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R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Entry Level - 684481)

Job Title
R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Entry Level - 684481)
Job ID
Albuquerque,  NM 87111
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Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated  R&D S&E Electrical Engineer to contribute to our mission supporting our work at a National Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.

L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.


The main duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a detailed in-depth knowledge of the product, its functionality, and the product testers
  • Daily coordination with Production Agency to support production assembly and testing process
  • Analyze production test data to troubleshoot issues
  • Develop troubleshooting, rework, and retest plans for failing product
  • Create, review Engineering Authorizations as needed in order to disposition units to continue in production
  • Periodic travel to support troubleshooting, project meetings, and other production support requirements
  • Frequent coordination with team leadership and systems engineers to answer product related questions
  • Occasional coordination with surveillance engineers to coordinate necessary future support


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM field; or equivalent experience and education in lieu of an advanced degree 


  • Ability to troubleshoot Electronic circuits based on test data
  • Experience with Lab test equipment (Power supply, Oscilloscope, Load)
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q – level security clearance.
  • Technical background in complex electronic components, including circuit board design and analysis of electronic controllers.
  • Simulation (SPICE, etc.) experience
  • Experience with NI Diadem software tool
  • Demonstrated skill in written and verbal communication, including the development and delivery of presentations, proposals, reports, specifications, test plans, and other documentation.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated abilities in effective leadership, negotiation, delegation, and conflict resolution in diverse team environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple, sometimes conflicting, priorities and to successfully multi-task and adapt to shipping priorities while meeting deliverable deadlines.
  • Active DOE Q or TS Security Clearance.


Albuquerque, NM
This position requires on-site work and is contingent on ability to gain site access to the National Laboratory.

The health and safety of our employees is our number one priority. During this COVID environment, this position will continue to report on site following the New Mexico health guidelines. We have taken all the recommended safety measures to provide a safe work environment.


Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 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.


As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.

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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