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Mechanical Engineer (Mid-Career) - Limited Term Employee

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security? If so, you could be the Mechanical Engineer we are seeking to join our team! You will lead our day-to-day Engineering Technologist activities and provide engineering direction to the Work Coordination & Control and Maintenance Team Leaders for questions regarding systems affected by projects, operations, and maintenance activities.

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

+ Perform minor designs in support of customer requests with FacPM approval and maintain as-builts for in-house designs.
+ Maintain a broad understanding of the building systems, safety systems structures and components, and design basis.
+ Lead all efforts for planned outages, coordination, and building occupant notifications.
+ Write high-rigor planned outage procedures and switching memos and review/approve all procedures and memos for assigned portfolio.
+ Collaborate with A/E partners on system capacities and design basis.
+ Participate in building systems performance monitoring, system analysis, and operate per the design basis within assigned portfolio.
+ Perform building walkthroughs to stay current with building system conditions (coordinate system/equipment inspections).
+ Identify facility project needs through the Condition Assessment, Resource Conservation, or Operations processes and assist in integrating those needs across the site.
+ Support project requirements development, developing and analyzing design options and alternatives, A/E Q&A, engineered safety, and project design reviews focusing on specification and standard reviews at the building system level operations and maintainability of equipment.
+ Review and advise changes to Real Estate Operating Permit (REOP).
+ Provide technical expertise and analysis in support of predictive and preventative maintenance technologies.
+ Adhere to FMS business process and identify improvements and best practices.
+ Support Affinity Groups, Standards, Specifications and Design Manual develop, and improvement.
+ Review Facilities Control System (FCS) alarms and issues with Building Operator/Engineering Technologist for resolution.


+ Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline plus five (5) or more years of experience; or a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline plus two (2) or more years of relevant experience; or Doctoral Degree in relevant discipline with an emphasis in HVAC or mechanical utilities; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
+ Ability to obtain a Professional Engineer (P.E) license.


+ Licensed Engineer (P.E.).
+ Experience with the following:
+ Working with nuclear facilities, using computerized facilities management systems (Maximo, Tririga, etc).
+ NNSA, DOE or other federal government requirements.
+ Current mechanical codes and standards (IBC, ASHRAE), scoping detailed mechanical projects, and troubleshooting mechanical systems.
+ Demonstrated experience in the following:

- Mechanical design engineer.
- Analytical and reasoning skills necessary to identify and resolve mechanical risk issues with the mission in mind and assist in making recommendations to management.
- Coordination of mechanical outages.
- Developing and implementing a preventive maintenance plan.
+ Leadership skills including the ability to articulate the vision to key stakeholders.
+ Basic knowledge of technical building or site infrastructure design and construction.
+ Working knowledge and understanding in Facilities engineering, design, construction and contracting, best standards and practices.
+ Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment.
+ Ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion.

Department Description:

The Facilities Area Manager-FAM 4 Department 4829 is responsible for facilities in TA-II, TA-IV, TTR, KTF, and all of Sandia's leased facilities. Our mission is to maintain the buildings and associated systems fit for mission use, as well as to facilitate modifications in support of future mission work. We strive to partner with our customers to respond to building issues and support the needs of the mission.

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.


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: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

 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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