Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Drives and services any and all Laboratory automotive vehicles under any conditions of usage
Loads and unloads vehicles
Performs necessary vehicle road maintenance
Performs related clerical duties
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires a High School diploma, GED, or higher
Requires a Class A CDL license
Must meet all DOT/ BNL medical protocols
Must understand and comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations
Must have a verifiable "acceptable leave record"
Ability to work in a team setting and be customer focused
Ability to perform material handling tasks in a wide variety of conditions using various material handling equipment, for example forklifts, skid steers, hand trucks, and manual lifting
Uses various specialized tools and equipment such as tractors and concrete mixer
Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled tasks common to maintenance and construction trades on buildings, roads and grounds
With limited instruction the candidate must be able to operate power lawn mowers, various power tools & equipment
Performs wide variety of manual labor tasks on roads, grounds or building maintenance
May perform unskilled tasks assisting mechanics, for example using hand tools & other mechanized equipment to perform landscaping & property maintenance activities, support utility breaks & restoration, storm drain cleanout, demolition activities, basement/MER cleanout, install signs & fencing, erect barricades, and support roadway & sidewalk repair
Must meet the medical requirements of the "Job Assessment Form"
Must have a telephone and must provide the number to BNL for callout and contact purposes
Must possess written and verbal skills
Must be capable of following written instruction procedures, work orders, and similar documents.
Must possess the writing skills to sufficiently complete work orders and other required documents
Must be able to communicate verbally with customers, fellow workers, and supervisors
Must be able to complete all the requirements of the Job Training Assessment
Must be available for off-hour response to emergency call-ins for snow removal and other events
Environmental, Safety, and Health, Considerations:
Standing, bending, and lifting
Ability to do heavy lifting > 30 lbs.
Ability to do moderate lifting < 30 lbs.
Operating/driving truck or heavy equipment
Alertness and mental sharpness
Frequent forward bending or twisting
Heights up to 5 feet
Physical coordination and balance
Ability to hear, speak, and understand speech
Work outdoors/cold environments
Work in warm environments
Ability to wear proper PPE such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection
Ability to use powered and air operated hand-tools
Ability to wear a respirator and other related safety equipment
Physical coordination dexterity and balance
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to climb fixed and portable ladders
Work around moving machinery
The Lab's placement policy is to select the best qualified candidate for an available position. With respect to Bargaining Unit positions, candidates are considered in the following order: (1) present benefits-eligible employees within the department/division and/or appropriate bargaining unit, with preference for those within the immediate work group; (2) present benefits-eligible employees within the Laboratory; and (3) outside applicants.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.