Los Alamos National Laboratory Work Configuration and Control Specialist (WCCS) combustibles (Operation Support Specialist 3/4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
You will report to the TA-55 Operations Manager and may be assigned to a 4-10 schedule from 1330 to 2300 to provide coverage for after hour operations. You will perform some of responsibilities of the Work Configuration and Control Specialist (WCCS) and will act as the After-hour TA55 Lock-out/tag-out coordinator. You will also be required in working with facility personnel in order to keep TA55 systems up to date for equipment status and control (e.g. database for caution tags, administrative locks, and hazardous energy locks/tags).
The after-hour WCCS coordinator will also act as the Safety Management Program (SMP) owner over the TA-55 Combustible Loading Program; this entails owning the TA-55 Combustible Loading process as outlined, and conducting and coordinating the required inspections.
This position will be filled at either the Operations Specialist 3 or 4 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.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Conduct of Operations: Demonstrated experience working within a formal Conduct of Operations framework (DOE or equivalent).
Facility Operations: Exceptional knowledge of and experience with facility operations.
Professional Level Experience: Demonstrated experience and understanding Control of Equipment and System Status in accordance with LANL policy P315 (or equivalent)
Lockout/Tagout: Demonstrated experience with LANL Policy P101-3 “Lockout/Tagout for Hazardous Energy Control” or OSHA equivalent
Job Performance : Thorough understanding of the concepts and principles of Integrated Work Management and Integrated Safety Management (ISM) and Integrated Safeguards and Security Management (ISSM).
Policies and Procedures: Advanced knowledge of the Laboratory's facility operations policies, practices, and procedures, can apply them to resolve issues.
Legal Requirements: Advanced knowledge of legal requirements and environmental impacts affecting facility operations and administration.
Communication: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication.
Qualifications: DOE Order 426.2 requires a Bachelor’s of Science in engineering or related science, 2 years of job-related experience, and 1 year of nuclear experience
Additional Job Requirements for (Operations Support Specialist 4):
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the (Operations Support Specialist 4) level requires:
Safety: Expert of work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration, and lock-out/tag-out policies and procedures.
Customer Service: Exceptional customer service, organizational skills, and ability to interact with all levels of personnel internal and external to the Laboratory.
Presenting Reports: Expertise in preparing and presenting facility operations reports; collecting and organizing data and maintaining auditable records.
Work Ethic: Ability to self-supervise and works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets.
Operations Support Specialist 3 Education Required: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, postgraduate course work may be desirable.
Operations Support Specialist 4 Education Required: Position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of twelve years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, postgraduate course work may be expected.
Demonstrated experience with the development or revision of technical procedures.
Knowledge of TA55 processes and systems
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Deaguero, Soraida A
Vacancy Name: IRC84551
Organization Name TA55-OPS/Operations
Req ID: IRC84551