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Sandia National Laboratories General Technologist (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


Are you passionate about your work and want to utilize state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for the nation's security? If so, you could be the highly motivated General Technologist we seek to join our Material Control & Accounting (MC&A) Measurements Team.

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

  • Work closely with the MC&A Measurements Lead in providing measurement activities in line with DOE Orders for Security.
  • Collaborate with personnel who are part of a larger department with MC&A Accounting and Nuclear Material Management.
  • Prep equipment, load and unload equipment at various locations across the site, and engage in measurement activities.

Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment (JPA) before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations.


  • High School diploma or equivalent plus five (5) or more years of directly related experience.


  • Strong communication and teaming skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Customer service orientation
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Nuclear Engineering or related field
  • Experience in hazardous waste, nuclear material, or radiological work
  • Radiation Control Technician experience
  • MC&A or Nuclear Material Management experience with familiarity in the role of MC&A operations
  • Security background
  • Experience in operations at a commercial nuclear facility or national laboratory in nuclear operations

Department Description:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) requires all sites that possess accountable nuclear materials to establish and maintain nuclear material management (NMM) and Material Control & Accountability (MC&A) programs. NMM programs ensure that nuclear materials are managed as valuable assets, used appropriately, and disposed of properly when no longer needed. MC&A programs are designed to deter and detect theft and diversion of nuclear material by both outside and inside adversaries. We develop and implement effective NMM and MC&A programs that follow DOE/NNSA requirements, while supporting line organizations mission objectives.

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*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level 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 must 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.

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.