Sandia National Laboratories Electronics Technologist (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


We are seeking a Electronics Technologist to join the W88Alt370/B61-12 Assembly/Disassembly Teams. The Assembly Teams assemble & disassembles all test units and sub-assemblies in preparation for environmental, electrical, thermal, flight qualification tests and experiments.

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

  • Plan work activities
  • Develop and assist design engineers with the development of assembly procedures, and perform the actual hands-on assembly of all test/production units and assemblies.
  • Perform activity level work and utilize keen attention to detail, high standards of quality, and strict adherence to security & safety requirements


  • Associate’s degree in Electronics, Mechanical, or Electromechanical Technology (or other relevant discipline); or four years relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Five or more years of demonstrated skill and/or experience directly related to system-level hardware management or assembly operations
  • Active US DOE Q-level security clearance


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field
  • Experience working in the nuclear weapon systems arena as a hardware or assembly technologist
  • Knowledge, skill, and experience related to the safe handling, inspection, and assembly/disassembly of explosive and other hazardous components
  • Current qualifications and experience using forklifts, cranes, and laser marking systems
  • Strong mechanical skills and demonstrated experience
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting weapon system hardware and logistics.
  • Demonstrated success in positions that require keen attention to detail.
  • Experience as a work planner of activity (performance) level work.
  • Knowledge and application of SNL Work Planning & Control procedures and Engineered Safety.
  • Motivated to learn and be part of a fast-paced mission focused team.
  • Demonstrated success working independently and as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply technical publications and procedures.
  • Experience working with classified information and/or material.
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.
  • Ability to model Sandia' core values and business practices.

Department Description:

W88Alt370/B61-12 Assembly/Disassembly Teams. The Assembly Teams assemble & disassembles all test units and sub-assemblies in preparation for environmental, electrical, thermal, flight qualification tests and experiments.

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*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

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

Position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e.g., DOD, to be considered for this position.

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:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT