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Carpenter Tradesperson-Construction Services - GT1 Structural

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 692923

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What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Construction Services Carpenter Tradesperson

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Perform carpentry in a commercial construction setting.

  • Work inside & outside in various conditions at Sandia National Laboratories.

  • May be reassigned to priority projects at any moment’s notice.

  • Collaborate with other craft/trades on the same jobsite project to achieve mission success.

  • Collaborate with management, safety professionals, planners, and all other areas.

  • Maintain a safe and clean jobsite.

    May need to work non-standard hours to support mission needs.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Plan and perform operations such as fabrication, installation of fire doors, door mechanisms, security gates/turnstiles, barrier gates (electrical and manual); installation and fabrication of metal ladders and cabinets.

  • Erect, dismantle, align, level, rig, move, anchor, or install all types of machines, test equipment, similar or associated items.

  • Perform commercial carpentry, fabricate, install various types of cabinets, tops, trims, moldings, finish flooring, displays, wood towers, ceilings, concrete forms, doors and hardware, trusses or bearing partitions, interior/exterior partitions, and masonry work.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and perform arc, inert-gas arc, gas welding and cutting.

  • Utilize a computerized database to maintain required records.

  • Perform work using industry standard safety practices.

  • Consult with other tradespersons and act as a lead person, which includes, but is not limited to assigning work to coworkers and instructing or training others as required.

  • As required, due to weather conditions or workload, perform duties covered under lower graded classifications assigned to support Construction Services Department.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in commercial carpentry

  • Must have a valid New Mexico state issued driver’s license.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Commercial steel stud framing and drywall experience.

  • Commercial hollow metal/wood door and frame installation experience.

  • Commercial acoustical ceiling and seismic bracing installation experience.

  • Commercial concrete forms and stair installation experience.

  • Completion of a State certified carpentry apprenticeship or approved accredited program.

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

  • Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

    World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Essential Functions:

If offered the position, you may be required to demonstrate your fitness to perform certain physical aspects of the position, including lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

Job ID: 692923

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico