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Electromechanical Technologist (Early Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking an Electromechanical Technologist to join our dynamic team! This position will involve working in various areas of the department's accelerators including; the center section, pulsed power section, energy storage section, high vacuum section, and gas transfer section. Once you become a qualified operator on any one system, you will share responsibilities for operating, maintaining, and improving systems.

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

+ Construct and maintain pulse power equipment.
+ Support science and engineering research, development, and engineering (RD&E) activities which are characterized primarily by their non-routine, prototypical nature.
+ Work in a laboratory or facility, operate and maintain experimental equipment, perform experiments, maintain a safe environment, make records and document observations.
+ Execute a wide variety of technical procedures with minimal direction.
+ Follow step by step procedures for job duties and strictly adhere to Sandia National Laboratories ES&H procedures.

Required:

+ A high school diploma or equivalent
+ Experience with the operation and maintenance of mechanical and/or electrical equipment
+ Ability to become a certified diver
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance

Desired:

+ Familiarity with MS Office products such as: Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
+ The applicant should be capable of multitasking and taking direction from members of technical staff
+ Experience with working in a team and/or independent environment
+ The ability to produce technical documentation
+ Five years or more experience in mechanical/electrical systems operations and maintenance
+ Technical apprenticeship or journeyman training
+ Have a current diver certification

Department Description:

The AGT Accelerator Operations Department (1342) is responsible for the operation and continual development of the Saturn, HERMES III, and SPHINX pulsed power accelerators. The primary objective of the department is to provide an applied research environment for radiation effects and weapon physics experiments. The machines generate electrical pulses of up to 20 million Volts and up to 12 million Amperes with nanosecond durations to create very intense radiation environments. These hostile environments present very challenging research and development opportunities in areas such as: current, voltage, X-ray and Gamma-ray diagnostics, data acquisition, control and automation systems. Department 1342 also conducts pulsed power research and development to: improve radiation source fidelity, increase the output and fluence, as well as to improve the overall reliability and reproducibility of the accelerators. These unique, world class facilities are an essential part of the NNSA's Stockpile Stewardship Program.

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:

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 Statement:

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.

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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.

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Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-13

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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