Los Alamos National Laboratory Operator 5 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

The selected candidate will report to the TA55 Operations Manager serving 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:

  • Demonstrated 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:

  • Procedure compliance; hazard identification and analysis; configuration management; formal work control processes

  • Demonstrated 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.)

  • Demonstrated experience in performance and review of TSR surveillance instructions, including tracking/scheduling

  • Knowledge and understanding of mechanical and electrical schematics

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication

Desired Skills:

  • 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

Notes to Applicants: Applicants should address each of the required/desired skills in a separate cover letter.

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.

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: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 selected candidate will report to the TA55 Operations Manager serving 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.

Maximum Salary: 105700

Minimum Salary: 66600

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: TA55-OPS/Operations

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Operator 5

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC69255