Electrician - Construction Services GT1-Onsite

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7241433 (Ref:Sa693283)

Posted: July 14, 2024

Job Description

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Electrical Trades

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

  • Obtain and analyze job information to layout, install facility electrical systems. Work involves low voltage single and multiphase distribution, lighting, control systems, associated fixtures and components.
  • Be able/available to work overtime on an as needed basis
  • As a condition of employment, Metal Trades positions are represented by the Metal Trades Council (MTC) and represented employees must pay the monthly membership dues or agency fee.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Perform installation of systems and utilize a computerized database to maintain required records.
  • Perform work using industry standard safety practices such as: proper use and inspection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and test equipment for confirmation of the de-energization of electrical circuits including but not limited to insulation resistance tester, digital multi-meter, and circuit tracers.
  • Devise tests, fabricate assemblies, or troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Utilize a computerized database to maintain records, and keep work areas in a clean and orderly condition.
  • May consult with other Tradespersons and provide direction to other employees as required.
  • Lay out, install, modify, troubleshoot, repair and maintain medium and high voltage electrical systems.
  • install complex electrical transmission and distribution systems and detect and mark all types of interior and exterior electrical utilities.
  • Work involves bucket truck and digger-derrick pole truck operation.
  • Perform switching procedures and techniques; conduct high voltage testing procedures; and use cable splicing and HV termination techniques.
  • Perform work using industry-standard safety practices, techniques, and sequences for determining the de-energization of high voltage circuits; installation and removal of grounding clusters; demonstrate knowledge of test equipment to troubleshoot high voltage electrical circuits; work with facilities/construction engineers to evaluate, plan, and coordinate utility spotting activities. Must have experience in the construction of HV equipment/systems and an understanding of the associated hazards involved.
  • Must have working knowledge of SNL's high voltage electrical transmission and distribution systems and complete SNL's High Voltage Mentorship Program.
  • Must be able to obtain the mobile crane certification.
  • Lay out, install specialized facilities, electrical fire alarm systems, intrusion alarm systems, inverters, emergency lights, overhead doors, vehicle gates and building grounding and distribution systems including transfer switches and standby/emergency generator systems.
  • Install communication systems, control and alarm systems, and associated computer equipment interfaces.
  • Responsibilities include installation of thermographic scanning, in highly specialized electrical and electronic test equipment, and electromechanical circuits and devices associated with facility and process equipment and test equipment including infrared thermography, communications transmission system install equipment, and three-point ground resistivity meters.
  • Work on complex electrical, electronic and electromechanical systems, circuits, and devices associated with facility and process equipment.
  • Install electrical systems, circuits, and components.
  • Will perform appropriate, auxiliary, or related duties in the general area of work activity necessary to accomplish

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Requirements include completion of a 4-year State approved electrical apprenticeship program or equivalent.
  • Typical experience includes minimum of 3-5 years as a fully qualified Electrical Tradesperson, and is capable of obtaining a journeyman's license.

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 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.

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.


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.

Essential Functions:

If offered the position, you may be required to demonstrate your fitness to perform certain physical aspects of the position, including lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

Job ID: 693283

Job Family: 120

Regular/Temporary Position: R

Full/Part-Time Status: F

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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Job posting number:#7241433 (Ref:Sa693283)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque,New Mexico
United States
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