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General Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that helps tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our nations security?

You could be thehighly motivated individual to be part of our diverse team. You will perform a variety of structure, system, and component (SSC) level maintenance and troubleshooting duties within the electronic, mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical, and laboratory areas. You will have the ability to construct, troubleshoot, calibrate, test, and maintain equipment, components, devices, or systems and will work from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.

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

+ Assist in the development, execution, and close out of engineering document (EGSAs) and facility work packages (FWP).
+ Operate motorized lifting, rigging, hoist, and jack equipment to support project and operations needs.
+ Operate machine shop equipment such as CNC mill, lathe, drill press, jigs/ fixtures to fabricate one-of-a-kind prototypes and production piece-parts.
+ Perform calibration and alignment checks on mechanical and electrical system.
+ Analyze data and recommend modifications to facility system(s) and/or components to meet desired SSC specifications.
+ May perform duties in radiation environments or involving radiation-producing equipment.

Are you ready for your next challenge? Join our team and achieve your dreams while making a difference.


+ High school diploma or equivalent, plus three or more years of directly related experience
+ Experience with electrical and mechanical design, installation, testing, repair, and maintenance
+ Experience using hand, power, and diagnostic tools
+ Experience operating various machine shop and fabrication equipment
+ Ability to obtain and maintain and DOE Q Security Clearance


+ Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team
+ Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, layouts, and other related specifications
+ Great collaboration and coordination skills in communicating work impacts to TA-V system operations, engineering, and management stakeholders (as required)
+ Ability to conceptualize and communicate design elements of electrical and mechanical design to engineering and technical peers
+ Ability to conceptualize appropriate or novel diagnostics required to obtain data and knowledge of the system
+ Experience in collecting and compiling data from various equipment sources and synergizing that information into meaningful data for various engineering programs
+ Experience working in radiological/nuclear facilities
+ Experience with 3D CAD modeling (Solidworks, Pro E)
+ Experience working with pressurized systems

Department Description:

This department provides the operational management of the Auxiliary Hot Cell Facility (AHCF), and the Gamma Irradiation Facility (GIF), and the Low Dose Rate Irradiation Facility (LDRIF) in TA-III. The GIF and the LDRIF are used to provide experiment support to a wide variety of experimenters within and external to the Laboratories. The AHCF is the key Category 3 nuclear facility for repackaging and disposition of waste and materials that require the rigor in operations of a nuclear facility, as well as the safety provided by the shielding and containment. Another important aspect of this department is the implementation of the Integrated Work Management and Maintenance Management programs for all operations, maintenance, and processes for Organization 01380.

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, disability, or veteran status.


Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations.


Posted: 2019-08-15 Expires: 2019-09-15

 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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