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Los Alamos National Laboratory RPT-PT Gas Facility Transportation Specialist 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for a Transportation Specialist 2 to support the Readiness, Packaging, and Transportation (RPT-PT) team.

If you have interest in coordinating, scheduling and transporting of nuclear and/or hazardous material and compressed gas throughout the Los Alamos National Laboratory, we want you to join our team.

As a Transportation Specialist, you will be securing and un-securing of containers on transport vehicles in accordance with federal motor carrier safety requirements, 49 CFR Hazardous Material Regulations, Department of Transportation and other LANL policy and procedures, and transporting such materials to a venue of locations, all while ensuring hazardous materials results, materials, processes and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.

What You Need

At this level, you will need a Class A driver's license with a hazardous materials and tanker endorsement; be trained and qualified in accordance with 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H; be able to follow procedures affecting nuclear and/or hazardous material transportation; able to provide resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors; and contribute to the development of organization's goals and objectives, all while working under limited direction.

As such, your familiarity, knowledge, and or experience in hazardous materials/compressed gases and/or nuclear materials packaging and transportation; federal, state and local hazardous materials standards and regulations, will make a great addition to our team.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Class A commercial driver's license with hazardous materials and tanker endorsement.

  • Knowledge and experience in hazardous materials/compressed gases and/or nuclear materials packaging and transportation.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local hazardous materials standards and regulations.

  • Basic knowledge in safety basis and implementation of transportation safety documents.

  • Knowledge of Type B tie-down procedures.

Education/Experience: Position typically requires a high school diploma, or GED, and a minimum of five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of transporting nuclear materials when not in compliance with the regulations.

  • Thorough knowledge of integrated safety and security programs.

  • Working knowledge of the Laboratory's conduct of maintenance, conduct of engineering, conduct of operations, and quality assurance programs.

Additional Details

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 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 Laboratory Policy P701 for 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 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 programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Duran, Kelly J
Email kellyd@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC80234
Organization Name RPT-PT/Packaging & Transportation
Minimum Salary 52200
Maximum Salary 80800
Req ID: IRC80234
Category: Operations Support