Los Alamos National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene & Safety Prof 3/4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC74342
Job Title Industrial Hygiene & Safety Prof 3/4
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name DESH-STO/Science & Technology Operations
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 3 or Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 4 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
Come join our team! The IHS Professional is responsible for the implementation of LANL Industrial Hygiene and Safety Programs, policies, procedures, and the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health and safety hazards. The IHS Professional will provide daily industrial hygiene and safety support to programmatic and facility organizations to ensure the protection of workers, compliance with Laboratory ES&H requirements, and mission success. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused professional to support an established ESH support group.
Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 3 ($89,900 - $148,300)
The successful candidate will be required to:
Work without considerable direction.
Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignment.
Determines the methods and procedures needed for new assignments.
Have wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 4 ($98,900 - $165,100)
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 4 will be required to:
Work is accomplished without direction.
Assignments are often self-initiated.
Use independent judgement for determining course of action to accomplish goals.
Uses wide latitude in the methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards based on provisional principles and theories.
Viewed as expert in field.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced knowledge of DOE and/or regulatory requirements related to industrial hygiene.
Advanced knowledge of industrial hygiene/safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions.
Advanced knowledge and application of techniques and procedures for industrial hygiene exposure assessment (both qualitative and quantitative), to include sampling techniques/instrumentation, sample analysis, and selection/implementation of controls.
Advanced knowledge and ability to apply the hierarchy of controls to eliminate or mitigate hazards while ensuring mission success.
Advanced experience and skill in the preparation and communication of industrial hygiene technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.
Additional Job Requirements for Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 4
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 4 level requires:
Leads technical operational safety and health reviews and inspections to determine deficiencies that require corrective action, reports results, and recommends corrective actions.
Serve as a technical advisor and coordinator on safety and occupational health issues.
Evaluates work activities, designs, develops, implements and recommends safety and health protective equipment and risk mitigation or abatement controls.
Provides leadership to less experienced industrial hygiene and safety professionals and safety technicians.
Active DOE Clearance.
Working knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, and activities, programs and data collection tools.
Knowledge and application of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Work Management, and other DOE industrial hygiene and safety procedures in a research environment.
Experience identifying, applying, and interpreting federal codes, standards, and regulations in several IH program areas, including chemical safety, beryllium, exposure assessment, and other IH areas.
Industrial Hygiene and Safety Profession 3 Education Required: A Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline and a minimum of eight years of related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional-level experience. An advanced degree and relevant professional certification preferred.
Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 4 Education Required: A Bachelor of Science degree and minimum of twelve years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree and relevant professional certification preferred.
Notes to Applicants:
Submit a resume.
Submit 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.
Work Environment: toxic/irritant chemicals, work near sources of ionizing/nonionizing radiation, safety glasses or eye protection, mask or respirator, safety shoes or protective gear.
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 Deployed ESH Division is an Environment, Safety and Health multi-disciplinary, cross-functional organization with a focused mission to provide technical ESH services that help the Laboratory, including programs and facility operations, accomplish work.
Deployed ESH delivers customer-focused strategies while integrating and coordinating ESH requirements, programs, and services to include, but not limited to, Radiation Protection, Industrial Hygiene & Safety, and Environmental Protection. The Division's portfolio includes leveraging the programs and initiatives in supporting non-reactor nuclear and non-nuclear production and R&D facilities and operations and construction activities.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Secrest, Jana Trainer
Req ID: IRC74342