Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations Center Operator (Operator 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
You will report to a TA55 Shift Operations Supervisor. Operations Center Operators serve as the primary interface between the tenant organizations, support services subcontractors and FOD to review and implement DOE O 422.1, Conduct of Operations. Primary duties include but are not limited to: Facility Access Control and work release by tracking, screening and ensuring all work activities have been properly scheduled through the Plan-of-the-Day (POD); administration of the lockout/tagout management program to include issuing locks and procedural development; responsible for tracking and ensuring all Technical Safety Requirements (TSR) and Administrative Surveillance Instruction (ASI) surveillances of facility systems are in conformance with the established authorization basis for operation. The TA55 Operations Center Operator position requires 24/7/365 coverage and therefore requires working a shift schedule.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Extensive knowledge and experience with Conduct of Operations as applied to a Nuclear Facility and maintaining a Nuclear Facility.
Demonstrated experience and understanding of the following aspects of equipment operations as applied to a Nuclear Facility:
Policy and Procedure:
Expert knowledge of the Laboratory's facility/operational/computing policies, practices, and procedures.
Expert understanding of and ability to identify work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration. Extensive experience with lock-out/tag-out policies and procedures.
Expert knowledge of configuration management.
Work Control Processes:
Extensive knowledge in formal work control processes.
Expert knowledge of typical facility electrical and mechanical systems, sub-systems and components (heating, ventilation, refrigeration systems, cooling towers, fire suppression/alarm systems, air compressors, pneumatic controls, etc.)
Expert knowledge and experience in performance and review of TSR surveillance instructions, including tracking/scheduling.
E xtensive knowledge and understanding of mechanical and electrical schematics.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication.
DOE 426.2 Requirement:
This position requires a High School diploma.
Education/Experience: Position requires a high school diploma and a minimum six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be expected, including associate’s degrees and graduation from technical institutions.
Knowledge and understanding of Programmatic Logic Controller (PLC) based systems.
Prior experience working in a nuclear facility, for example, Naval Nuclear Power Program or commercial nuclear plant.
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 1 year.
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
The TA55 Operations Center Operator position requires 24/7/365 coverage and therefore requires working a shift schedule.
Evaluation of applications will commence immediately
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview on February 23, 2022 and February 24, 2022.
This vacancy will close at COB, February 10, 2022; however, if there is an adequate applicant pool, this job may close as early as February 3, 2022
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)
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. 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. SeeDOE 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 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.
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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status
Contact Name Martinez, Loren Urban
Work Telephone 505-412-0165
Vacancy Name: IRC97314
Organization Name TA55-OPS/Operations
Minimum Salary 71000
Maximum Salary 112700
Req ID: IRC97314