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Los Alamos National Laboratory Physical Process and Sampling Tec 4/5 (Process and Sampling Tec 4/5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Process & Sampling Technician 4 or 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.

Join Los Alamos National Laboratory and support the National Science and Security Mission as an experienced physical metrologist in the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Metrology Program and Calibration Laboratory (MP&CL). The MP&CL is an ISO 17025 accredited calibration laboratory providing NIST traceable calibrations and metrology program support to LANL Programs and organizations. We currently maintain National Voluntary Laboratory Program (NVLAP) accreditation in torque, temperature, vibration, and mass. The MP&CL is committed to our employees and customers so we can provide exceptional metrology services. We are looking for an enthusiastic employee who has a passion for the field of metrology and commitment to excellence. Apply to become a valued member of our team!

This position will be filled at either the Process & Sampling Technician 4 or 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.

Metrologists are responsible for performing and documenting calibrations in one or more assigned calibration areas (e.g. dimensional, electrical, and physical), providing metrology support to the MP&CL engineers, and mentoring less experienced staff. This position is with the MP&CL physical calibration lab, however; there are opportunities to provide calibration support the physical and/or electrical calibration labs.

Process & Sampling Technician 4 ($64,400 - $102,300)

The successful candidate will be an experienced metrologist who will have advanced knowledge of physical calibration concepts and principles (e.g. mass, temperature, humidity, accelerometers, pressure, force, etc…) including measurement uncertainty; perform simple-to-complex calibrations in the lab and in the field; maintain calibration Standards; independently develop/revise calibration procedures; mentor less experience staff to develop; demonstrate sound decision-making and leadership in support of calibration quality.

Process & Sampling Technician 5 ($77,300 - $126,000)

At the higher level, the successful candidate will have expert-level knowledge of calibration concepts and principles and serve as the subject matter expert in their area/s of expertise, be able to independently calculate measurement uncertainty, perform simple-to-highly complex physical calibrations that may include developing new measurement techniques and procedures.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience performing the set up, operation, calibration, and/or adjustment of a wide variety of physical measurement equipment using written technical procedures

  • Experience accurately preparing and reporting calibration results using the MS Office suite and calibration-related Laboratory Information Management Systems.

  • Knowledge of and experience applying fundamental math, physics, and problem solving principals to calibration activities including data analysis and troubleshooting.

  • Experience maintaining Physical secondary standards or instrumentation

Additional Job Requirements for Process and Sampling Technician 5:

In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

  • Advanced experience validating and authenticating advanced measurements and/or experimental results

  • Demonstrated advanced ability to develop in-depth calibration and/or measurement techniques for new or one-of-a-kind instruments, equipment, and/or systems

  • Experience developing defensible measurement uncertainties using the appropriate rigor and incorporating all contributing factors

  • Demonstrated ability to set up, conduct, and/or report proficiency tests and inter-laboratory comparison

Education/Experience at lower level:

Position requires an Associate’s Degree and 5 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Education/Experience at higher level:

Position requires an Associate’s Degree and 7 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a government, military, or commercial calibration laboratory

  • Ability to obtain a DOE "Q" Clearance, which normally requires U.S. Citizenship

  • Knowledge of IndySoft or other calibration-related Laboratory Information Management Systems

  • Certified Calibration Technician certification

  • Ability to occasionally travel

Essential Job Functions: Peripheral vision , Depth perception , Binocular vision , Reading vision, Reaching overhead ,Reaching horizontally ,Reaching down ,Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 25 lbs .,Applying torque with hands or arms ,Gripping with the hands ,Pressing with hands or arms ,Pushing with hands or arms ,Pulling with hands or arms ,Typing or keyboarding ,Fine motor control

Work Environment: Domestic travel, Operation of motor vehicles, Work in a noisy environment, Work under unusual lighting conditions, Work near electrical power supplies, Safety glasses or eye protection, Hearing protection, Gloves or hand protection, Safety shoes or protective footgear

Note to Applicants:

  • Refer to LA-UR-21,23644, “Hiring Process Guidance for External Candidates” (https://www.lanl.gov/careers/_assets/docs/application-and-hire-guidance.pdf ) for application guidance

  • Ability to relocate within a 2-hour commuting distance from LANL

  • Q-cleared or ability to obtain a Q-clearance

This position will be physically locate d in Los Alamos, NM.

Vaccination Requirement :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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 i s 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. 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: 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 call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type

Regular

Regular

Contact Details
Contact Name Lynn, Shelby Letha
Email sllynn@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC90152
Organization Name IQPA-MPCL/METROLOGY PROGRAM AND CALIBRATION LABORATORY
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Req ID: IRC90152
Category: Science/Eng Tech Support

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