Electromechanical Technologist (Early/Mid Career)

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7197011 (Ref:Sa692148)

Posted: November 30, 2023

Job Description

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: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification. What Your Job Will Be Like: We are seeking an Electromechanical Technologist in the Explosive Production department for assembly of components. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Execute internal manufacturing activities including MQ deliverables and experimental work + Perform resistance welding, laser welding, cleaning, explosive powder pressing, explosive handling, soldering and other hands-on operations + Support or implement corrective or preventive actions + Be involved with new process/equipment development and qualification + Perform initial diagnostics on nonconformances, monitor area health, identify ways to increase yields, and mistake proof processes + Seek out and pursue opportunities for continuous improvement + Implement new manufacturing technologies or equipment Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite. Qualifications We Require: + Associate’s degree in a STEM-related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience + Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE-issued ‘Q’ clearance Qualifications We Desire: + Active DOE-issued ‘Q’ clearance or DOD equivalent + Experience in a production environment applying rigorous processes + Hands-on experience in methods such as resistance welding, laser welding, leak checking, soldering, and powder pressing + Experience in laboratory operations conducting hands-on operations + Experience working in a flexible, team environment + Experience with hazardous operations + Background or experience in working with explosive technologies and engineering applications + Experience developing manufacturing processes + Good written and verbal communication skills About Our Team: The Explosive Component Production II Department (7557) produces energetic components that support deliverables for Sandia's nuclear deterrence mission. We also provide mission-enabling support to all of 7550, while innovating energetic component processes and production capabilities for the organization. We are responsible for production planning, product pre-acceptance, component production, and component production data entry and analysis. We oversee the construction of the Energetics Manufacturing Science and Technology (EMSAT) facility and its operational startup. 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. 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. Position Information: This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years. Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance. Job ID: 692148


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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