Los Alamos National Laboratory National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Graduate Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position is housed within the Resources Management Team within the Environmental Stewardship Group in the Environmental Protection and Compliance Division in the Associate Directorate for Environment, Safety, and Health at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The position is responsible for supporting analysis of projects to understand what kind ofNational Environmental Policy Act coverage would be required to support the Department of Energy’s compliance with NEPA implementation regulations. The position will also assist in preparingNational Environmental Policy Act compliance documents.
The successful candidate will perform the following:
Review projects for NEPA compliance through LANL’s Integrated Review Tool
Assist in the preparation of the annual Site Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) Yearbook, which includes contacting subject matter experts within and across organizations to compile environmental data
Assist in the preparation of the SWEIS Mitigation Action Plan quarterly updates and the SWEIS Mitigation Action Plan Annual Report
Assist with the daily management of the NEPA database
Assist in the preparation of the Monthly NEPA report for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Los Alamos Field Office
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to prepare high quality documents demonstrating outstanding research and writing skills (must provide writing sample).
Demonstrated experience working as part of a team to develop, implement, or complete complex documents or projects.
Ability to comprehend and analyze complex project proposals.
Desired (but not required) Skills:
Master’s degree in environmental regulatory compliance, environmental science, earth sciences, engineering, law, or a closely related field or enrolled in a graduate program leading to a Master’s degree in environmental regulatory compliance, environmental science, earth sciences, engineering, law, or a closely related field.
Knowledge of and experience in several areas: environmental compliance, natural resources management, environmental policy, and the National Environmental Policy Act
Strong communication skills
Experienced technical writer
Proficient in Microsoft software including: Access, Excel, and Word
Proficient in Endnote software
Proficient in GIS
Bachelor’s degree in environmental regulatory compliance, environmental science, earth sciences, engineering, or political science, or related/relevant field.
Notes to Applicants:
Anticipated travel requirements: No extensive travel is required in this position.
Required application materials (e.g., writing samples)
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 472.2 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.
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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.
This position is part of the Resources Management Team of the Environmental Stewardship Group within the Environmental Protection and Compliance Division at LANL. The Resources Management Team office is currently in White Rock, New Mexico.
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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US
Work Telephone: 505-667-8695
Contact Name: Gonzales, Christine J
Organization Name: EPC-ES/Environmental Stewardship
Job Title: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Graduate Student
Appointment Type: GRA
Req ID: IRC62617