TEAMS Test Site Manager - 25625 in Albuquerque, NM at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

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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. Some travel (10%) to the White Sands Missile Range, NM and the Nevada National Security Site , NV as well as to the National Capitol Region (Northern Virginia) will be required.

•         Ensure that all test articles and test support infrastructure are in a constant state of readiness so the 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 conduct 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:

o   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.

o   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.

o   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 the customer’s senior leadership.

•         Serve an alternative Test Site Manager when the Primary Test Site Manager is not available or absence.


•         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.

•         Current driver’s license (State and DoD)

•         Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related physical science

•         Certifications:

o   Forklift Operator Certification, up to 20,000lbs, SkyTrak, Genie Manlift

o   Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Certification

o   DoD's As-Low-As Reasonably Allowable (ALARA) Certification

•         Years’ Experience: 5-10 years’ in operational test management or related fields; 2-4 years in radiation safety

  • Security Clearance: Minimum active Secret with ability to obtain TS and SCI.

  • US Citizenship.

  • MS Office proficiency and ability to work in an individual and team environment.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

•         Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and/or Nuclear domain knowledge.

•         Unmanned Systems.

•         Test knowledge of Improved Explosive Devices.

•         Advanced degree (Ms or PhD).

•         Current DoD TS/SCI.


Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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