Sustainability Analyst

Los Alamos - New Mexico (NM), 87544

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Estimated salary $61,500 a year

Job Description:

What You Will Do

The Utilities & Institutional Facilities Division is responsible for maintaining and operating the Laboratory’s utility systems, a large portion of the facilities, and all of the open space on site. The successful candidate will be a member of the Operations Support & Improvement (OSI) Group supporting the Laboratory’s Sustainability Program and will report to the OSI Group Leader and the Sustainability Program Manager. The selected candidate will serve as the Sustainability Program’s Lead Analyst and provide data to the Program Manager to support the Lab-wide Sustainability Program.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for interacting and collaborating with the other staff members at the Laboratory to understand energy and water use specifics at the Laboratory.

  • Responsible for analyzing operational energy use and metered usage within the facilities to recommend energy efficiency projects and assist in developing scopes of work to achieve the savings.

  • Accountable for putting together the required Sustainability data and documents due to DOE throughout the year.

  • Responsible for preparing a monthly water balance report to track and trend water use on site and develop water efficiency measures to implement.

  • Accountable for performing various administrative functions including interpreting Executive and DOE Orders and federal laws that impact the Laboratory’s Sustainability Program and engineering standards.

  • Responsible for review of design descriptions for proposed buildings and renovations for compliance with sustainability requirements.

  • In addition, the selected candidate may assist with other duties that support the FOD and the Sustainability Program to contribute to the organizational goals and objectives.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing data

  • Excellent oral and communication skills including writing reports for internal and external audiences

  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel to build effective working relationships

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in engineering field or other technical field.

  • Familiarity with energy, water and greenhouse gas reduction best practices.

  • Familiarity with energy efficiency calculations including life cycle cost analysis.

  • Demonstrated

strong interest in Sustainability (energy, water, greenhouse gas emissions reductions, or other environmentally related topics).

Education Required: This position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Notes to Applicants: Applicants must address each of the required and desired skills in a cover letter.

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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 [email protected] 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.

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