Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Technologist 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Engineering Technologist 1 or 2 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.
Contribute to a dynamic team of facility engineering professionals that provide engineering solutions across a wide variety of buildings at one of the most important research facilities in the world. Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an enthusiastic junior-level field engineers with an interest in building systems and infrastructure to work in the Engineering Services. This posting is for multiple Field Engineering positions within the following disciplines: Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls, Mechanical, Pressure Safety, Welding, Fire Protection, Civil, and Structural.
Engineering Technologist 1 ($75,400—$122,900)
The Field Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the technical aspects of construction and maintenance projects are in full conformance with approved document and contractual documents by monitoring facility maintenance and construction activities. This is accomplished by ensuring that baseline documents are accurate, design documents are adhered to, and as-built configurations are verified. Field Engineers expedite project execution through identifying issues, coordinating technical solutions, and providing timely guidance through approved policies and procedures.
Engineering Technologist 2 ($83,300—$136,200)
The Field Engineer 2 will be responsible in leading all aspects of the Engineering Technologist 1 position.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to oversee, develop, and/or enforce adherence to Contract Documents consisting of drawings and specifications to define changes to buildings and infrastructure.
Proven ability to effectively communicate engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel. Including preparing Field Change Requests and daily progress reports and keeping supervisors properly informed on the progress of all assigned tasks.
Skilled at preparing field material purchase requisitions through material take-off, including estimating the quantities and assuring compliance with design specifications and drawings.
Experienced reviewing Work Packages and Work Instructions for completeness; project design and engineering documents to ensure their completeness and constructability; inspecting construction work for compliance with drawings, specifications and national codes and standards; and performing witness testing, interpretation of design drawings and specifications, and closeout requirements.
Additional Job Requirements for Engineering Technologist 2:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:
Demonstrated ability to independently lead all activities listed above.
Experienced working independently on tasks ranging in complexity.
Education/Experience at lower level: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology, Science, Math or related degree from an accredited institution and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education/Experience at higher level: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology, Science, Math or related degree from an accredited institution and 5 years of directly related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Knowledge of DOE and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principals and procedures.
Fundamental knowledge of engineering and construction techniques, applications of engineering and construction methods, and application of technology and tools to conventional facility operation and construction operations.
Fundamental knowledge of construction work planning and control methods.
Fundamental knowledge of facility maintenance and installation techniques.
Awareness of industry, regulatory, or Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to the particular construction discipline.
Fundamental knowledge of construction principles and procedures, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices.
Note to Applicants: In order to be fully considered for the position, please submit a detailed cover letter and resume detailing how you meet the minimum job requirements and desired qualifications.
Technical writing sample: With your application, provide a one paragraph sample of technical writing describing the challenges Field Engineers may face when working within a large construction project.
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)
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.
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 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr
Vacancy Name: IRC83974
Organization Name ES-EPD/Engineering Project Delivery
Req ID: IRC83974