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Intern- Infrastructure Engineering Technical Undergraduate Year-Round

Albuquerque, NM 87102

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Year-Round Technical Undergraduate Intern to join our dynamic team! The Facilities Infrastructure Engineering department works on all aspects of utility infrastructure engineering for our utility systems that include power distribution and other utility systems. Our department includes mechanical, electrical, civil engineers, and GIS/CADD professionals.

On any given day, depending on experience and interest level, you may have the opportunity to:

+ Assist Systems Engineers in the implementation and execution of electrical power distribution operations and maintenance programs

+ Research and develop proposals for processes and maintenance plans

+ Support Systems Engineers in project design and construction document review activities

+ Learn about our power distribution system

+ Assist in development of Design Standards and Specifications

+ Set up power meters, review energy data, and assist in reporting

+ Use power distribution modeling software to perform system analysis

+ Collect field walkthroughs and update system asset information

+ Support one-line drawings and system configuration management

+ Gain exposure to strategic planning and asset management principles for our system.

+ Improve Maintenance Process and Procedures

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.

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.

Qualifications We Require:

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Currently attending and enrolled full time in a related accredited undergraduate program

+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0

+ Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer

+ U.S. citizenship

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Applicants must be officially accepted into a Tribal College & University (http://www.aihec.org/who-we-serve/TCUmap.cfm) or officially transitioned from a TCU feeder school & accepted into an associated mainstream university in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) discipline.

+ Power system analysis and/or modeling experience

+ GIS or CADD experience

About Our Team:

The Infrastructure Engineering Department (4852) provides a comprehensive perspective of Operations and Engineering support for Sandia/NM site infrastructure systems and primary utility systems. We provide support to our mission partners related to site activities, determination of new project needs, and engineering solutions. Our department supports excavation and penetration activities as well as Facilities Graphic Information System (FGIS) support for Sandia/NM Facilities and Infrastructure systems.

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 L-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 the 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: 682959



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

 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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