Sandia National Laboratories Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Support Technologies (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico
You could be the Laboratory Support Technologist we are seeking to support materials evaluation, predictive capabilities (including materials, component and system-level age aware models), system/material test equipment. The job will require a range of support functions, including general lab operations, mechanical/electrical experimentation, materials characterization, and related safety documentation preparation and review.
Key functions include:
- Implement lab safety requirements
- Use standard office and lab software
- Development and testing of various components in different environmental conditions
- Coordinating with multiple groups for testing
- Analyze/test samples with Keyence, electrical equipment, profilometer...etc
- Maintaining laboratory operations, including equipment servicing, repair, and modification
- Interact and support numerous scientists and engineers in materials research, troubleshooting, and failure analysis
- Collaborate with key technical staff to realize their ideas and accomplish project goals
- Work occasional overtime to meet program deadlines
Are you ready for your next challenge? Join our team and achieve your dreams while making a difference.
- You will have a Bachelor's degree or higher in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience
- Experience working with electro-mechanical systems
- Experience with design, construction, and maintenance of equipment
- Experience with programming (i.e., LabVIEW, C++, Matlab)
- Ability to obtain and DOE-L or Q level security clearance
- Strong attention to detail and organization
- Experience working collaboratively in team settings
- Experience with pressure systems (pressurized gas delivery, regulation, safety)
- Experience and basic chemistry/engineering laboratory skills
- Experience in ES&H protocols and regulation
- Mechanical interests and skills
- Effective interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
- Experience in and/or ability to organize tasks to enable work on multiple projects simultaneously
- Detail-oriented mindset
- Ability and desire to work independently
- Outstanding work habits and self-motivation
- Interest in learning more about thermal processing and materials science
- A genuine curiosity for science and a love and aptitude for learning
- Strong commitment to customer satisfaction, quality, safety, collaboration, and teamwork
- Ability to work with various levels of science and engineering students, postdocs, and technologist
The Materials Aging & Lifetime Department, 1854, conducts research/development and materials evaluation for the Enhanced Surveillance (ES) sub-program of the Engineering Campaign. The primary objective is to develop the knowledge and capabilities needed to detect, assess and predict age-related changed in the enduring stockpile. Our team provides practical solutions to the needs of a wide variety of Sandia customers and external entities. Specifically, activities in our research groups include; environmental testing, thermal testing, corrosion analysis, and failure analysis.
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: 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, disability, or veteran status.