Los Alamos National Laboratory SERF Operator (Operator 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC78205
Job Title SERF Operator (Operator 3)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name UI-OPS/Operations
Minimum Salary 55400
Maximum Salary 88000
What You Will Do
The U&I Operator 3 reports to the U&I Water, Gas, Wastewater, & SERF Operations Manager 3. The U&I Operator 3 is responsible for operating and maintaining the Sanitary Effluent Reclamation Facility (SERF) which is an industrial water treatment facility that processes sanitary effluent for industrial water reuse. Operations of SERF include Reverse Osmosis units, Micro-filters, precipitation and settling reaction processes, a variety of water constituent testing, and acid and base chemical systems. Operators work closely with Operations Specialist, System Engineers, Maintenance, and Safety personnel to support the facility operation.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Proficient knowledge or experience in a wide variety of industrial water or municipal wastewater operations and maintenance activities including, but not limited to, filter, precipitation, mechanical, electrical, computing, or chemical processing systems.
Ability to analyze /troubleshoot operational system problems and implement corrective actions.
Have or ability to obtain New Mexico Wastewater Certification up to level IV.
Understanding of SCADA control and HMI operations.
Must be able to work irregular schedules, to include Swing and Graveyard Shifts as well as holidays.
Knowledge of basic water chemistry or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of chemical transfer and spill cleanup.
Experience performing water laboratory testing (Chlorides, Silica, pH, settling, etc.).
Direct experience with one or more of the following systems: reverse osmosis, micro-filtration, precipitation, and pH control equipment and processes.
Experience operating and maintaining mechanical and electrical systems (Pumps, valves, MCC control panels, etc).
Education Required: Position typically requires a high school diploma and two-to-four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be desirable.
Notes to Applicants:
Candidates must submit a cover letter along with their resume addressing the requirements of the position.
Position will require serving in an on-call capacity as assigned to include after-hours, holidays or LANL shutdowns.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to speak, ability to hear high-pitched sounds, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), climbing stairs, climbing ladders, bending, crouching, lifting 20 to 30 pounds, carrying 10 to 20 pounds.
Work Environment: Outdoors, at heights, in a cold environment, working overtime or irregular schedule, in a hot environment 90 to 100 F, in a widely ranging ambient temperature, operation of motor vehicles, work in a noisy environment, work under unusual lighting, work near electrical power supplies, work with biologic or infectious agents, work near sources of non-ionizing radiation, work near machinery with moving parts, irritant chemicals, headgear or head protection, safety glasses or eye protection, hearing protection, gloves or hand protection, safety shoes or protective foot gear.
No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Utilities and Institutional Facility (U&I) Division provide our customers with quality and cost effective services related to utility, facility management, and tenant support while achieving site sustainability.
Appointment Type Term Appointment
Contact Name Duran, Kelly J
Req ID: IRC78205