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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Operator (Operator 4/5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC76416

Description

Job Title Operator (Operator 4/5)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name WFO-DO/Weapons Facilities Operations Divisions

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Operator 4/Operator 5 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Primary duties include but are not limited to: Operates and monitors equipment according to operating instructions; checks and inspects operation and maintenance of facility and operations equipment against pre-determined standards; follows written / verbal directions; observes equipment and control panels for operator messages or error indicators; supports disciplined tritium operations.Candidate responds to the needs of programmatic customers if necessary and to facility emergencies and abnormal events. Safety and security is a primary responsibility for this position.

Additional duties to include: working from operations documents, formal drawings, sketches and verbal instructions submitted by WETF Staff members, Engineers and Technicians.

Operator 4 ($61,500 - $97,700)

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of typical facility electrical and mechanical systems, sub-systems and components (i.e., ventilation, vacuum pumps, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience with following detailed procedures, documenting actions and logs of activities related to facility operations

  • Ability to read and understand engineering instructions, drawings, layouts, and other related specifications.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision based on demonstrated proficiency.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills.

  • Experience working with programmatic customers to achieve laboratory goals.

  • Experience and skill to prioritize alarm responses based on evaluation of available data.

Operator 5 ($67,900 - $107,700)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the (higher level title) will be required to:

  • Knowledge of relevant Laboratory procedures, standards, and guides.

  • Experience developing and revising complex operational procedures.

  • Ability to perform as Person In Charge during operation and maintenance activities.

  • Experience working with multiple disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior personnel.

  • Ability to effectively understand and implement nuclear facility safety basis requirements.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of typical facility electrical and mechanical systems, sub-systems and components (i.e., ventilation, vacuum pumps, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience with following detailed procedures, documenting actions and logging of activities related to facility operations

  • Ability to read and understand engineering instructions, drawings, layouts and other related specifications.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision based on demonstrated proficiency.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills.

  • Experience working with programmatic customers to achieve laboratory goals.

  • Experience and skill to prioritize alarm responses based on evaluation of available data.

Additional Job Requirements for Operator 5:

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Operator 5level requ i res:

  • Extensive knowledge of relevant Laboratory procedures, standards and guides.

  • Extensive experience developing and revising complex operational procedures.

  • Ability to perform as Person In Charge during operation and maintenance activities.

  • Extensive experience working with multiple disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior personnel.

  • Ability to effectively understand and implement nuclear facility safety basis requirements.

Desired Skills:

  • Naval Nuclear experience

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and implement DOE Orders and LANL Procedures pertinent to Nuclear Facility operations

  • Demonstrated information technology experience

  • Experience in the DOE complex

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Lifting 10-20 pounds,Standing, climbing ladders, kneeling.

Notes to Applicants: Please submit a detailed cover letter with your resume addressing all required and desired skills. (Please save cover letter with job number and name).

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.

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is primarily responsible for monitoring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile and conducting research into new defense programs. It is a center for research in a wide range of scientific disciplines including space exploration, geophysics, renewable energy, supercomputing, medicine, and nanotechnology.

The Weapons Engineering Tritium Facility (WETF) performs critical tritium research and development to ensure the safety, security and effectiveness of gas transfer systems in our nation's enduring stockpile. This includes monitoring and understanding performance of gas transfer systems in existing stockpile weapons as well as development of advanced gas transfer systems for weapon updates, such as component retrofits and life extension programs. The WETF facility provides the operational infrastructure necessary to execute tritium work in a safe and secure environment.

Appointment Type Regular

Regular

Contact Details

Contact Name Rice, Peter James

Email rice@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC76416

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