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Nuclear Weapons Instructional Museum Curator

Job ID: 218246
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2021
Category: Training
Subcategory: Technical Training
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Nuclear Weapons Instructional Museum Curator, for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's (DTRA's) Defense Nuclear Weapons School's (DNWS's) Nuclear Weapons Instructional Museum (NWIM).  Duties include routine maintenance, restoration, corrosion control, and maintaining the inventory of all historical properties; exhibits must be maintained in a condition that meets the standards set forth in governing publications, documents, and instructions.  Identify and provide recommendations on new exhibits and materials for incorporation into the NWIM.  Conduct clearance verifications, daily guided tours, and classroom instruction on te U.S. nuclear enterprise, and train DNWS instructors and staff on NWIM policy and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY: Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices.

PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is performed under general direction. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

IMPACT: Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.

LIAISON: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachrlors and five (5) years of experience, Masters and thre(3) years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of, and understanding of, nuclear weapons functions and maintenance procedures to ensure NWIM items are kept in the highest display standards.
  • Ability to repair, maintain, and fabricate as necessary nuclear weapons and their associated parts and components, and associated test and handling equipment.
  • Ability to conduct research in relevant areas and give subject matter expertise advice to DNWS instructors.
  • Technical expertise and mechanical skills of a senior nuclear weapons maintenance technician.  Relevent military experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles of instruction.


  • Active Top Secret


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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