Chemistry Technologist - Explosives Development (Experienced)

Sandia Corporation
Full time Full day
Albuquerque, NM

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.


What Your Job Will Be Like


We are seeking a Chemistry Technologist join a diverse, high-performing team responsible for synthesis, formulation, and processing of energetic materials in support of a variety of national security applications.


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



  • Perform energetic materials synthesis, formulation, and processing.

  • Perform basic characterization of energetic materials.

  • Provide laboratory stewardship such as environment, safety and health (ES&H) and security responsibilities, maintaining work-control documentation, managing property, coordinating activities with other laboratories.


Qualifications We Require



  • B.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science or a related field plus 5 or more years of experience in the area of synthesis, formulation or reprocessing of organic materials

  • Demonstrated experience planning, conducting, and documenting high-quality, high-rigor scientific studies

  • Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance


Qualifications We Desire



  • M.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science or a related field.

  • Formal training and knowledge of explosives; specifically their chemical, mechanical and physical properties.

  • Excellent oral communication and technical writing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Willingness to be trained and qualified to work with explosives and other energetic materials Well-developed interpersonal skills and able to work across dynamic teams.

  • Active DOE-Q clearance


About Our Team


The Energetic Materials Department (Organization 02555) is an integral part of the Explosives Technologies Group (ETG) at Sandia National Laboratories. The Energetic Materials Department is responsible for the development and characterization of energetic materials (explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics) for a variety of national security applications. Activities include chemical and physical analysis, accelerated aging, compatibility evaluations, materials research/development, and anomaly investigation. Other research activities include the development of novel explosives detection systems, development of new analytical methodologies, and advanced manufacturing of energetic materials.


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 schedules, 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.govxqttzadavcxcbszsqyautyfrbst



  • 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


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.

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume

Similar jobs

My Learning Alliance
Full time Full day
What is a Tower Technician? Do you want a fulfilling career with a premier telecommunications provider? Are you interested in career growth opportunities? Looking into the industry: 5G is evolving and the industry needs 20,000 technicians to install small cell...
Albuquerque, NM
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. What Your Job Will Be Like...
Albuquerque, NM
City of Albuquerque, NM
Full time Full day
Position Summary Care for, observe and maintain a variety of fish and aquatic life within the ABQ BioPark; use SCUBA and surface supplied air systems for in tank animal care and exhibit maintenance; provide responsible assistance to the Aquarium, Aquatic...
Albuquerque, NM
NomadicStay.com

Open your doors and earn extra money

Rent your apartment to Digital Nomads

Pay zero commission. Limited time offer.

LEARN MORE