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Sandia National Laboratories Environment, Safety, and Health (ES&H) Coordinator (Experienced) in Livermore, California


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.


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.


We are seeking highly motivated Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Professionals (job title: Environment, Safety, and Health Coordinator) to join our team. You will play a key role to help build a strong and healthy safety culture at the Labs. You will be responsible for supporting our research and development operations.

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

  • Support and facilitate ES&H requirements, with a strong focus on customer service and partnering with line management and staff

  • Develop processes and assist in the identification and analysis of hazards and risks which may result in unsafe work conditions

  • Develop, implement and communicate organization specific ES&H policies, processes, hazard controls and tools to help staff and management meet performance expectations

  • Document and report staff and management concerns, findings, non-compliance issues and significant information in corporate data systems and through appropriate management channels

  • Provide support during ES&H audits and assessments and readiness reviews


  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, math, technology, or other relevant field plus five or more years of experience applying ES&H standards in research and development or engineering/construction environments; or equivalent experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L security clearance.


  • Master’s degree in STEM or other relevant field; or ASP/CSP certification

  • Strong knowledge or training in worker safety and health programs and hazard analysis

  • Hands-on experience with chemical and engineering laboratory practices

  • Solid understanding of applicable OSHA, NEPA, and DOE regulations

  • Knowledge and experience in performing occupational health, safety, and environmental management related assessments and the development of corrective actions, particularly in a research and development setting

  • Proven understanding of industrial safety standards, equipment and practices, including safety practices associated with laser systems, pressure safety, hazardous materials and electrical safety

  • Strong customer focus and ability to work well in a team focused environment.

  • Experience in applying quality tools (e.g. Lean methodology, Six Sigma).

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Outlook; familiar with Project, SharePoint, Visio, and Word.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance

  • Active DOE L or Q clearance

    Department Description:

The Department provides Occupational Health and Safety Engineering support services to the SNL/CA site and personnel. Support includes: ES&H Coordinators, Facilities ES&H Inspectors, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering.

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.

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.

Job ID: 679605