Los Alamos National Laboratory Electrical Safety Officer (ESH Professional 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Work with the Chief Electrical Safety Officer to support and provide leadership to implement and continuously improve the LANL Electrical Safety Program and Control of Hazardous Energy (LO/TO) Program. As an electrical safety expert, provide guidance, assistance, and support to ESH Directorate customer organizations and to the Electrical Safety Committee (ESC), which serves as the overall electrical safety Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Leadership roles include:
Oversight of both the LANL electrical safety and LO/TO programs;
Developing and maintaining LANL electrical safety and LO/TO policies/procedures in accordance with requirements and in coordination with the ESC and LO/TO Committee;
Developing metrics and monitoring data trends to anticipate and identify potential issues and provide early intervention strategies to LANL management to prevent events/injuries and implement methods to improve electrical safety and LO/TO program performance;
Consulting with trainers to establish training priorities, ensuring technical coordination, and integration of training with Electrical Safety and LO/TO program needs;
Ensuring that all electrical safety and LO/TO training at LANL meets national, DOE, and LANL requirements and is efficient, useful, and relevant to implementing electrical safety across a variety of programmatic customers' needs;
Interfacing with DOE/NNSA electrical safety counterparts to provide technical leadership and input to DOE for national electrical safety and LO/TO codes, standards, and requirements;
Ensuring that facility operators, managers, workers, and contractors’ safety needs are being met with effective electrical safety and LO/TO solutions, including support, tools, information, and training;
Participating as another LANL representative on the EFCOG electrical safety working groups; and
Issuing clarifications, interpretations, and alternate methods for implementing electrical safety and LO/TO standards, codes, and requirements.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Extensive knowledge and experience in the following:
Common and unique electrical work hazards, occupational safety practices, and operating configuration.
A broad range of electrical safety activities and/or electrical inspection or engineering and integrated safety management.
Data trending and analysis and developing performance metrics.
Conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending resolution of problems aﬀecting electrical safety and/or integrated safety management.
Electrical or occupational safety‐related risk assessments and corrective actions.
Electrical or occupational safety quality assurance principals, programs, and practices.
Conceptualizing, explaining, and communicating major elements of electrical safety to both technical and non‐technical personnel.
Understanding and interpreting various electrical documents, blueprints, drawings, and schematics.
Application of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70, National Electrical Code), NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), OSHA electrical standards, and other applicable standards and codes.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience in developing training materials for electrical workers and electrical inspectors.
Education/Experience: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of twelve years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected. A Bachelor’s Degree (or advanced degree) in Electrical
Engineering is preferred.
Expert, demonstrable experience using data to influence fact‐based decision making processes.
Expert knowledge of the Laboratory's integrated safety management policies, practices, and procedures.
Expert knowledge of the Laboratory's electrical safety policies, practices, and procedures.
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants should submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements (Minimum Job Requirements and Desired Skills) of the position.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Depth perception, binocular vision, reading vision, ability to speak, ability to discriminate speech, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 hz), standing, walking, use stairs, fixed ladders and ladders up to six feet, ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 35 pounds.
Work Environment: Ability to wear respiratory/protective equipment.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
COVID Vaccine :
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .
Where You Will Work Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid childbirth and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
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. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
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.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.
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 regard 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC94571
Organization Name OSH-ISH/Industrial Safety & Hygiene
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC94571
Category: Env Safety Health