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Los Alamos National Laboratory System Engineer (Engineer 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC76743


Job Title System Engineer (Engineer 2/3)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name ES-FE/Engineering Services – Facility Engineering

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Maximum Salary

What You Will Do This position will be filled at either the Engineer 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.

System Engineer 2 ($81,600 - $133,400)

The System Engineer integrates multi-disciplinary engineering input to ensure continued safe and reliable operation of existing systems, and coordinates equipment upgrades and/or replacements.

The successful candidate will:

  • Monitor, track, and trend system performance

  • Define maintenance requirements

  • Troubleshoot and assist with corrective maintenance planning

  • Define and control system modification

  • Maintain the technical baseline and support configuration management

  • Select and install equipment

  • Ensure field implementation of the LANL Conduct of Engineering (COE) Program

System Engineer 3 ($89,900 - $148,300)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the System Engineer 3 will be required to:

  • Coordinate integrated multi-discipline teams to deliver equipment solutions to facility and programmatic customers

  • Serve as a key advisor and backup for the System Engineering Team Leader

  • Mentor junior engineering staff

  • Provide advice and consultation to management regarding engineering solutions

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in design engineering or system engineering for laboratory and/or industrial facility operations

  • Demonstrated experience with industry codes and standards.

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

  • Demonstrated experience with modification definition and control

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Additional Job Requirement for System Engineer 3:

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, the System Engineer 3 requires:

  • Significant knowledge/understanding of engineering systems and calculations, application of engineering methods, and technology-aided engineering tools

  • Experience with work planning and control methods

  • Leadership and mentoring skills

Desired Skills:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification – or certification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

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

  • Customer service and project delivery experience

System Engineer 2/3 Education Required: Bachelor of Science in engineering discipline (ABET-accredited).

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 applies capabilities to enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. Within ES, Facility Engineering is a multi-disciplinary organization consisting of collaborative System and Modification Engineering Teams. Collectively, these teams enable the UI, LANSCE and STO Facility Operations Directorate (FOD) missions across the Lab and in mixed-use office, laboratory, research, and production spaces. FE mission work directly impacts all Laboratory Directorates.

Appointment Type Regular


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Req ID: IRC76743