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R&D Laboratory Support Technologist - PVD/CVD (Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking a Lab Support Technologist to join our outstanding, hardworking team. Are you seeking an opportunity to support research efforts related to physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition, and vacuum technology? If so, read on to learn more!

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

+ Support staff in safely operating and maintaining thin film deposition systems in support of prototyping and production activities
+ Prepare substrates, characterize samples utilizing a variety of techniques (optical, electrical, surface roughness, stress, etc.), and troubleshoot systems
+ Collaborate in a team environment with limited guidance
+ Document work activities

Required:

+ Associate's degree in a related technology field or equivalent related experience (high school diploma plus 4 years' experience)
+ Experience working in a laboratory and maintaining documentation
+ Experience with PVD and CVD
+ Experience with vacuum system technology

Desired:

+ Proven experience operating, trouble shooting, maintaining, and repairing PVD/PE-CVD systems and or vacuum systems
+ Experience preparing, cleaning, and characterizing thin film samples
+ Experience designing fixtures and masks with CAD tools (Solidworks, Pro E)
+ Experience with electro-mechanical trouble shooting and repairs
+ Experience with LabView

Department Description:

The Coatings and Additive Manufacturing Department provides scientific and engineering expertise in the areas of thin films, laser machining and surface modification, precision engineering, and metal additive manufacturing for the Laboratories. Over 25 elements as well as numerous compounds and alloys can be deposited by sputter deposition and electron beam evaporation. Thin film properties can also be characterized. Precision engineering includes the design and fabrication of miniature and meso-scale devices, electrical discharge machining (EDM), laser machining, laser etching, as well as technical consulting. Metal additive manufacturing capabilities include powder bed, LENS, and wire technologies. Our staff supports a variety of programs and is highly engaged in providing collaborative, innovative materials science and systems-based engineering solutions.

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.

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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: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-12

 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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R&D Laboratory Support Technologist - PVD/CVD (Mid-Career)

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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