Los Alamos National Laboratory Emergency Plng and Prep Specialist 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC73364
Job Title Emergency Plng and Prep Specialist 4
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name SAFE-PA/Planning & Analysis
What You Will Do
This position will report to the Safeguards Planning & Analysis (SAFE-PA) Group/Deputy Group Leader and will support a multi-disciplinary team in a complex and dynamic environment. This mission consists of the design, development and maintenance of the Laboratory’s planning and analysis program involving Emergency Planning and Preparedness and Vulnerability Assessments. Specific duties and responsibilities associated with this position primarily consist of developing facility-specific Emergency Planning Hazards Assessments and Surveys and corresponding Emergency Action Levels in compliance with DOE O 151.1D Comprehensive Emergency Management System, and other technical basis documents. Develop comprehensive hazardous material release consequence assessment reports using computer-based plume modeling software (e.g. EPIcode, Hotspot, NARAC, etc.) along with other common industrial software models. Review and interpret consequence assessment calculations for quality assurance of data. Serve on applicable hazards assessment working groups and/or subcommittees, when assigned and to provide subject matter expertise and guidance related to hazardous material release consequences. Provide support to the drill and exercise program as part of an exercise planning team, control and evaluation staff, or exercise participant. Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) during drills, exercises, and actual events, both during business hours and during on-call rotations. The successful candidate must be results and performance-orientated with a track record of effective team work, communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate must also be highly motivated and able to excel with minimal supervision.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Extensive knowledge and experience in developing Emergency Planning Hazards Assessments (EPHA’s) or similar documents for potential events involving hazardous material releases. (Chemical, biological and radiological).
Extensive knowledge and experience developing Hazards Surveys and conducting hazard survey screening analysis for hazardous material inventories according to DOE or other agency standards.
Extensive knowledge and experience with emergency preparedness and planning requirements affecting emergency response, security and safeguards programs, services, standards, regulations, and codes.
Demonstrated experience in Collaborating with cross functional teams and external partners to achieve milestones and deliverables (Safety Basis, Emergency Managers, Incident Response Commanders, Facility Managers, Senior Managers/High Ranking officials, etc.).
Demonstrated experience with atmospheric dispersion modeling simulations on different types of software systems used in determining potential human health impacts.
Demonstrated experience with compiling information from disparate or similar databases of materials (to compile and analyze data, graphs, etc.).
Demonstrated experience performing real-time consequence assessment activities in support of Emergency Operations and potential hazardous material releases into the atmosphere.
Demonstrated experience in developing, planning and/or conducting complex emergency drills and exercises as a subject matter expert or controller/evaluator/player.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” Clearance.
Experience developing or interpreting Designed Safety Analysis (DSA) and other safety documents for Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Facilities.
Background in Industrial Hygiene, Health Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or other physical sciences.
Expertise in interpreting Meteorology or atmospheric physics for the use or application of plume dispersion analysis.
Previous experience with lagrangian model dispersion (NARAC, CAPARS) in the application of consequence assessment techniques.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical discipline or field related to the position, or equivalent training and experience, plus a minimum of 12 year’s related professional experience. Advance degree preferred.
Notes to Applicant: Please include a cover letter that addresses each of the minimum requirements and as many of the desired skills as applicable to your expertise (i.e. “copy-and-paste” the requirement and address each with a small paragraph).
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Planning and Analysis Group serves the Laboratory, DOE/NNSA, and the surrounding community by providing emergency planning and preparedness services to minimize or mitigate the consequences of an emergency incident; to protect the health and safety of workers, the public, and the environment; and ensure national security.
Appointment Type Regular
Minimum Salary 98900
Maximum Salary 165100
Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)
Req ID: IRC73364