1+ months

Electrical Assembly Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a dedicated experienced Electrical Assembly / Electronic Technologist to join our dynamic team. Are you a sharp person who can handle a wide variety of roles and responsibilities in a collaborative work environment? Join our electronics team to support supporting engineering efforts across all phases of projects spanning from conceptual-design studies to assembly, build, and test!

On any given day, you may be called on to:• Collaborate with design engineers, component and product engineers, systems integration and test teams, environmental test teams, and configuration management• Independently draft test and assembly procedures, set up and execute module testing• Assemble flight quality PCBs• Run established testing on assembled circuit boards in preparation for next-level assembly

This is an opportunity to become involved in a high visibility program area that manages the full range of Synthetic Aperture RADAR manufacture, testing, and delivery. Improved design, development, realization, reliability, producibility and quality are all major thrusts of our program.

Qualifications We Require:

• High school diploma plus three or more years of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience• Can obtain a DOE Q clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

• High school diploma plus five or more years of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Experience using test equipment, i.e. voltmeter, frequency counter, power meter, oscilloscope, etc.• Experience in handling electronics in lab at piece-part level• Experience in assembling components onto a PCB• Proven experience with circuit design, analysis, and troubleshooting• Experience with configuration management of parts and hardware assemblies• Experience with thermal cycling equipment and testing• Possess a strong dedication to positive teaming dynamic, strong written and verbal skills, detail oriented with a keen focus on customer service• Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment with high initiative and collaboration• Ability to work in a dynamic atmosphere with changing priorities• Current and active DOE "Q" security clearance

About Our Team:

Radar ISR Analysis & Applications Department (05344) operates within the “Radar Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (Radar ISR)” business area to develop and field high-performance synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems, and to support various Nuclear Weapon (NW), National Security programs (NSP), homeland security, and interagency programs and R&D initiatives. The department specializes in electromagnetic design, simulation, analysis, and testing activities, including antenna/radar design and development, radar-cross-section analysis, and RF systems engineering.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s 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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• Generous vacations, strong medical 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.


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.

Job ID: 682524



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-04-21 Expires: 2022-06-22

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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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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