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Los Alamos National Laboratory Metrology Engineer (Quality Engineer 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Metrology Program and Calibration Laboratory is looking for an early/mid-career Quality Engineer with experience implementing ISO/IEC 17025 requirements in a calibration laboratory setting. As the successful candidate you will lead the Physical metrology laboratory with the responsibilities of assuring metrology operations meet ISO/IEC 17025 requirements, providing technical and quality mentoring to metrology staff, and collaborating with senior metrology staff, engineers, and management to support organizational goals.

We enjoy a diverse and collegial work environment focused on providing exceptional metrology support to the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

This position will be filled at either the Quality Engineer 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.

The Metrology Quality Engineer will have advanced experience in implementing an ISO/IEC 17025 compliant quality program in a metrology laboratory environment. The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge of physical metrology principles, concepts, and theories and the demonstrated ability to integrate the technical knowledge within quality requirements. As the physical laboratory lead, you will be responsible for assuring quality requirements are implemented, managing workload, mentoring staff, and initiating/supporting continuous improvement activities to support effective, efficient, and compliant operations. The ability to mentor and work collaboratively is essential.

Metrology Quality Engineer 2 ($85,400 – $139,600)

You will apply your advanced knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 calibration laboratory requirements to include metrology quality and technical metrology principles, theories, concepts and techniques to lead calibration operations in the Physical metrology laboratory. Provide mentoring to assure seamless integration and application of quality and technical requirements. Assure effective workload management to meet or exceed customer needs. Recommend compliant solutions to complex calibration operational challenges necessary to provide excellent customer service. Collaboratively support engineering activities to assure metrology operations, capabilities, and capacities in the physical metrology laboratory.

Metrology Quality Engineer 3 ($94,100 – $155,700)

At this level, the incumbent will have advanced expertise in physical metrology with expert-level knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 requirements. The ability to independently lead quality activities such as Proficiency Testing, Inter-Laboratory Comparisons, National Voluntary Laboratory Program audit preparation, and metrology quality management system implementation that assures compliance with technical requirements.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge and experience implementing ISO/IEC 17025 requirements in a calibration laboratory environment;

  • Demonstrated experience performing simple-to-complex or unique one-of-a-king calibrations;

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage calibration procedures and uncertainty budgets in accordance with technical and quality requirements; and

  • Advanced knowledge of metrology quality assurance and metrology principles and concepts.

Additional Job Requirements for Metrology Quality Engineer 3:

  • Experience preparing calibration operations for ISO/IEC 17025

  • accreditation audits;

  • Expert knowledge of metrology quality assurance and metrology principles and concepts; and

  • Advanced experience mentoring less experienced staff.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with IndySoft calibration management database

  • Experience preparing for ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation and/or implementing an ISO/IEC 17025 calibration laboratory quality program

Metrology Engineer 2 Education Required: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quality Assurance, or Metrology/Inspection-related field and 5- years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Metrology Engineer 3 Education Required: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quality Assurance, or Metrology/Inspection-related field and 8-years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation)

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.

COVID Vaccine : 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)

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

Appointment Type

Regular

Regular

Contact Details
Contact Name Lynn, Shelby Letha
Email sllynn@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC93711
Organization Name IQPA-MPCL/Quality & Performance Assurance - Metrology Program and Calibration Laboratory
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC93711
Category: Contract Management

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