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Electromechanical Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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.


Are you passionate about your work and want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security? If so, join our team!

We are seeking Electromechanical Technologists to contribute to the execution of the surveillance mission that Sandia National Laboratories is responsible for. The job is learned through on the job training and there are technical work documents and some paperwork involved with testing of these stockpile units. The testers use a combination of Windows and Unix operating systems and consist of a variety of equipment such as VXI subsystems, spectrum analyzers and digitizers. The successful candidate will be required to work in a dynamic environment while upholding safe and secure operations with an emphasis on safety and quality. Some housekeeping is required by maintaining the working environment. Data is our ultimate product and it is imperative that attention to detail be given.

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

+ Perform electrical/mechanical testing on electrical systems, subsystems, and componenets.
+ Operate, modify, calibrate, troubleshoot, maintain and improve the systems test equipment assigned.


+ Associate Degree in Elecronics, Mechanical, Electromencahnical Technology or relavant discipline plus (2) or more years relavant experience.
+ Experience operating test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, frequency counters, voltmeters and power supplies.
+ Active US DOE Q-level security clearance.


+ Problem solving and trubleshooting skills applied to the repair of industrial test equipment.
+ Knowledge/ability to understand instrumentation and data acquistion.
+ Experience performing instrumentation assembly (transducer and wiring installation).
+ Expereince working with classified information or materials.
+ Ability to collect, organize, and document experimental results.
+ Willingness to take on a wide variety of assignments and learn new techniques and skills.
+ Experience with Office Software and the Unix operating system.
+ Ability to work with facility equipment and processes.
+ Demonstrated commitment to producing high-quality results and a focused attention to detail.
+ Experience with formal Conduct of Operations for large-scale testing.
+ Ability to work from engineering drawings, 3D models and written and verbal instructions.
+ Demonstrated ability to build mechaical assemblies.
+ Experience with high consequence safety and security operations.
+ Experience maintaining and housekeeping large-scale test facilities.

Department Description:

The Weapons Evaluation Test Laboratory (WETL) is a highly integrated team focused on executing the stockpile program by performing surveillance testing o weapons systems currently residing in the nation's active nuclear stockpile. The data collected from these activities is utilized by our customers to validate the functionality and increase the knowledge base of each of the individual weapon systems. This testing is conducted at the Pantex Plant located in Amarillo, Texas.

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) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-17

 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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