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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Safety Basis Division Leader (Safety Basis Manager 6) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for high-level management of technical, programmatic, and operational leadership of the Safety Basis Division (SB-DO)

  • Responsible for assignment of qualified regulatory and safety basis support resources to various Facility Operation Directors (FODs) and programmatic organizations for meeting compliance requirements

  • Provide safety basis support to various high, moderate, and low hazard facilities, including nuclear/non-nuclear, radiological, accelerator, and biological facilities

  • Ensures successful integration of safety basis requirements into facility operations and projects for facilities

  • Oversees the development of safety basis documents as required to support requirements.

  • Directs the administration of safety basis employees including forecasting staffing requirements, developing and executing action-oriented programs to address affirmative action placement goals, directing assignments, assuring training and development, monitoring performance, and initiating personnel actions

  • Integrates division activities and planning with the SB Division Integrated Program Plan for division-wide resource loading and assisting the FODs with audits and assessments by DOE representatives and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

  • Works with the Safety Basis Managers in planning, organizing, and directing Division resources effectively, promote and support program development with the various program managers

  • Management of budgets from multiple funding sources and customers

  • Serve as spokesperson for the Division with other organizations including LANL and NNSA management, as required

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of government regulations affecting safety basis

  • Demonstrated understanding of 10CFR830 Subpart B and the related DOE Orders and Standards pertaining to Nuclear Facilities and Accelerators: 1228, 3009, 3011, 1027, 5506, and 420.1C

  • Demonstrated understanding of Quality Assurance including 10 CFR 830 Subpart A and NQA-1

  • Demonstrated leadership and technical expertise in nuclear and non-nuclear safety as related to Safety Basis, including hazard and accident analysis, identification of Safety Systems, Structures, and Controls (SSCs), development of Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs), and implementation of Safety Basis change control

  • Distinguished track record setting technical direction and goals, developing programs, implementing effective business practices and systems, managing personnel, managing budgets and finances, and managing customer and stakeholder relations

  • Demonstrated record of being customer oriented and meeting the Engineering and Technical needs of groups performing nuclear work

  • Demonstrated ability to establish meaningful metrics, implement an effective lessons learned program establish continuous improvement in an organization

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of personnel, customers and stakeholders

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills


  • Master of Science degree preferred with a concentration in Engineering

  • Ten years of related management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Details

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/SCI (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.

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 LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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 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.

The Safety Basis Division is part of the Facilities and Operations Directorate. Its mission is to develop safe and effective operational envelopes that protect the public, LANL workers, and the environment while enabling mission through; Collaboration with LANL Programs, Facility Operations, Engineering/Technical Authority, and Projects to develop and document Safety Basis and controls for nuclear and nonnuclear facilities; Support of effective Safety Basis control implementation in LANL facilities; Disciplined control of changes to Safety Basis documents and controls

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 Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82330
Organization Name SB-DO/Safety Basis
Minimum Salary 158900
Maximum Salary 284300
Req ID: IRC82330
Category: Engineering