Job Information

Sandia National Laboratories Radiological Control Technician Training Specialist (Mid-Career) 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.

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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Radiological Control Technician (RCT) Training Specialist.

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

  • Qualify as an RCT and maintain qualifications.

  • Provide technical classroom instruction and applied practical training for RCTs and Radiological Workers.

  • Develop, review and revise technical training material and procedures.

Additional duties may include:

  • Provide technical expertise for the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of hazards from ionizing radiation, radioactive material, and radiation generating devices.

  • Use a wide variety of radiological instruments.

  • Conduct and document radiological surveys, prescribe radiological controls for radiological work, and monitor radiological work.

  • Interact with radiological workers throughout the laboratories and field sites.

  • Respond onsite to radiological incidents and emergencies, and offsite in support of Department of Energy requests.

This position requires the ability to work a modified schedule occasionally to accommodate customer and travel demands.

Onsite work (Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite).

Qualifications We Require:

  • Operational experience as a qualified ANSI 3.1 RCT.

  • At least (2) years as an instructor in radiation protection or related field.

  • Basic computers skills (Office Suite).

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance.

  • Have a valid driver's license, be capable of operating a government vehicle, and have access to a private vehicle for travel to and from work locations.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, and to team effectively with RCTs, engineers, scientists, and technicians.

  • NRRPT registered.

  • Experience as a radiological worker in the DOE complex.

  • Associate of Science degree or Bachelor of Science degree in Radiological Science (or STEM).

  • Current DOE L or Q-level security clearance.

About Our Team:

The Radiation Protection organization provides radiation protection services to Sandia line organizations and is the steward of the corporate Radiation Protection Program. Our services include translation of DOE rules and directives into Sandia specific requirements; development of tools to identify and control hazards from the use of radioactive materials and radiation-generating devices; providing trained and qualified personnel to support radiological work throughout the Laboratories; and workplace monitoring to ensure effectiveness of radiological controls. The organization works with the corporate Radiation Protection Safety Committee to establish goals, measure performance, and perform assessments to support continuous improvement in radiological work.

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 L-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 the 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.

Position Information:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Job ID: 682071