11 days old
2018-08-062018-09-05

R&D Thermal Spray Lab Support Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking an experienced R&D Lab Support Technologist to support projects in the Thermal Spray Lab\. In this role, you will have the opportunity to operate, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment\.

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

+ Maintain and develop thermal spray supplies and equipment: Twin Wire Arc, Controlled Atmosphere, Plasma Spray, Air Plasma Spray, Flame Spray, Cold Spray, and Aerosol Deposition
+ Conduct experiments, collect data, plot/analyze data
+ Maintain documentation on operations, maintenance, experiments, and ES&H
+ Perform all duties in compliance with operational safety, security and quality guidelines

Required:

+ Associates in Electro\-Mechanical Technology or related STEM discipline, or high school diploma plus three years' experience
+ Experience developing and maintaining lab and test\-related documentation, collecting and analyzing data
+ Experience repairing and maintaining electro\-mechanical systems
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance

Desired:

+ Experience with Thermal Spray Processes
+ Experience operating and programming industrial robots and PLCs
+ Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
+ Knowledge of MS Office \(Excel, Word, PowerPoint\)
+ Good written and verbal communication skills
+ Current, active DOE or DOD Clearance

Department Description:

The Coatings and Additive Manufacturing Department provides scientific and engineering expertise in the areas of thin films, thermal spray deposition, cold spray deposition, vacuum system/component fabrication, laser machining and surface modification, precision engineering, and additive manufacturing for the Laboratories\. Over 25 elements as well as numerous compounds and alloys can be deposited by sputter deposition and electron beam evaporation\. Thin film properties can also be characterized\. Thermal spray capabilities include both conventional \(flame, plasma, twin\-wire arc, HVOF\) and advanced technologies: cold spray and low\-pressure plasma spray\. Precision engineering includes the design and fabrication of miniature and meso\-scale devices, electrical discharge machining \(EDM\), diamond and laser machining, laser etching, micro\-metrology, as well as technical consulting\. Additive manufacturing encompasses both direct write \(aerosol ink jet printing, extrusion casting, and conformal printing\) and metal additive \(powder bed and LENS\)\. Our staff supports a variety of programs and is highly engaged in providing collaborative, innovative materials science and systems\-based engineering solutions\.

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 \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in 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 original, disability, or veteran status\.

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