Jefferson Lab

Come join our team at Jefferson Lab, where great minds matter.

Posting Date: 09/27/23
Salary Range: $68,100 - $107,700 (SE-I)
Work Location Type: Hybrid (combination of on and off-site work based on business needs)

What your job will be like:
As a System Administrator for the ePAS application, you will oversee the ePAS application and maintenance of Jefferson Lab-specific data sets required for continuous functionality. These include data sets for hazards and controls, roles and responsibilities, plant items and isolation points, and the information related to staff qualifications and to lab organization. You will interface with other System Administrators, Subject Matter Experts, Division Safety Officers, and others who provide data for ePAS and ensure data integrity and overall ePAS configuration control.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as System Manager, Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Point of Contact for Computer Planning & Control System (ePAS)
  • Assist in tracking ePAS Project implementation status: upon request provide information for routine status reports on ePAS implementation to senior ES&H staff and senior laboratory staff
  • Assist in maintaining the ePAS web page including an on-going list of FAQs, develop timely content, provide notifications and provide an electronic “help-line” to provide timely answers for questions about ePAS application and function
  • Update the ePAS System functionality as Global system administrator and assist with troubleshooting ePAS application problems
  • Serve as a key point of contact with Jefferson Lab IT Division resources and Accelerator Division IT resources for software support and for ePAS integration
  • Consult with SMEs to ensure that Hazard Identification & Controls (HIRA) remains current and reflects ES&H Manual Chapter 2410T1 requirements and Division Safety Officers and ensure that System Roles and Responsibilities are properly reflected (entered, updated, maintained) in ePAS
  • Serve as a key point of contact to ES&H Department Electrical Safety Staff to ensure that Energy Isolation functions in ePAS are properly integrated in to laboratory LOTO training and performance
  • Use the notification tools within ePAS to help ensure that key information is passed to ePAS users
  • Work with the laboratory lessons learned coordinator to ensure that lessons learned external lessons learned information is incorporated into ePAS and lessons learned information developed in ePAS is available to the coordinator
  • Maintain the ePAS Plant Item Tool dataset used for routine plant item integration with ePAS
  • Review the ePAS temporary plant item entries and coordinate with ePAS user and DSOs to update Plant Item Tool (and associated isolation point references) in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with Accelerator Division IT resources to ensure that the ePAS Plant Item Tool is current with respect to HCO data resources and coordinate with FM&L IT resources to ensure that the ePAS Plaint Item Tool is current with respect to MAXIMO data resources
  • Assist Performance Assurance Office with availability and access to audit features of ePAS
  • Liaise with other laboratories regarding the Jefferson Lab use of ePAS for work planning and control

Provide for training to ePAS users:

  • Serve as a technical point of contact with Prometheus Group (PG) project support staff and coordinate training provided by Prometheus Group either on-site or remotely
  • Evaluate feedback and information from ePAS FAQs and “help-line” questions to determine specific ePAS training needs
  • Work with lab training resources to formulate and develop training courses for focused ePAS training needs
  • Deliver focused training to Jefferson Lab ePAS users to include: New user training and Refresher training

Qualifications We Require:


  • BS degree in Safety Management, Industrial Safety or Industrial Hygiene

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Able to communicate clearly in writing (e.g. email, memos, explanations, drawings) and explain work to his/her supervisor and others in the group

About Jefferson Lab

Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time. The Jefferson Lab campus is located in southeastern Virginia amidst a vibrant and growing technology community.

A career at Jefferson Lab is more than a job. You will be part of “big science” and work alongside top scientists and engineers from around the world unlocking the secrets of our visible universe. Managed by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is entering an exciting period of mission growth and is seeking new team members ready to apply their skills and passion to have an impact. You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that will change the world.

Total Rewards at Jefferson Lab

At Jefferson Lab, 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:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (Paid Parental, vacation, holidays, and sick leave)
  • 401(k) Plan – 9% Lab Contribution; 100% vested
  • Flexible Work Arrangements (Remote & Alternate Work Schedules available)
  • Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  • Live near the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay region with access to nearby beaches, mountains, and all major metropolitan centers on the East Coast

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting or contact Human Resources by calling (757) 269-7100 and selecting option 1 between 8 am – 5 pm EST to provide the nature of your request.

Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.