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.
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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.
$88,600 - $172,300
*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.
What Your Job Will Be Like:
Sandia National Laboratories is seeking to hire an experienced highly motivated Mechanical Engineer to support the development of in-house mechanical design and engineering capabilities within this group. This new group will provide Sandia with the internal capability to self-execute facilities design services at Sandia National Labs in New Mexico.
We are looking for a detail/results-orientated and passionate teaming individual to support a dynamic group of architects, designers and engineers in the development, design, and construction of building and infrastructure projects!
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Analyze existing and/or design new or modify existing HVAC systems including building control systems.
Analyze existing and/or design hydraulic systems and boiler/ chiller systems.
Conduct fluid mechanic and dynamic analysis as well as heat transfer calculations.
Advise on the repair of mechanical systems.
Develop scope of work and oversee test and balance (TAB) on HVAC systems.
Create, update, and implement technical system specifications for the design of mechanical systems.
Perform computerized modeling of mechanical systems.
Perform mechanical system analysis, prepare design drawings, develop cost, and schedule estimates.
Assess condition of existing mechanical building systems, equipment and site infrastructure and make recommendations for improvements.
Research and test new and innovative techniques and equipment to improve operations and save energy.
Conduct code compliance assessments and develop solutions for nonconformance.
Conduct failure mode & effects analysis (FMEA).
Apply reliability-centered maintenance techniques to develop maintenance strategies to improve reliability.
Perform root-cause analyses to determine causes of mechanical system failures.
Perform preventive measure data analysis.
Develop project plans that integrates architectural, structural, civil, and electrical subject areas.
Conduct construction inspections to ensure compliance with designs.
Provide construction support to rectify issues between proposed designs and existing field conditions.
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant, for at least one of the hiring organizations, will be required to work onsite.
For a different hiring organization, the selected applicant will be eligible for telecommuting, and they must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary.
Applicants on this requisition may be interviewed by multiple organizations at Sandia National Laboratories.
Qualifications We Require:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution plus seven (7) years of relevant mechanical system design experience; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOE L-level security clearance.
Qualifications We Desire:
NM Professional Engineering (PE) license or Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate or able to obtain a Professional Engineer license within 3-years.
Knowledge and/or experience in the following:
International Mechanical Code, National Mechanical Safety Code, Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, Life Safety Code, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Architectural Barriers Act.
Design building and infrastructure mechanical systems including building control systems.
Maintenance requirements for mechanical systems.
Analyze system drawings, construction plans, and system one-line schematics.
Facilities engineering, design and construction, and industry standards/ practices.
AutoCAD, REVIT or SolidWorks design and drafting skills, MS Office Software skills
Ability to prioritize and complete high rigor tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience working in a team environment with the ability to develop and nurture internal customer relationships.
Ability to plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion.
Experience with mechanical system, cost estimating, and project management software.
Knowledge and experience in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Certification System or equivalent DOE High Performance Sustainable Building Standard Experience.
About Our Team:
Facilities Design and Engineering, designs for campus development, provides engineering support in all disciplines, including energy management for Sandia National Laboratories. By effectively providing all design and engineering services, we deliver a sustainable campus that stimulates employees, fosters interaction and creative solutions and protects the workforce. The in-house studio is aligned to partner customer needs to design projects that proactively support the customer and the corporation. The primary focus of the group is to work on low risk and low complexity projects with a value of $1K-$250K to enable current-day and future mission success through collaboration. We strive to accomplish these activities in an efficient, flexible, safe, and cost-effective manner while creating a work environment that helps attract and retain the best employees to support the objectives of Sandia, Department of Energy, and the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Additional Organizations hiring on this posting will be: Asset Management & System Engineering; Facilities Area Manager (FAM) 3 & 7.
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
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: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.
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 L-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 the 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.
Job ID: 688945
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