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Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking a Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist. If you are committed to a high-quality environment passionate about making valuable contributions to a meaningful program, we urge you to apply!

+ On any given day, you may be called on to:
+ Initiate, design, develop, execute, and evaluate new processes, products, or systems for implementing and integrating engineering solutions.
+ Produce designs, models, and product definition of complex circuits.
+ Resolve product requirements based on user needs.
+ Plan, lay out, draw, and revise detailed part, assembly, and installation engineering drawings from basic layouts, established references, and standard data in a field of specialization.
+ Complete details of major layout drawings prepared by others in accordance with standard engineering drafting practices.
+ Use CAD application software to develop electrical design concepts.


+ Associates degree or related experience in Electrical Design Engineering Technology
+ Experience using electronic design assembly (EDA) software
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DoE Q Clearance


+ Understanding of manufacturing methods for electrical hardware
+ Familiarization with IPC 2221 and 2222 standards
+ Proven experience using Mentor Graphics Expedition tool suite
+ Understanding of configuration management principles
+ Motivated team member who readily accepts and completes tasks in a timely fashion.
+ Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.
+ Understanding of Design for Manufacturing principles
+ Demonstrated successful teamwork with excellent communication skills
+ Consistent record of demonstrating initiative and getting results
+ Strong interest in product design and development
+ Active US DOE Q security clearance

Department Description:

Electrical Design Department (2424/2425) is responsible for providing knowledgeable and capable resources to develop and create Electrical Computer Aided Design (ECAD) product definition for Nuclear Weapons (NW) and Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP) programs. The department's unique capabilities include design capture and physical layout of Printed Circuit Boards for both the analog and digital regimes, Flex and Rigid Flex Cables and Printed Circuit Boards; and, interacting with vendors to procure prototype circuit boards.

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:

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 need to 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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-07-27 Expires: 2020-08-29

 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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Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist (Experienced)

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