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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 Operator 5 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

You will report to the TA-55-RLW Operations Manager. You will be responsible for operation of the Radioactive Liquid Waste facility. You will operate liquid waste processing equipment including micro-filters, reverse osmosis units and evaporators. Processing will include both Low Level Radioactive Waste and Transuranic waste.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Wastewater Treatment: Expert knowledge and experience with the operation of a wastewater treatment processing. Expert knowledge and experience of water and wastewater treatment process equipment and requirements, to include:

  • Gravity filters, pressure filters, cartridge filters and microfiltration

  • Reverse osmosis

  • Evaporative boiler system

  • Ion exchange systems

  • Chemical feed systems

  • Chemical cleaning processes for microfiltration and reverse osmosis

  • Clarifier operations

  • Solids handling equipment

  • NPDES discharge requirements

  • Pressurized water and air systems

  • Concentrated acids and bases

  • Sampling protocol

  • SCADA system for monitoring and control

  • Communication: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication.

  • Respirator certification: Confined space entry and respirator certification.

Equipment: Knowledge and experience with crane and forklift operations.

Policy and Procedure: Extensive and detained understanding of and ability to identify work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration. Experience with lock-out/tag-out policies and procedures and execution.

Legal Requirements: Expert knowledge of legal requirements and environmental impacts affecting facility maintenance and operations.

Training/Certifications: A New Mexico Wastewater Level III or IV license, or 15 years of experience is required for this position. Applicants, per DOE Order 5480.20A, must be entered in the low-level radioactive liquid waste treatment processes qualification program and must complete qualification within 6 months.

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.

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of Wastewater Processing.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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 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 LaboratoryPolicy 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Deaguero, Soraida A
Email soraida@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83267
Organization Name TA55-RLWF/TA55 Rad Liquid Waste Facilities Operations
Minimum Salary 69300
Maximum Salary 110000
Req ID: IRC83267
Category: Operations Support