Los Alamos National Laboratory Calibration and Inspection Engineer (R&D Engineer 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
R&D Engineer 2 ($94,100 - $155,700)
You will lead user performed calibrations of CMMs and related equipment in support of quality engineering in Detonator Production Quality Engineering and Inspection, TA-22 (PAQ-3). You will contribute to inspection engineering activities and operations in support of quality engineering. This will include assisting in the completion of milestones on multiple projects and programmatic objectives related to inspection development and design as well as quality evidence capture.
R&D Engineer 3 ($113,100 – $190,900)
In addition to the above duties, you will be expected to develop robust inspection processes; to develop Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) ﬁxtures and programs to meet quality control standards and make suggestions with regard to procedures, standards and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality. You may also be expected to apply knowledge of 3-D design and modeling capabilities.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Calibration : Experience with performing calibration of CMMs.
Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of and experience in designing, planning, and executing projects associated with inspection (e.g. coordinate measuring machines, laser interferometers, optical measurement techniques, and open setup techniques).
Inspection Development: Experience developing inspection processes including interpreting engineering blueprints, sketches, specifications and related data, specifying inspection equipment, characterizing process variables, and maintaining process performance.
Quality Standards: Working knowledge of quality assurance standards such as NQA-1, NAP 401.1 (formerly NAP-24) and DOE Order 414.D.
In addition to having advanced knowledge of the R&D Engineer 2 requirements, the R&D Engineer 3 must have the following:
Measurement and Testing Systems: Advanced technical knowledge and ability to provide technical leadership on measurement and testing systems (e.g. coordinate measuring machines, laser interferometers, optical measurement techniques, and open setup techniques).
Education requirements for R&D Eng. 2: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and 4 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education requirements for R&D Eng. 3: Position requires a Master’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and 6 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level a Ph.D. may be preferred.
Manufacturing Experience: Thorough knowledge of and experience in designing, planning, and executing projects associated with manufacturing. Industrial manufacturing experience with high volume product output preferred.
Software: Working knowledge of various software packages such as Quindos, Calypso, or PC-DMIS; PTC CREO; or Solidworks.
Equipment: Demonstrated experience using Coordinate Measuring Machines.Hands-on experience repairing or assembling machine tools to accuracies of less than one micron.
Metrology Knowledge: Demonstrated use of metrology and statistical methods to help diagnose and correct improper quality control practices.
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, please submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
Evaluation of applicants will commence immediately.
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview on May 19 or May 20, 2021
This vacancy will close at COB, May 14, 2021; however, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date; the position may close as early as May 7, 2021.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
Dental and vision insurance
Free basic life and disability insurance
Paid maternity and parental leave
Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
Onsite gyms and wellness programs
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
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Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
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Contact Name Martinez, Loren Urban
Work Telephone 505-412-0165
Vacancy Name: IRC84896
Organization Name PAQ-3/TA-22 Quality Engineering & Inspection
Req ID: IRC84896