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Full time
Job Category:
GT1 Motor Pool Mechanic
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Motor Pool Mechanic Trades

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

+ Repair, maintain and modify a variety of diesel, gasoline, or electric powered vehicles, engines and equipment\.
+ Plan and perform repair, installation, or modification of vehicular bodies and body components\.


+ Modify, convert, assemble, overhaul, or perform general maintenance on a variety of diesel, gasoline, or electric powered vehicles, engines and equipment\.
+ Work involves planning and performing predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance on automotive and other vehicular equipment and body components\.
+ Responsibilities include troubleshooting and diagnosing problems including performing electrical/electronic system checkouts for engines, drivetrains\. brakes and associated systems; selecting, setting up and operating various machines to fabricate, modify, or repair vehicles and equipment\. including but not limited to welding and soldering; repairing and servicing vehicle heating and air conditioning systems; maintaining pneumatic and hydraulic pressurized systems; and troubleshooting and repairing electronic circuitry\.
+ May consult with other Tradespersons and provide direction to other employees as required\.
+ Utilize a computerized database to maintain required records\. Perform work using industry\-standard safety practices\.
+ Operate material handling equipment such as pallet jacks\. forklifts and cranes\.
+ Obtain and maintain EPA certification for Mobile Air Conditioning repair, refrigerant recycling, and service procedures\.
+ Obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License \(CDL\)\.
+ Typical experience includes minimum of 8 \- 10 years as a fully qualified automotive mechanic or heavy truck mechanic; or any combination of experience and education or Automotive Service Excellence \(ASE\) Certification\(s\) or Master Mechanic Certification\.

Required skills, Physical Assessments, & Certifications:

+ Once the applicant has submitted their application and resume, there will be several levels of screening as applicable: \(1\) resume review for direct experience and related work history; \(2\) skills assessments \(3\) interview evaluations; \(4\) pre\-employment background reviews \(for external applicants\); \(5\) drug testing; and \(6\) physical job placement assessments\. Each screening level must be passed successfully and consecutively in order to be eligible for consideration\.
+ A job placement assessment \(JPA\) will be required as part of the screening for this position\. This JPA will evaluate your ability to meet the physical requirements of this job\.

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:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


+ Have current CDL\.
+ Experience fabricating\.
+ Have background in collision/repair\.
+ GPS troubleshooting/installation experience\.
+ Experience with electric drive cards/electric forklifts\.
+ Experience with Fleet Focus software\.
+ Experience with solar charging stations\.

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.