Los Alamos National Laboratory Safety Basis Analyst 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

This position will be filled at either the Job Title Lower/Higher 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.

Safety Basis Analyst 1 ($72,500 [$95,300] $118,200)

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but are not necessarily limited to: hazard identification, hazard analysis facility hazard categorization, accident analysis, selection of controls, and development of associated safety basis documents including Un-reviewed Safety Question Determinations, documented safety analysis, technical safety requirements, safety assessment documents, facility safety plans, and facility safety analysis

Safety Basis Analyst 2 ($80,100 [$105,500] $131,000)In addition to the duties outlined above, the primary duties of this position include interpretation of plant processes for safety basis impact from schematics, procedures, verbal and written descriptions; performing qualitative and quantitative hazard analyses; performing fault-tree and event-tree analyses of complex engineered systems; quantifying significant accident sequences; and performing consequence analyses and performing Un-reviewed Safety Questions Determinations.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Ability to apply standard and specialized engineering and scientific, principles, theories, concepts and techniques to contribute to risk and hazard analyses for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.

  • Knowledge and understanding and ability to interpret various physical, mechanical and electrical documents, blueprints, drawings and schematics.

  • Familiarity with nuclear and non-nuclear facility systems and accepted methods for mitigation of risks from hazardous materials of facilities.

  • Under instruction/supervision, contributes to the preparation and presentation of safety basis documents.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Additional Job Requirements for Safety Basis Analyst 2: In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Safety Basis Analyst 2 level requires:

  • Must have proven technical knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, as well as experience in performing, applying and reviewing nuclear and non-nuclear Hazards analyses [HA’s] and Consequence Assessments.

  • Experience performing Un-reviewed Safety Question Determinations, knowledge of applicable DOE Standards and DOE Orders, and experience in working with these Standards and Orders.

  • Experience managing risk assessment tasks and writing Safety Analysis Reports.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of the Laboratory’s safety basis policies, practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of legal requirements affecting safety basis.

Education:Bachelor’s in Engineering (Nuclear) or other Science degree

Notes to Applicants:Sue Malec Ossola 667-0148 or Jim Tingey 665-4229

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.

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.

Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

Internal Applicants:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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 northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Working in the Safety Basis Division, the successful candidates will work within a multidisciplinary team performing Documented Safety Analyses and other Safety Basis documentation. The Safety Basis Division is responsible for providing qualified regulatory and safety basis support resources to various Laboratory organizations for meeting compliance requirements. This function is primarily concerned with safety analysis associated with facility-specific systems and operations.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: SB-DO/Safety Basis Division

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Safety Basis Analyst 1/2

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC69093