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


We are seeking an Engineering Support Technologist\. The Electrical Sciences and Experiments Department has been extremely successful in attracting new work in the areas of electromagnetics, high voltage sciences, and advanced power systems\. As part of this growth our experimental capabilities have also expanded over the past few years to include on of the world’s largest gigahertz TEM cells, semi\-anechoic test cells, and another reverberation chamber\. This growth has driven a need for an additional team member\. Therefore, we are seeking an early career technologist to support qualification work involving a Lightning Simulator, transverse electromagnetic test cells, and reverberation chambers\. This position requires a utilization and knowledge of basic concepts, practices, and procedures for HV and electromagnetic systems\.

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

+ Support the design, execution, and analysis of high voltage and electromagnetic experiments
+ Maintain and operate the simulators\.
+ Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair high\-voltage and electromagnetic systems
+ Implement Engineered Safety, Work Planning and Controls, and comply with ES&H requirements
+ Perform critical lifts with bridge cranes and forklifts, confined space entries, and general laboratory and machine shop activities


+ Five years’ experience conducting electrical experiments in a R&D environment
+ Experience maintaining/operating high voltage and electromagnetic experiments
+ Mechanical and electrical assembly experience
+ Experience with screen room diagnostics \(oscilloscopes, pulse generators, network analyzers, etc\.\)
+ Experience with portable power tool equipment
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance


+ Design/drafting experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or equivalent
+ Experience maintaining and operating Marx generators
+ Experience operating TEM cells
+ Experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing high\-voltage, high\-energy pulsed systems, a laser triggering system, gas and oil transfer systems, diagnostics and instrumentation
+ Experience developing and implementing Engineered Safety, Work Planning and Controls, and complying with ES&H requirements
+ Experience with Labview programming and running Labview
+ Experience with Matlab programming
+ Good verbal and written communication skills
+ Computer skills in Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint
+ Experience with Microsoft Office programs

Department Description:

Department 1353 is a multidisciplinary research and development group supporting NNSA Defense and Work for Other \(WFO\) Programs\. Our capabilities include experimental electromagnetics, the design and manufacturing of advanced power electronics, compact high current drivers, electron beam accelerators, x\-ray sources, development and analysis of advanced materials and components, and plasma physics\. Department 1353 employs a comprehensive research approach that includes analysis, simulation, and hardware verification\.

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.