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Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst (Material Controls & Accountability Specialist 3/4 ) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

SAFE-NMCA is looking for qualified candidates to perform process monitoring within the Plutonium Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory. This is an exciting opportunity for high performing technical professionals to shape the future of nuclear material processing operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory by working collaboratively to improve real-time accountability of material while innovating and finding more efficient means of maintaining or improving upon critical requirements. Process Monitoring is a new program to this site, engaging process engineering, operations, and Nuclear Material Control and Accountability personnel for a common cause to improve the balance between operations and nuclear material accountability.

This position will be filled at either the Material Controls & Accountability Specialist 3/Material Controls & Accountability Specialist 4 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.

Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst (Material Controls & Accountability Specialist 3)

$85,400 – $139,600

As a Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst, you will collaborate across organizations to understand the processes, collect operations’ data, analyze the current conditions, and offer performance improvement initiatives where applicable. Investigation of out of control situations is a skill that will be exercised to reconcile differences and trends. Knowledge and experience in critical problem solving is a strong advantage in this role, as well as a desire for process improvement and willingness to take on a new challenge.

Senior Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst (Material Controls & Accountability Specialist 4)

$94,100 – $155,700

In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level the Senior Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst is expected to report progress to the Process Monitoring Program Manager on recommended improvements to the program. The Senior Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst is expected to have a firm grasp on statistical analysis methods and be able to interpret the results.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in at least one of the following: facility operations, nuclear material processing, mechanical design, development of technical specifications, measurement systems, destructive analysis (DA) or nondestructive assay (NDA) implementation and data evaluation, process modeling.

  • Proficient experience in generating concise and accurate reports and formally presenting technical data interpretation to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience writing, modifying and editing technical procedures through technical data interpretation.

  • Experience developing and maintaining process description, training, and quality assurance information to ensure all stakeholders understand all requirements and the metrics by which they are measured.

  • High-level skill and extensive experience to conceptualize and communicate major elements of a technical program to both technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Advanced-level problem solving skills, analytical skills and the ability to execute decisions consistent with regulatory requirements.

  • Extensive experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solution for problems affecting multifaceted programs, in some cases have competing/conflicting priorities.

Additional Job Requirements for Senior Nuclear Material Process Control Analyst (MC&A Specialist 4):

In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

  • Expert experience gathering data and performing exploratory analysis for process improvement, then testing and implementing improvements.

  • Demonstrated history of self-motivation to perform continuous improvement and providing objective data for exceeding business goals.

  • Demonstrated experience motivating fellow employees to make strategic changes and improvements in the company, to be more effective and efficient.

Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation

Additional consideration may be given to professionally recognized training and certifications in related fields.

Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, a Master's degree is preferred.

Additional consideration may be given to professionally recognized training and certifications in related fields.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Programming background highly desirable.

  • Advanced-level knowledge and experience with nuclear materials packaging, storage, treatment, and disposal, chemical processing, MC&A technology development, measurement system development, modeling of complex data.

  • Comprehensive level knowledge of the Laboratory’s nuclear materials policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Highly specialized knowledge in MC&A systems such as measurements systems, materials management, or knowledge of nuclear chemical processes, statistical concept and development of technologies.

Note to Applicants: Please include a comprehensive cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements and desired qualifications.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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 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)

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 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.

Appointment Type

Regular

Regular

Contact Details
Contact Name Land, Brandy Nicole
Email brandyl@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84457
Organization Name SAFE-NMCA/ Nuclear Material Control & Accountability
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC84457
Category: Security

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