Los Alamos National Laboratory Mechanical Crane Elevator Engineer (Engineer 1/2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

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.

This position will be filled at either the Engineer 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.

Mechanical System Engineer for Cranes & Elevators (Engineer 1)

  • The successful candidate will be able to perform the following duties of this position as they pertain to cranes and elevators, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Configuration management support

  • Modification definition and control

  • Monitoring, tracking, and trending of major systems

  • Definition of maintenance requirements

  • Troubleshooting; root cause analysis

  • Preparation of detailed corrective maintenance instructions

  • Engineered equivalency analysis

  • Provides field implementation of the Conduct of Engineering (COE) Program.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in engineering including commissioning, troubleshooting, and technical baseline maintenance

  • Experience with industry standards

  • Experience in hydraulic principles and hydraulic component parts of industrial lifting equipment

  • Experience reading basic mechanical/electrical prints

  • Programmable logic controllers, printed circuit boards,

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both written and verbally

  • Proficiency with personal computers

Education: Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

System Engineer (Engineer 2)

In addition to the requirements outlined above, the primary duties of this position include:

  • Experience with design, commissioning, troubleshooting, and technical baseline maintenance.

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

  • Demonstrated working experience with industry standards.

  • Working knowledge of ASME standards related to elevators.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of standards related to cranes including:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA 1910 and OSHA 1926 as related to cranes and elevators

  • Working knowledge of IBC and IEBC

  • Working knowledge of the DOE STD-1090, Hoisting and Rigging Standard

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cranes & elevator electrical components

  • Experience troubleshooting crane and elevator mechanical and rigging components including open gears, speed reducers, wire ropes, sheaves, latches, twist locks, rope drums, spreader mechanisms

Notes to Applicants:LANL recognizes that the list of desired skills is large for an Engineer 1 or Engineer 2 position. We also recognize that finding an individual with both crane and elevator experience will be difficult. Therefore, we are willing to train individuals with basic engineering skills who demonstrate an aptitude and desire to develop in these areas.

As a member of the maintenance engineering team, this individual will also have the opportunity to support other types of mechanical equipment including fans, pumps, chillers, etc.

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 primarily responsible for monitoring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile and conducting research into new defense programs. It is a center for research in a wide range of scientific disciplines, including space exploration, geophysics, renewable energy, supercomputing, medicine, and nanotechnology.

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 System Engineer position within ES Division is assigned to the Facility System Engineering & Management (ES-FE) Group responsible for plant engineering services and the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) program implementation at LANL. This position will be deployed to Maintenance and Site Services - Maintenance Programs (MSS-MP) Group. 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.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: ES-FE/Facilities Engineering

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Mechanical Crane Elevator Engineer (Engineer 1/2)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC69080