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Los Alamos National Laboratory Waste Shipping Support (Environmental Tec 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Waste Shipping Team Leader for the ALDESHQSS Waste Management-Waste Management Services Group (WM-WMS); the Waste Shipping Support staff is responsible for supporting waste management shipping activities and support for Laboratory facility operations and/or processing, loading, and shipping activities. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, inspecting waste storage containers and facilities, characterizing waste and ensuring compliant handling and documentation of solid, liquid, hazardous, radioactive, and/or mixed wastes.

As an Environmental Technician 3, you will work under the supervision of the Advanced Waste Shipper to support waste shipping activities. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to handling, packaging, and storing drums and/or other containers of waste, operate mechanical lifting equipment to include electric and gas powered forklifts and drum handlers, manage RCRA waste storage areas including knowledge of chemical storage, segregation, and handling requirements. Technicians will also contribute to Integrated Work Documents, Detailed Operating Procedures, or other work planning documents, track waste in the Waste Compliance and Tracking System (WCATS), and assist is management of the waste shipping staging areas.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact, and work with internal customers and with Federal, State, and local agencies and to deal effectively with the public.

  • Basic knowledge of and experience with handling, characterizing, packaging, and/or transporting solid, liquid, hazardous, radioactive, and/or mixed wastes.

  • Working knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations relating to the handling and management of solid, liquid, hazardous, radioactive, and/or mixed wastes.

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in supporting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting waste management.

  • Basic skill to conceptualize and communicate major elements of waste management processes, policies, and procedures to technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Working knowledge of quality assurance practices and principles related to environmental management.

Training/Certifications: Ability to obtain and maintain relevant certification and training requirements specific to job duties and/or facility access requirements.


  • Position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and 2-4 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

  • At this level a minimum of 2 years previous experience gained through training in a specific field of hazardous material or waste management would be expected.

  • This position may be subject to DOE Order 426.2, 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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Laboratory organizational structure, technical areas, and facilities.

  • Knowledge of the Laboratory's waste management policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Experience working in technical and programmatic organizations specializing in the implementation of Department of Energy regulations.

  • Experience supporting the cradle to grave management and disposition of non-hazardous, hazardous, chemical, and radioactive wastes.

Note to Applicants: This position will primarily support Technical Area 55 (NPI-7, RULOB, RLW, and CMR) and ALDPM and may require a “Q” Clearance and Human Reliability Program (HRP) qualification.

Location: This position will be physically located in on-site at Los Alamos National Laboratory .

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)

The ALDESHQSS Directorate is responsible for the enduring waste management program and compliance with all applicable requirements including DOE Order 435.1, Radioactive Waste Management. The Waste Management Division’s portfolio includes, but is not limited to, the LANL Site Support Services model, the LANL Enduring Waste Management Master Plan, the five-year plan for enduring waste management, the Nevada National Security Site Waste Compliance Program, and the LANL Waste Management Working Group. It is anticipated that the scope of the Division will continue to consolidate the elements of the Laboratory enduring waste management programs.

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 call1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Email cjg@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC86173
Organization Name WM-WMS/Waste Management Services
Minimum Salary 53500
Maximum Salary 82800
Req ID: IRC86173
Category: Env Safety Health