Safety Engineering Lead
Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Mid-Senior Level - Full-time
Engineering - livermore, CA - 03/10/2023
Reference #: REF4275K
Job Code: SEL.3 Science & Engineering TSL 3 / SEL.4 Science &
Engineering TSL 4
Organization: ESH and QualityCareer IndefiniteAnticipated DOE Q
clearance (requires U.S. citizenship and a federal background
investigation)Required for external applicant(s) selected for this
position (includes testing for use of marijuana)Not applicable
Apply Now Company DescriptionJoin us and make YOUR mark on the
World!Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in
the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees
apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make
our world a better place.We are committed to a diverse and
equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and
celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas,
experiences, and perspectives. This is important for continued
success of the Laboratory's mission.Pay Range$160,590 - $216,360
Annually for the SEL.3 level$192,190 - $259,584 Annually for the
SEL.4 levelPlease note that the pay range information is a general
guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when
setting starting pay including education, experience, the external
labor market, and internal equity.Job DescriptionThe Safety
Engineering Functional Area (SEFA) has an opening for a Safety
Engineering Lead that will apply leadership and guidance to the
Safety Engineering team. You will provide leadership and technical
oversite for subject-matter expert (SME) engineers that will
provide safety engineering solutions for developing, implementing,
and maintaining various projects across the institution. This
position will support multiple programs as an integral member of
the Environment, Safety, and Health (ES&H) Associate
Directorate.This position will be filled at either -level based on
knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team.
Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned
if hired at the higher level. -You will -
- Provide leadership and technical expertise to Electrical
Safety, Hazardous Energy Control, Pressure Safety, Hoisting &
Rigging, and Industrial Ventilation & Filtration SMEs to ensure
high quality services and a unified approach utilizing best
practices in innovative ways to develop and implement comprehensive
safety engineering in the support to multiple programs.
- Supervise and provide technical and administrative direction,
guidance, support, mentoring, coaching, and promote teamwork for a
team of 8+ members. Participate in performance reviews, ranking,
and salary management process.
- Collaborate closely with programmatic personnel and external
sponsors to ensure current and future technical and staffing needs
are being addressed.
- Provide technical, safety, and security leadership to Group
personnel and activities and collaborate with project principals
and group personnel in defining programmatic objectives.
- Assign work and remain cognizant of the technical goals,
solution approaches, and progress of all members' projects.
- Provide strategic technical advice to ES&H management and
LLNL programs on regulatory issues, their potential impact and
mitigation. Support mission organizations and programs by providing
SMEs as necessary to enable safe execution of mission.
- Develop performance objectives intended to strengthen the
institutions safety programs, moving them toward excellence, in
collaboration with DOE and NNSA colleagues and ES&H
- Perform other duties as assigned.Additional job
responsibilities, at the SEL.4 level -
- Set broad project vision and strategy and influence technical
direction for self and others.
- Expert communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills
necessary to lead a team, advise senior management, and to
positively represent the Program and the Laboratory.
- Serve as subject matter expert in analysis for the Program at
meetings, briefings, design reviews, and committee activities both
internal and external to the Laboratory.
- Influence strategic technical decisions made by senior
management and external customers.Qualifications
- Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security
clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
- Bachelor's degree or higher in mechanical engineering,
electrical engineering, or other engineering/scientific,
technical-related field, or the equivalent combination of education
and significant related experience. -
- Proven advanced ability to lead and promote technical
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to
effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and
explain technical information and provide advice to
- Ability to promote and maintain productive relationships within
the department and across Laboratory directorates / programs.
- Effective leadership, interpersonal skills, and supervisory
skills to lead personnel, write performance appraisals, and
actively participate in ranking sessions.
- Significant experience and advanced knowledge of engineering in
some of the following areas: Electrical Safety, Hazardous Energy
Control, Pressure Safety, Hoisting & Rigging, and Industrial
Ventilation & Filtration safety disciplines.
- Substantial experience with and working knowledge of DOE
requirements and other national standards and regulations related
to the described disciplines.
- Substantial experience ensuring engineering standards are
established and met.
- Experience in the areas of performance management, including
motivating, leading, supervising, mentoring, and hiring a team of
professionals supporting a complex, diverse organization.Additional
qualifications at the SEL.4 level -
- Extensive experience in the leadership of technical projects,
project planning, and execution.
- Highly advanced organizational, problem solving, conflict
resolution, decision making and leadership skills necessary to
independently advise, recommend, negotiate, and approve appropriate
actions and implement solutions to highly complex issues.
- Expert verbal and written communication, facilitation, and
collaboration skills necessary to effectively present, explain, and
advise complex technical information to all levels of management,
including regulatory agencies and key stakeholders.Qualifications
- Understanding of LLNL policies and procedures.
- Master's degree in mechanical engineering, electrical
engineering, or other engineering/scientific, technical-related
field.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept
confidential according to EEO guidelines.Position InformationThis
is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external
candidates.Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
- Flexible -Benefits Package
- Relocation Assistance
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)Site 300Site
300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL. Situated on
7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of
downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts
approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as
engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration.
Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the
organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever
(coccidioidomycosis).Security ClearanceThis position requires a
Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected,
we -will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine
if you -meet eligibility requirements for access to classified
information or matter. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are
subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S.
citizenship. -Pre-Employment Drug TestExternal applicant(s)
selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment
drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal
Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.Equal Employment
OpportunityWe are an equal opportunity employer that is committed
to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and
harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status,
national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected
veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic
protected by applicable laws.We invite you to review the Equal
Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay
Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .Reasonable
AccommodationOur goal is to create an accessible and inclusive
experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the
Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the
application or the recruiting process, please use our online form
to submit a request. -California -Privacy NoticeThe California
Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California
residents. The law also entitles -job applicants, employees, and
non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information
LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can
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