Industrial Hygiene & Safety Professional 2

Aug 27, 2019

This position is an opportunity for a motivated, innovative, and customer focused professional to join our team. The Deployed Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Division is a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional organization with a focused mission to provide services that help the Laboratory, including programs and facility operations, accomplish work safely and in compliance with DOE, regulatory, and LANL requirements. Deployed ES&H provides customer support and oversight while integrating and coordinating ES&H programs, products, and services to include, but not limited to Industrial Hygiene & Safety (IHS), Radiation Protection, and Environmental Protection.

Reporting to the LANL Deployed ES&H Team Leader at the NNSS in Mercury Nevada, the IHS Professional is responsible for implementing LANL IHS programs, policies and procedures associated with the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health and safety hazards. The IHS Professional will provide daily IHS support to programmatic and facility organizations to ensure the protection of workers, compliance with Laboratory ES&H requirements, and mission success.

IHS Professional 2 works under limited direction and receives general instructions on new assignments. Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions, determines approach to solutions, and plans schedule and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of DOE and regulatory requirements related to industrial hygiene in a research environment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of industrial hygiene/safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and application of techniques and procedures for industrial hygiene and safety exposure assessment (both qualitative and quantitative), to include sampling and sampling techniques/instrumentation, sample analysis, and selection/implementation of controls.
  • Working knowledge and ability to apply the hierarchy of controls to eliminate or mitigate hazards while ensuring mission success.
  • Experience and skill in the preparation and communication of industrial hygiene and safety technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.

Desired Skills

  • Active DOE Clearance
  • Working knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, activities, programs, and data collection tools.
  • Knowledge and application of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Work Management, and other industrial hygiene and safety procedures.
  • Experience identifying, applying, and interpreting federal codes, standards, and regulations in several IH program areas, including chemical safety, beryllium, exposure assessment, and other IH areas.

Education Required

A bachelor’s degree in related technical discipline and a minimum of five years of related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional-level experience.

Notes to Applicants

Along with a resume, applicants should provide a cover letter addressing each of the Minimum Job Requirements and Desired Skills.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation)

Reading vision, ability to speak, walking, climbing stairs, toxic chemicals, safety glasses or eye protection, mask or respirator, safety shoes or protective footgear.

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.

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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

This job location is in Mercury Nevada at the National Nuclear Security Site (NNSS).

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.

Contact Details

Contact Name Secrest, Jana Trainer