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Manager, Radiological Operations I & II

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking a Manager, Radiological Operations I & II. The successful candidate will oversee and manage professional and technologist members of the workforce who have discipline specialties in the fields of radiation protection, health physics or nuclear engineering.

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

+ Guide the work of the department.
+ Coordinate development of Radiation Protection (RP) policies to meet regulatory requirements.
+ Ensure that dosimetry and personnel monitoring programs provide a safe working environment, plus meet requirements of applicable regulations.
+ Facilitate implementation of RP policies and processes by line organizations conducting radiological work.
+ Serve as liaison with the regulatory community.
+ Oversee and manage members of the workforce, within the organization, to include, recruitment, selection, hiring, training, professional development, assessment, performance management, assignments, salary, employee recognition, and disciplinary actions consistent with the mission of the organization.
+ Ensure that customer needs are satisfied by managing and coordinating specific deliverables, overall program and project plans, schedules, and staffing requirements.
+ Create trust-based relationships with customers.
+ Balance the acquisition and development of staff resources, capabilities, and existing and future projects or programs against an ever-changing budgetary environment.
+ Understand the work of the organization and connect the work and expertise of the organization with potential beneficiaries, collaborators, and customers.
+ Promote excellence by managing and coordinating specific deliverables, overall program and project plans, budgets, structures, schedules, and staffing requirements.
+ Apply organization knowledge and experience to independently judge work quality, performance, and alignment of results with customer expectations.
+ Counsel and assist employees and management on government legislation, U.S. Department of Energy contract compliance, and Sandia National Laboratories policies or procedures to ensure compliance.


+ Masters degree in health physics; or a Masters degree in a related science or engineering subject (e.g., nuclear engineering) plus formal training in radiation protection such as Educational programs/courses regarding radiation protection (e.g. Harvard School of Public Health RSO training, Radiation Safety Services RSO courses, Certified Health Physics preparation courses).
+ Eight years of professional-level experience in operational radiation protection.
+ Active US DOE Q-level security clearance.
+ Current certification by the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) or actively pursuing certification.
+ Knowledge of the technical principles, theories, concepts, and techniques of health physics.
+ Competent in federal, state, local, and industry radiation protection regulations.
+ Competent in interfacing with external regulatory body personnel.
+ Working knowledge of 10CFR835 and 10CFR830, or 10CFR20.
+ Possession of a valid drivers license and ability to operate a government vehicle.


+ Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
+ Demonstrated organizational, supervisory, and leadership capabilities to direct the work of RP personnel.
+ Demonstrated ability to direct and mentor professional staff and RCTs.
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively respond to, and direct others in, emergency and abnormal situations.
+ Willingness to participate in the SNL Human Reliability Program, if required by RP Department activities.
+ Experience working in an DOE R&D environment.
+ Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to interact effectively with RP and Line organization personnel, other Environment, Safety & Health (ES&H) organizations, senior SNL management, external entities, and NNSA/DOE or other governmental agency officials.
+ Radiation Protection managerial experience.
+ Skilled in the preparation and presentation of radiological safety and protection reports.
+ Ability to mentor and lead personnel.

Department Description:

Radiation Protection, Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering (Org 620) provides the tools and expertise necessary to control hazards that may occur during the course of work, while also ensuring Sandia meets contractual and promulgated worker safety and health requirements. Org 620 is dedicated to providing you with cost-effective health and safety programs plus technical support that assists the laboratories in meeting programmatic objectives in a safe and healthy manner.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q security clearance to start.

Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-12-01

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

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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