Los Alamos National Laboratory Quality Engineer 2/3 – QC Inspector in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Quality Engineer, level 2 or 3, 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.
Quality Engineer 2 – QC Inspector $85,400 – $139,600
As a quality engineer you will be apart of the Quality Support Services (IQPA-QSS) group and report to the IQPA-QSS group leader. The QSS mission is to support Institutional Programs and Projects to ensure quality requirements are met and implemented into processes by performing oversight and inspection activities to validate that specifications are being adhered to during construction, maintenance, and modification activities at LANL. You will be assigned to support both deployed and institutional inspection activities.
You will need to be capable of performing inspections as a Level II inspector in accordance with the requirements of N45.2.6. As the quality engineer you will have a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience performing inspections associated with construction, modification, maintenance or operational support.
Experience required will need to be in line with the requirements associated with each discipline that you are certified to perform. You will need to be capable of certification to one or more of the following disciplines: Electrical/Instrument and Control (I&C), Mechanical/Dimensional, Civil/Structural, Receipt Inspection/Material Control, Surveillance and Workmanship Inspection, Coatings, or Positive Material Identification (PMI)
You must have the ability to be Q Cleared, participate in Human Relaibilty Progam (HRP), and are able to work a Night or Back Work type schedule. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Attaining certification(s) based on LANL qualification and certification requirements, Maintaining certification(s) on an annual basis, performing Level II QC Inspections, being responsible and accountable for the control and review of Nonconformance Reports (NCRs), and inspection/test reports prior to submittal, assisting in the development and updating of inspection procedures, reports/inspection forms/formats, protocols and checklists, and working with management and engineering personnel in conducting and reporting on inspection activities.
Quality Engineer 3 – QC Inspector $94,100 - $155,700
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this levelthe you would: Perform Level III QC inspections, proactively evaluate problems and make initial recommendations for corrective actions, pdevelop and update of inspection procedures, reports/inspection forms/formats, protocols and checklists, and perform duties of a Nonconformance Report Coordinator including the tracking, reporting and fostering timely closure of open nonconformance reports.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Certification to Level II status
Working knowledge of NQA-1
Additional Job Requirements for Quality Engineer 3 – QC Inspector:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requ i res:
Lead advanced quality control techniques in order to identify failure causes,
Review and report on selected engineering and procurement documents to assure the inclusion of
applicable quality requirements.
Education/Experience at lower level : This position typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, and a minimum of 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Education/Experience at higher level : This position typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, and a minimum of 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Experience in communicating inspection results in a manner that provides understanding to non-technical personnel.
Experience reviewing manufacturing process/ component/ subassembly/ assembly documentation to ensure conformance with design and manufacturing requirements
Demonstrated ability to perform inspection activities and provide reporting deliverables in a timely and professional manner
Note to Applicants: Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the 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)
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.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Secrest, Jana Trainer
Vacancy Name: IRC85620
Organization Name IQPA-QSS/QPA-QUALITY SUPPORT SERVICES
Req ID: IRC85620
Category: Contract Management