The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
6 days old
2018-06-142018-07-15

Intern - Energetic Component Engineering R&D Undergrad Year Round

Albuquerque, NM
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The Energetics Component Engineering\-I Department is seeking a highly\-motivated, team\-oriented candidate for an undergraduate year\-round internship\. Ideal candidates should have a mechanical engineering background with coursework in mechanics of materials, material science, mechanical design, fluid/solid mechanics and/or thermodynamics\.

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

+ Join existing project teams to support design, development, testing and production of explosive components
+ Validate component design quality through review of engineering drawings, performance data and product definition documentation
+ Use engineering principles to analyze and display test results acquired from data acquisition systems using spreadsheets, MatLab, etc\.
+ Manage measurement and test equipment to assure accountability and current calibration status

Required:

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited undergraduate program
+ Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ Currently pursuing a major in mechanical engineering or related discipline and have attained at least junior\-level status
+ One to three years of experience working in teams, maintaining equipment and/or machinery and handling logistics

Desired:

+ Ability to work on multi\-disciplinary teams in a fast\-paced environment
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Experience with machine shop equipment
+ Experience with measurement and test equipment including calibration
+ Experience with or knowledge of energetic materials and/or components
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy \(DOE\) security clearance

Department Description:

The Energetic Component Engineering\-I Department is responsible for design, development and external supplier production of energetic components and materials\. The department activities primarily focus on low\-power energetic devices such as igniters and actuators that use explosive or pyrotechnics materials as well as propellant\-driven rocket motors\. Design cycles and options are minimized through informed use of computational and simulation techniques making use of in\-house analysts and corporate computational resources\. In addition, the department maintains state\-of\-the\-art laboratories and diagnostics for both destructive and non\-destructive characterization testing of energetic components\.

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:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national original, disability, or veteran status\.

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