Job postings


Operating a research facility nearly a mile underground requires personnel with a wide range of skills, ranging from technicians and administrative personnel to engineers and research scientists. Sanford Underground Research Facility is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive compensation and benefits.

Sanford Underground Research Facility employs:

  • Infrastructure and facilities technicians, with a variety of construction and maintenance skills
  • Administrators working in finance, procurement, accounting, human resources and other areas
  • Environment, health and safety professionals
  • Engineers, including mining, mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Water treatment plant operators
  • Custodial workers, on the surface and underground
  • Communications personnel
  • Security personnel
  • Project managers
  • Hoist operators
  • Electricians
  • Scientists, including geologists, physicists and others

Open positions are listed below and to the right.

For information about the summer internship opportunities click on this link.

Information Technology (IT) Support Technician

Position closes March 1, 2017

The IT Support Technician is a staff position within the IT department and performs equipment evaluations, installations, preventive maintenance, repairs, troubleshooting and educates staff on desktop computer systems. This role includes the duties and skills required for infrastructure technology connectivity of a desktop system to the local area and wide area network (LAN/WAN), as well as the customer services skills needed to support an enterprise wide technology computing environment. The IT Support Technician reports to the IT Manager.