Intern - Explosives Technologies Group (ETG) - Business Undergraduate Year-Round

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7195563 (Ref:Sa692117)

Posted: November 22, 2023

Job Description

What Your Job Will Be Like: We are seeking a Year Round - Business Undergraduate Intern to join our dynamic team! On any given day, you may be called on to: + Define system and subsystem requirements, project scope, schedules, cost estimates, and deliverables that support mission objectives. + Negotiate deliverables with external customers and partners, builds and leads teams, and organizes resources to implement scope. + Apply standard principles and advanced Project Management techniques and tools in developing project plans and detailed work breakdown structures, negotiating work packages, resource loaded schedules, and assigning various aspects of work to complete project deliverables. + Calculate, analyze variances, and make project decisions utilizing Earned Value Management System techniques and tools. + Manage project resources to ensure that deliverables and objectives are met according to the project management plan. + Provide business management support to one or more aspects of the program or project. + Provide leadership and tactical planning for execution of projects and applies engineering or other technical knowledge to achieve project objectives and deliverables. + Negotiate with customers and program managers to ensure that resources are available to accomplish the work, identify procurement and contracting needs, and marshal resources to complete project deliverables within the scope, schedules, and budgets defined in project work packages. + Oversee project teams in the planning, tracking, and execution of project plans from initiation to completion. + Manage changes in project scope using change management plans, identifies potential issues, and devises contingency plans, as necessary. + Identify potential project risks, develop risk mitigation strategies and corrective actions, and recommend risk acceptance or avoidance for all aspects of the project. + Negotiate with the customer on matters of customer requirements and limitations. + Conduct technical and program reviews to report status of cost, schedule, and performance to management and customers. + Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations. + Conducts project postmortems and utilizes lessons learned for process improvement. + Recommend addition, expansion, or discontinuance of projects. Qualifications We Require: You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements: + Currently attending and enrolled full time in a related 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 Qualifications We Desire: + Excellent written and verbal communication skills + Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion. + Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. + Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. + Demonstrated ability to team across disciplines. + Experience with project management practices for technical work, including developing project plans, work breakdown structures, and work packages; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions. + Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance Posting Duration: This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. About Our Team: The Explosives Technologies Group (ETG) provides diverse technical expertise and an agile, integrated approach to solve complex challenges involving energetic materials. We design for performance and safety. We deliver high quality, product, and reliable components. We perform critical assessments of energetic materials throughout their life cycles. We pursue state-of- the-art solutions for NW and WFO customers. Explosive Technology Maturation and Advanced Programs (7558) is responds to emerging design and production challenges to advance the future of explosives related to non-nuclear explosive components and materials for the Nuclear Security Enterprise. 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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home) + Generous vacations, strong medical 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:*These benefits vary by job classification. Security Clearance: Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. 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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Job ID: 692117

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.

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