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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Startup Specialist 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Safety and security are a primary responsibility for all Laboratory employees. Maintains required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security. Responsibility for worker safety on the project enforcing a zero accidents philosophy.

The successful candidate will:

  • Plan and conduct work requiring the evaluation, selection, application, adaptation, and modification to systems, structures, and components that require startup, maintenance, operation, or testing.

  • Provide direction to engineers, technicians, crafts or others as assigned for specific projects or tasks.

  • Develop and implement approved procedures and project startup/commissioning plans.

  • Document all aspects of commissioning including necessary materials, personnel, and vendor support as required by the project scope of work.

  • Be responsible for the completion of all required facility system walk downs.

  • Coordinate startup activities with project management, engineering, construction, safety engineers, subcontract personnel, facility operations, and others as warranted.

  • Prepare, review, and implement system startup and operations procedures, manuals, and related documents. This would include procedures for facility startup, initial operation of process systems, and other specific procedures as needed.

  • Conduct on-the-job training of owner’s personnel.

  • Be responsible to ensure all startup personnel and subcontractors adhere to all jobsite safety rules.

  • Adhere to policies and programs concerning the Associate Laboratory Directorate, Capital Projects (ALDCP) organization.

  • Research, assemble, and/or evaluate information or data regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting LANL policies or programs; recommends sound, practical solutions to complex issues.

  • Prepare and administer subcontracts for specialty contractors (i.e. Test and Balance, Process Controls).

  • Foster a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

What You Need

Location: This position will be physically located inLos Alamos.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Responsible for safety leadership, accident prevention, and implementing a Zero Accidents philosophy.

  • Assumes a lead role over other Startup staff for specific tasks as assigned. May direct overall startup activities on specific assignments.

  • Directs and monitors assigned project startup and operations which may include review of design for operability, preparation of operations manuals, and coordination with construction during field check out and pre-commissioning and testing and execution of the startup in the field.

  • Coordinates startup between project engineering, construction, project operations personnel, and vendors.

  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned Startup staff.

  • Prepares or directs the preparation of operations manuals.

  • Ensures that work being performed is within scope of services and within budget.

  • Provides input to project management, engineering, and construction to ensure startup requirements are incorporated into project activities, including review of project designs and construction to ensure operability and operating personnel safety.

  • Ensure quality work by defining project startup objectives and ensure that proper startup work plans, guidelines, and procedures are established.

  • Responsible to ensure all startup personnel and subcontractors adhere to all jobsite safety rules.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Building Automation and Data Acquisition Systems (BAS).

  • Familiarity with LEED principles and guidelines.

  • Familiarity with HPSB principles and guidelines.


Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Scientific discipline from an accredited institution and 12 years directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience specializing in an engineering discipline/engineering design including knowledge of building codes, engineering standards, and construction technologies

Notes to Applicants

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the minimum and desired requirements of the position, along with a resume.

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.

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

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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)
Email dleyba@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-695-5640
Vacancy Name: IRC82608
Organization Name PIO-SU/Project Integration - Startup and Comissioning
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC82608
Category: Other