Los Alamos National Laboratory Electrical Design Engineer 1/2 (Engineer 1/2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Work as part of the electrical design team designing, maintaining, and upgrading facility electrical and systems at the LANL site.

  • Prepare technical reports and studies.

  • Collect the application, process, safety, and other requirements for the systems and design the system and prepare design concepts that meet the requirements.

  • Develop design details, equipment data sheets, calculations, specifications, etc. that incorporate the applicable design requirements including nuclear safety requirements.

  • Interface and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and the customer during the development of the design.

  • Support the associated safety analyses and hazards evaluations.

  • Develop construction/maintenance installation instructions.

  • Assist in defining maintenance requirements.

  • Implement the LANL Conduct of Engineering (COE) Program.

  • Work with deployed engineers and work with ES-DO in guidance for all activities linked to the electrical designs and modifications.

  • Lead and develop electrical designs.

  • Execute fundamental project plans that include schedule, scope, and cost.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

This position will be filled at either the Engineer 1 or 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Electrical Design Engineer 1(Engineer 1 $72,500-$118,200)

  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical systems.

  • Experience in electrical analyses in accordance with the National Codes and Standards such as IBC, NEC, and IEEE.

  • Knowledge of electrical engineering, principles, design guides and appropriate standards.

  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and design coordination.

  • Knowledge of Project Engineering Practices.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Electrical Design Engineer 2 (Engineer 2 $80,100-$131,000)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Engineer 2 job requirements include:

  • Knowledge/Understanding of Conduct of Engineering implementation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical engineering, principles, design guides and appropriate standards.

  • Ability to apply fundamental knowledge of electrical engineering work planning and design coordination.

  • Ability to apply fundamental knowledge of Project Engineering Practices.

  • Ability to perform work with minimal supervision.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOE standards applicable to electrical design implementation.

  • Engineer Intern Certification—or certification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

Education:

  • BS degree in electrical engineering from an ABET Accredit Engineer Program.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Term Position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

Equal Opportunity: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.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Engineering Services (ES) Division of LANL develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. The Electrical Design Engineer position within ES Division is assigned to the Engineering Project Delivery (ES-EPD) Group responsible for design services and the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) program implementation at LANL.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales

Organization Name: ES-EPD / Engineering Project Delivery

Email: barbp@lanl.gov

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer 1/2 (Engineer 1/2)

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC62096