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Numerical Control Programmer Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)
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Job Description


Job Summary

Analyzes engineering drawings to define the configuration of parts and determine the type and sequence of machine operations\. Selects program routines for the most efficient calculation of dimensional and machining requirements for each part\.

Primary Job Duties

Analyzes engineering drawings to define the configuration of parts and determine the type and sequence of machine operations\. Selects program routines for the most efficient calculation of dimensional and machining requirements for each part\. Provides programming support for machining parts, tools, or sheet metal on numerically controlled machine tools\. Makes proper cutter selections for each part, taking into consideration such factors as speeds, types of cutters, feeds, and control system limitations\. Schedules jobs and implements and monitors schedules\. May modify existing parts programs for engineering changes or program improvements\.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of quality control methods and practices with respect to a single discipline or multiple disciplines\. Knowledge and experience in inspection, examination, or testing activities\. Knowledge of an engineering discipline related to an assigned area of responsibility\. Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret various physical, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical documents, blueprints, drawings, and schematics\. Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team\.


Requires high school diploma or equivalent\.

Department Description:

This department is in place for the research and development of prototype machined hardware components made on industry standard milling machines, lathes, wire EDM machines, plunge EDM machines, grinders, buffers, saws, routers, and bead blaster\. Hardware is typically made from a variety of industry standard inert metals, polymers, and composites materials\. In rare cases hazardous materials will be handled with the guidance from industrial hygiene and waste management with controls in place\.

Our mission is to provide an R to D to A \(Research to Development to Application\) support capability for our customers through excellence in science based engineering and manufacturing technologies\. Our capabilities are aligned with Sandia's Strategic Business and Management units and focus on engineering needs of Sandia's National Security Mission\. We strive to deliver goods and services that consistently exceed customer 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.