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COVID Vaccine Mandate for Los Alamos National Laboratory

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory teleworking and on-site employees, on-site students, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

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d circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
ease refer to Policy <a href="https://int.lanl.gov/policy/documents/P701.pdf">Policy P701 </a>for applicant eligib
ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Electrical/Mechanical Tec (Engineered Systems Tec 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

You will work as a member of the Technical Area 55 Division, TA55-DO, Process Maintenance and Decontamination Services Group, TA55-PMDS, Programmatic Maintenance Team for PF-4 and RLUOB. The Programmatic Maintenance Team is responsible for performing maintenance on programmatic equipment and glovebox support systems to support program deliverables for PT and AMPP per Facility Service Requests (FSRs) or other methods. You will primarily support TA55-PMDS Programmatic Maintenance activities and report to First Line Manager for preparing, reviewing and working against approved IWDs specific to task and location. You will support the TA55-PMDS Group responsible for corrective and preventative maintenance of programmatic equipment, as well as the decommissioning and demolition of process equipment used in the plutonium facility at TA-55, RLUOB, and CMR.

Specific responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Apply established work methods and procedures to perform limited diagnostic checks; and to disassemble, repair, reassemble, and test equipment and components

  • Follow prescribed procedures, locate and diagnose failures or malfunctions, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting

  • Monitor equipment efficiencies, including the determination of functional problems with test equipment and diagnostic tools

  • Prepare required installation and/or repair documentation and maintain appropriate maintenance and history logs

  • Decontaminate/decommission/demolish process equipment used in the plutonium facility and RLUOB for operations including the use of hand tools

  • Understand and adhere to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance specific to installation, repair, and maintenance while meeting quality specifications and established requirements

  • Assist the organization in achieving safe, effective, and compliant operations, preventing pollution, minimizing waste and conserving resources

  • Specialized training and occasional travel may be required

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Installation: Working knowledge and experience with installation, testing, repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of equipment or systems.

Electrical Systems: Demonstrated ability and experience with multiple mechanical systems or electrical systems.Demonstrated ability and experience with electrical systems from 120V to 480V. Experience in electrical equipment installations.

Interpretation of Drawings: Ability to read and understand electrical drawings and schematics. Ability to read and understand written or verbal instructions, drawings, layouts and other related specifications.

Equipment: Ability and experience in replacing and repairing mechanical components on a wide variety of equipment. Experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting programmatic equipment and performance assurance. Ability to use a variety of typical bench top equipment and tools.

Equipment/Systems: Ability to interpret and apply comprehensive knowledge and practical understanding of equipment and systems theory and principles.

Team: Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

Hazardous Materials: Ability to work with radioactive and hazardous materials.

Work Procedures: Ability to follow directions that are very specific and detailed and can execute work to established procedures for routine work.

Clearance: Ability to obtain a Q clearance and HRP Certification.

Qualification: DOE 426.2 Education Requirement: This position requires a High School diploma

Education/Experience: Position require an Associates’ Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain Fissile Material Handlers (FMH) Certification

  • Experience using basic test equipment and measuring devices to conduct testing in a development mode, and determines methods or actions to correct malfunctions or design problems

  • Experience developing solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope and complexity

  • Experience writing or contributing to Integrated Work Documents, Detailed Operating Procedures, or other work planning documents

  • Prepares required installation and/or repair documentation and maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs

  • Collaborates with others as required to support the safety/reliability of equipment/systems

  • Responsible for monitoring equipment efficiencies, including the determination of functional problems with test equipment and diagnostic tools

  • Experience in MS Office applications

  • Experience with working on gloveboxes and glovebox services such as inert gas and vacuum systems.

  • Experience GTA welding on stainless steel plate and piping systems.

  • Experience with pipefitting techniques including fabrication, assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, soldering, mechanical joints and threaded joints. Inspect, examine, and test installed systems and pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.

  • Experience in leak testing of systems and equipment. Experience with vacuum systems

  • Experience in testing, repairing and troubleshooting electrical systems and components. To include low voltage systems, as well as 120-480 V power distribution systems.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):Ability to speak, reading vision, sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, twisting the trunk or back, bending, kneeling, balancing, applying torque with hands or arms, use of both hands, use of both arms, carrying 10-20 pounds, lifting 30+ pounds.

Work Environment: Working overtime or irregular schedule, working off-shift/rotating schedule, work near sources of ionizing radiation, work near machinery and moving parts, domestic/foreign travel, mask or respirator, safety glasses and eye protection, gloves or hand protection, hearing protection, safety shoes or protective footgear.

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.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum requirements and the desired qualifications noted above.

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)

Additional Details

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.

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.

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.

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Hughes, Jeremy Matthew
Email hughes@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC92856
Organization Name TA55-PMDS/Process Maintenance & Decontamination Services
Minimum Salary 53500
Maximum Salary 82800
Req ID: IRC92856
Category: Operations Support