Los Alamos National Laboratory Hazardous Material Driver (Transportation Specialist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC72486
Job Title Hazardous Material Driver (Transportation Specialist 2)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name OS-MM/Materials Management
What You Will Do
The Transportation Specialist position is in the Materials Management Group (OS-MM) of the Operations Support Division (OS). As a team member of the Distribution Team, the Transportation Specialist will work under the direct supervision of the Distribution Team Leader and will support Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) programs with delivery of hazardous/materials of trade/non-hazardous material received at the SM-30 Distribution Center. Responsibilities include: the selected candidate will be responsible for x-raying material being delivered to the nuclear facility (TA-55); will be responsible for completing documents required under 49CFR for transportation; have the ability and training to tie down and block and brace material; the ability to operate all fork lifts of every size; the ability to obtain all the requirements to become an authorized shipper; have the ability to follow policies and procedures without compromising safety and security. This individual will also need to be familiar with handling classified material.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Current or previous Department of Transportation Hazardous (HMPT) and Basic Radioactive Material Shipping Training.
Basic knowledge of processes to ship hazardous materials.
Seasoned/experienced in computer based Business Systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to obtain HRP (Human Reliability Program) certification.
Ability to obtain hazardous Authorized Shipper certification.
Class A CDL with hazardous material endorsement.
Experience or knowledge with Traffic/Shipping Operations at a D.O.E / NNSA contractors facility.
HRP (Human Reliability Program) certified.
Knowledge of LANL sites and facilities.
Current Authorized Shipper (by ground) Certification.
Working knowledge of Federal regulations for hazardous materials.
Active Q Clearance.
Education: Position typically requires a minimum of five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Notes to Applicants:
Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meet the requirements for this position.
Occasional travel may be required.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Lifting 30+ pounds
Work Environment: Outdoors
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.
The Materials Management group provides support and services in Receiving, Distribution, Shipping, Mail, and Printing Services for Los Alamos National Laboratory. Materials Management consists of 61 employees; including 4 students and 8 Teamster drivers.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Req ID: IRC72486