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.
$74,500 - $143,000
*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 highly motivated early career Safety Engineer to review and support integrating safety systems, associated support equipment, facilities, functional specifications, and operations to ensure hazards are mitigated and in compliance with safety and health regulations. We are looking for an individual with a passion for health and safety.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Perform audits and assessments of operational areas to determine effectiveness of safety programs, including electrical safety/Lock Out Tag out, construction safety, rigging/crane operations, traffic safety, seismic safety, pressure safety, industrial ergonomics
Complete safety walks and site audits to coach and educate leaders on safe work practices and to proactively identify safety issues and establish corrective actions and improvements
Develop and conduct training in key safety program areas including heavy equipment, fall protection, etc.
Independently evaluate and recommend safety criteria in system design, equipment, and procedures to control or eliminate hazards
Understand applicable federal, state, and other occupational safety and health requirements, including 10 CFR 851 requirements, 29 CFR 1910 and 1926
Due to the nature of the work, this position requires that the applicant be present onsite to perform indoor/outdoor field assessments and safety support for the site.
Qualifications We Require:
Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or math, or other relevant field plus one or more years of experience applying safety and health standards; or equivalent experience
Current certification or ability to obtain certifications in worker safety and health programs (such as ASP and CSP)
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance
Qualifications We Desire:
Knowledge in one or more of the following areas: pressure safety, electrical safety, hazardous energy control, explosive safety, firearms safety, traffic safety, cranes, rigging, fall protection, scaffolds
Demonstrated experience managing complex, safety issues to resolution in an R&D environment
Understanding of DOE orders/codes/standards
Strong customer service focus and ability to work well in team focused environment
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Active DOE L or Q security clearance
About Our Team:
The Department provides Occupational Health and Safety Engineering support services to the SNL/CA site and personnel. Support includes: radiation protection, industrial hygiene, construction safety, safety engineering and biosafety.
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
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: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.
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: 689949
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- Vacation Buy Plan
- Telecommuting Arrangements*
*with management approval
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