• Sandia National Laboratories
  • $73,740.00 -156,160.00/year*
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Automotive
  • Full-Time
  • 99999 Bonanza Blvd

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Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state\\-of\\-the\\-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that helps tackle some the most challenging issues facing our nation's security?

The Technical Support Team 5403\\-2 has an opening for a qualified Mechanical Technologist to be a member of Center 5400 Technical Laboratories operations\\. The successful candidate will be required to perform a broad spectrum of tasks in managing everyday operations of laboratory activities and will be supporting various projects throughout the mission life\\-cycle\\. This position requires ability with systems design and configuration, assembly, testing, and fielding of aerospace products developed in the Center\\. The successful candidate will be considered an integral member of a diverse team of technologists\\. The Technical Support Team strives for continuous improvement through training and mentoring, while developing the labs into models of excellence\\. Travel is required, possibly for extended periods\\. Tasks to be performed include:

+ Working with explosives from component check\\-out, to installation and verification, to arming and firing\\.
+ Working with pressure systems in a variety of stages of development, from component level to completed systems\\.
+ Developing, building, testing, and maintaining pressure systems for flight vehicles as well as a variety of ground support equipment\\.
+ Developing test hardware from the design stages through build and use, including the instrumentation and data capture of testing\\.
+ Managing safety supplies and equipment in the labs, such as eyewash stations, emergency showers, personal protection equipment and other items as needed within the labs\\.
+ Maintenance and inspection of laboratory equipment such as forklifts, cranes and rigging, manlifts, GSA passenger vehicles and other similar pieces of equipment\\.
+ Maintenance and calibration of laboratory tools including explosives multi\\-meters, torque wrenches, and scales\\.
+ Responsibility for maintaining laboratory supplies including hardware \\(nuts and bolts\\), chemicals, and disposables that include paper towels, containers, etc\\.
+ Supporting shipping and receiving efforts for large shipments that go over land, air, and sea to reach their destination\\.
+ Basic lab operations will include operating forklifts, scissor lift, and cranes, the proper usage and disposal of a wide variety of chemicals, minor machine tool use\\.

In addition to the listed tasks, the employee may be requested to perform other tasks as needed but they would be within the scope of the listed tasks\\. The candidate selected will be expected to value the members of the team and effectively assist them by developing and implementing the vision and goals for the team, setting high expectations, help remove roadblocks to progress while maintaining a safe, secure, and productive work environment\\.


+ Your experience includes mechanical assembly and testing operations \\(develop, build, and test hardware from schematics/drawings\\)\\.
+ You have experience with forklift, scissor lift, and crane operations\\.
+ Experience with maintenance of laboratory equipment
+ Ability to travel when required \\(sometimes for extended periods\\) and ability to work overtime when required\\.


Ideally, your background will also include some of the following:

+ Experience in an aerospace quality laboratory environment with FOD control, ESD control, and other flight hardware protective measures\\.
+ Training in explosives operations\\.
+ Certified pressure worker with applicable experience\\.
+ Specific training in Swagelock equipment, including welders and other tools\\.
+ Machine tool operating experience\\.
+ Experience with design software such as Pro\\-E, Solid\\-Works, Auto\\-Cad, or Visio\\.
+ Experience with 3\\-D printers and their operations\\.
+ Previous use of instrumentation that includes strain gauges, thermistors, pressure transducers, and diagnostic equipment\\.
+ Experience with non\\-conformance processes\\.
+ Ability to work independently and as part of a broader team for mission success\\.

Department Description:

The Center 5400 Integrated Technical Systems Department 5403 is divided into two components\\. Org\\. 5403, employs a wide variety of technical staff and technologists that provide technical support in the areas of Mission Assurance; Configuration Management; ES&H including Work Planning and Control; Documentation; Security; Compliance activities; Quality Assurance; and laboratory operations integration\\. Org\\. 5403\\-2, Technical Program Support Team, operates a laboratory complex that provides hardware definition, assembly, ground test, instrumentation, and characterization\\. Department 5403 supports programs in the Integrated Military Systems Center\\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\\-edge work in a broad array of areas\\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\\*

_World\\-changing technologies\\. Life\\-changing careers\\._ Learn more about Sandia at: \\*These benefits vary by job classification\\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \\(DOE\\) Q\\-level security clearance to start\\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \\(DOE\\) Q\\-level security clearance or active clearance with another U\\.S\\. government agency \\(e\\.g\\., DOD\\) to be considered for this position\\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\\-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications\\. Applicants for employment must be able to maintain a DOE Q\\-level security clearance, which requires U\\.S\\. citizenship\\. If you hold more than one citizenship \\(i\\.e\\., of the U\\.S\\. and another country\\), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted\\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment\\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\\.


Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations\\.
Associated topics: automotive, cae, catia, design, machine, msme, proe, propulsion, solidworks, turbine

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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