Los Alamos National Laboratory Environmental Professional 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico


Job Title Environmental Professional 2

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name EPC-WMP/Waste Management Programs

What You Will Do

The EPC-WMP Group, RCRA Permitting/Compliance Team provides institutional technical leadership and direction to line organizations for compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations and executive orders, including legal agreements, orders, and directives. The Environmental Professional reports to and receives direction from the RCRA Permitting/Compliance Team Leader. This position is for an experienced environmental professional within the RCRA/hazardous waste management discipline that can provide RCRA permitting/compliance support to LANL organizations and customers. This position will work closely with other team members involving the identification, interpretation, and implementation of applicable regulations; development and submittal of plans and permit applications; collection and reporting of compliance and performance data; transmittal of vital information and submittal of required reports. This position is expected to attract individuals with a high level of knowledge of hazardous waste, solid waste and DOT requirements that will requiring minimal supervision and with a self-motivated job ethic.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expertise in the area of environmental regulations, with an emphasis on the implementation of hazardous waste management regulations and RCRA permit requirements.

  • Detailed knowledge of the following: RCRA hazardous waste management requirements including hazardous/mixed waste characterization, storage, treatment, and disposal; requirements associated with hazardous and mixed waste generation, treatment of hazardous and mixed wastes, and RCRA permitting.

  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills with a customer service focus.

  • Demonstrate experience with multi-organization collaboration and negotiations.

  • Demonstrated experience conducting waste management procedure reviews with regards to RCRA permitting and general waste management requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and manage priorities; ability to work successfully as part of a team and achieve team objectives; and the ability to deal with difficult deadlines and short timeframes.

  • Demonstrated experience providing support to waste generators and waste management coordinators in the field.

  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations.

  • Experience with hazardous waste manifests.

Desired Skills (skills that are nice to have, but not necessary):

  • General experience working with regulators.

  • knowledge of and experience with related environmental fields (e.g., water quality compliance, air quality compliance, Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Solid Waste, risk assessment, environmental surveillance and assessments).

  • Knowledge of radioactive waste management requirements and knowledge of DOE Orders and Laboratory environmental/waste management policies and procedures is also desired.

Education Required: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of RCRA hazardous waste experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes 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.

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.

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 Environment, Safety, and Health Directorate’s mission is to support and enable the Laboratory to accomplish its assigned mission. ADESH tasks are varied, but they all have one focus: protection of the workers, public, and environment while getting work done. Their job is not to say no, but to say how they can help you accomplish your task.

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 72500

Maximum Salary 118200

Contact Details

Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J

Email cjg@lanl.gov

Work Telephone 505-667-8695

Req ID: IRC71232