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Los Alamos National Laboratory Mechanical Design Engineer (Engineer 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Contribute to a dynamic team of design professionals providing 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 mechanical engineer with an interest in designing mechanical buildings systems and infrastructure. You will be responsible for some of the following:

  • Develop Contract Documents consisting of drawings and specifications to define mechanical buildings systems such as HVAC air and hydronic systems, steam and condensate systems and plumbing systems. Incorporate applicable design requirements including nuclear safety requirements.

  • Create complete or partial mechanical buildings systems designs.

  • Perform engineering calculations for things such as heat gain, heat loss, and energy transfer, pressure losses in air duct or hydronic piping.

  • Perform work in accordance with the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) and applicable Federal, State, and Laboratory codes and standards.

  • Work with a team of engineers responsible primarily for LANL facility design.

  • Assist the Project teams with application of engineering and technical standards and practices.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HVAC and plumbing buildings systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering work planning and design coordination.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, design guides, codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of engineering systems, calculations, and applications of engineering methods.

  • Ability to effectively communicate engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel.

Training/Certifications: Engineer in Training Certificate highly desirable

Education/Experience: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DOE standards applicable to facility design, operation, and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of LANL Engineering Standards and LANL Conduct of Engineering principles and procedures

  • Knowledge of building automation for HVAC systems.

Note to Applicants: Along with resume applicants must submit a short technical writing sample describing in their own words a plate and frame heat exchanger.

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.

  • 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 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 Laboratory Policy P701 for 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. 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.

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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr
Email rchristensen@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC80833
Organization Name ES-EPD/Engineering Project Delivery
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC80833
Category: Engineering