Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear & Hazardou Material Tec 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC74947
Job Title Nuclear & Hazardou Material Tec 1
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name NPI-7/Hazardous materials Management
Minimum Salary 42000
Maximum Salary 64800
What You Will Do
The Nuclear & Hazardous Materials Technician will be a crossed trained member of the TA-55 Hazardous Material Operations, TRU Operations, CMR, TA-50, and RLUOB Hazardous Materials Operations, Shipping and Nuclear Material Distribution teams within NPI-DO. The successful candidate will work under direct supervision while performing hazardous and radioactive material management operations in a complex environment. The selected candidate will interface with teams within the division and with other groups within TA55 and the Laboratory. A successful applicant will be recognized as an introductory technician who contributes to the development and operations of hazardous and radioactive material management processes.
Specific duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to, handling drums and/or other containers of waste, operating forklifts and/or other mechanical loading/handling equipment, and keeping and tracking related documents to assure compliance.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Familiar with handling and/or transporting solid, liquid, hazardous, radioactive, and/or mixed wastes.
Familiar with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations relating to the handling of solid, liquid, hazardous, radioactive, and/or mixed wastes.
Understanding of work hazards, safety practices, operating configurations, and lock-out/tag-out policies and procedures.
Ability to understand inspection and/or characterization data on waste containers.
Familiar with the Laboratory's waste handling policies, practices, and procedures.
Familiar of legal requirements and environmental impacts affecting facility operations and administration.
Job specific/site specific required training.
426.2 DOE Order requires High School Diploma.
Demonstrated experience of the Laboratory's waste handling policies, practices, and procedures.
Demonstrated experience in inspection of hazardous material containers and understanding characterization data.
Radworker, HAZWOPER and RCRA certification
Demonstrated experience managing RCRA waste storage areas including knowledge of chemical storage, segregation, and handling requirements.
Education Required: Position typically requires a high school diploma and a minimum one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants MUST submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.
Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule.
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.
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.
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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
The Nuclear Process Infrastructure (NPI) Division provides the necessary business process and support functions to ensure Los Alamos National Laboratory, through the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP), successfully executes its mission assignments involving nuclear and explosive materials, science, technology, and weapons components. NPI partners with the ALDWP Organizations and with Facility Operations Directors primarily at TA-55 to achieve mission success.
The Nuclear & Hazardous Materials Technician will be a crossed trained member of the TA-55 the Nuclear Process Infrastructure (NPI-DO) division which performs operations at TA-55, CMR, TA-50, RLUOB, RLWTF, TWF, and RANT. The work will be performed in a complex environment involving radiological control and security areas. This position involves performing work both inside and outside of buildings in varying weather conditions. The selected candidate will be expected to comply with a variety of waste management related requirements; work independently on challenging concurrent projects, requiring close cooperation, adaptability, initiative and willingness to provide support wherever needed. Occasional travel may be required.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Req ID: IRC74947