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Job Category:
Certified Electronics Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a versatile, self\-motivated, team\-oriented R&D, Certified Electronic Technologist to join our team\.

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

+ Assemble and Inspect electronic or electromechanical hardware, in support of various SAR, NW, and MD programs\.
+ Inventory and track parts in our on\-line tracking system\.
+ Identify and procure parts and assemblies from vendors\.
+ Perform receiving inspection\.
+ Maintain assembly documentation and recommend improvements to documentation, designs, and processes\.
+ Coordinate with shipping and receiving to deliver completed items and to receive procured items\.
+ Setup and perform automated tests\.


+ Must have, or had in the past, at least one of the following certifications; J\-SDT\-001, IPC\-7711/7721, IPC\-620, and IPC\-610;
+ At least 1 year of experience performing SMT soldering and electronics assembly processes;
+ High school diploma or equivalent\.


+ Associates degree in electronics or equivalent combination of education and experience;
+ 5\-7 years’ experience in electronic fabrication;
+ Current J\-SDT\-001, IPC\-7711/7721, IPC\-620, and IPC\-610 certification\(s\);
+ Experience reading and understanding electronic schematics, data sheets and using basic electronic test equipment;
+ Experience with configuration management tools;
+ Experience with Microsoft office suite of products;
+ Demonstrated success in working effectively both independently and in a team environment;
+ Entrepreneurial can\-do spirit and the desire to exceed customer expectations;
+ Knowledgeable about safe chemical handling in a laboratory environment;
+ Knowledgeable about various electronic components and cable connectors;
+ Active or the ability to obtain a DOE “L” or Q\-Level security clearance\.

Department Description:

The Structures & Mechanisms Department, 5324, provides mechanical, electromechanical, and electrical expertise to customers across Sandia Laboratories\. We design, analyze, assemble, and test prototype hardware and mature designs\. We support hardware assembly, test setup, and test execution to support the fielding of our customers hardware\. We have expertise in building prototype hardware while generating the appropriate documentation to enable “build\-to\-print” options for large production runs\. In addition, the department supports small\-scale production runs internally and work with external vendors to support larger production efforts\. We support and work with each other and our customers to ensure that the product that reaches our customers is correct and meets their expectations\.

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.