Los Alamos National Laboratory Quality Performance Assurance (QPA) Specialist 1/Receipt Inspector in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Come join our team! This entry-level position resides in the Institutional Quality (IQPA-IQ) group and reports to the IQPA-IQ Receipt Inspection and Verifications Leader. As a QPA Specialist 1, your primary responsibility will be to ensure product quality through performance of receipt inspections. These receipt inspections require planning, performing, and reporting/presenting of results. Receipt inspections are performed in accordance with customer specified criteria and in accordance with nuclear facility (NQA-1) and weapons related (DOE/NNSA NAP-24) requirements in order to ensure that specified technical and quality requirements are met.
Other duties will include; Providing assistance to LANL customer organizations on quality assurance issues and activities, and supporting the supply chain quality programs e.g., receipt inspection, suspect/counterfeit, and supplier evaluation.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Basic knowledge and experience of 10 CFR 830 Subpart A, DOE Order 414.1D, national consensus standard ASME NQA-1—2008/ASME NQA-1a-2009 Addenda, NAP-401.1, and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulatory Guide Series or equivalent.
Basic knowledge and experience with quality concepts and principles and how these are applied.
Experience with inspection principles and practices.
Experience in performing detailed reviews of quality documentation to ensure compliance with customer and regulatory defined requirements.
Strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrated experience interacting and effectively communicating with all levels of customers and management.
Experience in preparing and presenting quality assurance reports.
Experienced in effective decision-making and risk management regarding complex technical issues.
Education/Experience: Position requires an Associate’s Degree in a relevant field or combination of technical certification and 2 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Experience in the preparation of QA procedures for review, approval, and issues in accordance with requirements and/or standards.
Previous experience as a qualified receipt inspector.
Experience leading and supporting quality assessments, surveillances, and/or audits.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): This position requires the ability to lift up to 40 pounds, twisting, working on your feet, working outdoors, working in a warehouse environment, working in radiation buffer areas, and ability to perform visual inspections using corrected or non-corrected vision.
Work Environment: Working in a noisy environment; Work near sources of ionizing/non-ionizing radiation.
Note to Applicants:
- Occasional travel may be required to perform receipt inspection duties.
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)
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Vacancy Name: IRC89132
Organization Name IQPA-IQ/ INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY
Minimum Salary 58000
Maximum Salary 90800
Req ID: IRC89132
Category: Contract Management