Job Information

Sandia National Laboratories Environment, Safety & Health Professional (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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.

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 an 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 applying safety principles and overseeing materials science R&D operations that include heavy activity in pulsed power (accelerator) sciences, regulated lasers, and chemistry operations.

  • 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.

About Matrix Organization, Center 1800 - The Materials, Phycsical, and Chemical Sciences Center

Center 1800 provides materials expertise and innovation to enable Sandia success in national security missions. Center staff are at the forefront, with expertise that includes design and synthesis of new materials for specific functionality, developing and prototyping manufacturing processes, applying a deep understanding of materials' reliability and failure mechanisms, resolving issues that arise in materials applications, and developing the theoretical and computational insights that enable better life cycle predictivity of materials performance. Materials of interest to the Center and their customers include, organic materials and composites, glasses and structural and electronic ceramics, and structural metals and metallurgical joining processes such as welding, brazing, and soldering. It maintains and applies state of the art materials characterization tools to benefit all Sandia programs. Center 1800 manages Class 3b and 4 lasers, chemicals, pressure, high voltage electrical and many others hazards that require a high level of rigor to ensure safe operations.

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:*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: 686891