Sandia National Laboratories Electromechanical Technologist (Experienced) in Livermore, California

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Environmental Test Facility (ETF) personnel are responsible for the handling, logistics, assembly, testing and test readiness of development nuclear weapon systems, sub-systems, and components.

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

  • Assemble, disassemble, and provide test support for ground and flight test units
  • Serve as the facilities infrastructure POC to ensure that test facilities are maintained in operational ready status
  • Construct, troubleshoot, calibrate, adjust, test, and maintain equipment, components, devices, or systems
  • Use blueprints, schematics, and test procedures to implement assembly and testing activities
  • Travel to various DoD, DOE and defense contract firms to provide technical support for testing, logistics and assembly
  • Work in a laboratory/assembly facility monitoring experiments and making and recording observations
  • Prepare information for scientific and engineering reports and publications

Required:

  • Requires high school diploma plus three or more years of directly related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience reading & interpreting engineering drawings, established work planning processes, ES&H guidelines, and other formal ETF instructions.
  • Requires the ability to work with specialized tooling and material handling equipment such as cranes & forklifts, common electrical hazards & safeguards. Basic hand and power tool familiarity is a requirement.
  • Proven ability to handle test equipment, explosives, radioactive, & other hazardous material with proper training.
  • Some travel & off site work at other DOE & DOD locations is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance Level L, Q or Secret /Top Secret DoD is required
  • Selected applicants will be required to take a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations.

Desired:

  • Technical degree in relevant discipline
  • Ability to work well in a team focused environment
  • Possess the ability to work in a semi-autonomous, self-directed manner
  • Experience with Nuclear Weapons component design, testing or manufacturing.
  • Familiar with working in a secure facility

Department Description:

The Engineering Services Department includes the machine shop, inspection, Test Assembly Group, Calibration, Explosive Test, Classified Storage, Shipping and Receiving, and Environmental Testing, and the Electronic Prototype Lab.

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: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

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 origin, disability, or veteran status.