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R&D Mechanical Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are currently looking for an R&D Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This opening provides an excellent opportunity for a highly-motivated individual with a mechanical engineering background to make significant contributions to Sandia.

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

+ Document and implement test planning, test execution, and requirements verification.
+ Conduct environmental testing in support of design qualification.
+ Coordinate with test facilities to ensure capability readiness in support of environmental testing.
+ Troubleshoot and document test anomalies.
+ Contribute to integration activities with other systems engineers, quality engineers, and product realization teams.
+ Prepare for technical reviews.
+ Represent Sandia on multi-organizational project teams.


+ Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline plus 10 or more years of related experience; or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline plus 8 or more years of related experience.
+ Ability to travel up to 25%.
+ Active DOE Q-level security clearance.


+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
+ Experience in environmental testing of systems or components.
+ Experience writing technical requirements, test plans, test reports, and verification reports.
+ Experience working with CREO, or other solid modeling software.
+ Experience with mechanical and/or thermal instrumentation of systems.
+ Strong communication skills (especially technical writing skills) and interpersonal skills.
+ Ability to thrive in a high-energy, collaborative, team-focused environment.
+ Ability to juggle competing priorities and deadlines.

Department Description:

Department 02353, W80-4 System Functional & Environmental Testing, is responsible for developing the W80-4 system-level testers, for conducting system electrical testing, and for partnering with the engineering science test facilities to perform the system environmental tests required for qualification.

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 security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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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Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

 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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