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Health Physics Instructor

Job ID: 2112966
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Sep 2, 2021
Category: Training
Subcategory: Technical Training
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Health Physics Instructor, at Kirkland, AFB. Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Health Physics and provide health physics instruction, information and advice. Conduct instruction in the classroom, in a field environment, by Mobile Training Team (MTT) and through Virtual platforms. Collaborate with Curriculum and Faculty Development personnel, Course Managers, and Instructional staff to support and develop objectives, assessments, and appropriate course material for the cross-functional delivery of in-residence & online learning. Evaluate, update, and revise training courses and content with Health Physics and related material for in-resident and e-learning courses including virtual and Computer Based Training (CBT) deployment.Review and evaluate academic material for content accuracy, applicability, and comprehension. Provide information and advice on nuclear weapons effects and phenomena, multi-Service DoD/Department of Energy (DOE) response to national radiological emergencies, and support of command and control needed to respond to those emergencies. Transport, move, and handle radiological sources in support of practical exercises, Field Training Exercises (FTX), other training and test events, and as required by the organization. Assist with the maintenance and execution of the organization’s radiological occupational health program. Develop and present briefings to DNWS students and staff. Perform radiological health training to DNWS students and staff. Conduct research and analysis as required. Travel, as required, to customer locations. Ensure compliance with DNWS policies, standards, and safety requirements.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science or science related course study and nine (9) years of related experience; Masters and seven (7) years of related experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification as a Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS) Instructor
  • Ability to obtain and maintain qualifications to handle and move radiological sources
  • In-depth knowledge and working experience in the health physics aspects as it pertains to nuclear weapons and nuclear weapon effects
  • Knowledge of Health Physics with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both experts and lay personnel
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to apply policies and procedures consistently and correctly
  • Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in problem-solving
  • Ability to work effectively with students, staff, and outside agencies
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Must be able to lift at least 45 lbs


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a minimum Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of or working towards National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists
  • Instructional and/or administrative experience at post-secondary level
  • Experience in classroom instruction to include Mobile Training Teams (MTTs), and e-Learning including Virtual platforms and Computer Based Training (CBT)

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


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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