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R&D S&E, Mechanical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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 R&D S&E, Mechanical Engineering

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 solves challenging issues for our nation's security?

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Engineer to join our diverse team. You will become part of one or more Product Realization Teams (PRT) for the Interconnect Technologies Department and will provide technical leadership for the design, development and qualification of complex cables and related interconnect components for high consequence applications.

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

+ Initiate, design, develop, execute, and evaluate new processes, products, or systems for implementing and integrating engineering solutions.

+ Produce designs, models, and product definition of complex objects.

+ Determine product requirements based on user needs.

+ Use CAD application software to develop electrical or mechanical design concepts.

+ Create the design definition documentation utilizing Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) ensuring that the design can be effectively manufactured and inspected.

+ Specify materials, equipment, and supplies required to complete product development and may evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

+ Establish and reviews design methods and procedures and prepares design. specifications, analyses, and recommendations for presentation and approval.

+ May provide the necessary documentation to successfully deploy the product in the field.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Knowledge and background in a scientific or engineering discipline.

+ Direct experience in design and development of electromechanical components.

+ B.S. in an Engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ More than 10 years of experience.

+ Demonstrated experience in fixturing and testing in a laboratory environment.

+ Demonstrated ability to team across disciplines.

+ Ability to work closely with customers and suppliers to define expectations and mutual responsibilities.

+ Good understanding of the customers, the concept of operations for the system, and the mission capabilities and characteristics of Interconnects work at Sandia.

+ Active DOE Q-level security clearance.

About Our Team:

The Interconnects Department designs develops tests and qualifies high voltage, RF, flat-flex, multi-wire, and fiber optic cable assemblies.

We utilize the Realize Product Subsystem (RPSS) to develop Mark Quality product that covers the complete product realization cycle of requirements, design, development, specification, qualification, procurement, delivery and stockpile support through our partners at the National Security Campus (NSC).

We employ defect-prevention strategies to gain an understanding of design margin during the development cycle. The department’s capabilities include the ability to address multiple challenging requirements related to meeting high reliability numbers over extremely long life, radiation tolerance, nuclear safety requirements, and size & weight restrictions.

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: 682648



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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

 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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