Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Compliance Coordinator

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Nuclear Operations
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 105035
Job Code: Doc Compliance Admin 3 (A23.3)
Date Posted: March 13 2019

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Compliance Coordinator to navigate a complex matrix of federal, state, and local regulations and requirements. You will collaborate with subject matter experts to initiate, develop, recommend, document and evaluate comprehensive procedures, safety plans, and operational Integration Work Sheets (IWSs). This position is in the Radioactive and Hazardous Waste Management (RHWM) Program within the Nuclear Operations Directorate.

Essential Duties
- Develop, plan, review, assess, analyze, and implement administrative processes, procedures and practices to ensure RHWM activities are performed in compliance with requirements documents including federal regulations, LLNL procedures, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Permit, and the nuclear facility safety bases.
- Serve as the primary contact for RHWM processes, procedures, practices, manuals, guidance documents and safety plans and as the Subject Matter Expert for RHWM administrative procedures related to document compliance.
- Collaborate with subject matter experts and Hazards Control personnel, to initiate, develop, review, revise, implement and evaluate waste management procedures, safety plans, and work control documents, that impact RHWM facilities and systems, as well as LLNL programs.
- Serve as the central point of contact for development and maintenance of the state-regulated RCRA permit and associated waste management activities; independently interact with state auditors; provide document tracking and routing, and ensure revision control.
- Plan, coordinate, conduct, and lead periodic assessments to determine conformance with regulations, LLNL requirements, and RHWM plans and procedures, including management self-assessments, observations and inspections, relating to RHWM processes and other operational activities; recommend and coordinate completion of corrective action plans related to deficiencies.
- Manage technical information communications and interface with the LLNL programs and facilities personnel related to management of radioactive and hazardous waste; solicit feedback and facilitate comment resolution.
- Monitor and collect internal performance metrics, manage analytical data, and provide data reports to the Quality Assurance Office for submittal to the Management Assurance System.
- Perform and coordinate special projects for program management; serve on program, directorate, and Lab-wide committees as directed.
- Perform other duties as assigned

- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of extensive experience and education in a related business, operational and/or organizational area.
- Experience interpreting, reviewing and analyzing administrative processes, policies, procedures and practices to determine if the activities they address are performed in compliance with complex regulations and requirements.
- Experience leading a variety of large projects, planning and conducting assessments, observations and inspections and coordinating corrective action plans related to deficiencies.
- Effective technical composition, writing and editing skills and experience effectively composing professional documentation.
- Experience tracking, compiling and monitoring data necessary to conduct self-assessment activities, effectively present findings, and coordinate corrective actions.
- Experience managing scientific and technical communications with multidisciplinary teams, with demonstrated effective leadership and team building skills necessary to explain, present, direct, negotiate and influence others effectively.
- Effective organizational and interpersonal skills necessary to resolve problems and sensitive/confidential issues with tact, discretion, and mature judgment.
- Experience using personal computers and associated software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat, with the ability to learn new software quickly.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to 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.

Security Clearance:  This 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. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. 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, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.