Los Alamos National Laboratory Mechanical Engineering Technologist (Engineering Technologist 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The successful applicant will work as a mechanical design resource for the group. He/she will work with weapons engineers, designers and management to ensure that product definition release from W-11 meets performance and standards requirements. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to travel periodically to other sites within the Nuclear Security Enterprise as well as to fabrication vendors to collaborate.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience designing mechanical hardware assemblies and applying engineering concepts to mechanical designs.

  • Working knowledge of ASME Y series design/drafting standards, including Y14.5M Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

  • Knowledge of hardware fabrication processes.

  • Experience with Creo Parametric 3D CAD Software.

  • Demonstrated record of developing constructive, cooperative working relationships and working with teams to meet deliverables.

  • Demonstrated effective and efficient written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with PDMLink Product Lifecycle Management Software.

  • Demonstrated mechanical design experience with the weapons program.

  • Experience with ASME Y14.41 Digital Product Definition Data Packages and annotated models.

  • Experience with practices and procedures used in the Nuclear Security Enterprise for conveying design intent to other national laboratories and production plants.

  • Active DOE Q clearance.

Education:A Bachelor of Science in engineering technology or engineering practices plus extensive relevant and directly applicable design and hardware experience.

Work Environment:Domestic/foreign travel

Notes to Applicants:Some domestic travel will be required.

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.

Regular Position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

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.

The Weapons System Engineering Division (W Division) provides system engineering and program management to ensure the safety, reliability, and security of the US nuclear stockpile. W Division provides integral nuclear weapon engineering design expertise in the following areas: systems engineering; experimental device design, fabrication and assembly, surveillance, production of nuclear stockpile components, engineering analysis and computational simulation, weapons response and testing for evaluation and maintenance of the enduring and future nuclear weapon stockpile.

The primary mission of the Weapon Product Definition Group (W-11 Group) is to provide specialized weapon engineering, design, and product data management support to the Weapons Directorate. W-11 provides design definition for all the weapons programs including Hydrodynamic Experiments and Dynamic Plutonium Experiments.

Maximum Salary: 118200

Minimum Salary: 72500

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-665-5993

Contact Name: Vonharders, Jeremy E

Organization Name: W-11/Weapons Product Definition

Email: jeremyv@lanl.gov

Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Technologist (Engineering Technologist 1)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC66201