Description:

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Job Title 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.


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 field engineers with an interest in building systems and infrastructure to work in the Engineering Services. This posting is for a Civil Field Engineer to also serve as LANL’s POC for AASHTO Accreditation.


Engineer 2 $94,100—$155,700

The Field Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the technical aspects of construction and maintenance projects are in full conformance with approved 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.


Engineer 3 $103,500—$172,800

In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you will be considered a Senior Field Engineer. Accordingly, you will be expected to lead all activities associated at the Engineer 2 level. In addition, you may serve as a team lead responsible for the mentoring of junior staff; be assigned moderate to complex assignments; be able to work independently and as part of the a team; and utilize engineering technology to accomplish work and continuously improve work processes to meet customer needs.


What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Fundamental knowledge of engineering and construction techniques, including work planning and control methods, applications of engineering and construction methods, and application of technology and tools to conventional facility operation and construction operations; facility maintenance and installation techniques; and operations and standard recommended practice for establishing and implementing a quality management system for construction materials testing laboratories


Experienced in interpreting design drawings and specifications; Preparing field material purchase requisitions through material take-off, including estimating the quantities and assuring compliance with design specifications and drawings; Preparing Field Change Requests. Experienced in reviewing Work Packages and Work Instructions for completeness; Inspecting construction work for compliance, including performing witness testing accordance with drawings, specifications, national codes and standards, and policies and procedures


Proven ability to effectively communicate engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel.


Professional Engineering License in the Civil discipline.


Additional Job Requirements for Engineer 3:


In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:


Independently lead all activities and demonstrate advanced to expert experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities referenced in the lower level requirements.


A Subject Matter Expert in one or more of the responsibilities referenced in the lower level requirements in order to provide formal mentoring.


Previous experience as an AASHTO Accreditation Engineer


Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 3 years of practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above.


Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 6 years of practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. Advanced engineering or technical degree is highly desired.


Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to oversee, develop, and/or enforce adherence LANL’s Material Testing Lab American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Accreditation.

Knowledge of DOE and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principals and procedures.

Awareness of industry, regulatory, or Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to the particular construction discipline.


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.


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

Regular

Regular

Contact Details

Contact Name Horak, Nirankar Victoria

Email nir_amb@lanl.gov

Work Telephone 505-551-2359

Vacancy Name: IRC85442

Organization Name ES-EPD/ Engineering Project Delivery

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

Req ID: IRC85442

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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