Los Alamos National Laboratory Safety Basis Analyst in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Safety Basis Analyst 1 or 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
The Safety Basis Division is looking for self-motivated individuals who enjoy analyzing, writing and working within a multidisciplinary team. Our division is responsible for providing qualified regulatory and safety basis support resources to various Laboratory organizations for meeting compliance requirements. We work with programs, operations, the Department of Energy, and are involved with projects supporting new experiments and new facilities. Our division is responsible for performing Documented Safety Analyses along with numerous other Safety Basis documentation in support of the Laboratories mission.
Safety Basis Analyst 1 ($85,400 [$112,500] $139,600)
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but are not necessarily limited to: hazard identification, hazard analysis facility hazard categorization, accident analysis, selection of controls, and development of associated safety basis documents including Unreviewed Safety Question Determinations, documented safety analysis, technical safety requirements, safety assessment documents, facility safety plans, and facility safety analysis
Safety Basis Analyst 2 ($94,100 [$124,900] $155,700)
In addition to the duties outlined at the lower level, at this level, the primary duties of this position include interpretation of plant processes for safety basis impact from schematics, procedures, verbal and written descriptions; performing qualitative and quantitative hazard analyses; performing fault-tree and event-tree analyses of complex engineered systems; quantifying significant accident sequences; and performing consequence analyses and performing Unreviewed Safety Questions Determinations.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Ability to apply standard and specialized engineering and scientific, principles, theories, concepts and techniques to contribute to risk and hazard analyses for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities
Ability to understand and interpret various physical, mechanical and electrical documents, blueprints, drawings and schematics
Familiarity with nuclear and non-nuclear facility systems and accepted methods for mitigation of risks from hazardous materials of facilities
Under instruction, contributes to the preparation and presentation of safety basis documents
This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Section, 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.
Additional Job Requirements for Safety Basis Analyst L-2:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:
Must have proven technical knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, as well as experience in performing, applying and reviewing nuclear and non-nuclear Hazards analyses [HA’s] and Consequence Assessments
Experience performing Unreviewed Safety Question Determinations, knowledge of applicable DOE Standards and DOE Orders, and experience in working with these Standards and Orders
Experience managing risk assessment tasks and writing Safety Analysis Reports
Education/Experience at lower level:
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science related field from an accredited institution; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education/Experience at higher level:
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science related field from an accredited institution and 5 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Working knowledge of the Laboratory’s safety basis policies, practices and procedures
Knowledge of legal requirements affecting safety basis
Note to Applicants:
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This position may be subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification
Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
This position requires a DOE Q clearance, you 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 Manual 470.4-5 for additional information
This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
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 .
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.
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.
Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.
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 Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)
Vacancy Name: IRC89174
Organization Name SB-WATS/Waste/Tritium
Req ID: IRC89174