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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineered Systems Tec 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Become part of a dynamic research and development team that performs mechanical, thermal and fluid experimental investigations of components and systems for a wide variety of accelerator and reactor applications. The successful applicant will serve as the primary technician supporting these experimental programs. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, self-starter, responsible for taking command of the laboratory space, organizing tools, spare parts and storage for optimal access, cleanliness and safety.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement the requirements of a research and development experimental assembly. This work would include tasks such as: installing support structures, enclosures, piping and instruments for these experiments.

  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a contributing team member in the experimental design and assembly process.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with all manner of hand tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to read part and assembly drawings and work independently from drawings to set up systems and experiments.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and ability to perform non-energized electrical work.

  • Experience with piping and tubing assemblies, including connector types and system construction techniques.

  • Knowledge and experience with vacuum systems.

  • Experience with basic wiring, fabrication, welding and machining practices and techniques.

  • Ability and willingness to select and procure parts and supplies, and to interact with other shops and machinists to complete the production of parts and equipment from drawings.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Lifting 50 lbs, carrying 30 lbs with both hands. Reaching overhead, laterally and down. Applying torque with hands or arms. Understand the hazards and safety requirements of all activities ongoing in the laboratory space.

Work Environment: A fast paced laboratory environment with the possibility of multiple activities operating simultaneously.

Education: 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.

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.

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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 LaboratoryPolicy 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.

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. AOT MDE is a design and engineering group responsible for the LANSCE accelerator mechanical system operations, designing and implementing accelerator system upgrades, and conducting research and development requiring experimental validation for accelerators, reactors, and other associated technologies.

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 gym and wellness programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Thompson, Larry Douglas
Email larrydtho@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82689
Organization Name AOT-MDE / AOT Mechanical Design Engineering
Minimum Salary 62800
Maximum Salary 99800
Req ID: IRC82689
Category: Other