Los Alamos National Laboratory Jobs

NNSA Supplemental </em><i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"><a id="LPlnk523380" href="https://directives.nnsa.doe.gov/supplemental-directive/sd-0206-0002">Directive 206.2 </a></i><em>. </em><em>Please note th
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
refer to Laboratory <a href="https://int.lanl.gov/policy/documents/P701.pdf">Policy P701 </a>for applicant eligib
ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory MBA Custodian (Material Control & Accountability Specialist 1/2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Material Control & Accountability Specialist 1 /2 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.

Material Control & Accountability Specialist 1 ($62,800 - $99,800)

As a Material Controls & Accountability Specialist you will ensure compliance with Material Control and Accountability requirements while working with staff from operations to ensure the success of critical work in support of Los Alamos National Laboratory mission objectives and National Security interests. You will be responsible for: analyzing and reporting nuclear material inventory data; preparing inventory statements and transactions, maintaining ledgers, accounts and tables; coordination of shipments and receipts of nuclear material; and coordinates input of inventory data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. You will interpret and identify nuclear transactions to ensure good business practices and adherence to domestic and international policies on accounting for nuclear materials; understand and adheres to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance specific to nuclear material control & accountability and ensure all nuclear materials accountability results, materials, processes and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.

Material Control & Accountability Specialist 2 ($75,400 - $122,900)

In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level the selected candidate will be required to: conduct audits and appraisals of selected nuclear material accounting functions; monitor, analyze and correct variances between site nuclear material inventory records and external databases and analyze, interpret, and apply statistical inventory models to determine significance of inventory variances.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Technical knowledge and experience in at least one of the following: nuclear facility operations, MBA custodian duties, application of NMCA requirements of process operations, or chemical/physical processes dealing with nuclear material.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of NMCA requirements as outlined in DOE O 474.2

  • Experience with the use of nuclear material accountability systems such as LANMAS.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience interpreting inventory transactions to ensure good business practices and adherence to policies on accounting for nuclear materials.

  • Problem solving skills, analytical skills and the ability to execute accounting decisions consistent with NMCA regulatory drivers and generally accepted accounting principles.

Additional Job Requirements for Material Control & Accountability Specialist 2:

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Material Control & Accountability Specialist 2 level requires:

  • Working knowledge of DOE/NNSA Nuclear Materials Control and Accountability Requirements.

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Access and Excel for report generation, presentation and trending.

  • Experience in participating in nuclear material physical inventories, closing out physical inventory action forms, and item monitoring.

Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires Bachelor’s degree in accounting, computer science or management information systems or related field and a minimum of two years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting, computer science or management information systems or related field and five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with implementing, and enforcing, Material Control and Accountability requirements at Los Alamos National Laboratory in compliance with DOE/NNSA requirements.

  • Experience with implementing successful process improvement projects designed to improve both efficiency and quality.

Note to Applicants:

Please include a comprehensive cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements and desired skills.

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.

  • 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 472.2for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy 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.

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 maternity 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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Land, Brandy Nicole
Email brandyl@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC80832
Organization Name SAFE-NMCA/Nuclear Material Control & Accountability
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC80832
Category: Security