Los Alamos National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You WillDo
This position will be filled at either the IH&S; Professional Level 2 or 3, 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.

The Industrial Hygiene and Safety (IHS) professional develops, recommends, and implements programs, policies, and procedures associated with the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health and safety hazards. The IHS professional may provide daily industrial hygiene and safety support to programmatic or facility organizations or the IHS professional may manage and administer one or more institutional health and safety programs or services.

Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 2 ($72,500-$118,200)

Reporting to the Deployed Services team leader, the Industrial Hygiene and Safety (IHS) Professional is responsible for assisting ISH implement Industrial Hygiene program, policies and procedures associated with 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. The IHS Professional will use professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. The IHS Professional promotes safety, security, and quality in all operations; exercises prudent fiscal and property management; promotes teamwork within the organization and across the Laboratory; promotes a positive work environment; and delivers exceptional customer service. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused professional to support an established ESH support Group.

Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 3 ($87,800-$144,800)

Reporting to the Deployed Facilities Support team leader, the Industrial Hygiene and Safety (IHS) Professional is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing programs and procedures associated with 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. The IHS Professional will use professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways and contribute to the development of new theories and methods. The IHS Professional collaborates with the work force in developing solutions to complex ESH problems that require in-depth analysis of work activities and data. The IHS Professional promotes safety, security, and quality in all operations; exercises prudent fiscal and property management; promotes teamwork within the organization and across the Laboratory; promotes a positive work environment; and delivers exceptional customer service. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused professional to support an established Group through significant change to implement the ADESH transformation vision and to support the ADESH Deployed Facility Support Division.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of DOE and regulatory requirements related to industrial hygiene in a research environment.

  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene/safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions.

  • Working knowledge and ability to perform exposure assessments and record assessment data.

  • Working knowledge and application of techniques and procedures for industrial hygiene exposure assessment (both qualitative and quantitative), to include sampling and sampling techniques/instrumentation, sample analysis, and selection/implementation of controls.

  • Working knowledge and ability to apply the hierarchy of controls to eliminate or mitigate hazards while ensuring mission success.

  • Experience and skill in the preparation and communication of industrial hygiene technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.

Additional Job Requirements for successful Professional Level 3 candidate:

  • Advanced knowledge, and demonstrated application, of DOE and regulatory requirements related to industrial hygiene and safety in a research environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience implementing 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 and sampling techniques/instrumentation, sample analysis, and selection/implementation of controls.

  • Advanced skill in the preparation and communication of industrial hygiene/safety technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Advanced experience and skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to industrial hygiene and safety related problems.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, activities, and data collection tools.

  • Knowledge and application of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Work Management, and other industrial hygiene and safety procedures.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively within a team environment and provide excellent customer service.

Education:

IH&S; Professional 2 Education Required:A bachelor’s degree in related technical discipline and a minimum of five years of related experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional-level experience.

IH&S; Professional 3 Education Required:A bachelor’s degree in related 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.

Notes to Applicants:

Please include a comprehensive cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired key job functions.

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.

Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

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 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.

The Deployed Services Division is an Environment, Safety and Health (ADESH) Directorate 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 Services delivers customer-focused strategies while integrating and coordinating ESH requirements, programs, and services to include, but not limited to, Radiation Protection, Industrial Hygiene & Safety, Waste Management, 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.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)

Organization Name: DESHF-WFO/Weapons Facilities Operations

Email: christyr@lanl.gov

Job Title: Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 2/3

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC66786