1+ months

Machinist (Experienced)

Livermore, CA 94550
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We are seeking a Machinist to join our dynamic team!

Are you passionate about your work and dream of joining a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security? As part of our dedicated manufacturing team, you will partner with engineers, CNC programmers, and designers to advise on the development and modification of tools, parts, assemblies, and components.

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

+ Perform a variety of duties in the manufacture and machining of tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, mechanical engineering fabrications, prototypes, piece parts, production piece parts assemblies, and components
+ Analyze data and recommend modifications to components or test procedures to meet desired specifications, requirements, and design for manufacturability tenets.
+ Create CNC and CAM programs.
+ Compute dimensions and determine machining operations, materials, and parts required
+ Design and build machine tool fixtures by analyzing drawings, sketches, models, specifications, diagrams, and engineering or shop specifications
+ Perform skilled machining and fabrication tasks using a variety of machines and tools to machine jigs, fixtures, one-of-a-kind prototypes, and production piece parts
+ Recommend revisions in design or substitutions in material based on machinability, manufacturability, or fabrication problems encountered


+ High school diploma plus 5 or more years of directly related experience including CNC Lathe, and CNC Mill experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Q-level security clearance
+ Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations


+ Ability to understand and create CNC, CAM programs
+ Knowledge and/or experience with installing, testing, repairing, and maintaining tools, machines, or equipment
+ Experience with CNC Lathe utilizing mill-turn and live tool techniques
+ Experience with CNC five-axis mill experience

Department Description:

This department is in place for the research and development of prototype machined hardware components made on milling machines, lathes, EDM machines, grinders, buffers, saws, routers, and bead blaster. Hardware is typically made from a variety of inert metals, polymers, and composites materials. In rare cases hazardous materials will be handled with the guidance from industrial hygiene and waste management with controls in place. Our mission is to provide an R to D to A (Research to Development to Application) support capability for our customers through excellence in science-based engineering and manufacturing technologies. Our capabilities are aligned with Sandia's Strategic Business and Management units and focus on engineering needs of Sandia's National Security Mission. We strive to deliver goods and services that consistently exceed customer expectations.

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, disability, or veteran status.


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Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2020-01-19

 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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