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


Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security? If so, you could be the Safety Engineering Technologist we are seeking.

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

  • Perform assessments of a wide variety of electrical work practices from R&D laboratory work to field testing to production work.
  • Identify problems and identify potential control strategies to mitigate or control risks.
  • Perform technical electrical safety assessments.
  • Collaborate with other highly-trained professionals across the occupational safety and health diciplines and line management to ensure proper work hazards evaluation and control.


  • Associate's degree in safety engineering, related technology field or equivalent experience.
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience in electrical safety or electrical/electronic-related field.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in safety engineering, related technology field, or equivalent experience.
  • Active DOE/DOD security clearance.
  • ASP/CSP certification.
  • Experience as a licensed electrician.
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a teaming environment under minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge in the following areas: electrical safety, explosive safety, hazardous energy control (lockout tagout), pressure safety, construction safety, firearms safety, traffic safety and aviation safety.
  • Experience performing safety training including OSHA 10 and 30 Hour courses.
  • Understanding of DOE orders/codes/standards.

Department Description:

The Safety and Health Engineering provides the tools and expertise necessary 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 includes Pressure Safety, Electrical Safety, Confined Space, Laser Safety, Respiratory Protection, Chemical Safety and Hearing Conservation 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 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:

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.

EEO Statement:

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.