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Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Trainer (Learning Specialist 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Use your skills and subject matter expertise to deliver training programs for one of the most important research institutions in the world. As a part of the Operational Readiness Implementation, Training & Mission Services Group (ORI-1), you will be able to apply your excellent hands-on training delivery skillsets to serve a diverse population of employees within the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP). Reporting directly to either the Programmatic Training or New Employee Training Team First Line Manager (FLM), you will spend your day in a highly interactive and cooperative environment, with day-to-day duties that range from:

  • document/procedure analysis,

  • training development (i.e. lesson plans, training aids, on-the-job training, etc.) in the form of providing Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) contributions,

  • learning management system administration tasks,

  • live classroom and On-the-Job Training (OJT) implementation/evaluation and

  • providing training program guidance and mentorship to dedicated customers within the programmatic work scope.

This highly skilled individual is expected to be an expert in conducting ALDWP/TA-55 programmatic operations, including Glovebox Operator and Fissionable Material Handler (FMH) training programs.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Operational Functions

Advanced knowledge of business activities in an operational environment (e.g. nuclear facilities), including familiarity with all of the following: formality of operations, compliance practices, configuration management, training and qualification, and feedback and improvement.

On-the-Job Training Delivery

Advanced knowledge of on-the-job (OJT) training development, implementation and evaluation techniques, including, but not limited to: conducting live classroom training, lessons learned and continuing training topics, P300/P315 compliance briefings, Glovebox Operator OJTs, Fissionable Material Handler (FMH) OJTs.

Critical Thinking

Advanced ability to conduct research, investigate alternative solutions, and recommend solutions on problems affecting facility operations and operational quality assurance. Ability to effectively gather, compile and interpret technical information derived from multiple sources and match-up effective training delivery modes with the appropriately determined target audience.


Proven ability to conceptualize and communicate program requirements and detailed elements to both technical and non-technical personnel. Demonstrated skill with interpersonal, written, and verbal communications. Advanced ability in planning and executing to defined due dates, documenting actions completed, providing status on actions completed.

Customer Service

Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to provide clear, concise support and guidance to others in sometimes-stressful situations. Ability to interact professionally with all types of personnel, including external interfaces and executive management.

Education and Experience

Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 10 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. This position will require work within a DOE Nuclear facility, therefore,DOE O 426.2 requires a High School diploma and all of the following as it relates to being a Training Instructor in a nuclear facility:

  • Experience consistent with the material being presented.

  • Instructors who are responsible for instruction on subjects such as Technical Safety Requirements must have successfully completed training on facility operating characteristics and principles, and operating limits (Safety Limits, Limiting Control Settings, and Limiting Conditions for Operation) and their bases or have had significant involvement in writing the TSRs.

  • Instructors must have demonstrated knowledge of instructional techniques through basic instructor or equivalent training or experience approved by the training manager. Instructors must have knowledge and/or expertise for the material being presented.

Desired Qualifications:

Additional Education and Training

Currently qualified Glovebox Operator (Level 1) and Glovebox Operator (Level 2), and certified Fissionable Material Handler (FMH).

Special Skills/Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of nuclear operations in PF-4, CMR and/or associated satellite facilities.

  • Advanced knowledge of NMCA and RadCon requirements and implementation in the nuclear facilities.

  • Team Leader, supervisor or PIC experience in an operational environment.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.

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)

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 (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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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.

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 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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Vacancy Name: IRC85195
Organization Name ORI-1 / Training and Mission Services
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC85195
Category: Training