Los Alamos National Laboratory Manhattan Project NHP Historic Building Specialist (Environmental Professional 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC76332
Job Title Manhattan Project NHP Historic Building Specialist (Environmental Professional 3)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name EPC-ES/ Environmental Stewardship
Minimum Salary 89900
Maximum Salary 148300
What You Will Do
In December 2014, the National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law. The law includes provisions authorizing a Manhattan Project National Park located at three sites; one being Los Alamos, New Mexico. A Memorandum of Agreement signed in November 2015, between the Department of Energy and the Department of Interior, officially established the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The agreement defines the respective roles in creating and managing the Park, including provisions for enhanced public access, management, interpretation, and historic preservation.
As a part of the Cultural Resources program at Los Alamos National Laboratory, you will play a key role in the historic preservation of the Manhattan Project National Park buildings on Laboratory property by overseeing the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 compliance related to these structures. Your expertise in historic preservation along with strong research and writing skills will allow you to tackle architectural inventories, in-field recordation, treatment recommendations, preservation planning, archival and historical research, NHPA eligibility evaluations, report writing, and other duties as assigned. You will sit with other environmental compliance professionals working within the Environmental Protection and Compliance Division, all of whom work across the Department of Energy facility spanning forty (40) square miles.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Demonstrated knowledge of federal historic preservation regulations and a successful track record of working on NHPA Section 106 and/or 110 compliance projects involving the historic built environment
Proven ability to complete high quality compliance documents, demonstrating outstanding research and writing skills; a writing sample must be provided
Demonstrated competency in project management, e.g., communication, critical thinking, scheduling, cost control, contract management, risk management, teamwork
Expertise in historical architecture, historic preservation, and current preservation science and materials
Ability to obtain a Q clearance
Experience documenting 20th Century U. S. government scientific or military facilities to meet SHPO expectations
Knowledge about the Manhattan Project era history and built environment
Demonstrated competency in budget development and execution
Surveying skills, including LiDAR for historic preservation applications
Education Required: Master’s or other graduate degree with a specialization in historical architecture, historic preservation, architectural history, public history, history, or related field and a minimum of eight years of related experience.
Notes to Applicants
This position does not require extensive travel
Required application materials include cover letter, resume, and writing sample
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, LANL is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The Lab 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 Cultural Resources program manages archaeological and historic sites in addition to supporting the development, implementation, and interpretation of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. This position and the program are within the Lab’s Environmental Stewardship Group, which includes managing biological resources, environmental planning through National Environmental Policy Act compliance, Pollution Prevention, Environmental Health Physics, and other programs.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Req ID: IRC76332