Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Analyst (R&D Engineer 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Process Modeling and Analysis Group (E-2) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is seeking experienced engineers from a variety of disciplines to partner with other LANL staff on a diverse set of national security programs requiring the application of engineering acumen and expertise. Our group is composed of staff encompassing backgrounds in nuclear engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, systems engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, and others. We provide engineering support, process simulation modeling, systematic analysis, systems/industrial engineering, process improvement, programmatic risk analysis, decision support, and integrated planning for a diverse portfolio of projects. These are all key areas that successful candidates may apply their skills to.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Technical knowledge – Advanced engineering experience as applied to projects spanning one or more key areas of the group (e.g. systems/industrial engineering, process simulation modeling, risk management/analysis, decision support, process improvement, integrated planning).
Technical leadership – Demonstrated experience leading analyses, design/development, or research in support of large or complex projects.
Communication – Demonstrated experience communicating both written and orally (technical writing and presentations) as well as the ability to interact with and solicit information from subject matter experts.
Analysis skills – Advanced analysis skills including compiling, interpreting, and presenting analysis results. Also, the ability to recognize and assess technical problems and develop technical options as well as the ability to translate elicited data into effective requirements and planning assumptions.
Education – Position requires a Master’s Degree in Engineering and 6 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Systems/Industrial Engineering – Demonstrated knowledge of systems engineering/industrial engineering principles and techniques (such as requirements management, FMEA, functional diagraming, validation/verification, etc.) Experience conducting alternatives analyses, cost-benefit analyses, and so forth.
Modeling and simulation – Experience with simulation modeling concepts and discrete-event simulation software (such as ExtendSim, Simio, FlexSim, or other similar tools).
Risk analysis – Experience with risk tracking, risk management, and risk analysis techniques. Experience with cost and schedule risk analysis tools (such as Acumen Risk, or similar software).
Mentoring – Experience mentoring, training, or leading junior staff or students.
Program/Project development – Experience contributing to the development of proposals, work packages, project plans, etc.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM
Note to Applicants:
In addition to a resume, each applicant must submit a cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum job requirements and any of the desired qualifications.
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
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 childbirth 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)
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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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
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 472.2 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. .
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. Employment Status
Contact Name Greathouse, Khalid T (Khi)
Vacancy Name: IRC94793
Organization Name E-2/PROCESS MODELING AND ANALYSIS
Minimum Salary 113100
Maximum Salary 190900
Req ID: IRC94793