What You Will Do
The B61 Life Extension Group (Q-15) is currently responsible for technical and programmatic oversight of matters pertaining to the B61 Life Extension Program (LEP). The selected candidate will serve as a Technical Lead within the B61 Life Extension Group.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Knowledge of professional engineering concepts, principles, practices, and procedures, as demonstrated by experience researching, designing, testing, analyzing, verifying, and validating engineering solutions.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with analysis or testing in control systems, electromagnetic radiation, and electrical function.
Demonstrated analytical thinking skills, as demonstrated by experience designing and executing experiments, including the analyzation and interpretation of data.
Demonstrated ability to work independently in high-intensity environments with coworkers representing a variety of technical backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to express ideas clearly in ways that build understanding, respect, and trust with external customers and stakeholders from varied disciplines and seniority.
Ability to travel.
Thorough knowledge and advanced experience with system and subsystem qualification testing and/or analysis.
Familiarity with the NNSA Phase 6.X process
Experience with flight, electrical, or electromagnetic radiation testing.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with hardware fabrication and deployment.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with one or more of the following software types: Design (SolidWorks or CREO-2.0); Finite Element (ANSYS, CST Studio, or COMSOL), and/or acquisition and analysis (LabVIEW and MATLAB).
Active DOE Q clearance (or similar) or DOE Q clearance investigation in process.
A minimum of a BS in engineering from an Accreditation Board or Engineering and Technology (ABET) college or university program, advanced degree is preferred.
Notes to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants are required to submit a comprehensive cover letter detailing knowledge, skills and abilities against the required skills.
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.
New-Employment Drug Test:
- 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.
The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
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 regards 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
Weapon Stockpile Modernization Division (Q Division) uses scientific, systems engineering, and program management disciplines to develop and improve the safety, reliability, and security of our Nation's nuclear weapon stockpile. Q is responsible for executing LANL weapon system program life-extension and alteration projects, developing emerging technologies for future stockpile needs, and responding to customer requests. The Q Division office is located at TA-3 in the NNSB, with a significant number of staff deployed at TA-16 and 22.
Appointment Type Regular