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Electromechanical Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Electromechanical Technologist

The Nuclear Weapon Security Advanced Concepts Department needs your help in exploring and developing innovative concepts and new technologies to meet challenging and diverse weapon surety needs\! Our department has an opening for an electromechanical technologist with primary responsibility as the owner of the newly created Advanced Surety Lab \(ASL\)\.

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

+ To coordinate, plan, manage, oversee/review ES&H/security, and approve activities and experiments being conducted within the ASL\.
+ To oversee/perform operations, maintenance, alterations, and maintain configuration management of large specialized equipment within the ASL\.
+ To manage access to the lab and instruct personnel on ASL security and ES&H requirements\.
+ Specify, procure, assemble, troubleshoot, and maintain commercial electro\-mechanical equipment;
+ Fabricate, assemble, and test electronic, electrical, and electromechanical equipment/designs/prototypes\.
+ Support field test activities that including sensor installation and instrumentation\.


+ Minimum of a two\-year degree in engineering technology, physics, or a related field, or a minimum of five years of work experience in a related environment and/or specialized training related to the job description above;
+ Demonstrated ability to work safely and independently with minimum direct supervision;
+ Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team;
+ Demonstrated experience developing ES&H requirements and documentation for projects including Engineered Safety;
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy \(DOE\) Q\-level security clearance and Sigma 15 caveat\.


+ Military training and operational experience related to equipment within the ASL\.
+ Active DOE Q clearance
+ Proficient with the use of hand and power tools;
+ Ability to develop drawings with standard computer\-aided design tools; and the ability to assemble custom electronic control devices and cabling, troubleshoot existing equipment, and maintain simple LANs\.
+ Experience with test instruments including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, multi\-meters, and power supplies\.
+ Experience using National Instruments equipment and software\.
+ Familiarity with Nuclear Weapon Use Control and Security Concepts\.
+ Experience with PCB design, test, and evaluation\.
+ Experience that spans from low\-rigor R&D demonstrators to operational systems\.
+ Ability to specify and design R&D laboratory electromechanical equipment;Experience in Lean Six Sigma methodology\.

Department Description:

The Nuclear Weapon Security \(NWS\) Advanced Concepts Department is responsible for jointly pursuing with the Nuclear Weapons community innovative concepts and new technologies to meet emerging and future surety needs\. The Department draws on the Lab's diverse scientific and engineering communities to explore and realize novel system designs that are assured, flexible, anticipatory, and affordable\.

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

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.