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Electromechanical Technologist - Neutron Generator Monitor (Experienced) - Onsite

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 693034

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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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking an Electromechanical Technologist to join our team organization 7581 is home to the Neutron Generator Monitor (NGM) PRT responsible for design, development, and sustainment of NGM, controlatron, Pb Probe, PND and YAP detectors. This suite of components plays an integral role in the evaluation of the Neutron Generators throughout the NG lifecycle.

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

  • Support new builds of design concepts in the NGM lab.

  • Develop process and process documentation in support of realization efforts.

  • Support research for the development of innovative design concepts.

  • Sustain and maintain current laboratory capabilities.

  • Assess and scope new capabilities in support of realization efforts.

  • Work both individually and with a coordinated team on projects.

  • Able to team with Principal Investigators and other staff and technologists to set-up and perform standardized and non-standardized testing, diagnostic application, data acquisition, and reporting of results.

  • Operate in a very meticulous, detailed environment, worker health and safety, and safeguards and security.

  • Demonstrated time management and excellent communication skills.

    Due to the nature of work, successful candidate must be able to work onsite.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Associate’s degree in STEM or equivalent experience

  • Active DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Willing to work hands-on in a laboratory environment.

  • Ability to collaborate in diverse team environments, engineers and technologist, to address test facility needs.

  • Experience with equipment specifications and assessing fit of equipment to support new capabilities

  • Experience with mechanical and electrical system including basic assembly and wiring

  • Experience documenting work including laboratory notes and data.

  • Experience with developing and/or maintaining Work Planning and Controls including Standard Operating Procedures, Security Plans, and Checklists.

  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with support staff such as facilities personnel and ES&H resources.

About Our Team:

The Monitor Integration and SWTB Component Engineering Department (2581) Provides design, development, transition to production, production (for WETL) and analysis of surveillance data for Neutron Generator Monitors for JTA and WETL and associated calibration systems (Controlatrons, x-ray sources, Pb probe)

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.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.

Job ID: 693034

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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

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  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
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