We are seeking a Welding Engineer to conduct applied research in process science and engineering, with a focus on welding technologies, such as laser and resistance welding. This role will provide opportunities for broadening your technical capabilities through a challenging, high-profile research and engineering support program.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Develop welding specifications in support of numerous projects across the laboratories and with production vendors
Perform technical program development and management duties
Support engineering applications
Write technical papers and reports
Present results at program meetings and professional conferences
Conduct short term problem solving and failure analysis, in support of customer needs
Travel 1 to 2 times per month to vendor and manufacturing suppliers
The Metallurgy and Materials Joining Department is the principal organization for metallurgical and joining research and engineering support throughout the Laboratories. Expertise covers a broad range of experimental and predictive capabilities that apply fundamental process, physical and mechanical metallurgy principles. Specific technical areas include welding and soldering, special brazing and diffusion bonding, and mechanical behavior. The scientific focus is on materials structures, properties, performance and reliability. Staff supports a variety of national security programs and is highly engaged in providing collaborative, innovative materials science and systems-based engineering solutions.
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 withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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.
Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT
Bachelor’s degree in Welding Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science plus 10 years’ experience in welding engineering; or Master’s degree in Welding Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science plus 5 years’ experience in welding engineering
Experience with welding engineering design concepts and technical specifications
Experience with applied research related to the relationships between material processing and resulting material behaviors
Experience with production and manufacturing
Experience with customer support skills, to include identifying and meeting customer needs
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance
Master’s degree in Welding Engineering
Experience with laser welding processes
Experience with joining technologies such as other welding processes, soldering, or brazing and related physical metallurgy concepts
Project management and development experience
Experience with materials characterization techniques
Experience with process control concepts and techniques
Publication and presentation record
Knowledge and experience with welding engineering design concepts and technical specifications
Current DoE clearance
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.
Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.
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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
Sandia National Laboratories is one of the country's largest research and engineering laboratories in the nation, employing over 8,000 people at major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We make enduring contributions to secure our society against high consequence terrorist threats and national incidents through effective use of science, technology, and systems solutions. Please visit our website at www.sandia.gov.