The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
17 days old
2017-11-282018-01-08

R&D Laboratory Support Technologist - Ceramics (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking an R&D Laboratory Support Technologist to work on powder processing, forming/pressing and testing of electrical ceramics samples\. Duties also include general lab support for ceramics labs and testing equipment\. Testing includes thermal analysis, powder characterization and general electrical testing\.



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



+ Work on a variety of projects and tasks that vary within the discipline

+ Make ceramic powder or ceramic body samples using standard or exploratory methods

+ Determine equipment requirements, set up equipment, perform tests and experiments, prepare and analyze results, or provide design\-drafting services

+ Work in a laboratory or facility, operate and maintain experimental equipment, perform experiments, maintain a safe environment, and make, record, and document observations



Required:



+ High school diploma plus three years of directly related experience

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance



Desired:



+ Experience with ceramics processing

+ Experience with powder synthesis

+ Experience with ceramics characterization

+ Experience with electrical testing of ceramics



Department Description:



The Electronic, Optical and Nanomaterials Department provides innovation in the design, synthesis and development of advanced, multifunctional materials to satisfy unique needs in electronic, optical, electrochemical, structural and selective\-molecular\-binding applications\. We control chemical and structural characteristics, from the nano\- to the micro\-scale, in inorganic and hybrid systems to explore new material constructs and strategies aimed at optimizing and expanding material performance\. Our efforts support DOE Defense Programs, DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE Electricity Distribution and Energy Reliability offices, other federal agencies and industry\. In addition, we pursue partnerships with universities and establish ongoing collaborations with other experts in the field to leverage our research investments while participating in, and contributing to, the international research community\. Research thrusts include nanoparticle, nanofiber, and atomic layer deposited materials, thin films, passive and active materials for electronic, magnetic, photonic, electromechanical, and fluidic microsystems, self\-assembly, and colloid chemistry\.



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\.



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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