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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Technologist 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The successful candidate will work on the PF-Production Control Team to provide the manufacturing control functions for classified, unclassified and hazardous material fabrications for the Mark Quality Manufacturing Center (MQMC) and the PF-Manufacturing (PF-MFG) Group. This position will require you to work independently, as well as in a team setting to provide production control and liaison support to the Prototype Fabrication Division and the PF customers. This will include ensuring requirements for part fabrication, welding, inspection, quality requirements, material requests, special requirements (classified, unclassified, hazardous, etc.), and promise (due) dates are well defined and understood. The candidate’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to, cost estimating, entering and scheduling jobs into JobBOSS, creating travelers, and coordinating job close out and lesson learned reviews. The candidate will work with shop supervisors, quality assurance (QA), designated procurement representative (DPR), machinists, welders, inspectors, engineers, programmers, JobBOSS Coordinators, project controls personnel, and management to review jobs to ensure materials and labor can be completed to meet customer's request dates.

The candidate will assist in scheduling and parts status tracking that will help PF meet customer scheduled milestones; create and review job orders in JobBOSS; create travelers and routers; distribute jobs to shop supervisors and inspection leads; track parts on the shop floor; update part status and the associated schedule; and other requested assistance. The candidate will also provide support to Laboratory customers for the Rapid Release Blanket (RRB), which requires working with vendor machine shops located in Los Alamos and Albuquerque and requires travel to the vendor shops to deliver and pick up parts. RRB work requires the candidate to become an experienced Designated Procurement Representative (DPR).

DPR duties require the candidate to be responsible for obtaining appropriate quotes and approvals, creating a requisition in iProcurement, receiving the item, delivering the item to the customer, and following all rules and regulations for the RRB program.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to classified matter protection and control (CMPC). These responsibilities include ensuring that classified matter is accounted for and all material transactions meet LANL policies and procedures. This ensures that classified part transfers meet all Laboratory policies and procedures. The CMPC directs how classified matter and classified parts are accessed, stored, generated, marked, reproduced, received and transmitted, destroyed and accounted for based on Department of Energy orders.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


You must have comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing processes to include areas of machining, welding/joining, forming, and inspection/characterization where an in-depth knowledge of ISO, QC and other manufacturing standards is essential. This will require you to have a thorough knowledge of GD&T per ANSI Y 14.5 and a basic understanding of inspection techniques and principles.Knowledge of models-based engineering Computer Aided Design (CAD)/Computer Aided Model (CAM) systems.You must be willing to work with materials with hazardous characteristics in addition to common materials and alloys.

Customer Service

You will serve as a point of contact for the PF customer base. This will require you to have exceptional customer service skills and the ability to provide effective and timely status to customers and stakeholders for part fabrications. Experience interacting professionally with all types of personnel, including external interfaces. As needed, you will be required to pick up material/parts from vendors.

Organization and Time Management

You must have the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple assignments, which will require you to possess: high attention to detail; strong organizational skills; the ability to think critically, analytically, and problem solve, and the ability to work in a dynamic and fluid working environment. You must have experience working with sensitive information, a record of dependability, availability, attendance, and punctuality.

Communication and Teaming

Demonstrated experience and excellence in interacting and communicating both written and orally with customers in a customer service-related setting. You must have a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team setting to achieve or negotiate work requirements with peers, customers and technicians.

Business Systems

Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, including the demonstrated ability to interpret data and information independently, and produce advanced Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Project, and PowerPoint presentations.


The ability to acquire and maintain pertinent certification in the following: Radiological Worker II and Beryllium awareness. You will also serve as a Classified Matter Protection and Control (CMPC) custodian with application of policies and procedures for documents and parts; and acquire Designated Procurement Representative (DPR) status, which will require you to understand and apply LANL procurement policies, and utilize iProcurement.


The ability to obtain a Q clearance, which normally required US citizenship.

Education/Experience :Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Science, Math, or related degree from an accredited institution and 2 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Journeyman machinist or equivalent credentials

  • Experience in creating and providing accurate estimates for time and budget requirements to meet customer specifications and requirements

  • Knowledge of conventional and advanced manufacturing techniques and capabilities.

  • Experience with materials having Rad, toxic, pyrophoric, explosive, and/or other hazardous characteristics

  • Experience with materials removal, joining, and/or forming

  • Familiarity with PF Division business systems (CPIMS, JobBOSS, Schedules, PTC PDMLink/Creo user experience).

  • An active Q clearance.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Reading vision, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), sitting, standing, bending, twisting the trunk or back, reaching horizontally, reaching down, gripping with the hands, applying torque with hands or arms, pressing with hands or arms, pushing with hands or arms, pulling with hands or arms, typing or keyboarding, fine motor control, use of both hands, use of both arms, lifting 30+ pounds.

Work Environment: Working overtime or irregular schedule, operation of motor vehicles, work near sources of non-ionizing radiation, work with weapons, work near machinery with moving parts, safety glasses, eye protection, safety shoes or protective footgear.

Note to Applicants: Each applicant must submit a cover letter addressing each of the minimum job requirements and desired skills along with a resume.

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)

Additional Details

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name King, Elanda Nicole
Email eking@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84951
Organization Name PF-PROD/Prototype Fabrication Production
Minimum Salary 77300
Maximum Salary 126000
Req ID: IRC84951
Category: Engineering