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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description


We are seeking a highly motivated R&D Laboratory Support Technologist, who is able to take on responsibilities to support design, development, qualification, and delivery of highly specialized components for national security applications\. This position will support R&D activities including assembling and testing of development hardware\. Data acquisition, data analysis and documentation are also a key element of a range of activities\.

On any given day, you may be asked to:

• Acquire and analyze data

• Develop, build, and maintain a variety of instruments, hardware ,and processes

• Perform calibrations, make adjustments, modifications, replacements, and conduct or coordinate repairs

• Work in a laboratory setting monitoring experiments and making and recording observations in support of the development and testing of power sources

• Support documentation efforts, including preparing data and information for scientific and engineering reports and publications

• Recommend and make modifications to components, processes, or test procedures to meet desired specifications


+ Associates degree \(or above\) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics \(STEM\) discipline; or equivalent combination of education/training and relvent experience
+ Experience with utilization of instrumentation to measure and observe phenomena
+ Experience in laboratory operations \(e\.g\., set\-up/maintenance/ownership\)
+ Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance


+ Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering, or equivalent experience
+ Examples of written documentation \(e\.g\., work planning and control documents, lab operating procedures, test plans, or memos and reports\)
+ Experience with troubleshooting systems, processes, and hardware
+ Ability to read drawings, layouts, and other specifications
+ Familiarity with power source technologies, principles, and operating characteristics
+ Experience with power supply tester operation, interfacing with tester software, and ability to troubleshoot battery test equipment
+ Demonstrated abilities with laboratory software, computer controlled test equipment, and basic proficiency in programming/software code \(e\.g\., LabView\);
+ Demonstrated ability and commitment to perform complex, hazardous operations safely
+ Ability to take general direction and implement technical activities without detailed guidance or oversight
+ Ability to work in a team environment with staff, technologists, support personnel, and vendors
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills
+ Active/Current DOE Q\-Level security clearance

Department Description:

Department 2549 supports Center 2500 with a variety of challenging projects\.

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.

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