Los Alamos National Laboratory Packaging and Radioactive Source Recovery Operations Support Coordinator / (Technical Project Manager 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The International Threat Reduction Group (NEN‐3) of the Nuclear Engineering and Nonproliferation (NEN) Division is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a Technical Project Manager 2 to serve as part of the Off-Site Source Recovery Program (OSRP) with focus on removals of High-Activity Beta/Gamma (HABG) sources and devices and support of transuranic recoveries. In addition to supporting the overall mission of OSRP, the selected candidate will be expected to focus on subcontracting, record-keeping, project management, and other activities specifically related to HABG removals. OSRP is a U.S. Government activity sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Global Material with the mission to remove excess or unwanted radioactive sealed sources that pose a potential risk to national security, and public health and safety.
This position is a key member of the Packaging and Radioactive Source Operations team with duties that include oversight and participation in several activities, including but not limited to the following:
Planning and executing off‐site source recovery operations, both domestic and international;
Coordinating high-activity beta gamma removals that use both subcontractor-supplied and NNSA-owned Type B containers;
Working with ASM to develop, award, and manage HABG removal subcontracts;
Interfacing with licensee sites, regulators, and subcontractors to ensure safe, secure, and compliant removal operations;
Working with LANL subject matter experts (SMEs) to assist the HABG Recovery Coordinator with management, oversight, and evaluation of HABG removal subcontractors;
Working with the HABG Recovery Coordinator and OSRP Program Manager, develop, track, and report HABG recovery project budget and metrics;
Understanding technical and regulatory requirements for packaging and transportation of sources/devices domestically and internationally in alignment with 10CFR, 49CFR and SSR-6;
Routine domestic and occasional international travel; and
Potential for change-of-station opportunity.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated scientific and technical excellence in at least one of the following areas: health physics; nuclear or radiological material handling; packaging, shipping, and disposition expertise, preferably with specific experience in hands‐on work with radioactive sealed sources and devices or other similar hazardous materials or wastes.
Working knowledge of handling, packaging, transporting, staging, and disposition of sealed radioactive sources and devices or other similar hazardous materials or wastes.
Experience providing subcontractor oversight in an operational environment.
Working knowledge of policies, operations, and programs related to packaging and shipping Class 7 radioactive material or other similar hazardous materials or wastes.
Experience coordinating work between multiple organizations.
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and make decisions, solve problems, exercise good judgment, work under pressure, work with minimal supervision and prioritize workload.
Strong communication skills, including ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance, which generally requires U.S. citizenship.
Experience with establishing and maintaining LANL subcontracts.
Training and/or experience providing technical supervision of contract performance.
Experience as a Class 7 Authorized Shipper.
Experience working with maintaining, packaging, and/or transporting Type A, Type AF, or Type B containers.
Experience in sealed source and/or radiological device identification, handling, packaging, transportation, or disposal.
Experience developing and using waste profiles for disposition of transuranic and low-level radioactive waste.
Experience as Derivative Classifier of documents.
Familiarity with nuclear material control and accountability.
Experience working with DOE/NNSA sponsors to develop strong partnerships.
Willingness to participate in change-of-station opportunities with DOE/NNSA sponsors.
Active DOE Q clearance.
Education: This position requires a baccalaureate in a relevant science or engineering field plus 2 years of OSRP field experience or 6 years of relevant field experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
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 program
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R
Vacancy Name: IRC82127
Organization Name International Threat Reduction / NEN-3
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC82127