26 days old

Pulsed Power Mission Assurance Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that helps tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our nations security?

You could be the Pulsed Power Mission Assurance Technologist we are looking for to join the Z Mission Assurance, Execution, and Analytics team!

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

+ Assist in the planning and coordination of daily pre-and post-experiment activities
+ Participate in the develop and implementation of Engineered Safety practices and Work Planning & Controls complying with ES&H requirements for required work activities
+ Set up, operate, maintain, and modify commercial and custom-built scientific systems (e.g. Magnetically Insulated Transmission Lines (MITL) and Center Stack)
+ Set up and quality check complex laboratory experiments involving various types of diagnostics
+ Perform critical lifts with bridge cranes and forklifts, confined space entries, and assist with general laboratory operations (e.g. ordering and stocking consumables, materials movement, housekeeping)
+ Participate in a rotational program over the various pulsed power related disciplines:

- Energy storage systems, vacuum, diagnostics, solid modeling, electronic controls systems, web application development, etc.

This work environment requires extended physical activity while wearing personal protection equipment (PPE), including full Tyvek and respirator (2-6 hours per day); entering and working in confined spaces and non-air-conditioned environments; climbing up and down ladders numerous times a day while wearing PPE; climbing multiple flights of stairs numerous times a day; and bending, twisting, climbing, crawling, crouching, squatting, pushing, and pulling.

Are you ready for your next challenge? Join our team and achieve your dreams while making a difference.


+ You will have a High School diploma plus three years of relevant experience
+ Experience with hand, power, and/or machine tools
+ Hands-on experience in the servicing/repair/development of a complex system (electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical)
+ Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance


+ Experience working in environments that are high consequence and/or require wearing PPE
+ Ability to operate various types of heavy equipment
+ Experience in implementing quality principles and standards, utilizing Work Process & Controls
+ Highly self-motivated, adaptable to change, effective collaborator in high-stress situations
+ A documented history of developing new skills and increasing expertise

Department Description:

Department 01671, Z Mission Assurance, Execution, and Analytics, is a united, interdisciplinary team dedicated to ensuring operational readiness, adaptive execution, and systems of systems analysis for scientific campaigns at Sandia National Laboratories Z Machine. By architecting advanced software solutions for information management and delivery to Center 01600, we are able to realize exceptional concepts of operation. Additionally, our team is responsible for operating and maintaining commercial and custom-built scientific systems in support of setting up and quality checking complex laboratory experiments involving a diversity of R&D diagnostics. Dedicated quality management, ES&H, and logistics focused teams work together to provide essential mission support for the entire Z facility and its many dynamic mission needs.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level 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 must 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.


Posted: 2019-05-21 Expires: 2019-06-20

 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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