Los Alamos National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene Post Bachelors Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position is housed within the Deployed Environment, Safety, and Health Facilities Division in the Associate Directorate for Environment, Safety, and Health at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The position is responsible for supporting senior industrial hygienists in the deployed TA55 Facility Operations Group, which provides oversight, guidance and support in order to ensure compliance with applicable ES&H; regulations and contractual requirements. The position will assist in evaluating work activities for industrial hygiene and safety hazards, performing exposure assessments, documenting results, and recommending controls.

The successful candidate will perform the following:

  • Review work activities for industrial hygiene and safety hazards, evaluate hazards, and recommend controls;

  • Under the direction of a senior IH, perform personal air and area sampling for a variety of workplace and activity hazards;

  • Enter exposure assessment evaluations and data in electronic database;

  • Review worker assignments and work activities for medical surveillance needs;

  • Perform facility inspections and work observations;

  • Learn about operations and IH career opportunities at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health or related technical field with an interest in pursuing a Master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene.

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively as part of a team.

  • Basic skill in preparing written reports.

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze data.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of and experience with industrial hygiene and safety hazards and controls

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements and ACGIH threshold limit values.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in environmental health or related/relevant technical field.

Notes to Applicants:

  • Anticipated travel requirements: No extensive travel is required in this position.

  • Required application materials (e.g., writing samples): None

For general program information refer to the Student Programs web page.

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.

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.

This position is part of the TA55 Facility Operations Group in the Deployed Environment, Safety, and Health Facilities Division at LANL. The TA55 Facility Operations Group is housed in several major facilities at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name: DESHF-TA-55/Deployed Enviornment, Safety, and Health Facilities-TA-55 Facility Operations

Job Title: Industrial Hygiene Post Bachelors Student

Appointment Type: UGS

Req ID: IRC64437