Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Technologist 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Engineer Technologist 2 or 3 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.
Put your engineering talents to good use by joining our world-class 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 Services Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. The System Engineer position within the Engineering Services Division (ESD) is assigned to the Facility System Engineering (ES-FE) Group responsible for plant engineering services and the Conduct of Engineering (COE) program implementation at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The positions are in nuclear or non-nuclear facilities across 26 miles of the Laboratory. The program elements including processes, standards, training, and qualification are generally applicable throughout the life cycle of a facility. They exist to effectively manage risks and satisfy customer requirements, needs, and expectations in a safe, secure, cost effective, and environmentally responsible manner.
Engineering Technologist 2 $85,400 - $139,600
The position requires a skilled professional who applies principles and concepts in areas of system and facility configuration management and technical base line management. At the Engineering Technologist Level 2 the successful candidate will be expected to perform detailed technical procedures, supporting configuration management as well as defining and controlling system and facility modifications. This position will assist in the implementation of the facility safety basis, maintaining system and facility technical baselines; monitoring, tracking and trending of major systems. The selected candidate will participate in defining maintenance requirements; troubleshooting, root cause analysis; preparing detailed corrective maintenance instruction for complex or critical system as well as implementing Los Alamos National Laboratory's Conduct of Engineering program and performing facility and system walk downs.
Engineering Technologist 3 $94,100 - $155,700
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you will be doing the following capabilities.
Position typically requires a seasoned, experienced professional who has the ability to independently perform
Engineered equivalency analysis; expert knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods and technology aided engineering tools to conventional and non-conventional facility and operations based engineering problems. The selected candidate must demonstrate expert knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods, engineering maintenance techniques and construction methods. Expert level in engineering including design, commissioning, troubleshooting, technical baseline maintenance, and knowledge of industry codes and standards in respective discipline.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated sound technical experience in design engineering or system engineering for nuclear or industrial facility operations
Demonstrated working experience with industry codes and standards
Demonstrated working experience in engineering including design, commissioning, troubleshooting, and technical baseline maintenance
Demonstrated experience with modification definition and control
Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both written and verbally
Experience with maintenance testing/ acceptance testing
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.
Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology, Science, Math or related degree and 5 years of directly related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Additional Job Requirements for Engineering Technologist 3:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:
Expert knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods and technology aided engineering tools to conventional and non-conventional facility and operations-based engineering problems, and engineered equivalency analysis
Expert knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods
Expert knowledge of engineering maintenance techniques and construction methods
Demonstrated expert-level experience in engineering including design, commissioning, troubleshooting, and technical baseline maintenance
Expert knowledge of industry codes and standards in respective discipline
Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor’ Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology Science, Math or related degree from an accredited institution and 8 years of directly related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Demonstrated knowledge of DOE and LANL standards applicable to facility design, operation, and maintenance
At least one year of experience in a nuclear facility
Awareness of LANL Quality Policies and Procedures
DOE Q Clearance
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.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
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: IRC85534
Organization Name ES-FE/ Engineering Services-Facility Engineering
Req ID: IRC85534