Los Alamos National Laboratory Electrical/Mechanical Research Technologist (Research Technologist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC77298
Job Title Electrical/Mechanical Research Technologist (Research Technologist 2)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name SIGMA-DO/ SIGMA Division
Minimum Salary 81600
Maximum Salary 133400
What You Will Do
The successful candidate will be the primary points of contact at the working level for Sigma Division in all areas with emphasis in the forming, foundry and welding sections with regard to control systems and maintenance of equipment. In addition, this individual will be responsible for capturing knowledge and developing newer technicians and technologists in the same area. The work will require the individual to utilize his/her knowledge as a subject matter expert in electrical/mechanical maintenance of forming, foundry and welding equipment, as well as with cutting edge technology related to these processing areas. The successful candidate will be required to:
Develop and implement maintenance plans with minimal supervision to optimize and ensure capability maintenance and growth in the forming, foundry and welding areas
Communicate results through internal reports, technical publications and/or progress reports
Lead the removal, site preparation and installation of new equipment around the Sigma Complex
Develop and train new technicians and technologists in the areas of electrical/mechanical system equipment in Sigma
As a subject matter expert, develop and maintain authorizing documents to perform work safely and compliantly in the Sigma Complex
Work with vendors to maintain, troubleshoot and repair instrumentation and equipment in the facility
Maintain supplies for the equipment in these areas
Ensure that the work areas remain tidy
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Demonstrated expertise working with mechanical and electrical systems of large industrial equipment related to forming, foundry and welding areas
Demonstrated knowledge of equipment typically found in a foundry, forming laboratory or welding laboratory
Demonstrated expertise of best practices in working in these technical areas
Demonstrated expertise of instrument troubleshooting and repair
Demonstrated expertise developing manufacturing systems
Demonstrated expertise in working independently as well as within a team environment
Demonstrated expertise in meeting scheduled deliverables or milestones
Fluent in common software packages including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience preparing reports, papers or other scientific publications
Experience developing novel ideas written into proposals or presented to both internal and external customers
Education: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical/electrical engineering, metallurgical engineering or materials science and a minimum of five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Notes to Applicants
Please send the following:
A cover letter addressing how you meet the required and desired skills.
A current C.V./resume with the minimum following information/sections is also required: Educational background, degree dates, GPA with scale; Work experience; Competitive honors; Relevant extracurricular activities; Peer-Reviewed Publications; Non-peer-reviewed Publications; References.
Only complete applications with a cover letter and C.V./resume will be considered. References will not be contacted without permission from the applicant.
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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
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 regards 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, 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.
The Sigma Division manufactures experimental hardware and conducts basic and applied research in areas related to nuclear weapons, nuclear fuels and a variety of customers relevant to the other programs. The materials investigated and processes include, but are not limited to, uranium, ferrous alloys, refractory metals and a variety of non-metallic materials . Our goal is to provide the customer with expertise and components that meet their needs on schedule and in budget.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Ditsworth, Samantha Aileen
Req ID: IRC77298