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Job Category:
GT1 LTE App Electronic Fab
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Electronic Fabrication Trades

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

+ Plan, lay out, fabricate, modify, troubleshoot, repair, test, calibrate, and inspection of a wide range of electronic and electro\-mechanical equipment utilizing sound engineering principles in a research and development, and/or complex production environment\.
+ As a condition of employment, Metal Trades positions are represented by the Metal Trades Council \(MTC\) and represented employees must pay the monthly membership dues or agency fee\.

**This is for a Limited Term Apprentice Electronic Fabrication position\.**


Degree Requirements for Acceptance into Electronics Fabrication Apprenticeship:

+ Associate of Applied Science \(AAS\) in Electronics Technology or Electronics Engineering Technology, or Advanced Systems Technology as provided by CNM or equivalent, with an overall of cumulative GPA or 3\.0 or greater\.


Your application is not complete until a copy of your unofficial transcripts are uploaded with your resume into the job posting\. You can only upload one document, so please scan in both documents \(resume and transcripts\) as one document\.

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\.


+ Experience with AutoCAD\.
+ Good understanding of technical drawings, blue prints and schematics\.
+ Knowledgeable of ISO Quality Systems Requirements and IPC\-A610 Acceptability of electronic assemblies\.
+ Experience working in a Microsoft Windows environment\.
+ Hands on electronics fabrication of 3\-5 years of experience\.

Department Description:

Electronic Fabrication Department, 02663, provides Sandia with manufacturing technology in packaging of prototype electronic systems through capabilities that include product design, fabrication, inspection, testing and installation\. The department supports Sandia engineering by identifying and meeting customer requirements for the design to application of customized products, through the use of effective and efficient processes\.

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 L\-level security clearance\.

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 L\-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


Responsibilities include consulting with requesters on circuitry, package design, and performance requirements as follows:

+ Designing, developing, and preparing electromechanical layouts and drawings using CAD/CAM software and other computer tools\.
+ The planning, scheduling and fabrication of special test equipment, wiring, harness and cables, cases and chassis; perform complete mechanical, electrical and functional testing and analysis of completed units\.
+ Work involves utilizing all types of electronic test equipment to develop, set up, and perform qualification and evaluation tests on components and systems\.
+ Consult and team with other Tradespersons\. Collaborate with engineers and serve as a fabrication resource on design and manufacturability issues\.
+ Utilize a computerized database to maintain required records\.
+ Perform work using industry\-standard safety practices\. Requirements include completion of a State approved Electronic Fabrication Trades Apprenticeship Program with the apprentice able occupation: Electronic Engineering Technician\.
+ Obtain new and maintain current required electronic fabrication process qualifications in order to meet current as well as future business needs\.

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.