Gas Facility Transportation Specialist 2

at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Location Los Alamos, New Mexico
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified

Description

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 responsible for 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.

+ 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.

+ The job assignments at this job level (i.e. gas facility) will require working knowledge of gas facility process equipment and operations.

+ 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.

+ 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.

+ Candidates for the Transportation Specialist positions will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Drivers' Certification of Violations, to the LANL Federal Motor Carrier Safety Representative (LANL FMCSR); this report will be validated with the State of New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division, by the LANL FMCSR upon receipt of the Certificate.

+ Works under general supervision.

_What You Need_

Minimum Job Requirements:

+ Transports 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 transport Class 2 nuclear material - in accordance with LANL material control and accountability handbook.

+ Performs securing and un-securing of compressed gas cylinders / dewars on transport vehicles in accordance with federal motor carrier safety requirements.

+ The selected candidate must maintain required safety and security training, assure safety and security compliance, and make 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.

+ Understands and adheres to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance (i.e. DOT, FMCSR, CGA) specific to hazardous materials and governance specific to facility operations.

+ Ensures all facility operational results, materials, processes, and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.

+ 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 typical business software (e.g., MS Office, Sharepoint, etc.) computer hardware, typical office settings and use of Laboratory systems.

+ Demonstrated experience in decision making, organizing, and prioritizing tasks, attention to detail 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.

+ Knowledge of institutional and organizational policies and procedures. Demonstrated experience in execution of written procedures.

+ Upon hire, candidate must complete training requirements for Authorized Shipper/HMPT training. Knowledge of Pressure Safety & Gas Cylinder Safety.

Training/Certifications:

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

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

Education/Experience :Position requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

+ 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.

+ The job assignments at this job level (i.e. gas facility) will require working knowledge of gas facility process equipment and operations.

+ 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.

+ 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.

+ Candidates for the Transportation Specialist positions will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Drivers' Certification of Violations, to the LANL Federal Motor Carrier Safety Representative (LANL FMCSR); this report will be validated with the State of New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division, by the LANL FMCSR upon receipt of the Certificate.

+ Works under general supervision

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):Vision, speech and hearing; General physical mobility

Work Environment: Protective clothing and environment

_Location:_ This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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 one 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 childbirth 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. 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.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities..... click apply for full job details

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