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Los Alamos National Laboratory Electrical/Mechanical Tec (Engineered System Tecs 4/5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Engineered Systems Tec 4/ 5 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

The successful candidate will perform maintenance activities supporting programmatic operations as well as providing technical assistance to the Facility Operation Division, FOD. Work assignments will include; Monitor equipment efficiencies, including the determination of functional problems with test equipment and diagnostic tools, Follow prescribed procedures, locate and diagnose failures or malfunctions, replace defective components, and perform basic/intermediate troubleshooting, Prepare required installation and/or repair documentation and maintain appropriate maintenance and history logs within the assigned work package, Understand and adhere to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance specific to installation, repair, and maintenance while meeting quality specifications and established requirements. Assist the organization in achieving safe, effective, and compliant operations, preventing pollution, minimizing waste and conserving resources.

Engineered Systems Tec 4 $64,400 - $102,300

You will work as a member of the Technical Area 55 Division, TA55-DO, Process Maintenance and Decontamination Services Group, TA55-PMDS, Programmatic Maintenance Team for PF-4 and RLUOB. The Programmatic Maintenance Team is responsible for performing maintenance on programmatic equipment and glovebox support systems to support program deliverables for PT and AMPP per Facility Service Requests (FSRs) or other methods. You will primarily support TA55-PMDS Programmatic Maintenance activities and report to First Line Manager for preparing, reviewing and working against approved IWDs specific to task and location. You will provide mentoring for junior technicians. You will support the TA55-PMDS Group responsible for corrective and preventative maintenance of programmatic equipment, as well as the decommissioning and demolition of process equipment used in the plutonium facility at TA-55, RLUOB, and CMR.

Engineered Systems Tec 5 $71,000-$112,700

In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level applicant will be responsible for:

Performing systematic diagnostic of programmatic equipment by utilizing tooling specific to, i.e., rotating equipment, heat generating equipment and electrical diagnostics. Help in the development of new design modification to both programmatic process equipment and facility related systems. Provide assistance to engineering design input and provide innovative ideas to process equipment and Safety Significant Systems such as; glovebox enclosures and glovebox doors. Candidate will also assist in supporting Process System Engineers in performing PM’s as well as establishing specific PM surveillance’s during the process maintenance plan development. Applicants must have demonstrate expert knowledge of the following; experience meeting scheduling and deliverables for multiple concurrent project with varying range of priorities, ability to recognize technical problems, analysis and testing to generate suitable solutions and affectively document and communicate results, expert knowledge of and experience in using systematic approach to problem solving, Knowledge and familiarity with engineering drawings and procedures and Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, as well as effectively as part of a team in a multi-discipline environment and interact effectively with a variety of organizations.

Candidate must show expertise and independently applies knowledge and skills in the operation and use of diagnostic equipment and measuring devices commonly employed in troubleshooting.

Applies standard work methods and procedures to perform troubleshooting and repairs of equipment and components of high complexity.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Installation: Exhibit’s advanced ability to independently apply developing knowledge and skills with installation, testing, repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of equipment or systems.

Electrical Systems: Extensive experience with multiple mechanical systems or electrical systems.

Extensive experience with electrical systems from 120V to 480V. Extensive experience in electrical equipment installations.

Interpretation of Drawings: Extensive experience reading and understanding mechanical, electrical and schematics. Extensive experience reading and understanding written or verbal instructions, drawings, layouts and other related specifications.

Equipment: Extensive experience in replacing and repairing mechanical components on a wide variety of equipment. Extensive experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting programmatic equipment and performance assurance. Ability to use a variety of typical bench top equipment and tools.

Equipment/Systems: Advanced proficiency to interpret and apply comprehensive knowledge and practical understanding of equipment and systems theory and principles.

Teams: Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

Hazardous Materials: Ability to work with radioactive and hazardous materials.

Work Procedures: Ability to follow directions that are very specific and detailed and can execute work to established procedures for routine work.

Education/Experience at Engineered Systems Tec 4 level: Position require an Associates’ Degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, additional training and/or certification may be expected.

Education/Experience at Engineered Systems Tec 5 level: Position requires an Associate’s Degree in a related field and 7 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, additional training and/or certification may be expected.

Qualification: DOE 426.2 Education Requirement: This position requires a High School diploma.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with 12v, DC signaling as well as 120v-480v,3 phase electrical systems

  • Experience with working services such as inert gas and vacuum systems

  • Experience writing or contributing to Integrated Work Document, Detailed Operating Procedures, or other work planning documents

  • Experience with MS Office applications

  • Experience with a Computer Maintenance Management System, CMMS

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):Ability to speak, reading vision, sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, twisting the trunk or back, bending, kneeling, balancing, applying torque with hands or arms, use of both hands, use of both arms, carrying 10-20 pounds, lifting 30+ pounds.

Work Environment: Working overtime or irregular schedule, working off-shift/rotating schedule, work near sources of ionizing radiation, work near machinery and moving parts, domestic/foreign travel, mask or respirator, safety glasses and eye protection, gloves or hand protection, hearing protection, safety shoes or protective footgear.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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.

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.

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 childbirth 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)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for 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. Employment Status

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Contact Details
Contact Name Hughes, Jeremy Matthew
Email hughes@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC93211
Organization Name TA55-PMDS/Process Maintenance & Decontamination Services
Minimum Salary
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Req ID: IRC93211
Category: Science/Eng Tech Support