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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations Support Specialist 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Operations Support Specialist 2 will provide professional business and operational support, with particular attention to procurement and security responsibilities for all of Sigma Division. The selected candidate will be expected to operate with initiative, professionalism, dependability, and flexibility within a dynamic organization. Specific duties of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as a Designated Procurement Representative (DPR) to purchase via PCard, Purchase Requests (PRs), and Blanket Order Agreements (BOAs).

  • Serve Sigma Division as a chemical and precious metals DPR.

  • Serve as point of contact and resource on procurement regulations, policies, and practices.

  • Assist customers with completion of Sole Source Justifications, Statements of Work (SOWs), Exhibits (e.g., Safety, Security, and Environmental Subcontractor Requirements), and all other required procurement documentation.

  • Work closely with Quality Assurance personnel to ensure quality requirements (e.g., Management Level) are met.

  • Assist Sigma Security Program Manager with programmatic security related responsibilities/deliverables (i.e. security assessment preparation, classified matter protection and management, cyber security, physical security)

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of government procurement regulations, policies, and practices.

  • Knowledge of the Laboratory’s security and safeguards policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively under pressure of deadlines, interruptions, and changing priorities, and the ability to follow multiple tasks to completion.

  • Demonstrated experience in decision making, organizing and prioritizing tasks, and taking initiative.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of internal and external personnel and customers; strong customer service and teaming skills.

  • The ability to receive a Q-Clearance, which typically requires U.S. citizenship.

  • A detailed cover letter in addition to you resume addressing all required and desired skills. (Please save cover letter with job number and name).

Desired Skills

  • An active Q clearance.

  • Knowledge of, and experience with, Laboratory purchasing systems (i.e., Oracle eBusines suite, Oracle iExpense, and iProcurement).

  • Experience with security and safeguards policies and procedures.

  • Familiarity with the Sigma Facility and the Sigma and MST organizations.

  • Experience with planning and scheduling work activities.

  • Demonstrated experience working with standardized software packages, including required software for a variety of systems and processes including purchasing, entering detailed accounting information, and tracking procurements.

  • Demonstrated skills in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to problems affecting administrative activities, including procurement activities.

Education/Experience : Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years of directly related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

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

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. Sigma Division focuses on materials science and engineering, emphasizing metallurgical processes and research in support of the experimental testing program at Los Alamos. The Division is a service oriented capability that supports a broad customer base, both internal and external to LANL, with high quality one of a kind prototype components. The work ranges from unclassified to TS/SCI level security and covers all materials from hydrogen to uranium on the periodic chart.

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.

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 call1-505-665-4444option 1.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Ditsworth, Samantha Aileen
Email samanthad@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84410
Organization Name Sigma-DO/SIGMA Division
Minimum Salary 64400
Maximum Salary 102300
Req ID: IRC84410
Category: Operations Support