Los Alamos National Laboratory Pressure Safety Engineer 3/4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is looking for enthusiastic senior-level engineers with an interest in managing the development and implementation of a site-wide Pressure Safety Program. This position will be located within the Engineering Services Facility Engineering (ES-FE) group.
This position will be filled at either the Job Title Engineer 3 or 4 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.
Engineer 3 $103,500—$172,800
The selected individual will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Pressure Safety Program and be responsible with implementing the appropriate requirements from 10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program. –Considering Pressure Safety is a LANL safety management program, the position will routinely interface with engineering management and other directorates across the laboratory. The candidate will sit on the Pressure Safety Committee, interfacing with the Engineering Technical Authority, to resolve questions concerning either program or code requirements. Will be responsible for proactively identifying and promoting process improvements within the program. In all, the Pressure Safety Program Engineer will provide a full range of pressure safety technical support services to organizations within LANL. In doing so, the candidate will need to have expertise knowledge with principles, theories and concepts associated with pressure safety implementation.
Engineer 4 $125,200—$210,600
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you will be considered a Senior Pressure Safety Program Engineer. Accordingly, you will be expected to lead all activities associated at the Engineer 3 level. In addition, you may serve as a team lead responsible for the mentoring of junior staff; be assigned moderate to complex assignments; and be able to work independently and as part of the a team.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
High-level experience working with design development, construction, commissioning and maintenance of Structure, Systems and Components (SSCs). Including engineering work planning and control methods, engineering maintenance techniques and construction methodologies.
In-depth knowledge of Engineering principles and procedures, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices.
Proven ability to perform work in accordance with the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) formality and applicable Federal, State, and Laboratory codes and standards.
Working knowledge of ASME B31 and ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes.
Experience in conducting engineering program assessments and establishing performance based indicators for adequacy of program implementation.
Effectively communicates engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and maintenance personnel.
Ability to obtain, evaluate, and compare equipment selections from manufacturer’s representatives.
In-depth knowledge of engineering maintenance techniques and construction methodologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Proven ability to work independently, with growing responsibility, and not requiring much oversight
Additional Job Requirements for Engineer 4:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:
Proven experience of safety or engineering program development and/or execution. Including the development of processes/procedures that implement program requirements.
Expert knowledge of industry, regulatory, and DOE/NNSA complex codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to Vital Safety Systems such as DOE O 420.1C and DOE STD- 1189.
Considered as an expert in ASME B31 and ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes
Demonstrated leadership experience involving diverse tasks, teams, and organizations.
Working knowledge of overseeing allocated funds in support of program implementation.
Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 6 years of practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. Advanced engineering or technical degree is highly desired.
Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 12 years of practical work experience necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. Advanced engineering or technical degree is highly desired.
Mechanical engineering discipline, preferably an advanced degree.
Professional Engineering License
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position, including desired qualifications.
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)
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Duran, Kelly J
Work Telephone 505-551-4960
Vacancy Name: IRC84400
Organization Name ES-FE/ Facilities Engineering
Req ID: IRC84400