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Construction Laborer - Gr7 Service Mech

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 692924

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What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Construction Services Gr7 CONSTRUCTION LABORER

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

  • Perform Labor type work 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.

  • Assist Tradesmen in structural modifications and repairs.

    As a condition of employment, Metal Trades positions are represented by the Metal Trades Council (MTC) and represented employees must pay the monthly membership dues or agency fee.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance.

  • Adhere to established procedures and schedules, install, and replace a variety of building fixtures.

  • Repair holes in wood and concrete floors and walls.

  • Install metal ceiling grid; install special metal brackets; read sketches and drawings.

  • Assemble/disassemble furniture and workstations.

  • Assist tradesmen in dismantling and building complicated structures and making structural/mechanical/electrical modifications.

  • Perform miscellaneous duties not limited to shovel trenching and Laborer work and placing concrete.

  • Hydro excavating and potholing.

  • Moving furniture and equipment that may require the use of forklifts, hand trucks, and dollies.

  • Pickup and transport materials, equipment and supplies, maintain simple work records, and keep areas in - clean and orderly condition.

  • Requires thorough knowledge of a variety of building materials.

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

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Experience job mobilization and clean up.

  • Familiarity with the common computer-operating environment.

  • Active Department of Energy "L" or "Q" clearance.

  • Experience in small construction equipment and supplies.

  • 4+ years of construction labor experience in a commercial setting.

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: 692924

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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