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Albuquerque, NM
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Job ID: 659218
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:Electromechanical Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)


We are seeking an Electromechanical Technologist to join a team of scientists and engineers conducting atmospheric radiation measurements and modeling in facilities on the North Slope of Alaska.

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

+ Work with a diverse cross-section of people from Sandia Labs, other national laboratories and the atmospheric science community;
+ Support labs, facilities and remote sites in Alaska;
+ Support field campaigns;
+ Follow the important criteria listed below:

- Pay attention to detail;
- Have the ability to problem solve;
- Have a desire to point out items for continuous improvement.

**This position will require travel to the DOE facilities in Alaska approximately 12 to 20 weeks per year.**


+ Associates degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent work experience;
+ Experience with R&D design and prototyping;
+ Working knowledge of elecrical and electronic circuits;
+ Field work or scientific field campaigns;
+ Experience with instrument systems and automated data collection systems;
+ Willingness to work in cold (down to -40*F in winter), remote field environments;
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance.


+ Bachelor's in Electronics Technology or Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering (or related field in Engineering Technology);
+ Experience operating a mill or lathe, or conducting SMAW or GTAW welding;
+ Proficiency with SolidWorks and 3D printing:
+ Experience with Campbell data loggers and metrological instruments;
+ Proficient with the use of hand and power tools;
+ Arctic field experience;
+ Demonstrated ability to work safely and independently with minimum direct supervision;
+ Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team;
+ Demonstrated and verifiable interpersonal skills;
+ Experience with meteorological measurement systems, solar radiation measurement equipment, radar systems, winches, DC motors, hydraulic systems, or fiber optics;
+ Demonstrated experience developing ES&H requirements and documentation for field projects including Engineered Safety;
+ Experience with long-term atmospheric measurements or climate-related measurements;
+ Experience with airborne atmospheric measurements from manned or unmanned aircraft, tethered balloons, or free-flight balloons;
+ Demonstrated experience working on complex projects with a range of organizations inside and outside Sandia including academic, commercial, state, and federal agencies.

The staff in the Atmospheric Sciences Department at Sandia National Labs have expertise in atmospheric measurements and modeling. Technical activities cover the spectrum from theory to application, including algorithm development, computer modeling, data inversion, instrumentation and measurement systems development, field demonstration, field campaign execution, and field site management. Particular expertise exists in the measurement and modeling of atmospheric processes in the Arctic including the use of unmanned aerial vehicles such as small fixed wing and rotary aircraft and tethered balloons, as well as the use and cold hardening of measurement systems such as radar and lidar. The department serves as a Laboratories resource for atmospheric sensing expertise.

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:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted L-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 L-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.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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