Los Alamos National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Industrial Safety and Hygiene(ISH) Core Programs Team Leader, the Industrial Hygiene and Safety (IHS) Professional is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing safety programs and procedures associated with the recognition, evaluation, and control of potential safety hazards. The IHS Professional will provide daily safety support to programmatic and facility organizations along with deployed IHS Professionals to ensure the protection of workers, and compliance with Laboratory ISH safety requirements. The IHS Professional will use professional safety concepts to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. The IHS Professional is responsible for collaborating with the work force and developing solutions to complex safety problems that may require in-depth analysis of work activities. The IHS Professional will promote safety, security, and quality in all operations; exercise prudent fiscal and property management; promote teamwork within the organization and across the Laboratory; promote a positive work environment; work toward continuous safety program improvement; and deliver exceptional customer service. This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused professional to support an established ISH Group.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience implementing safety risk assessments and corrective actions.

  • Advanced knowledge in the identification, application, and interpretation of federal codes, standards, and regulations.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in several safety program areas such as; LOTO, cranes, construction, fall protection, excavation, forklifts, machine safeguarding, and other safety areas.

  • Advanced skill in the preparation and communication of 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.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively within a team environment and provide excellent customer service.

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge, and demonstrated application, of DOE and regulatory requirements related to safety in a research environment.

  • Broad knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, activities, and data collection tools.

  • Advanced knowledge and application of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Work Management, and other safety procedures.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Education: 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 advanced degree and relevant professional certification preferred (CSP).

Notes to Applicants:

  • Occasional travel to, and work in, other government and private facilities may be required.

  • Specific contact information.

Additional Details:

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.

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:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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.

Where You Will Work_

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Environment, Safety, and Health Directorate’s mission is to support and enable the Laboratory to accomplish its assigned mission. ADESH tasks are varied, but they all have one focus: protection of the workers, public, and environment while getting work done. Their job is not to say no, but to say how they can help you accomplish your task.

The Occupational Safety and Health Division’s mission is to identify and control workplace hazards; prevent injuries and illnesses; develop policy and programs for biological, chemical and physical hazards; develop and provide training; maintain centralized data; encourage continual improvement in workplace safety and health; and manage safety concerns.

Maximum Salary: 144800

Minimum Salary: 87800

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-667-8695

Contact Name: Gonzales, Christine J

Organization Name: OSH-ISH/Industrial Safety & Hygiene

Email: cjg@lanl.gov

Job Title: Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC68603