23 days old

CAD Technologist (Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking a highly motivated Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Create and modify three-dimensional models and detailed drawings using sketches, layouts, or notes provided by engineering.
+ Design components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
+ Gather information, conduct studies, perform calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches to present proposed designs; may consult with engineers to discuss and interpret design concepts and determine requirements of detailed working drawings. Uses Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to ensure fit form and function.
+ Utilize three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) software to perform mass property calculations and tolerance and interference analyses.
+ Review work orders and procedural manuals and confer with design and manufacturing staff to resolve problems and modify design.


+ Associate's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience
+ Five years of relevant experience
+ Experience using solid modeling application software


+ Understanding of fundamental design principles that apply to product design and manufacturing.
+ Experience using Pro/ENGINEER solid modeling application software.
+ Understanding the fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
+ Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills.
+ Proven record of demonstrating initiative and getting results.
+ Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.
+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

Department Description:

The Design Methods and Quality department has a forward looking role in advancing excellence in the creation, utilization, and management of CAD generated product definition. Key responsibilities of the organization include the configuration management and quality control of Sandia's Pro-E models and drawings, modernization of Sandia's design policies and procedures, and advancing the state of Sandia design capabilities through the development of improved workflows, software tools, and CAD designer education and mentoring.

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: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

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

Sandia is required by DOE 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 obtain and 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.


This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.


Posted: 2019-09-30 Expires: 2019-10-30

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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CAD Technologist (Mid-Career)

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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