Los Alamos National Laboratory Diversity Jobs

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circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
ease refer to Policy <a href="https://int.lanl.gov/policy/documents/P701.pdf">Policy P701 </a>for applicant eligib
ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Gas Facility (Transportation Specialist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will report to the LANL Gas Facility Operations Manager, under Logistics - Packaging & Transportation (LOG-PT), and will provide gas delivery and pickup operational and administrative support to the Gas Facility. The Gas Facility offers a variety of services including but not limited to scheduling & delivery of gas shipments across the Laboratory including specialty gas orders, chemical management and engineering services. As a member of the Gas Facility’s Transportation Specialist team, the selected candidate will be primarily responsible for coordination of, schedules and transports hazardous materials/compressed gases. Coordinating daily operational activities on behalf of Gas Facility team members including the delivery and pickup of gasses on-site and off-site (as necessary) and internal and external communications with customers & subcontractors. The Transportation Specialist will be responsible for other tasks, including but not limited to: processes & procedure development, inventory control, and participation in projects and assessments. Quality-related support functions will be requested as needed. Understands and adheres to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance specific to hazardous materials.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Ability to transport hazardous materials or compressed gases in a government vehicle in accordance with 49 CFR / Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Compressed Gas Association (CGA) regulations.

  • The selected candidate may also have to transport Class 2 nuclear material - in accordance with LANL material control and accountability handbook.

  • Must have the ability to secure and un-secure of compressed gas cylinders / dewars on transport vehicles in accordance with federal motor carrier safety requirements

  • Participates in process improvement meetings and integrated work process (Teamwork)

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications. Exceptional customer service, organizational skills and ability to interact with all levels of personnel internal and external to the Laboratory.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with business software, computer hardware, and use of Laboratory systems. (Microsoft Office and Sharepoint)

  • Demonstrated experience in decision making, organizing and prioritizing tasks, and taking initiative. Experience with planning and scheduling work activities, and the ability to multitask.

  • Demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, resolving discrepancies and recommending solutions on problems affecting daily operations. Detail-oriented and attention to detail necessary.


  • Candidate must be willing to training to 49 CFR Hazardous Material / Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

  • Candidate must complete training requirements for Authorized Shipper/HMPT training. Knowledge of Pressure Safety & Gas Cylinder Safety.

  • Candidate must be willing to train & qualify as a Department of Transportation (DOT) Authorized Shipper for all Hazard Class 2 Materials.


  • Position requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the occupation.

Desired Skills: Job Knowledge

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Hazardous Material and Tanker Endorsements.

  • Current LANL Issued CDL Medical Certificate.

  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Driver Qualification File.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and laboratory hazardous material transport standards, policies, and regulations.

  • Knowledge and experience in hazardous material/compressed gas packaging and transportation.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local nuclear and or hazardous material/compressed gas standards and regulations.

  • Knowledge of laboratory objectives and other statements of policy/practice/procedures.

Essential Job Functions: Vision, speech and hearing; General physical mobility

Work Environment: Protective clothing

Additional Details:

  • Ability to work extended hours on short notice.

  • Ability to provide driver support on and off-site shipment, which may require 1 to 2 days travel.

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

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)

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. See DOE 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.

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

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC85198
Organization Name LOG-PT
Minimum Salary 64400
Maximum Salary 102300
Req ID: IRC85198
Category: Operations Support