The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
16 days old

Mechanical Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are looking for an experienced R&D Mechanical Technologist to develop engineering solutions for the SafeGuards Transporter \(SGT\) and the next generation Mobile Guardian Transporter \(MGT\)\. Qualified applicants will work on teams designing, analyzing, fabricating prototypes, testing and producing component and system level hardware for the existing SGT fleet and the MGT currently under development\. The selected applicants will have opportunities to impact development of a critical national asset and experience complete product life cycle, from concept development to final product definition and production\.

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

+ Lead or collaborate with teams of other technologists on the design and development of a variety of mechanical components or assemblies to meet defined requirements

+ Participate in design peer reviews

+ Ensure that selected designs meet criteria for manufacturability

+ Based on inputs from the design team, work closely with and provide guidance to Manufacturing Liaison to ensure that complex mechanical components are fabricated, on time and within budget

+ Working independently or in collaboration with other technologists, using hand tools or machine tools, ensure that fabricated components are assembled in the manner designed

+ With minimum input from engineering project leads, and making independent decisions, ensure the fabrication of prototype designs in the most efficient manner

+ Integrate assembled prototypes into electrical or electromechanical systems


+ Associates degree in mechanical design technology or a closely related engineering field or equivalent experience;

+ Fluency in CAD systems \(CREO, preferred, or SolidWorks\);

+ Experience on mechanical engineering design, qualification, production, or modeling/simulation projects;

+ Active DOE Q\-level security clearance\.


+ BS in mechanical engineering or related discipline;

+ Experience with electrical cabling interconnecting electronic modules;

+ Experience designing for manufacturability;

+ Experience working with manufacturing liaison to get parts fabricated;

+ Knowledgeable about advanced welding processes and methodologies;

+ Knowledgeable about sheet metal design and fabrication processes;

+ Experience in automotive engineering;

+ Experience in heavy equipment operations and maintenance;

+ Experience with additive manufacturing techniques and processes\.

Department Description:

The Mechanical Systems and Design Department is responsible for mechanical design of the MGT and for sustaining all technical aspects of the SGT fleet\. Both the MGT and the SGT projects are high\-visibility, multi\-year efforts which go from concept development to fielded product in support of national security missions\. Our engineers have access to the latest CAD and ASC \(Advanced Simulation and Computing\) tools for developing and analyzing their designs\. They also have the opportunity to participate in extensive field tests up through full scale models\. Our technologists can perform detailed design definition and are experienced with fabrication of mechanical components\. We have the capabilities to prototype, assemble and instrument scaled models as well as full scale components and systems in our well\-equipped high\-bay lab space\. Our team routinely uses 3D printers and 3D lasers scanners in their work

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

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 Q\-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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