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R&D Engineer

Job Title
R&D Engineer
Job ID
27561950
Location
Los Alamos,  NM 87545
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Description

Job Summary

Longenecker & Associates (L&A), a woman owned small business, has provided technical and management support to the Nuclear Energy Industry for over 30+ years. We have the immediate need for several Research and Design (R&D) Engineers to contribute to the mission of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANL is a multidisciplinary research institution dedicated to enhancing 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.

Multiple R&D Engineer opportunities at various levels ranging from entry level (1) to (4) seasoned engineers.  

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to)

R&D 1 - Responsible for assigned activities within an engineering discipline in support of engineering research and development (R&D), which is defined as the creative application of scientific principles to research, design, or develop structures, instruments, machines, experiments, processes, theories or technologies; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior under specific operating conditions. Solid experience in an engineering discipline and the ability to act as an individual contributor is required.

 

R&D 2 - Responsible for a broad set of activities within one or more engineering disciplines in support of engineering research and development (R&D), which is defined as the creative application of scientific principles to research, design, or develop structures, instruments, machines, experiments, processes, theories or technologies; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior under ambiguous operating conditions. Broad professional expertise in an engineering discipline and the ability to act as an independently functioning skilled contributor is required.

 

R&D 3 - Leads an extensive and diverse set of activities across multiple engineering disciplines or within a narrow, highly specialized field in support of engineering research and development (R&D), which is defined as the creative application of scientific principles to research, design, or develop structures, instruments, machines, experiments, processes, theories or technologies; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior under ambiguous operating conditions. Skilled professional with expertise crossing several technical areas or depth in a particular area is required. Serves as a technical leader in one or more discipline areas.

 

R&D 4 - Translates national needs into technological objectives and goals for engineering research and development (R&D), which is defined as the creative application of scientific principles to research, design, or develop structures, instruments, machines, experiments, processes, theories or technologies; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior under specific operating conditions. Recognized as an advanced technical expert in area of specialization or with expertise crossing several technical areas. Serves as a discipline authority in one or more discipline areas.

 

Education and Experience Required

·       Must have the ability to obtain a Q-level DOE security clearance

·       Degree from an ABET accredited engineering college or university program

·       Must be a U.S. Citizen; dual citizenship is not allowed.

 

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The position will be onsite at Los Alamos National Laboratory. As a condition of employment with L&A, you are expected to adhere to all customer site safety protocols and procedures including, but not limited to, all requirements relating to COVID safety such as social distancing, wearing of masks and mandatory vaccination.

 

L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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