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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
GT1 Machine Repair
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Machine Repair Trades

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

+ Plan and perform a variety of machine repair operations in an engineering, research and development, and/or complex production environment\.
+ Work involves performing work operations necessary for the maintenance, repair, modification, or overhaul of precision, production, and custom\-built, machines and accessories\.
+ Responsibilities include operating state\-of\-the\-art mechanical and electrical equipment that requires the creation, operation, and editing of various computer programs; performing complex and difficult setups using tools, cameras, microscopes, and other equipment; performing associated operations such as welding, sheet metal fabricating or metal spraying as necessary; providing technical oversight for fabricate\-to\-print work; serving as a consultant to technical personnel on design manufacturability; and acting as a lead person which includes, but is not limited to, responsibilities for making schedule commitments, assignment of work to co\-workers, and instructing or training others\.
+ Support machine repair field activities as required\.
+ Perform work using industry\-standard safety practice\.
+ Utilize a computerized database to maintain required records\.


+ Experience working on high\-precision machines and systems\.
+ Demonstrated ability to work safely in potentially hazardous environments\.
+ Ability to work individually as well as part of a high\-performing team\.
+ Superior customer service skills\.
+ One or more professional certifications\.
+ Typical experience includes minimum of 5 \- 8 years as a fully qualified Machine Repair Tradesperson, and completion of a State Approved Machinist apprenticeship program\.
+ The selected individual will work as part of the Equipment Lifecycle Team\.

Required skills, Physical Assessments, & Certifications:

Once the applicant has submitted their application and resume, there will be several levels of screening as applicable: \(1\) resume review for direct experience and related work history; \(2\) skills assessments \(3\) interview evaluations; \(4\) pre\-employment background reviews \(for external applicants\); \(5\) drug testing; and \(6\) physical job placement assessments\. Each screening level must be passed successfully and consecutively in order to be eligible for consideration\.

A job placement assessment \(JPA\) will be required as part of the screening for this position\. This JPA will evaluate your ability to meet the physical requirements of this job\.

Department Description:

The FMOC manages and maintains existing buildings and utilities; plans, modifies, and constructs new buildings; demolishes substandard structures; and provides site services for customers\. We also enable current\-day and future mission success through teaming with the mission in stewardship planning that establishes priorities and focuses efforts to nurture and advance the capabilities of our facilities and infrastructure across all Sandia sites\. We accomplish these activities in an efficient, flexible, safe, and cost\-effective manner while creating a work environment that helps attract and retain the best employees to support the strategic objectives of both SNL and the Department of Energy\.

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\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


+ Active DOE "L" or "Q" clearance or
+ Active DOD “Secret” or “Top Secret”

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\.

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.