|Job Title||Fire Protection Engineer 3/4|
|Location||Los Alamos, NM, US|
|Organization Name||ES-FP/Fire Protection Division Office|
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Fire Protection Engineer 3 or 4 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
Fire Protection Engineer 3 ($89,900 – 148,300)
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but duties are not necessarily limited to: Providing fire protection and life safety subject matter expert (SME) technical support to the laboratory facility management and programmatic organizations; preparing and maintaining fire hazard analyses and related documentation for complex laboratory, radiological, and nuclear facilities; construction project support, plan review and approval; Lab-wide fire alarm system operations and maintenance; wildland fire risk reduction initiatives; performing facility fire protection and life safety system assessments; fire protection and life safety system commissioning, periodic testing and maintenance oversight; preparation of equivalencies and exemptions, development of equivalencies and exemptions to DOE Directives, building and NFPA codes; and technical reviews of proposed new activities for fire protection program adherence.
Fire Protection Engineer 4 ($119, 700 – $201,700)
In addition to the duties outlined above, the primary duties of this position include: Establishing, sustaining and monitoring fire protection engineering and loss prevention programs (Lab-wide and within facilities); facility and program fire protection assessment/surveillance program implementation; mentoring and technical leadership of staff; interface with nuclear facility safety basis professionals; and maintaining Laboratory fire protection engineering and maintenance standards. This position requires working with all levels of Laboratory management and representing the Division and Laboratory to internal customers, external agencies and community organizations. As a senior level position, the candidate will review, recommend actions and provide leadership on fire protection and loss prevention related issues for the Laboratory.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Additional Job Requirements for Fire Protection Engineer 4:
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Fire Protection Engineer 4 level requires experience with:
Education: BS in Fire Protection Engineering, or related Engineering degree and experience and certifications.
Notes to Applicants: Please submit a detailed cover letter along with the resume addressing the requirements of the job.
Work Environment: Outdoors, in confined space, working off-shift/rotating schedule, operation of motor vehicles, work in a noisy environment, work under unusual lighting conditions, work near sources of ionizing radiation, work near sources of non-ionizing radiation, headgear or head protection, safety glasses or eye protection, hearing protection, gloves or hand protection, safety shoes or protective footwear.
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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
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 regards 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.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
The Fire Protection Division (FP-DO) is the Laboratory’s central fire protection engineering and program support entity, responsible for providing institutional technical direction and support for the Lab’s nuclear and nonnuclear facilities and programs. Fire Protection serves as LANL's authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) for fire protection-related codes, standards, and recommended practices.