20 days old

Environment, Safety & Health Professional (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

Salary Range:

$86,300 - $166,800 *Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate¿s experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Environment, Safety and Health Professional.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Identify problems; collect, analyze, and interpret data; and identify potential control strategies to mitigate or control risks.

+ Collaborate with other highly trained ES&H Professionals across the occupational safety and health disciplines and line management to ensure proper work hazard evaluation and control.

+ Support mission activities through self-assessments, causal analyses, and metrics.

+ Provide direct ES&H support and contribute to Center and Division ES&H initiatives.

+ Provide strong customer focus and partnership in supporting ES&H needs of line management, staff and utilizing a shared learning/risk-based approach.

+ Perform a variety of environmental, safety, and occupational health related functions.

+ Assist/collaborate with management in implementing and assuring environment, safety, and health performance and compliance across all operations in the organization

+ Develop, implement and communicate organization-specific ES&H policies, processes, hazard controls and tools.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, plus (5) years ES&H-related experience.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Certification as a safety professional (CSP) or industrial hygienist (CIH) or active pursuit of such.

+ Experience in provided ES&H support and overseeing operations at above ground pulsed power facilities, large scale industrial facilities and R&D environments where radiation, beryllium, regulated lasers, high voltage, capacitors, pressure safety, mechanical, and chemical hazards are present.

+ Experience assisting/coaching staff and management in effectively and efficiently implementing ES&H requirements and procedures.

+ Experience and/or familiarity with DOE, OSHA and other regulatory agencies.

+ Experience reviewing and analyzing ES&H data in order to recommend performance improvements.

+ Experience with occurrence reporting and management processes.

+ Experience or training in accident or event investigation, including root cause analysis.

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues clearly and concisely both in writing and verbally.

+ Active DOE security clearance.

About Our Team:

Department 00633 provides Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) operational support. The ES&H coordinators in this department support staff and management in Mission and Executive Support Divisions. Department personnel support and facilitate implementation of ES&H requirements and processes and assist in the identification and analysis of hazards and risks which may create an unsafe worksite. Department personnel collaborate with ES&H and subject matter experts to formulate engineering and administrative controls to mitigate hazards. In addition, the department supports assurance activities through self-assessments, causal analyses, and metrics.


You will report directly to the Integration Manager in departement 633 and will be embedded in Center 1600 – The Pulsed Power Sciences Center, helping to build strong and healthy safety culture. Center 1600 is accountable for advancing the understanding, development, and application of pulsed power for the missions of the nuclear weapons program. The Center also utilizes its major experimental, theoretical, and computational capabilities to meet the national security and fundamental science needs of numerous Sandia and external customers. Center 1600 is Sandia's home base organization for research in High Energy Density Physics (HEDP), Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF), Advanced Radiography, Pulsed Power Science and Technology, and Fusion Technologies. The center operates several major facilities such as Z Machine, Thor, Mykonos, Shock Thermodynamics Applied Research Facility (STAR), Volcan, and The Dynamic Integrated Compression Experimental Facility (DICE). The Center focuses heavily on electrical safety, laser operations, pressure systems, industrial hygiene, radiation protection and beryllium protection.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

+ Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 683763



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-06-08 Expires: 2022-07-08

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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