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R& D Mechanical Systems Engineer-Bomb Subassembly (Experienced)
Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description


We are seeking a staff member who is self\-directed, customer focused, and has strong interpersonal, teaming and analytical skills to become part of the B61\-12 LEP Systems Engineering team\. Specifically, the selected individual will join the B61\-12 Nose Bomb Subassembly \(NBSA\) Systems PRT as a Mechanical Engineer with responsibilities which include the mechanical definition and integration of 3 Major Components \(MCs\) and nose structural parts to creating the NBSA, developing the technical body of knowledge supporting our understanding of system performance and safety margins through experimental and computational methods\. Some travel may be required to perform are duties of this position\.

On any given day, the engineering work you will be called upon to perform could include:

+ Working with the NBSA engineering staff as the primary liaison between systems engineering and the assembly team for the B61\-12\.
+ Performing design trades, defining required system mechanical tests to measure performance, participating in anomaly resolutions, as well as other activities necessary to support maturing the B61\-12 to a final design that meets all requirements\.
+ Supporting qualification activities for the NBSA and components within the subassembly\.
+ Providing external interfacing to include our National Nuclear Security Administration, the Kansas City National Security Center \(KCNSC\) at Kansas City and Pantex Production Plants\.
+ Providing internal interfacing to include component, quality, design definition, test and evaluation, computational simulation and independent assessment organizations\.


99. Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering or physics field;
99. Minimum of two years’ engineering experience;
99. Experience in some of the following areas: System engineering of large and complex systems, experience with NW weapon design and development, requirements development and mapping, system trade studies, qualification testing and analysis, environmental testing, material aging and analysis, computational modeling and simulation, MC and STS requirements;
99. Applicants must have a current and active DOE Q\-level security clearance\.


99. Experience with NW weapon assembly and qualification;
99. Demonstrated ability to understand and work in a diverse set of technologies;
99. Previous working relationship with Pantex, LANL, NNSA, and the NSC at Kansas City;
99. Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal;
99. Good presentation skills;
99. Proven leader in a diverse engineering environment;
99. Outstanding leadership and personal interaction skills;
99. Proven ability to integrate, build, and work effectively across technical teams, interface with customers and suppliers to resolve issues, and conduct tradeoffs to identify system solutions;
99. Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple teams responsible for complex systems\.

Department Description:

The B61\-12 Integrated System Design Department has systems engineering and design responsibilities for three \(3\) major subassemblies of the B61\-12, as well as oversight of Sandia External Production \(SEP\) and commercial off\-the\-shelf \(COTS\) items\. Requirements and oversight activities are provided to multiple component organizations and teams through this department\. In addition, the Non\-Nuclear Component Management Team \(NNCMT\) resides within the department, providing leadership and oversight for all non\-nuclear component PRT activities\. We are currently in Phase 6\.4, Production Engineering, working toward system qualification and FPU of the system in 2019\.

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 to start\.

This position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance before beginning the job responsibilities\. If selected and you do not hold an active DOE clearance, your start date will be affected\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct 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

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.

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