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R&D Test Engineer

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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R&D Test Engineer (R&D Engineer 2)

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos, New Mexico


Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science

and engineering on behalf of national security. This position in the Weapons Test Engineering group of the Weapon Stockpile Modernization Division is in charge of designing and executing tests in support of the weapons program. Testing activities require working in a team environment with other engineers, scientists and technicians within LANL, DOE, DoD and other institutions to perform successful test operations that include designing tests and associated equipment in order to meet testing requirements; writing test plans and technical procedures; ensuring proper setup and availability of test equipment; and working with appropriate personnel to execute tests, ensure test data is collected and analyzed, and write test reports. Specific test environments include shock, vibration, rotation, impact, modal, load/deflection testing, pressure, thermal and confined high-explosives.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university program; advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in test engineering to include test design, planning, preparation, execution, data reduction and analysis, customer interfacing and documenting of experimental work

  • Proficiency in specialized engineering software for data acquisition and analysis, such as MATLAB, LabView, Origin or similar software

  • Knowledge of engineering design and analysis of components, Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) methods

  • Experience with fabrication methods and equipment for obtaining/measuring component attributes

  • Active DOE Q clearance (U.S. citizenship required)


We Are Delivering Scientific Excellence

Los Alamos National Laboratory is more than a place to work. It is a catalyst for discovery, innovation and achievement. It’s one of the reasons we attract world-class talent who contribute greatly to our outstanding culture. Professional development, work/life balance and a diverse and inclusive team foster lasting career satisfaction. Our on-site cafeterias and medical, fitness and breastfeeding facilities, education assistance and generous compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to providing our people with all they need for personal and professional growth.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.




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