers, to support mission success.

  • Advanced experience gathering and analyzing information that is reported and presented to a management team and/or external customer.

  • Experience facilitating meetings, workshops or working sessions.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead and engage people; and team building skills.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with LANL organization structure, policies and procedures, and CAS-related requirements and systems/tools.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of DOE O 226.1B, Implementation of Department of Energy Oversight Policy and associated Contractor Assurance System (CAS), or similar assurance standards and systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Laboratory Agenda, to include business, operations, programmatic missions, goals, commitments, and critical issues.

  • Advanced experience in effective decision-making and risk management regarding complex technical issues.

  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).

Education: This position typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, please include a cover letter addressing how you meet each of the job requirements.

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.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

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.

Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 IQPA-PA group is within the IQPA Division at LANL. IQPA-PA provides LANL managers with the performance-based processes and tools to achieve excellence through continuous improvement while 1) supporting management of risk, 2) enabling safe secure mission delivery, and 3) facilitating accessibility of data for oversight. The IQPA-PA group is responsible for implementing the Contractor Assurance System (CAS) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in accordance with DOE 226.1B. Key elements of LANL’s CAS system include:

  • Risk management,

  • Assessments,

  • Lessons learned,

  • Metrics and trending,

  • Performance improvement, and

  • Issues and corrective actions management (including causal analysis and effectiveness evaluations).

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 89900

Maximum Salary 148300

Contact Details

Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)

Email christyr@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC74061