Mechanical Engineer (Onsite)

Sandia National Laboratories

Livermore, USA

Job posting number: #7194679 (Ref:Sa692104)

Posted: November 17, 2023

Job Description

About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide + Extraordinary co-workers + Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world + Career advancement and enrichment opportunities + Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home) + Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance* World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification. What Your Job Will Be Like: We are seeking a R&D S&E, Mechanical Engineer to assume the Desiccant Lead role for the W80-4 and W87-1 Product Realization Teams (PRT). The candidate will work with a wide variety of technical staff to include mechanical engineers, designers, analysts, materials scientists, chemists, test personnel as well as the PRT Lead as you complete engineering activities that span the full product development cycle within the Nuclear Deterrence (ND) Product Realization Framework. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Develop designs to a production-ready state through iterative design-build-test cycles and collaboration with the production agency + Support qualification test and documentation efforts for the desiccant design + Prepare for and present to diverse audiences at technical design reviews and programmatic meetings + Development and release product realization documentation to include: specification documents, drawings, qualification plans, surveillance plans, etc.. + Resolve producibility and inspectability issues associated with product by working with the production agency + Partner with engineers at Sandia in Systems and across the complex to ensure the success of the project + Act as interface between design and production agencies + Assist in integration activities with various teams and PRTs Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite. Qualifications We Require: + Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience + Ability to travel up to 25% + Ability to obtain a Q-Clearance and Sigma 15 access Qualifications We Desire: + MS in mechanical/aeronautical engineering + Experience designing mechanical hardware + Experience with computer aided design tools (Creo/ProE, SolidWorks etc.) + Experience getting hardware manufactured and working through production challenges + Experience building and assembling hardware you designed + 3-5 years relevant work experience + Experience creating, interpreting, and reviewing drawings, including GD&T + Environmental testing experience (writing test plans, data acquisition, executing tests) + Familiarity with computational simulation and modeling tools + Excellent verbal and written skills, including the ability to develop and present briefings About Our Team: The Environmental Controls and Sensors Department is a new department being established to provide a capabilities-based group of technical staff with the scope to create, control, verify, and maintain the desired atmosphere within a system by limiting ingress of water, oxygen, and EMR energy or by measuring the environments experienced by the system. This department is part of the Nuclear Deterrence Stockpile Systems and Component Engineering Center, which is responsible for assuring the safety, reliability, and security of U.S. nuclear weapons. The department is comprised of a group of dedicated and motivated engineers and technologists that focus on product engineering design, development, and qualification of product in support of weapon stockpile and modernization systems. Posting Duration: This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. Security Clearance: Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Job ID: 692104


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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