Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Science and Technology Operations (STO) Facility Operations Directorate (FOD) has an excellent opportunity for an Operations Specialist 3. It is the responsibility of the FOD to ensure that the facilities are operated and maintained in a safe and secure manner and in a ready state for mission execution. The FOD provides organizational leadership for Facility Maintenance, Operations, Environmental Safety and Health (DESH), Quality, Waste Services, Project Management and Engineering.
This position, Operations Specialist, provides support to the assigned Operations Manager as a member of STO-FOD.
The successful candidate is expected to assist the STO Operations Manager (OM) with safety basis, policy implementation, projects and maintenance while working as part of a collaborative team. Duties include serving as an interface between the tenant organizations, support, construction and maintenance services to ensure organizational goals and mission milestones are being met within desired time frames. This position also provides general direction, guidance, data analysis, and/or operational support to ensure the implementation and integration of operational and programmatic functions on a daily basis. This position will also require documentation of facility systems to include how the system operates, start up, shut down and how it interfaces with other facility equipment.
Operations Specialist 3 ($73,800 - $120,400)
The successful candidate will:
Support facility related assessments
Labeling facility equipment and update MEL
Support Engineering in developing preventive maintenance
Support new activity reviews
Perform independent facility walkdowns
Provide editorial assistance in the development of work release presentations and training
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Significant knowledge and experience with facility operations.
Experience successfully managing and controlling projects and associated budget/schedules.
Experience with Conduct of Operations, and Conduct of Maintenance.
Ability to self-supervise and work under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets
Demonstrated experience in developing alternative solutions for problems affecting facility operations and implementation in creative ways for complex problems.
Excellent written and verbal communications
Exceptional customer service, organizational skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel both inside and outside the Laboratory
Experience working within formal change control and configuration management processes. This includes the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and the Master Equipment List (MEL).
Experience in P6 scheduling and small project management.
Advanced knowledge of the Laboratory's facility operations policies, practices, and procedures, and can apply them to resolve issues
Experience with Conduct of Engineering.
A track record of solving and closing issues management actions.
The ability to become a Deployed Purchasing Representative (DPR).
Education Required: Requires a bachelor’s degree and 8 years 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 each of the key requirements of the position.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Reaching overhead; gripping with hands; and use of both hands, arms, legs and feet.
Work Environment: Outdoors
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)
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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Vacancy Name: IRC85294
Organization Name Science And Technology Operations
Minimum Salary 77300
Maximum Salary 126000
Req ID: IRC85294
Category: Operations Support