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Intern - Advanced Field Ops & Robotics Technical Undergrad Year Round
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


The Advanced Field Operations and Robotics department is looking for a UNM or CNM year\-round ME student, preferably in their junior or senior year of studies, to join their team as an Intern Year\-Round \- Technical Undergrad\.

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

+ Take detailed measurements and build high\-fidelity 3D CAD models of existing hardware
+ Make quick proof of concept CAD models to help relay ideas and information to customers
+ Create 3D\-printed models of concepts or fit\-check models using our in\-house printing capabilities
+ Perform maintenance and repairs on various robotic platforms at the complex
+ Perform basic machining and assembly operations in support of projects
+ To come up with novel ideas and solutions to complex problems
+ To be a self\-starter, and learn to solve problems both with and without the assistance of other group members


You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited undergraduate program
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ U\.S\. citizenship


+ 3D design experience in AutoCAD, Solidworks, or similar applications
+ Experience with electro\-mechanical systems, robotic systems, or similar
+ Demonstrated, hands\-on experience designing, developing, and assembling complex mechanical systems \(e\.g\., Formula SAE, rocket system\)

Department Description:

The Advanced Field Operations & Robotics Department specializes in developing advanced hardware and software solutions that develop, integrate and test advanced mobility, manipulation, perception, control, and automated technologies\. Over the past three decades technologies have been fielded for use in military surveillance, autonomous, demining, mine rescue operations, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal \(EOD\) team support\. The Department has a large outdoor test facilities to support a variety of programs and development needs\. The Robotic Vehicle Range \(RVR\) is a 320\-acre outdoor test range used to support the design, development, and testing of mobile robotic systems\.

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:

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\.

Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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.