Sandia National Laboratories Environment Safety Security Professional-(Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


We are seeking a Environment, Safety, and Security Professional

The selected candidate will be responsible for Center Security audits, appraisals, self-assessments, improvement initiatives and management surveillances. This position requires interacting with all members of the workforce including the management team, staff, the ES&H and S&S support Subject Matter Experts and other Division 6000 Center ES&H/S&S Coordinators. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with data collection, report information, and presentation creation. They will assist the Division Coordinator with keeping their Centers informed of Corporate and customer ES&H/S&S policies, requirements, and activities. Additional support will be required to implement self-assessment processes, coordinating and participating on management surveillances , documenting completion of assessments, and tracking corrective actions completions. They will also be required to assist with coordinating/leading RCA teams, communicating lessons learned and compiling data/information that provides the status of the health of ES&H/S&S implementation within the Centers. They will assist the Division Coordinator with Physical and Cyber Security issues. The primary goal of this position is to support the Center Director and their mission by managing all S&S operational risks within their Centers.


The successful candidate must have: A bachelor’s degree in a security or relevant discipline or equivalent relevant experience and training. Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to compile technical ES&H/S&S data and prepare briefings for all levels of management and staff. Experience with tracking performance metrics. Demonstrated a strong customer focus. A strong and current work history in S&S and with security programs/requirements. Must have a proven ability to work with all levels of members of the work force. Experience with and knowledge of self-assessment processes.

A current Department of Energy "L" security clearance is required to start.


A Masters degree in a Security or relevant discipline. Experience with Sandia security programs. TEDs training coordinator experience. Experience with AIS. A strong understanding of SNL security requirements. Experience with Root Cause Analysis. Experience with the OOPS/SIMP notification process. Experience with the risk management and human factors training. Knowledge and experience with Sandia's Integrated Safety/Security Management System. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.

Department Description:

The ES&H, Quality Assurance and Security Management Department contributes to Division 6000 and its staff, management,and operations by providing the highest quality technical support and customer service in the areas of Environment, Safety & Health, and Safeguards & Security. The department provides support to line operations to anticipate, recognize , and control Security and ES&H risks, which could delay our mission success, harm our employees or our environment, or be a treat to national security. We provide liaison with Centers 4100 and 4200 for SME and regulatory support.

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 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*

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Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted L-level security clearance to start.

Position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) granted L-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e.g., DOD, to be considered for this position.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT