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Safety Engineer - Industrial Safety Training Specialist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 688806

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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.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Salary Range:

$75,900 - $172,300

*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 a Safety Engineer to join our team.

Each year thousands of students complete compliance training at the Sandia Safety Engineering Training Facility. Courses taught at the facility under the prevue of this position include forklift (conventional mast, telehandler, and rough terrain), fall prevention and protection, scissor lift, boom lift, and crane, hoist and rigging. Courses may be added to meet customer needs. Additional courses taught at the facility include respiratory protection, confined spaces, explosives safety, slip simulator, lockout/tagout, and others.

As the Industrial Safety Training Specialist, you will serve as the lead for the Safety Engineering Training Center. Your primary responsibilities will include overseeing the instruction of these courses, instructing a large percentage of these courses, working with the program leads and subject matter experts (SMEs) in the development and update of training content, and providing day-to-day operational checks of equipment to verify readiness for class.

You may also be tasked with bringing new training support up to speed, providing support of Line and Facilities customers with equipment inspections, development of specialized course content, instruction at a requested location including potential travel to remote locations such as Nevada, California, Kauai, Texas, and other locations.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field and (5) years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Applicable work experience in the area of industrial safety

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.Must be willing to travel

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)

  • 3 years minimum experience in program management or related area

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of and experience implementing OSHA 1910/1926 related training for industrial safety related programs

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of and experience implementing ASME/ANSI standards related training for industrial safety related programs

  • Knowledge of DOE technical standards

  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management)

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify process improvement need from data, and implement process improvement changes.

About Our Team:

Safety and Health Engineering provides the tools and expertise to evaluate and control occupational hazards that may occur during work, while also ensuring SNL meets contractual and promulgated worker safety and health requirements. Safety and Health Engineering is responsible for a diverse set of occupational safety and health programs that include Material Handling, Explosives Safety, Aviation Safety, Chemical Safety, Fall Protection, and Respiratory Protection along with many others.

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: 688806

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sandia invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Sandia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need special assistance or accommodation, please send an email with your request to the Job Accommodation Specialist in (NM) . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.