Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Technologist 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Engineering Technologist 2 or 3 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 be expected to perform the following duties of this position in the areas of system and facility configuration management and technical baseline management, including:

  • Following, reviewing, and updating detailed technical procedures.

  • Supporting configuration management.

  • Defining and controlling system and facility modifications.

  • Assisting in the implementation of the facility safety basis.

  • Maintaining system and facility technical baselines.

  • Monitoring, tracking, and trending of major systems.

  • Defining maintenance requirements.

  • Troubleshooting; root cause analysis Preparing detailed corrective maintenance instructions for complex or critical systems.

  • Implementing LANL’s Conduct of Engineering (COE) Program.

  • Performing facility and system walk downs.

Engineering Technologist 3

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Engineering Technologist 3 will be required to:

  • Uses professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.

  • Frequently contributes to the development of new methods and approaches.

  • Develops resolution to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity and where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Engineering Technologist 2 (80,100 - 131,000)

  • Demonstrated technical experience in design engineering or system engineering for nuclear or industrial facility operations.

  • Demonstrated working experience with industry codes and standards.

  • Demonstrated working experience in engineering including design, commissioning, troubleshooting, and technical baseline maintenance.

  • Demonstrated experience with modification definition and control.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both written and verbally.

  • Experience with maintenance testing/ acceptance testing.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOE and LANL standards applicable to facility design, operation, and maintenance.

  • At least one year of experience in a nuclear facility.

  • Awareness of LANL Quality Policies and Procedures.

Education:

  • High school diploma (Technical associate’s degree or college bachelor’s degree preferred).

  • 5 years of directly related experience.

Engineering Technologist 3 (87,800 – 144,800)

In addition to the minimum job skills outlined for the Technologist 2 position, the skills listed below are minimum job skills for the Technologist 3 position:

  • Expert knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods and technology aided engineering tools to conventional and non-conventional facility and operations-based engineering problems.

  • Engineered equivalency analysis.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.

  • Expert knowledge of engineering maintenance techniques and construction methods.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry codes and standards in respective discipline.

  • Minimum 6-8 years of directly related work experience.

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: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 applyhelp@lanl.gov 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.

Engineering Services (ES) Division of LANL develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. The Facility Engineer position within ES Division is assigned to the Facility Engineering (ES-FE) Group responsible for plant engineering services and the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) program implementation at LANL. The CoE program elements including processes, standards, training, and qualification are generally applicable throughout the life cycle of a facility. They exist to effectively manage risks and satisfy customer requirements, needs, and expectations in a safe, secure, cost effective, and environmentally responsible manner.

Join LANL's best and brightest and become part of the team that provides the environment to deliver system solutions for our country's national security, now and in the future.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: ES-FE/Facilities Engineering

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Engineering Technologist 2/3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC69898