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Lead Console Operator/Senior Electronics Technologist

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tracy, CA 95376

We have an opening for a Lead Console Operator/Senior Electronics Technologist. You will support new and on-going experiments for various programs at LLNL's Site 300 (in Tracy, CA) at the Outdoor Firing facility, B851. This position is in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED), supporting the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Principal Directorate.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.  

In this role you will 

  • Provide general electronics technical support of specialized electronics and high current and voltage systems.
  • Operate electronic diagnostic equipment, maintain area controls, assist with electronic diagnostic calibration and alignment, test prior to experiment execution, and perform data recovery after experiment execution.
  • Contribute to moderately complex preliminary design concepts and engineering decision process.
  • Prepare and maintain systems documentation and experimental records.
  • Perform facility related and technical functions such as maintenance, testing, upgrades to equipment control, and interlock systems checks.
  • Ensure safe operations throughout experiments by maintaining key control and accounting for personnel before experimental execution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 531.3 level 

  • Provide advanced electronic technical support to engineering, scientific, and technical staff to plan and conduct experiments at LLNL's Site 300 and other off-site locations and ensure operational readiness of WCI facilities.
  • Design, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble complex electronic components and systems, using work control process and procedure requirements.
  • Maintain, test, calibrate, and repair of advanced electronics circuits, instrumentation, and control, as well as diagnostic systems.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate degree in Electronics, Engineering Technology, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience with electrical diagnostic equipment, maintaining area controls, assisting with electronic diagnostic calibration and alignment, testing prior to experiment execution, and performing data recovery after experiment execution.
  • Ability to read and follow engineering notes, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of engineering hardware design and testing processes.
  • Experience in general fabrication processes with the ability to operate hand/power tools.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to become medically qualified to wear respiratory and other protective equipment, and perform moderate work while wearing full-face or half-mask respirators, and ability to maintain required qualifications and certifications (i.e. Explosives Handler, Rad Worker (II), Beryllium Worker, and Human Reliability Program (HRP)).

Additional qualifications at the 531.3 level

  • Ability to provide advanced electronic technical support to engineering, scientific, and technical staff to plan and conduct experiments at LLNL's Site 300 and other off-site locations and ensure operational readiness of WCI facilities.
  • Ability to design, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble complex electronic components and systems, using work control process and procedure requirements.
  • Ability to maintain, test, calibrate, and repair advanced electronics circuits, instrumentation, and control, as well as diagnostic systems.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in electronic circuits, systems, theory, and design.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, feedback, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced level technical skills and knowledge of engineering principles to solve complex problems using established guidelines, techniques, and procedures and the ability to interpret and execute complex assembly procedures from engineering notes, sketches, drawings, and other technical material.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience working with classified materials and experimental data and/or experience as working with high explosives and initiation systems.
  • Experience working with and/or around high-voltage and high-current equipment and experience with optical, radiographic, and electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • Operational experience with LabVIEW code, Wonderware InTouch software, and Modicon Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Site 300

Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL.  Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration. Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

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Site 300

Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL.  Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration. Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.


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We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

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We have an opening for a Lead Console Operator/Senior Electronics Technologist. You will support new and on-going experiments for various programs at LLNL's Site 300 (in Tracy, CA) at the Outdoor Firing facility, B851. This position is in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED), supporting the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Principal Directorate.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.  

In this role you will 

  • Provide general electronics technical support of specialized electronics and high current and voltage systems.
  • Operate electronic diagnostic equipment, maintain area controls, assist with electronic diagnostic calibration and alignment, test prior to experiment execution, and perform data recovery after experiment execution.
  • Contribute to moderately complex preliminary design concepts and engineering decision process.
  • Prepare and maintain systems documentation and experimental records.
  • Perform facility related and technical functions such as maintenance, testing, upgrades to equipment control, and interlock systems checks.
  • Ensure safe operations throughout experiments by maintaining key control and accounting for personnel before experimental execution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 531.3 level 

  • Provide advanced electronic technical support to engineering, scientific, and technical staff to plan and conduct experiments at LLNL's Site 300 and other off-site locations and ensure operational readiness of WCI facilities.
  • Design, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble complex electronic components and systems, using work control process and procedure requirements.
  • Maintain, test, calibrate, and repair of advanced electronics circuits, instrumentation, and control, as well as diagnostic systems.
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  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate degree in Electronics, Engineering Technology, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience with electrical diagnostic equipment, maintaining area controls, assisting with electronic diagnostic calibration and alignment, testing prior to experiment execution, and performing data recovery after experiment execution.
  • Ability to read and follow engineering notes, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of engineering hardware design and testing processes.
  • Experience in general fabrication processes with the ability to operate hand/power tools.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to become medically qualified to wear respiratory and other protective equipment, and perform moderate work while wearing full-face or half-mask respirators, and ability to maintain required qualifications and certifications (i.e. Explosives Handler, Rad Worker (II), Beryllium Worker, and Human Reliability Program (HRP)).

Additional qualifications at the 531.3 level

  • Ability to provide advanced electronic technical support to engineering, scientific, and technical staff to plan and conduct experiments at LLNL's Site 300 and other off-site locations and ensure operational readiness of WCI facilities.
  • Ability to design, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble complex electronic components and systems, using work control process and procedure requirements.
  • Ability to maintain, test, calibrate, and repair advanced electronics circuits, instrumentation, and control, as well as diagnostic systems.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in electronic circuits, systems, theory, and design.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, feedback, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced level technical skills and knowledge of engineering principles to solve complex problems using established guidelines, techniques, and procedures and the ability to interpret and execute complex assembly procedures from engineering notes, sketches, drawings, and other technical material.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience working with classified materials and experimental data and/or experience as working with high explosives and initiation systems.
  • Experience working with and/or around high-voltage and high-current equipment and experience with optical, radiographic, and electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • Operational experience with LabVIEW code, Wonderware InTouch software, and Modicon Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers.

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Posted: 2022-06-09 Expires: 2022-08-11

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