Los Alamos National Laboratory Radiation Protection Instrument Repair and Calibration Electronic Technician (Process and Sampling Tec 3/4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Work as part of the Radiation Instrumentation and Calibration Team in the Radiation Protection Services Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. This team supports the Radiation Protection Program by maintaining, calibrating, troubleshooting and developing radiation protection instrumentation. Your duties will include supporting the test, evaluation, maintenance, and calibration processes for fixed and portable alpha, beta, neutron, photon, and tritium radiation protection instruments. As a member of the team you will maintain accurate computerized and written calibration records and other pertinent documentation. You will interact with team staff members, health physicists and radiological control technicians.
Process and Sampling Technician 3 Level, Salary Range: $53,500 - $82,800
The Radiation Protection Instrument Repair and Calibration Electronic Technician
Process and Sampling TEC-3 will be responsible to repair RP instruments and calibrate RP instrumentation with radioactive sources with some trouble shooting issue or concerns. This level might work 1 st , swing or 2 nd shift
Process and Sampling Technician 4 Level, Salary Range: $64,400 - $102,300.
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, the Technician 4 position will perform a higher level of electronic component troubleshooting, performing evaluation of newly purchased instrumentation and working with the RP instrumentation manufactures.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced experience in the maintenance and repair of instrumentation.
Senior Experience with analog and digital electronic troubleshooting and repair at the board and component level.
Perform circuit-board level diagnosis and repair using standard equipment such as voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and soldering irons.
Utilize computers, high voltage/low-current power supplies, pulse generators, other test equipment and radioactive sources to test and/or calibrate electronic equipment.
Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating processes, procedures, and applications
An excellent record of dependability, availability, attendance, and punctuality is essential.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision.
Experience with personal computers (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Applicant must have the ability to obtain a Q, which normally requires U.S. citizenship.
Additional Job Requirements for Technician 4:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:
Assist in development, implementation, and evaluation of the overall team’s quality assurance program.
Ensures implementation of required corrective actions, initiates and assist in the closeout of non-conformanceissues.
Develops, evaluates and implements new assembly processes and procedures.
Education/Experience at lower level :
This TEC-3position requires an Associate’s Degree in Electronics and 3 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education/Experience at higher level
This TEC-4position requires an Associate’s Degree in Electronics and 5 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Experience in performing alpha- and beta-radiation repair and calibration of radiation protection instrumentation (portable survey instruments, personnel contamination monitors, and continuous air monitors)
Experience with the handling and using radioactive sources (sealed, electroplated, and thin-window).
Familiarity with radiation principles and practices.
Demonstrated ability to follow technical procedures.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated commitment to safety, security, quality and excellent customer service.
Note to Applicants: The TEC-3 position could work 1st shift, swing shift or 2nd shift depending on customer needs. The TEC-4 position will likely work 1st shift in the main RIC Team Repair and Calibration Shop. TEC-3 and TEC-4 has the ability to lift 35 pounds items.
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.
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 Hamilton, Junior Victor Edward (Junior)
Vacancy Name: IRC86116
Organization Name RP-SVS/Radiation Protection Services
Req ID: IRC86116
Category: Env Safety Health