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R& D Electronics Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


An entry level position is open for a R&D Laboratory Support Technologist to fill the R&D Electronics Technologist role in the Electrical Laboratory of the Primary Sandia Standards Lab \(PSL\)at Sandia National Laboratories\. The PSL is an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory providing metrology support to the National Nuclear Security Administration \(NNSA\)\. This position requires technical aptitude and/or experience in metrology spanning a broad range of measurement areas, systems and equipment, methods, and procedures with the potential to have an immediate impact on the work at Sandia\. The Electrical Lab primarily calibrates Measurement and Test Equipment \(M&TE\) such as digital multimeters \(DMMs\) and oscilloscopes in support of the NNSA standards laboratories and Sandia line organizations\.

The selected individual will perform calibrations of hand\-held digital multi\-meters \(DMM\) and provide support to improve processes and procedures in the Electrical Lab\. The selected individual will also be expected to perform troubleshooting, customer support, and software support\.


+ Associate's degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology or similar field or PMEL \(Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory\) training or work experience
+ Computer programming experience


+ Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
+ PMEL\-trained individual
+ Experience calibrating a variety of M&TE such as: multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, and LCR meters
+ Experience working within a rigorous quality system such as an ISO 17025 laboratory
+ Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
+ Ability to work with customers and work effectively in a very dynamic environment
+ Active security clearance
+ Programming experience with Fluke’s Met/Cal software

Department Description:

Department 9142 provides calibration support of Sandia customer assets and working standards used to identify product attributes and test system calibrations; including support of customer owned assets at the customer site and support for SNL research and production organizations\. Department 9142 maintains a wide variety of measurement expertise and consults on technical problems, calibrates reference standards and assists in technical oversight of the DOE/NNSA Nuclear Weapons Complex contractor standards laboratories\.

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.