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Los Alamos National Laboratory IPF Engineering Technologist (Engineering Technologist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The LANL Isotope Program (IP) within C-IIAC is recognized worldwide for their R&D and production of radionuclides for medical and industrial applications. We are looking for an Engineering Technologist to join our Team as an Isotope Production Facility operator, providing electro/mechanical and operational support for the irradiation of production and R&D targets at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE). The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting both routine and R&D production runs, performing facility maintenance including radiological work, participating in experimental development activities, assisting in the troubleshooting and maintenance of the many complex IPF systems, as well as providing seasonal 24/7 off-hours and on-call support. Production and R&D activities will be performed in a facility that includes a Hot Cell designed to handle high dose rate materials. The ability to function as a member of a coordinated team is critical, as is a commitment to quality research, technical excellence and professional integrity.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Senior-level theoretical and applied experience working with complex electronic and electro-mechanical systems, including the ability to troubleshoot.

  • Demonstrated experience with electronics test equipment.

  • Familiarity with computer control systems (PLC).

  • Ability to learn safe and responsible handling of highly radioactive and hazardous materials including the use of manipulators for remote handling in hot cells and respirator use.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on milestones in a collaborative/hands-on, fast-paced environment.

  • Able to provide on-call response to afterhours events within 45 minutes time (seasonally).

  • Ability to obtain DOE "Q" clearance required, which usually requires US citizenship

  • A CV and a cover letter that directly addresses the minimum job requirements and desired qualifications must be attached to your application.

Education/Experience: Relevant bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with data trending and analysis.

  • Applied knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) software and industrial control software.

  • Experience safely performing radiological work in PPE, including respirators.

  • Experience with radiation detection equipment.

  • Experience with accelerator systems.

  • Experience with overhead crane/ hoist, critical lifts plan development

  • A commercial driver’s license (CDL)

  • Experience with executing work within the LANSCE operational and safety envelope.

  • Experience in formal quality assurance.

  • Familiarity with dealing with hazardous, radiological and mixed waste.

  • Experience with tele-manipulators

  • Experience with mechanical fabrication and CNC manufacturing.

  • Plant operations experience (accelerator operator, nuclear power)

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):Depth perception, Reading vision, Ability to speak, Ability to discriminate speech, Ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), Sitting, Standing, Walking, Climbing stairs, Climbing Ladders, Bending, Stooping, Crouching, Kneeling, Twisting the trunk or back, Reaching overhead, Reaching horizontally, Reaching down, Applying torque with hands or arms, Gripping with the hands, Pressing with hands or arms, Pushing with hands or arms, Pulling with hands or arms, Typing or keyboarding, Fine motor control, Use of both hands, Use of both arms, Lifting 30+ pounds, Carrying 30+ pounds

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 .

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)

Northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory is responsible for the safety, reliability and performance of the U.S. nuclear stockpile and for a wide variety of national security related research. In addition to its core missions, Los Alamos is world-renowned for research in a wide range of scientific disciplines, including chemistry, materials science, space science, geophysics, energy technologies, experimental, computational and theoretical physics, supercomputing, biosciences, nanotechnologies, and engineering technologies.

C-IIAC’s research addresses national needs related to defense, nuclear energy, medical radioisotopes and the bio-economy. Mission thrust areas within the group include actinide chemistry supporting new materials and separation processes, development of the production methods and applications of accelerator-produced radioisotopes, and energy storage/production methods using chemical systems. Key collaborations span a wide range of other LANL organizations, as well as many university, industrial and other National Lab partners.

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.

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. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Duran, Andria M
Email amduran@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC90618
Organization Name C-IIAC/Inorganic Isotope & Actinide Chem
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC90618
Category: Science/Eng Tech Support