Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations Specialist 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position assists the IF-Operations Group in providing extraordinary customer service to the Institutional Facilities (IF) Division through performance of facility operations. Primary expectations for the chosen candidate include a willingness to work as part of a team, a desire to engage in continuous learning, and an understanding of what it means to demonstrate ownership of their role.
The Operations Specialist’s functional role will be to perform Facility Operations including maintaining primary oversight of building automation systems, coordinating maintenance/modification activities on their assigned systems, and focusing on maintaining reliable, cost-effective functionality of facilities and systems in support of IF customers, and key Institutional stakeholders. The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but not limited to:
Provide oversite necessary to assure facility compliance with safety and security policies, environmental requirements, and other applicable DOE/governmental orders in these areas
Implement Conduct of Operations, support Conduct of Maintenance and Engineering processes as they pertain to facility work
Own role as primary point of contact for facility building automation-related issues, including coordination of maintenance/modification activities, and communication with facility tenants
Take ownership and direct responsibility for assigned facility/system operating condition to include configuration management control, and serving as an expert resource in the operation and monitoring of facility systems
Provide guidance/oversight of troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair efforts for commercial heating and cooling systems and components, including global/unit controllers, actuators, sensors, VFDs, motors, etc.
Oversee/accept testing and calibration results of new component installations.
Define requirements, coordinate execution, accept results, and resolve deficiencies for seasonal equipment assessments
Lead/orchestrate Failure Modes/Effects and Root-Cause analyses for equipment and process failures or breakdowns, establishes corrective actions, and owns implementation of actions
Create and maintain an active project database for facility reinvestment strategy and solicits for recapitalization funding
Leads, coordinates, and ensures compliance with Operations process for planning, activity review, and progress tracking
Serve on a periodic and rotating on‐call team; respond to abnormal condition alarms and emergency events at night/on weekends
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated proficiency in performing, and knowledge of facility operations to include managing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, HVAC/refrigeration, conveyance, and BAS systems
Professional knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance
Basic knowledge of troubleshooting and repair of digital controls systems, including unit controllers, sensors, actuators, and motors
Good understanding of principles and basic components of DC electronics
Skill in the use of computers to manage basic network configurations
Basic knowledge of building automation user interfaces
Good understanding of hazardous-energy control, including LOTO application practices and configuration control
Education/Experience: Position requires Associate’s Degree plus 4 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Current or recent Journeyman's Refrigeration or Electrical License
Vendor Certification (i.e Honeywell, Trane, Automated Logic)
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Generalphysical mobility, ability to climb ladders/stairs, lifting/carrying 20-30 pounds
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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)
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. 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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)
Vacancy Name: IRC85624
Organization Name IF-OPS/Institutional Facilities Operations
Minimum Salary 71000
Maximum Salary 112700
Req ID: IRC85624