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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Designer/Drafter 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The successful candidate will perform job duties including, but not limited to:

  • Produces and details routine drawings/layouts of components, facilities and/or systems. Works independently and as part of a team.

  • Generates and/or modifies computer-aided design (CAD) drawings of moderate complexity based on information from others. Generates complete design and/or as-built packages for complex components, facilities and/or systems.

  • Uses industry codes, standards, and customer specifications to prepare work plans, drawings and layouts. Uses industry codes, standards, and works with customer to develop specifications to prepare work plans, drawings and layouts.

  • Works with engineering team to ensure drawing quality. Adheres to engineering policies, programs and practices.

  • Develops CAD drawings and design models under the direction of a senior designer. Works with minimal supervision, may supervise aspects of work and identifies process improvement activities.

  • Works with engineering team to ensure drawing quality.

  • Performs calculations in support of technical problems.

  • Applies engineering design principles to design and fabrication of components and assemblies as directed.

  • Produces work in accordance with budget and schedule constraints.

  • Understands fabrication, construction, operation, and maintenance requirements relevant to designated discipline.

  • Works independently and as part of a team. Participates in process improvement activities.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Knowledge/experience with computer-aided drafting techniques, CAD modeling and design and high-level three-dimensional (3-D) parametric CAD systems

  • Knowledge of complex mathematical formulas and computations.

  • Kknowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and basic technical responsibilities within designated discipline,

  • Knowledge of industry, regulatory, or Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) complex codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

Desired Skills

  • Familiarity with AutoSPRINK.

  • Working knowledge of building construction and materials.

  • Knowledge of relevant Laboratory procedures, standards and guides.


  • High school diploma and three-to-five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants

  • Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meet the qualifications for the position.

Additional Details

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in the beautiful mountains of northern New Mexico near Santa Fe, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC79415
Organization Name ES-EPD/ Engineering Project Delivery
Minimum Salary 47400
Maximum Salary 72900
Req ID: IRC79415
Category: Draft Design