Los Alamos National Laboratory Glove Box Ergonomist (Industrial Hygiene & Safety Prof 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do Overview
Reporting to the Deployed Services ESH Manager, Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professional will provide customers with office and industrial ergonomics services. The Deployed Services Group is part of the Occupational Safety and Health Division, whose mission is focused on support that helps the Laboratory accomplish its mission, creating a safe and healthy workforce through injury prevention , protecting the safety of workers, the public, and the environment.
Detailed Descriptio n
This position will be responsible for: performing ergonomic evaluations in office, non-office and glovebox settings. The main focus of this position is to provide glovebox ergonomic evaluations within the plutonium facility at TA55. The employee will also be responsible for working with customer’s management and the ergonomics program lead to identify current and emerging ergonomic issues that impact segments of the LANL workforce. Employee will also be expected to be familiar with the contents of and staff our Office, Non-Office and Glovebox Demonstration Rooms. The position will also require giving presentations and trainings on safety and ergonomics to LANL employees. This position is required to promote safety, security, and quality in all operations; promote teamwork within and across the Laboratory; collaborate with other members of the Ergonomics Program, Industrial Safety and Hygiene, Deployed Services, Weapons Production, and promote a positive work environment while delivering exceptional customer service.
Advanced performance in conducting non-office evaluations involving employees who perform manual materials handling, machining, electrical, plumbing, construction, etc. work. This includes evaluation, assisting with obtaining loaner equipment, training employees on equipment use as needed and follow up to ensure employee comfort, productivity and satisfaction.
Perform office evaluations in a variety of settings including standard offices, control room and receptionist areas.
Perform glovebox evaluations for employees who perform glovebox work at ALDWP
Work with management and the ergonomics program lead to track injury trends, prepare for upcoming regulatory changes, and anticipate ergonomic issues with new jobs.
Staff and maintain the ALDWP Office, Non-Office and Glovebox Ergonomics Demonstration rooms.
Providing educational presentations and training related to ergonomics practices.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated experience managing small projects were one or more team members must coordinate skills to deliver a product or service to a customer
Working experience conducting evaluations of manual materials handling, machining, electrical, plumbing, construction, etc. work.
Experience and skills in scientific/regulatory literature research
Experience and skill in the preparation and presentation of ergonomics or health related scientific research and its practical application to a diverse audience
Knowledge of and experience with patient advocacy and occupational health issues including protection of patient health information
Strong organizational skills across multiple projects simultaneously
Professional demeanor in dealing with management and employees
Effective communication and negotiation skills
- Ergonomics certification such as those provided by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (AEP, CPE, CEA), Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist, Oxford Research Institute (CIE, CAE) or similar
Eight years prior experience in ergonomics, physical therapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, sports science or related fields or a combination of education and experience.
Position requires a Bachelor’s in Science in ergonomics, public health, occupational safety, physical therapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, industrial engineering, sports science or related fields from and accredited university.
This position is subject to DOE Order 5480.20A, 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
Computer modeling experience (AutoCAD, Solid Works, etc.)
Experience with ergonomics in glovebox (biological and/or radiological) and laboratory (pipetting, microscope, etc.) environments
Note to Applicants:
- Applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how their expertise represents the minimum job requirements and desired skills. See the guide at https://www.lanl.gov/careers/diversity-inclusion/resume-cover-letter-tips.php for tips on how to write a LANL cover letter
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.
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: 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC83522
Organization Name OSH-DS/OSH DEPLOYED SERVICES
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC83522
Category: Env Safety Health