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


The Infrastructure Services Center is seeking a Facilities Technologist to perform work as an Office Designer\. The Office Designer will provide design support to customers for work centered around office remodels, \(which can include small electrical/mechanical modifications, movement of walls, installation of modular furniture systems, network connections, etc\.\) The FE Office designer will work extensively with customers, other Facilities staff \(as required\), contractors, and Facilities management to ensure customer modifications/upgrades are executed and completed in a timely manner and within scope and budget\.

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

+ Be the technical point of contact with Customers for office renovation work\.
+ Be responsible for all aspects of an office renovation \(i\.e\., customer interactions, design, construction coordination, and addressing any issues customers may have with the final product\)\.
+ Negotiate with and update Customer and Facilities Management on scope, cost, schedule, quality, and change requests for all assigned projects\.
+ Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously\.
+ Ensure compliance with Corporate and Facilities environmental, safety, and health \(ES&H\) requirements\.
+ Obtain Project Funding Authorization from Customers\.
+ Work with construction suppliers, modular furniture vendors \(predominately Steelcase and Hayworth furniture lines are used at Sandia\), and flooring contractor to oversee construction activities\.
+ Update record drawings to accurately reflect the current as\-built state due to an office renovation\.
+ Monitor contract warranty requirements and coordinate any necessary follow\-up work\.

Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations\.


+ Twp \(2\) years of experience/proficiency using either Autodesk CADD software products \(e\.g\. AutoCAD\) or Bentley CADD products \(e\.g\., Microstation\)\.
+ Two \(2\) years of office design/remodel experience using system furniture\.
+ Construction/field experience in office renovation including knowledge of design standards, practices, protocols, and system furniture component assembly details\.
+ Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite \(e\.g\., Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook\) and Internet Explorer\.


+ Associates degree or higher in Architecture, CADD, or Engineering\.
+ Experience in architectural interior finishes including case work, flooring, and wall finishes\.
+ Project Management experience\.
+ Experience working with Sandia’s FMOC organization and knowledge of Sandia design standards\.
+ High academic performance\.
+ Experience using 3D CADD visualization software \(e\.g\., Steelcase 3D tool, Revit, CET, etc\.\)\.
+ Experience working with Maximo and Oracle software\.
+ Demonstrated ability to “think on your feet” when dealing with customers and to make logical and prudent decisions when under customer scrutiny and time pressures\.
+ Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills\.
+ Demonstrated Customer Service skills\.
+ Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance complex competing activities\.
+ Must be a self\-motivated individual that can work both independently as well as have demonstrated the ability to work in a close\-knit team environment\.
+ Experience working with both Steelcase and Hayworth system furniture lines\.
+ Active DOE “Q” clearance that can be transferred to Sandia\.

Department Description:

The Customer Operations Support Department provides expedited and rapid turnaround engineering design and construction support \(referred to as Facilities Express FE\) for small projects \(typically ranging from $1K to $100K\) that are identified and funded by line organizations\. The department also provides inspection, safety, and work acceptance support for all construction projects performed at Sandia National Laboratories to ensure construction code compliance\.

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 L\-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 L\-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.