Los Alamos National Laboratory Ergonomics Post-Bachelor's Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The position will provide office ergonomics services to employees within Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and has the potential to expand into learning non-office ergonomics scenarios as well. The position provides support to deployed evaluators and will serve its own direct customers through face-to-face evaluations.
Reporting to the EHAWT Team Leader, this position will be responsible for: performing professional office ergonomic evaluations for customers so they promptly receive recommendations and equipment; supporting core ergonomics programs used by deployed ergonomic evaluators; providing educational services to LANL employees such as staffing health fairs and providing ergonomics-related presentations to employees; assisting with special projects for core LANL projects as needed. There is the opportunity to work with non-office evaluations depending on the selected candidate’s interest but the position will focus primarily on office scenarios.
This position is required to promote safety, security, and quality in all operations; promote teamwork within and across the Laboratory, and promote a positive work environment while delivering exceptional customer service.
Perform Office Ergonomics evaluations including evaluation, delivering/picking up loaner equipment, equipment fittings and follow up to ensure employee comfort, productivity and satisfaction
Staff the Office Ergonomics Demonstration Room, weekly
Maintain evaluation records via an online ticketing database
Staffing Health Fairs to showcase LANL’s available office and non-office ergonomics resources
Providing educational presentations and training related to ergonomics practices
Manage an At Risk Furniture program’s furniture authorization, arrangements for delivery, and restocking processes.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Prior experience in ergonomics, physical therapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, industrial engineering, sports science or related fields
Experience managing small projects/programs were one or more team members must coordinate skills to deliver a product or service to a customer
Skill in the preparation and presentation of ergonomics or health related scientific research and its practical application to a diverse audience
Knowledge of and experience with patient advocacy and occupational health issues including protection of patient health information
Strong organizational skills across multiple projects simultaneously
Strong customer service skills
Ergonomics certification such as those provided by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (AEP, CPE, CEA), Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist, Oxford Research Institute (CIE, CAE) or similar
Familiarity with and/or desire for knowledge of non-office ergonomics scenarios
Education:Bachelor’s degree in ergonomics, physical therapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, industrial engineering, sports science or related fields from an accredited university. Degree must have been awarded within the past 3 years.
Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how their expertise represents the key requirements including the job requirements.
No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.
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.
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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 position will be housed within the Ergonomics, Health, and Wellness Team (EHAWT), part of Occupational Health, whose mission is focused on creating a safe and healthy workforce through injury prevention and health promotion services and programs. Both are contained within the Occupational Health and Safety Division, an Environment, Safety and Health (ADESH) Directorate multi-disciplinary and cross-functional organization with a focus on integrating health protection and health promotion services and programs for the Laboratory to enable mission success.
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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US
Work Telephone: 505-667-8695
Contact Name: Gonzales, Christine J
Organization Name: OSH-OH/Occupational Health
Job Title: Ergonomics Post-Bachelor's Student
Appointment Type: UGS
Req ID: IRC65897