Los Alamos National Laboratory IH&S Professional (Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 3/4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional 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.
The Associate Laboratory Directorate for Environment, Safety, Health, Quality, and Safeguards and Security (ALDESHQSS) has a need for an operational Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional supporting LANL programs and projects at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) through the LANL Deployed Environmental Safety and Health (DESH) Division. Reporting to the TA55 Deployed Facilities Support ESH Manager, the Industrial Hygiene and Safety (IHS) Professional is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing programs and procedures associated with the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health and safety hazards. The IHS Professional will provide daily industrial hygiene and safety support to programmatic and facility organizations to ensure the protection of workers, compliance with Laboratory ES&H requirements, and mission success. The IHS Professional will use professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative. The IHS Professional collaborates with the work force in developing solutions to complex ESH problems that require in-depth analysis of work activities and data. The IHS Professional promotes safety, security, and quality in all operations; exercises prudent fiscal and property management; promotes teamwork within the organization and across the Laboratory; promotes a positive work environment; and delivers exceptional customer service. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused professional to support an established Group.
IH&S Professional 3 ($91,800-$151,400)
The successful candidate will:
Evaluate work activities and recommend safety and health protective equipment and risk mitigation or abatement controls.
Review plans, designs and specifications for operations and facilities to identify proper hazard controls.
Assist customers in implementation of Integrated Work Management (IWM) by gaining an understanding of operations, assisting with the development and review of IWDs and associated operating procedures to ensure hazards are appropriately identified and controlled.
Conduct industrial hygiene and safety field measurements and evaluations as part of a comprehensive Exposure Assessment Program.
Participate in abnormal event response as an IH&S subject matter expert (SME).
IH&S Professional 4 ($101,000-$168,600)
In addition to the duties outlined above, the IH&S Professional 4 will be required to:
Perform safety analysis of complex data to identify trends and recommend hazard reduction requirements and actions.
Work independently to develop, maintain and implement IH&S programs in the field.
Provide mentoring to junior staff in support of the IH&S qualification program
Write expert-level and complex technical reports based on the interpretation of complex data, observations and current regulations.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Advanced knowledge, and demonstrated application, of DOE and regulatory requirements related to industrial hygiene and safety in a research environment.
Advanced knowledge of and experience implementing industrial hygiene/safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions.
Advanced knowledge and application of techniques and procedures for industrial hygiene exposure assessment (both qualitative and quantitative), to include sampling and sampling techniques/instrumentation, sample analysis, and selection/implementation of controls.
Advanced skill in the preparation and communication of industrial hygiene/safety technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.
Advanced knowledge and ability to apply the hierarchy of controls to eliminate or mitigate hazards while ensuring mission success.
Advanced experience and skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to industrial hygiene and safety related problems.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively within a team environment and provide excellent customer service.
Ability to obtain a Q clearance.
Additional Job Requirements for IH&S Professional 4
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the IH&S Professional 4 level requires:
Expert knowledge and application of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Work Management, and other industrial hygiene and safety procedures.
Expert-level knowledge and ability to evaluate hazard controls and exposure data in order to make recommendations and improvements.
Expert-level knowledge and ability to develop, review, and evaluate site-specific safety/health programs and requirements.
Expert-level experience and skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions and recommending solutions to problems affecting industrial hygiene and safety.
Expert-level ability to represent the organization and laboratory on various internal or external boards and committees.
Broad knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, and activities
Experience with Laboratory ESH data collection tools and databases
Expert level knowledge in air monitoring and contamination control
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
At least one year working in a Nuclear Facility
Active Q clearance
IH&S Professional 3 Education Required: A bachelor’s degree in related technical discipline and a minimum of eight years of related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional-level experience. An MS degree and relevant professional certification preferred (eg. CIH).
IH&S Professional 4 Education Required: A bachelor’s degree in related technical discipline and a minimum of twelve years of related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional-level experience. An MS degree and relevant professional certification preferred (eg. CIH).
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Depth perception, binocular vision, reading vision, ability to speak, ability to discriminate speech, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 hz), standing, walking, use stairs, fixed ladders and ladders up to six feet, ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 35 pounds.
Work Environment: Ability to wear respiratory/protective equipment.
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. See DOE Order 472.2 for 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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.
Incentive Compensation Program: IH&S Professional 4 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Hamilton, Junior Victor Edward (Junior)
Vacancy Name: IRC79598
Organization Name OSH-DS/Deployed Services
Req ID: IRC79598
Category: Env Safety Health