Health and Safety Tec 2 | Los Alamos, NM | Los Alamos National Laboratory

Health and Safety Tec 2

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Science and technology industrial hygiene team leader, the Health and Safety Tec 2 is responsible for implementing programs and procedures associated with the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health and safety hazards. The Health and Safety Tec 2 will provide daily industrial hygiene and safety support through industrial hygiene monitoring to ensure the protection of workers, compliance with Laboratory ES&H requirements, and mission success. The Health and Safety Tec 2 will participate health and safety inspections and investigations to determine deficiencies that require corrective action, report results, and recommend corrective actions. The Health and Safety Tec 2 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 Occupation Safety and Health Deployed Services Group.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of OSHA requirements, NFPA life safety code, and code of federal regulations 1910 CFR General Industry and 1926 Construction, and other relevant health and safety regulations and requirements.
  • Working knowledge of and proficient experience with health and safety controls and the surveillance of related safety measures and requirements.
  • Working knowledge of and proficient experience with industrial hygiene/safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions.
  • Working knowledge of Laboratory and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to industrial hygiene/safety.
  • Working knowledge of common and unique work hazards, occupational safety practices, operating configuration, and lockout/tag out policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of, and proficient ability to apply, IHS policies and procedures, including the IHS quality plan and Laboratory industrial hygiene and safety manual
  • General ability to research information sources (i.e., safety data sheets, regulations, standards, other agencies and experts) for health effects data applicable to work operations.
  • Knowledge of office automation application (i.e., spreadsheets, graphics, database management, communication practices, compliance tracking system (CTS)).

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

Desired Qualifications:
  • DOE Q Clearance
  • Working knowledge, and demonstrated application, of DOE requirements related to industrial hygiene and safety.
  • Broad knowledge of LANL organizations, operations, and activities.
  • Experience providing ESH oversight of subcontractor activities.
  • Knowledge and application of LANL ESH requirements, including Integrated Work Management and other industrial hygiene and safety procedures.

Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine:

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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 a 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 (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 L or Q or 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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

*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.

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 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 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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Employment StatusFull Time