Engineered Systems Tec 3 | Los Alamos, NM | Los Alamos National Laboratory

Engineered Systems Tec 3

What You Will Do

You will work as a member of the Technical Area 55 Division (TA55-DO), Process Maintenance and Decontamination Services group (TA55-PMDS), Decon & Plant Wide Maintenance Support team for the Weapons Production Facilities. This team provides routine room wipe-down activities and decontamination services to reduce risk to programmatic operations, operating primarily on the off-shift, additionally supporting activities assigned to Mechanical Process Equipment & Gloveboxes and Programmatic Maintenance teams that perform maintenance on programmatic equipment and glovebox support systems in support of program deliverables. You will support these activities, reporting to a Manufacturing Manager 1 (MM1) for day-to-day work assignments and oversight providing proper span of control for the team's Manufacturing Manager 3 (MM3)/First Line Manager (FLM). All team members participate in preparing, reviewing, and working to approved work authorizing documents, working with team members that may be responsible for corrective and preventative maintenance of programmatic equipment both within the organization and across Programmatic groups, as well as the decontamination, decommissioning, and demolition of process equipment used at all Weapons Production Facilities.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Must consistently utilize a safety-first mentality at all times; Stop Think Act Review.
  • Must consistently foster a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment treating everyone with patience, courtesy, respect, and professionalism.
  • Working knowledge and experience working with a variety of components on various type of equipment in different maintenance-related situations that involve testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing.
  • Working knowledge reading and understanding detailed technical instructions, follow their directions that can be specific and comprehensive, and execute work to established procedures for routine work.
  • Working knowledge understanding and following verbal instructions and to read, understand, and follow directions provided in written emails.
  • Experienced working both independently, proactively, and self-directed and collaboratively, cohesively, and collectively as part of a solution-driven team.
  • Working knowledge and experience reading and understand drawings, layouts, floor plans, and other related planning tools.
  • Working knowledge and experience in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems.
  • DOE Order 426.2 requires high school diploma


Position require an Associates' Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Q-Clearance and HRP-Certification.
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of Conduct of Operations, Conduct of Maintenance, Conduct of Engineering, Integrated Safety Management, and Pause Work.
  • Demonstrated experience to accurately document work activities.
  • Demonstrated experience with computer applications.
  • Experience with decontamination of radioactive contamination or hazardous materials.

Essential Job Functions(can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):

Ability to speak, reading, vision, sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, twisting the trunk or back, bending, kneeling, balancing, applying torque with hands or arms, use of both hands, use of both arms, carrying 10-20 pounds, lifting 30+ pounds.

Location: This position will be 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.
Work Schedule

Position may require 24/7 coverage and require working a shift schedule. The person filling this position may be required to work non-normal business hours, swing/grave shift, weekends, and on-call assignments as required to meet facility objectives. Depending on the position, the person in this position may be eligible for additional compensation due to the swing/shift schedule. These shifts typically fall into two categories: swing, normally 4:00 p.m. to 12 midnight and graveyard, normally 12 midnight to 8:00 a.m.
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.
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 childbirth 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)
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 L or Q or Q/SCI(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. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

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 Policy 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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Employment StatusFull Time