Description:

What You Will Do

Contribute to a dynamic team of facility engineering professionals that provide engineering solutions across a wide variety of buildings at one of the most important research facilities in the world. Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an enthusiastic senior-level field engineers with an interest in building systems and infrastructure to work in the Engineering Services. This posting is for multiple Field Engineering positions within the following disciplines: Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls, Mechanical, Pressure Safety, Welding, Fire Protection, Civil, and Structural.

The Field Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the technical aspects of construction and maintenance projects are in full conformance with approved document and contractual documents by monitoring facility maintenance and construction activities. This is accomplished by ensuring that baseline documents are accurate, design documents are adhered to, and as-built configurations are verified. Field Engineers expedite project execution through identifying issues, coordinating technical solutions, and providing timely guidance through approved policies and procedures.


What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Proven experience is Overseeing, develop, and/or enforcing adherence to Contract Documents consisting of drawings and specifications to define changes to buildings and infrastructure.

Excellent communications skills in providing engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel.

Excellence in reviewing Work Packages and Work Instructions for completeness; including reviewing of project design and engineering documents to ensure their completeness and constructability; review and coordination of RFI responses

Expert ability in providing guidance on design engineering drawings; assisting construction supervision in planning construction methods and procedures; providing field verification on construction materials for compliance and storage requirements; and providing quality oversight of installers.

Experienced in directing and mentoring Junior Field Engineers in their functions and tasks.

Proven ability in repairing Field Change Requests and being a liaison with other Engineering Services personnel to resolve technical issues in the field.

Experienced in inspecting construction work for compliance with drawings, specifications and national codes and standards; Perform witness testing, interpretation of design drawings and specifications, and closeout requirements; performing Turnover to Start-up.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology, Science, Math or related degree from an accredited institution and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.


Desired Qualifications:

Expert knowledge of DOE and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principles and procedures, including expert knowledge and practical application of industry, regulatory, or Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.


Advanced knowledge of: engineering and construction techniques, applications of engineering and construction methods, and application of technology and tools to conventional facility operation and construction operations; construction principles and procedures, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices; and advanced knowledge of construction work planning and control methods, including facility maintenance and installation techniques;


Note to Applicants:

Technical writing sample: With your application, provide a one paragraph sample of technical writing describing the challenges Field Engineers may face when working within a large construction project.


Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status. Internal applicants please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.


Career Opportunities: Successful and motivated Engineering Department employees can elect a career path as an engineering specialist, engineering manager, design engineer, project engineer as well as project management.


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)


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.

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.

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 Policy Policy P701 for 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. Appointment Type


Contact Details

Contact Name Horak, Nirankar Victoria

Email nir_amb@lanl.gov

Work Telephone 505-551-2359

Vacancy Name: IRC84404

Organization Name ES-EPD/ Engineering Project Delivery

Minimum Salary 94100

Maximum Salary 155700

Req ID: IRC84404

Category: Engineering

About Los Alamos National Laboratory:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is the premier laboratory within the Department of Energy. With the mission focus of National Security to the United States of America, Los Alamos has been at the forefront of science, technology, and engineering and has charged new paths of discovery. The Lab has contributed to everything from exploring new worlds to providing solutions to everyday life. Los Alamos has been the answer for generations and will continue to be for generations come.

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