28 days old

Mechanical Designer - Tactical Planner (Early/Mid-Career)

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 Tactical Planner to join our team!

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

+ Work with industrial and/or commercial Building Control Systems/Facility Control Systems and associated instrumentation like Siemens or other like systems.

+ Scope detailed mechanical projects.

+ Perform system modeling, including fluid flow, acoustic analysis, psychometric analysis, and energy conservation analysis.

+ Trouble-shoot mechanical systems.

+ Coordinate mechanical outages.

+ Develop and implement a preventative maintenance plan.

+ Under the direction of an engineer, develop designs for maintenance and minor construction activities.

+ Perform mechanical design reviews.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor's Degree in a Mechanical Engineering related field, or a High School diploma plus eight (8) years of relevant exempt level experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

+ Demonstrated experience working in a Facilities organization and/or Engineering firm or in the construction industry or inspection with mechanical design experience.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOE Q-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Basic knowledge of technical building or site infrastructure design and construction.

+ Working knowledge and understanding in Facilities engineering, design, construction and contracting.

+ Under the direction of an engineer, develop designs for maintenance and minor construction activities.

+ Experience in the following:

+ Project Management

+ Managing and analyzing data and communicating it in an effective and timely manner.

+ Understanding and development of charters for the execution of projects.

+ Computerized facilities management systems such as Maximo, Tririga, or other similar software platforms.

+ Working for a Facilities management and maintenance organization.

+ NNSA, DOE or other federal government requirements.

+ Preventative maintenance planning.

+ Trouble shooting equipment.

+ Current mechanical codes and standards (IBC, UPC, ASHRAE standards).

+ Working knowledge of facilities design and construction industry standard methodologies.

+ Proven ability to initiate effective internal customer relationships.

+ Ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion.

+ Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple high rigor tasks in a high-pressure environment.

+ Active DOE/DOD security clearance.

+ Proficiency or training in Trane Trace.

+ Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or LEED Accredited Professional certification.

+ Demonstrated analytical and reasoning skills necessary to identify and resolve mechanical risk issues with the mission in mind and assist in making recommendations to management.

About Our Team:

The Facilities Area-FAM 4 Department is responsible for facilities in TA-II, TA-IV, TTR and KTF. Our mission is to maintain the buildings and associated systems fit for mission use, as well as to facilitate modifications in support of future mission work. We strive to partner with the line organizations to respond to building issues and support the needs of the mission.

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: 681554



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-04-18 Expires: 2022-05-18

 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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