Sandia National Laboratories Electromechanical Technologist - Test Equipment (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


Department 2588 is seeking an Electromechanical Technologist to support neutron generator automated test equipment development. As a member of our team, you will be working with software and hardware (electrical/mechanical) engineers on the development and maintenance of mission critical testers for the Neutron Generator Enterprise. You will be joining a team whose core values include timely delivery to our mission and continuous improvement of our processes.

Primary Tasks Include:

  • Designing, fabricating, modifying, troubleshooting, and repairing a wide variety of electronic and electromechanical instruments and systems
  • Supporting the development of novel diagnostics and their implementation
  • Supporting continuous improvement efforts
  • Operating test equipment and conducting equipment tests


  • Associates degree (or higher) in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field; or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Experience in electrical, electronic or electromechanical systems
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-Level security clearance


  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Experience troubleshooting electromechanical systems
  • Knowledge of DC and AC circuit theory
  • Experience working collaboratively in team settings
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and expand technical skills
  • Detail-oriented mindset and strong organization skills
  • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction, quality, safety, collaboration, and teamwork
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Active DOE Q-level security clearance

Department Description:

This team is responsible for enabling the acquisition of neutron generator performance data. Our vison is to “acquire hi-fidelity test data to enable high consequence decisions.” Our mission is “delivering exemplary test solutions in the national interest.” We define, design, build, and qualify automated test equipment used to support neutron generator S&T, development, production, shelf life, and surveillance testing. Continuously improving tester requirements, tester standardization, test fidelity, tester capability, and delivery times are some of our core values. We also provide on-going engineering support of the existing tester fleet.

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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

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Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national original, disability, or veteran status.