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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Operator 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Operator 4 reports to the Institutional Facility (IF) Operations Manager. They are responsible for maintaining operational control of IF facilities and their systems. Key functions include operating facility systems, supporting facility customer needs, and providing oversight of maintenance activities in IF buildings. Operators work closely with other staff including other Operators, Building Managers, Engineers, Maintenance, Safety, and subcontractor personnel.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrate experience related to a wide variety of operations and maintenance activities on facility systems including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, structural, and control systems.

  • Must have a good understanding of configuration control/management, including in-field and automated system operations

  • Ability to understanding and interpreting various physical, mechanical, and electrical documents, blueprints, drawings, and schematics

  • Understanding and awareness of safe working practices

  • Ability to work independently with increasing levels of responsibility in previous roles

  • Must be able to work assigned schedules, which will include occasional overtime and holidays as required, and serve in an on-call capacity on a rotating basis

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience working in facility operations and/or maintenance with a focus on cooling systems including chillers, cooling towers, CRAC units, and process pumping systems

  • Experience operating mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, refrigeration, water treatment, and/or building automation systems

  • Education Required: Position typically requires a high school diploma and six years of directly-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be desirable. (An Associate Degree in a related technical discipline is desired)

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to hear high-pitched sounds, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), climbing stairs, climbing ladders, bending, lifting 30 pounds, and carrying 20 to 30 pounds. Standard physical requirements associated with field observation and oversight.

Notes to Applicants:

For best consideration, Candidates should submit a cover letter along with their resume identifying how they meet the requirements of the position.

Position will require serving in an on-call capacity as assigned to include after-hours, holidays or LANL shutdowns.

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.

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



Contact Details
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC85290
Organization Name IF-OPS/ Institutional Facilities Operations
Minimum Salary 64400
Maximum Salary 102300
Req ID: IRC85290
Category: Facility