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COVID Vaccine Mandate for Los Alamos National Laboratory

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory teleworking and on-site employees, on-site students, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

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d circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Learning Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The position is responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of key programs that encompass the Laboratory’s Training and Qualification Safety Management Program (T&Q SMP). The selectee will be required to perform training development tasks and provide direction to the line organization in key areas of the training and qualification. The responsibilities will include the development of new training programs and maintenance of existing position qualification standards, course material (OJT and classroom). Procedure training analysis will be a responsibility as will the manipulation of the Laboratory’s learning management system (UTrain). This is a mid-level position working with minimal supervision. The candidate will function as the training subject matter expert in all training-related activities for the Safety Basis Division; making certain training products are effective, timely and compliant.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply the five phases of the systematic approach to training (SAT) process in training program development.

  • Expert knowledge of adult learning theory and principles; developing training for a broad customer base.

  • Ability to develop formal qualification programs for key facility and scientific positions. This will include the review of technical procedures with subject matter experts and walking through work processes within the plant to identify the correct training rigor.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret Regulations, Orders and Policies pertaining to training requirements.

  • Ability to work with key stakeholders (process subject matter experts and federal oversight personnel) to ensure training programs meet customer needs and regulatory drivers.

  • Ability to work semi-autonomously in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and customers.

Desired Skills (skills that are nice to have, but not necessary)

  • Working level knowledge of DOE O 426.2, Personnel Selection, Qualification, and Training Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities.

  • Working level knowledge of Laboratory policies and procedures pertaining to training.

  • Working knowledge of the LANL learning management system (UTrain) or other learning management system, and associated business rules.


Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 8 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Notes to Applicants (If needed)

  • Clearance Required: Yes

  • Human Reliability Program (HRP) enrollment: No

  • Anticipated Travel Requirements: None

  • Be prepared to provide examples of training products created and discuss implementation.

Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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 childbirth 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)

Additional Details

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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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. SeeDOE 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)
Email christyr@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC90847
Organization Name RT-TR/ Readiness and Training Division Office
Minimum Salary 77300
Maximum Salary 126000
Req ID: IRC90847
Category: Other