Los Alamos National Laboratory Health and Safety Tec 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Reporting to the Occupational Safety and Health – Industrial Safety and Hygiene (OSH-ISH) Industrial Hygiene Team Leader, the Health and Safety (H&S) Tech 3 will be responsible for supporting various programs including excavation safety, forklifts, and fall protection with other duties, as assigned. The OSH-ISH group is a key component of the OSH Division, within the ESHQSS Associate Level Directorate.
Providing administrative and technical support to Health and Safety programs, initially in the form of executing clerical tasks and conducting site visits, as the main duty assignments. Precise recordkeeping is a critical function of this role, as is the ability to accommodate large influxes of customer and expedited processing requests. Timely and accurate processing of customer requests is paramount for success in this role. As a H&S Tech 3, you will provide direct support to the field implementation of the health and safety programs through the execution of workplace surveillances and the analysis, interpretation, and documenting of data. The successful candidate will be required to complete and maintain training and qualification coursework.
Assignments can involve activities both inside and outside in varying work environments and weather conditions. This is truly a great opportunity to further your career in Health and Safety while contributing directly to national security.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Precise and timely recordkeeping, written documentation processing and deliverable execution.
Ability to comprehend technical and regulatory documents as they pertain to health and safety.
Working knowledge of and experience with industrial hygiene and safety hazards and the application of controls.
Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to industrial hygiene and safety, including 29 CFR 1910 and 1926.
Experience working with health and safety instrumentation.
Demonstrated ability to develop, modify, and implement/follow technical procedures.
Ability to work independently and as team member with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.
Working knowledge of and experience with industrial hygiene/safety risk assessments and corrective actions.
Experience with personal computers (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Demonstrated commitment to safety, security, quality, and customer service.
Ability to regularly lift 35 pounds.
Applicant must have the ability to obtain a Q, which normally requires U.S. citizenship.
Experience providing ESH oversight of subcontractor activities.
Experience identifying, applying, and interpreting federal codes, standards, and regulations in several IH & Safety program areas.
Experience supporting a technical operation consisting of a large (>2000 individuals) clientele.
- Position typically requires a technical institute/associate degree in health and safety or related field plus 2 to 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Note to Applicants:
Occasional travel to, and work in, other government and private facilities may be required.
The H&S Tech 3 will perform work in an office setting as well as supporting the excavation team in field environments. Possibly utilizing personal protective clothing, dosimetry, self-monitoring and bioassay monitoring as a condition to access and work in many LANL facilities/areas.
Along with a resume, applicants should provide a cover letter addressing each of the Minimum Job Requirements and Desired Skills.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):
- Reading vision, ability to speak, walking, climbing stairs, safety glasses or eye protection, mask or respirator, safety shoes or protective footgear.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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.
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 maternity 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)
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC85092
Organization Name OSH-ISH/INDUSTRIAL SAFETY & HYGIENE
Minimum Salary 53500
Maximum Salary 82800
Req ID: IRC85092
Category: Env Safety Health