Construction Safety (Health and Safety Tec 3)

What You Will Do

The primary core tasks of the Health and Safety Technician will be to promote safety, security, and quality in all operations; promote teamwork within and across the Laboratory; collaborate with other members of Industrial Safety and Hygiene Deployed construction safety team and promote a positive work environment while delivering exceptional customer service.

The Health and Safety Tec will assist daily with industrial hygiene and safety support primarily for construction projects to ensure the protection of workers, compliance with Laboratory ES&H requirements, and mission success. The Health and Safety Tec 3 will participate health and safety inspections and investigations to assist in determining deficiencies that require corrective action, report results, and recommend corrective actions. The Health and Safety Tec assists workers in the implementation of integrated work management by gaining an understanding of operations, participating in pre-job walk-downs and pre-job safety briefs, and conducting periodic oversight to ensure compliance. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused individual to support an established Group in the Occupational Safety and Health Deployed Services Group.


What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


  • General knowledge of OSHA requirements, NFPA life safety code, and code of federal regulations 1910 CFR General Industry, 1926 CFR Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, and other relevant health and safety regulations and requirements.
  • General knowledge of Laboratory and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to industrial hygiene/safety.
  • Working knowledge and experience with health and safety controls and the surveillance of related safety measures and requirements.
  • Working knowledge and experience with industrial hygiene/safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions.
  • Working knowledge of common and unique work hazards, occupational safety practices, and safe operating configurations.
  • Ability to research information sources for health effects data applicable to work operations (i.e., safety data sheets, regulations, standards, other agencies, and experts).
  • Ability to use automation applications (i.e., spreadsheets, graphics, database management, communication practices, compliance tracking systems).

Education/Experience: This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma and 2-4 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Technical institute graduate or associate degree may be preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge, and demonstrated application, of DOE requirements related to industrial hygiene and safety.
  • Broad knowledge of LANL organizations, operations, and activities.
  • Knowledge and application of LANL ESH requirements, including Integrated Work Management and other industrial hygiene and safety procedures.
  • Ability to obtain a DOE Q Clearance

Work Environment:

Work Location: The work location for this position is onsite and located in Los Alamos, NM. All work locations are at the discretion of management.

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 childbirth and parental leave
  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
  • Flexible schedules and time off (PTO 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.

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. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

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 Policy Policy P701 for 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, 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 1-505-664-6947 option 2.