Test Site Manager - 28732 in Albuquerque, NM at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

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Alion Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a Test Site Manager to provide Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) support to a major DoD Agency located in Albuquerque, NM at Kirtland AFB for operational test events. No travel is required.


  • Ensure that all test articles and test support infrastructure are in a constant state of readiness so customer and external RDT&E program managers involved in rad/nuc detection are able to support testing with minimum startup or preparation time.
  • Provide low-level radiological sources handling for all radiological test events conducted at the Test Evaluation Assessment Monitor Site (TEAMS).
  • Assemble unique Radiation Signature Testing Devices (RSTD).
  • Serve as the alternate Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)with the following responsibilities:
    • Radiological safety, security, and incident prevention in conjunction with the use, handling, shipping, storage, and disposal of radioactive materials licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and associated documentation.
    • Administer a defined dosimetry program for customer personnel, authorized users, and other personnel that may come in proximity to radioactive sources/materials and conduct periodic radiation surveys, sampling, inventories, and inspections.
    • Be a member of and support J9TS test teams on tests/experiments/R&D efforts that involve any use of radioactive sources/materials or detectors.
  • Serve as the alternate TEAMS Security Manager. 
  • Assist the Test Site Manager in providing the weekly update of activities at TEAMS to senior Government leadership.  

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related physical science.
  • Years’ Experience: 5-8 years’ in operational test management or related fields; 2-4 years in radiation safety.
  • Required Certifications (must already have certifications/training):

Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) training

Forklift Certification up to 20K

Manlift 35'-60' training

  • US Citizenship is required: An active/current Secret (S) with ability to obtain TS/SCI is required. Active/current Top Secret (TS) with ability to obtain TS/SCI is desired.
  • Test Site Management experience, including facilitation of milestone-based test planning and execution processes that include: test objective approval and appointment of the test team members; approval  of test objectives, concept, and the projected cost and schedule; approval of the detailed test bed design and layout provided in a Test Design Document; approval of the test team’s execution plan and verification that the test bed is complete, correct, and safe; and an out-brief of the Final Test Review and lessons learned.
  • Ability to review and understand test objectives and experience participating in science, test planning, instrumentation, and post-test working groups.
  • Candidate must be capable of performing work in areas with exposure to heavy construction, confined space environments, rattlesnakes, spiders, rodents, radiation, extremes in weather and walking or driving over hazardous terrain, in underground tunnels and target structures.
  • MS Office proficiency and ability to work in an individual and team environment.
  • Experience in planning for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and/or High Explosives test events and leading test operations preferred.


Security Clearance: Secret


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