Los Alamos National Laboratory Mechanical Designer\Drafter (Designer/Drafter 4/5 ) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Working in the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Mechanical and Thermal Engineering (E-1) Group, the selected applicant will be expected to use their extensive knowledge of mechanical design to solve problems for an interesting, diverse and complex array of projects.
This position will be filled at either the Designer\Drafter 4 or 5 level, depending on the credentials of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
Mechanical Designer\Drafter (Designer\Drafter 4) ($64,400 - $102,300)
Successful applicants will perform the following duties in this position:
Use Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to capture complex mechanical engineering designs
Generate complete design packages for complex mechanical assemblies\systems and resolve design package issues
Define modeling structure for large, complex design projects
Apply engineering design principles to design and guide the fabrication of complex and/or non-standard components and assemblies
Senior Mechanical Designer\Drafter (Designer\Drafter 5) ($77,300 - $126,000)
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this levelthe successful applicant will:
Lead small project teams
Perform complex calculations in support of engineering design
Interact with all levels of personnel, customers and management
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to assemble complete design packages for complex mechanical assemblies\systems
Demonstrated ability to expertly use SolidWorks and/or Creo CAD software packages to generate models, assemblies and drawings for complex mechanical designs
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while supporting a collaborative environment with coworkers having different technical backgrounds
Demonstrated ability to express ideas clearly in oral and written presentations and reports
Additional Job Requirements for Senior Mechanical Designer\Drafter (Designer\Drafter 5):
Demonstrated ability to lead small project teams, providing technical leadership and oversight in planning and execution
Demonstrated ability to perform complex calculations in support of unique mechanical design solutions
Experience interacting with all levels of personnel and customers, with demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through to completion on multiple tasks under strict deadlines and changing priorities
Education/Experience at lower level : Position requires an Associate's Degree in an Engineering or Technical field and 5 years of related experience, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education/Experience at higher level : Position requires an Associate's Degree in an Engineering or Technical field and 7 years of related experience, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
SolidWorks Simulation, Creo Simulate or other engineering analysis software experience
Product data management (PDM) user/administrator experience
Experience designing for additive manufacturing
An active Department of Energy Q clearance
Active DOE or DOD security clearance
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Reading vision, distance vision, ability to speak, ability to discriminate speech, ability to hear in a normal range, sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, typing or keyboarding.
Note to Applicants: Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.
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)
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Greathouse, Khalid T (Khi)
Vacancy Name: IRC86077
Organization Name E-1/Mechanical & Thermal Engineering
Req ID: IRC86077