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Independent Quality Operations Technologist - (Early - Mid Career) (Onsite)

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7237848 (Ref:Sa693239)

Posted: April 21, 2024

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 detail oriented General Technologist for our Mission Assurance Technical Support organization.. The selected candidate will work with quality assurance programs, procedures, and controls to ensure that performance and quality of products and services conform to standards. One will work directly with programs and projects to conduct continuing inspections and assessments to ensure specifications and regulatory agency requirements. Join our dynamic team to develop creative solutions to unique national security challenges!

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

  • Establish and implement inspections before systems are built or tested
  • Monitor work practices; ensures that corrective actions are implemented
  • Work with engineering and development during new builds or tests and implements key checkpoints for new processes
  • Verify the acceptability of labeling and packaging materials;
  • Assist with the maintainance of inspection and approval systems
  • Read mechanical andelectrical drawings and specifications to ensure products meet standards
  • Use gadgets to measure products (e.g., micrometer screw gauges)
  • Assist with the acceptance or rejection of finished products and discuss inspection results with team
  • Review, maintain and process procedures and work instructions during and after builds or products or assemblies.
  • Capture and implement redlines in procedures and work directly with engineering to release updated procedures.

Due to the nature of the work, this candidate must work on site.

Qualifications We Require:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience reading procedures and/or work instructions
  • Experience in Word and Excel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Knowledge of Sandia National Laboratory's test and measurement, and inspection policies, practices,and procedures
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical components; the ability to determine value, markings, and proper orientation
  • Knowledge of machining and mechanical assembly practices
  • Experience with frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, andtechniques
  • Experience with preparation and presentation of test and measurement results
  • Experince with PLM Systems such as PDMLink, Aras and other Sandia Corporate Tools
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia's core values
  • An active DOE Q-level security clearance; or other equivalent active security clearance such as DOD Top Secret

About Our Team:

We provide support to customers within 05400 Hypersonic programs. We are a team based in solid technical quality skills and the ability to solve complex problems to meet mission success.

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.


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.

Position Information:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Essential Functions:

If offered the position, you may be required to demonstrate your fitness to perform certain physical aspects of the position, including lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

Job ID: 693239

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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