Los Alamos National Laboratory Cognizant System Engineer 1 (Engineer 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Put your engineering talents to good use by joining our world-class Cognizant System Engineering teams! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional System Engineers to join our Engineering Groups. Our diverse workforce enjoys a work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. This is your chance to make a real difference while working on important systems directly impacting national security.
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. As a Cognizant Systems Engineer, you will integrate with other engineering disciplines, document control, safety basis, operations, maintenance, project management, or any other organization that needs engineering input to accomplish LANL deliverables, including but not limited to the maintenance and operations of nuclear and nonnuclear facilities. Accordingly, you must be able to work independently and as part of a team, apply broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the preparation of engineering deliverables, and utilizes engineering technology to accomplish work and continuously improve work processes to meet customer needs. The positions will work at one of the following facilities (ES-55, ES-CMR, ES-CWF, ES-WFO).
The successful candidate will be expected to assist in the performance the following duties of this position in the areas of electrical, instrumentation and control, mechanical, structural/civil, or fire protection engineering. The successful candidate will be required to support configuration management of assigned systems, defining and controlling systems modification, and maintain technical baseline. Knowledge of performing root cause analysis and troubleshooting.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated knowledge/understanding of engineering concepts applicable to the person’s discipline.
Demonstrated ability to work well in teams to get projects accomplished.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally.
Knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods, and application of technology aided engineering tools to conventional facility and operations-based engineering problems.
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.
This position may be subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
Demonstrated knowledge of DOE standards applicable to electrical design implementation.
Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification - or certification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
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. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
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. Appointment Type
Contact Name Horak, Nirankar Victoria
Work Telephone 505-551-2359
Vacancy Name: IRC85513
Organization Name ES-FE/ Engineering Services-Facility Engineering
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC85513