The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
4 days old
2018-07-122018-08-12

R&D Laboratory Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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There is an opening for a laboratory technologist to support experimental activities in our micro\-rheology and complex fluids laboratories\. You will work with technical staff to design and run experiments involving a variety of technologies and then perform basic data analysis\.

On any given day, you may be called upon to;

+ Support many experiments including; rheological characterization of complex materials, x\-ray computed tomography of internal structure of complex materials and measurement of wetting properties in support of Sandias mission\.
+ Basic knowledge of chemical handling and the ability to work in a safe manner with respect for safety procedures\.
+ You will need to work independently and collaboratively in a fast\-paced research and development laboratory environment\.

Required:

+ A bachelors degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience in a research laboratory
+ Experience handling chemicals according to defined safety procedures
+ Must have a DOE L Clearance to start

Desired:

+ Experience working with optical microscopy or image analysis devices\.
+ Strong communication and organizational skills
+ Experience with design of flow or pressure systems
+ Experience with LabVIEW
+ Experience working with electronics, wiring and a general knowledge of electrical safety and work practices

Department Description:

The Thermal/Fluid Component Sciences Department at Sandia National Laboratories provides a wide range of fluid modeling and analysis, and experimental discovery and validation support in discipline areas such as: incompressible flow, porous flow, reactive flow, multiphase flow, thermal/fluid coupling, suspensions, plasma physics, and rarefied gas dynamics\. The department supports activities spanning the entire research\-design\-analysis spectrum, from creating fundamental physical models, to developing computational algorithms and codes, to applying these models and codes to solve fluid and plasma problems in a wide range of applications\.

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 L\-level security clearance to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted L\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

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 L\-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 origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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