Administrative Support (Early/Mid-Career) Onsite

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7236806 (Ref:Sa693209)

Posted: April 18, 2024

Job Description

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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Diagnostic & Instrumentation Services (Organization 04618) is seeking an Administrative Support. The candidate selected for this role will be called upon to support the daily administrative activities of the Radiation Protection Dosimetry program (RPD) and the larger Radiation Protection Organization.

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

  • Perform searches of Radiation Protection Dosimetry (RPD) records in support of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) deliverables, collating results and redacting unnecessary information.
  • Coordinate and organize searches performed by multiple individuals of the same group of records when needed to expedite required reporting.
  • Interface with the SNL EEOICP Administrator and their support team to align RPD deliverables with theirs.
  • Reorganize and re-file RPD records to increase efficiency of searches and expedite required reporting.
  • Identify potential improvements to the RPD records processes and participate in the implementation of approved improvements.
  • Provide guidance, feedback, and industry best practices to the larger Radiation Protection Group on request.
  • Other duties as instructed by the RPD Program Lead and/or Department Manager as identified.

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

Qualifications We Require:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or higher.
  • Knowledge and experience with general administrative services and activities.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in team situations in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments.
  • Current computer skills including a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and Adobe document management applications.
  • Ability to occasionally work a modified schedule to meet customer needs.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain up to a Department of Energy L-level security clearance.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle for travel to and from work locations.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills and flexibility.
  • Knowledge of and experience with health and safety controls and the surveillance of related safety measures and requirements.
  • Knowledge of Sandia National Laboratories and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to industrial hygiene and safety.
  • Experience working in an operational DOE health physics dosimetry program.
  • Experience working to continuously improve a radiological protection dosimetry program.
  • Experience working in an operational environment such as DOE or NRC facilities or Naval Reactors.
  • Active DOE “L” or ”Q” level security clearance.

About Our Team:

The Radiation Protection Organization provides radiation protection support services to Sandia line organizations and is the steward of the Corporate Radiation Protection Program. Services provided include: translation of DOE directives and Federal rules into Sandia specific requirements and guidance; development of tools to assist in the identification and control of hazards associated with the use of radioactive materials and radiation-generating devices; providing trained and qualified personnel to support radiological activities and operations throughout the Laboratories; and workplace sampling and monitoring services 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 collect data to support continuous improvement in the safe performance of radiological operations.

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.

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.

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.

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: 693209

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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