Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineer 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
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.
Contribute to a dynamic team of facility engineering professionals that provide engineering solutions across a wide variety of buildings at one of the most important research facilities in the world. Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an enthusiastic junior-level engineers with an interest in building systems and infrastructure to work in the Engineering Services – Engineering Project Delivery (ES-EPD) group. This posting is for multiple Design Engineering positions within the following disciplines: Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls, Mechanical, Pressure Safety, Welding, Fire Protection, Civil, and Structural.
Engineer 1 $85,400—$139,600
The engineering role supports a business function that implements the framework for the disciplined execution of effective engineering at LANL through application of national consensus codes and standards, recognized quality standards, Department of Energy (DOE) Orders, Laboratory requirements, and federal, state, and local regulations. Integrates with other engineering disciplines, document control, safety basis, operations, maintenance, project management, or any other organization that needs engineering input to accomplish LANL deliverables. Identifies and/or leads activities within an engineering discipline in support of facility design, operation and maintenance. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the preparation of engineering deliverables. Utilizes engineering technology to accomplish work and continuously improves work processes to meet customer needs.
Engineer 2 $94,100—$155,700
The Engineer 2 will be responsible in leading all aspects of the Engineer 1 position. May be assigned independent work or tasks based on the complexity of the task.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Ability or proven ability to develop Contract Documents consisting of drawings and specifications to define changes to buildings and infrastructure. Incorporate applicable design requirements including nuclear safety requirements.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel.
Knowledge of engineering principals, codes and standards
Ability to work in a dynamic environment as a member of a multi-discipline team of engineers and designers
Ability to perform engineering calculations to support design changes.
Skilled at performing work in accordance with the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) and applicable Federal, State, and Laboratory codes and standards.
Ability to represent the design agency through interface and coordination with other engineering disciplines and the customer’s representative during design and construction.
Ability to obtain, evaluate, and compare equipment selections from manufacturer’s representatives.
Additional Job Requirements for Engineer 2:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires demonstrated ability, knowledge, and skills identified at the level 1.
Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and 0 to 2 years of practical work experience.
Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 3 practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above.
Engineer in Training Certificate.
Experienced in producing designs utilizing AutoCAD tools and work processes.
Knowledge of DOE and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principals and procedures.
Note to Applicants:
Technical writing sample: With your application, provide a one paragraph sample of technical writing describing the challenges Design Engineers may face when working within a multi-discipline design engineering team.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status. Internal applicants please refer to Laboratory policyP701for applicant eligibility.
Career Opportunities: Successful and motivated Engineering Department employees can elect a career path as an engineering specialist, engineering manager, project engineer as well as project management.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
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 regard 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Duran, Kelly J
Work Telephone 505-551-4960
Vacancy Name: IRC84401
Organization Name ES-EPD/ Engineering Project Delivery
Req ID: IRC84401