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GT1 Elec/Mec Comp Prod

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking a Neutron Generator Electromechanical Trades

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

+ This position would work primarily in a lab working on epoxy processes, general material prep processes, and cleaning processes with opportunities to cross train into other areas as proficiency is demonstrated.
+ Manufacture Mark Quality (MQ) products.
+ Perform all functions required to produce neutron tubes and generators.
+ Ensure that MQ processes and related equipment and materials are functioning and ready for use in fabricating MQ and development hardware.
+ As a condition of employment, Metal Trades positions are represented by the Metal Trades Council (MTC) and represented employees must pay the monthly membership dues or agency fee.


+ Work involves following detailed written operating instructions, procedures, and specifications in the manufacture of MQ products using manually-operated and computer- controlled equipment such as vacuum systems, H-furnaces, evaporators, and final bake out stations in a contamination-controlled (e.g., clean room ) limited access facility.
+ Using documented processes, perform experiments to characterize new or improved processes, fixtures, and equipment; fabricate development products and repair and maintain equipment.
+ Participate on, or lead, Continuous Process Improvement Teams.
+ Verify the readiness of operators, work directions, equipment, tooling, fixtures, and gages to perform work. Perform chemical cleaning, etching, electroplating, thin film evaporation and thick film metallization, laser, resistance, and electron beam welding, machining, OGP operation, brazing, epoxy joining, and encapsulation, subassembly, final assembly, flame spraying, neutron tube exhaust processing, high voltage product testing and other fabrication processes. Identify deficiencies in production line, coordinate the work of others to ensure the attainment of development and MQ schedules, utilize a computerized database to maintain required records and perform in-process inspection operations to ensure product meets customer design, development and manufacturing.
+ Some work assignments will require RAD-worker or explosives training and certification.
+ As assigned, act as lead person which includes, but is not limited to, responsibilities for making schedule commitments, assignment of work to coworkers and instructing and training others.
+ Plan and perform work using industry-standard safety practices. Requirements include completion of the Sandia Production Trades Training Program or successful completion of Sandia National Laboratories Neutron Generator Apprentice Training Program certified by the NM State Apprenticeship Council. Obtain and maintain DOE approved neutron generator Process qualifications.

Required skills, Physical Assessments, & Certifications:

+ Once the applicant has submitted their application and resume, there will be several levels of screening as applicable:
+ Resume review for direct experience and related work history;
+ Skills assessments
+ Interview evaluations;
+ Pre-employment background reviews (for external applicants);
+ Drug testing; and
+ Physical job placement assessments. Each screening level must be passed successfully and consecutively in order to be eligible for consideration.
+ A job placement assessment (JPA) will be required as part of the screening for this position.
+ This JPA will evaluate your ability to meet the physical requirements of this job


+ Minimum of 5-8 years as a fully qualified Materials Processing Specialty Tradesperson or Completion of a State approved Materials Processing Specialty Apprenticeship Program.
+ This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this job.
+ It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Group Trades - Minimum of 5-8 years as a fully qualified Materials Processing Specialty Tradesperson or Completion of a State approved Materials Processing Specialty Apprenticeship Program.
+ Experience working in a production environment.
+ Completion of the post-secondary classes listed above.
+ Attainment of an associate's degree with an emphasis in a relevant area.
+ Possess the equivalent on-the-job work experience.
+ Demonstrated ability to follow written work instructions
+ Demonstrated ability to conduct work in a safe manner.
+ Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a team environment.
+ Demonstrated ability to use computers.
+ Demonstrated ability to work in a highly-integrated, small team.
+ Experience with Mark Quality component production.
+ Experience handling explosive devices.
+ Experience with process improvement.
+ Experience with the use of computers to accomplish work tasks; experience with Oracle a plus.
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of personnel.
+ Active Department of Energy "L" or "Q" clearance.

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-level 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 must 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.


Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-07

 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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