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R& D Mechanical Engineer (Entry/Mid-level)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


An opening exists for a mechanical engineer to support a power source product realization team \(PRT\)\. This individual will join a high performing technical team in the design, development, qualification, and delivery of highly specialized power sources for national security applications\. These components frequently must be designed to meet demanding performance specifications, offer extremely high reliability, enable integration and interfacing to complex host systems, and meet stringent survivability requirements in adverse environments\. The successful candidate will support the PRT through development and qualification activities including maturing design definition into production\. Job responsibilities will also include ensuring that work is conducted in a safe and secure manner with respect to all of Sandia National Laboratories and Center 2500 guidelines\. Some travel will be required\.


+ Bachelor’s and master’s in mechanical engineering or relevant science, technology, engineering or mathematics \(STEM\) discipline\.
+ Experience in mechanical design, CAD modeling and design for manufacturing
+ Able to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance


+ Ability to apply attention to detail and create thorough documentation of technical work accomplished\.
+ Demonstrated initiative and organization skills to manage multiple tasks and deadlines\.
+ Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills\.
+ Knowledge of the NW drawing/EA system\.
+ Experience in one or more of the following: designing; working within projects that require adherence to standards and requirements; and working with NSC in maturing mechanical drawings for production
+ Experience with power source design
+ Experience with materials used in power sources
+ Ability to work successfully in a team environment with various disciplines of engineers and scientists\.
+ Experience working with the National Security Campus in delivering War Reserve quality hardware\.
+ Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing \(GD&T\);

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.