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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Group Leader (Industrial Hygiene & Safety Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

As a member of the Occupational Safety and Health (OS&H) Division leadership team, you will work with OS&H management to provide technical leadership and management for the Industrial Safety and Hygiene Group (OSH‐ISH). As the Group Leader, you will lead the organization that provides counsel, advice and assistance to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) management on matters dealing with development, management, and implementation of industrial hygiene and safety programs and institutional services. This includes programs such as, chemical management, beryllium hazard control, exposure assessments, confined space, LOTO, fall protection, injury/illness, electrical safety, respiratory protection, and lasers. This organization will also lead and/or provide subject matter expertise in self-assessment of industrial hygiene and safety programs and provide communication with the Department of Energy on compliance.

Specific duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to, developing and implementing policies and procedures for monitoring and preventing physical hazards and diseases, supervising and directing IHS specialists and professionals and other assigned staff to provide support to ensure industrial hygiene and safety-related compliance, and managing subcontractor and vendor services.

Responsible for all aspects of personnel management, including but not limited to: managing headcount, forecasting and budget(s) associated with group, directing assignments, employee hiring and on-boarding processes, providing continuous performance management and feedback to further develop staff including annual performance discussions, identification of growth opportunities and ensuring proper team recognition and appreciation.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Demonstrated leadership and management experience collaborating, managing, interacting, and working effectively with personnel at all levels with emphasis on continual learning and improvement, team‐building, prioritizing, managing resources, and meeting organizational objectives and deadlines.

Federal Codes, Standards and Regulations

Demonstrated high-level experience and knowledge in the identification, application and interpretation of federal codes, standards, and regulations in industrial hygiene and safety program areas, including chemical safety, beryllium, exposure assessment, confined spaces, hoisting/rigging, lasers, and fall protection using a risk‐based, cost/benefit approach.

Strategic Planning

Demonstrated ability to develop strategic organizational goals and objectives and align tactical, operational decisions to ensure alignment and realization of overall strategic vision.

Performance Assurance

Demonstrated experience with the development and application of metrics, training and qualifications, and lessons learned to improve performance and reduce risks through modification of work practices and processes.


Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Management Skills

Demonstrated skill in management, supervision and human resources administration of assigned employees


  • Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

  • Bachelor's degree (Master’s degree preferred) in industrial hygiene, environmental health or occupational safety or related discipline.

  • Advanced degree preferred.

  • This position may be subject to DOE Order 5480.20A, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Certification in Industrial Hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene and/or

  • Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

Program, Policy, Procedure Implementation

  • Significant experience implementing industrial hygiene and/or occupational safety programs, policies, and procedures in an R&D, production and construction environment.

  • Knowledge and experience implementing Department of Energy‐based requirements, including 10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program and Integrated Safety Management (ISM).

Note to Applicants: Position may require some travel to other DOE laboratories and out of state to attend training

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)

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.

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.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Email cjg@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC84396
Organization Name OSH-ISH/Industrial Safety & Hygiene
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC84396
Category: Env Safety Health