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Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations Support Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC75230


Job Title Operations Support Specialist 3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name C-AAC/ Actinide Analytical Chemistry

Minimum Salary 73800

Maximum Salary 120400

What You Will Do

The successful candidate will serve as an integral member of the Quality Assurance Team, assisting in surveillances reporting M & TE expirations, and drafting of documents as needed, including administrative support functions as needed. The candidate will report to the C-AAC Group Management Team, including the Division/Group Leader, Deputy Division/Group Leader, and QA Team Leader. He/she will work closely with management, independently with minimal supervision, establish and balance priorities, and be capable of handling personnel and sensitive matters with tact and discretion.

Specific duties of the position include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Maintains required safety and security training and compliance, fostering a respectful work environment, and integrates constructive feedback and problem-solving in to all work.

  • Maintains all assigned training and ensures safety and security are integrated into all work activities.

  • Performs various administrative functions in conjunction with or in support of operational program compliance including access control for program workers.

  • May provide support in budgeting, cost tracking, resource planning, and in placing procurements.

  • Develops and delivers employee training/qualifications and ensures workers are compliant.

  • Provides support to special/emergent projects, including issuance of laboratory notebooks.

  • Assists with self-assessments, fact-findings, incident investigations and development and/or processing of any required reports, and/or recommendations.

  • Assists the QA team in developing corrective actions that accurately address causal analyses, data analyses, and assessment findings.

  • Assists with property accountability.

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable document control and records management activities safeguarding related security requirements.

  • Contributes to the organization’s goals and objectives.

  • Understands and adheres to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance specific to operational quality assurance including nuclear facilities training requirements per DOE O 426.2.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of facility operations, including familiarity with integrated safety, formality of operations, compliance, performance, safety basis, readiness,, activity approval, quality assurance, training and qualification, feedback and improvement.

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of institutional policies and procedures related to support functions associated with Chemical, Earth and Life Sciences (CELS) as well as Associate Level Directorates Weapons Production (ALDWP), occupational safety, safety basis, conduct of operations, etc.

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of quality assurance, including document control, records management, including the ability to conceptualize and communicate major elements of assessments, issues management, and corrective action development processes and tools.

  • Demonstrated advanced skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on programmatic issues affecting facility operations and operational quality assurance.

  • Demonstrated excellent skill with interpersonal, written, and verbal communications.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of requirementsdrivers such as DOE orders, and federal regulations.

  • Advanced to expert proficiency in leading and engaging people, strong interpersonal, communication and team-building skills; effective ability to manage interpersonal conflict, and methods to build and grow the knowledge and capability of others.

Education Required: A bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s Degree in Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology is desired, and three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education is desirable.

Notes to Applicants: In addition to a resume, please provide a detailed cover letter addressing both the required and desired skills listed for this position.

Additional Details:

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: 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Actinide Analytical Chemistry (C-AAC) Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory provides expertise in chemical and radiochemical analysis of materials where actinide elements, including plutonium and uranium, make up a significant portion of the sample. These analyses range from assay of the major and minor components down to trace analysis of impurities – spanning over seven orders of magnitude of chemical analysis capability.

We are a recognized national asset and leader within the international nuclear community for our in-depth technical capabilities, knowledge, and the strength of our ISO 17025-accredited quality assurance program. We help sustain the nation’s nuclear security through our core programmatic contributions to stockpile support, nonproliferation and nuclear forensics. In addition, we provide customized support and problem-solving to “walk-in” customers throughout the Laboratory.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Duran, Andria M

Email amduran@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC75230