Fabrication and Network Installer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for Sr. Electronics Fabrication Technician/Electronics Fabrication Technician Specialist. You will provide technical support to operations of new and on-going experiments involving engineering evaluation, fabrication, assembly, and documentation. The scope of the work may include programmatic support of experiments at various LLNL locations. This position is in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED), within the Engineering Directorate.

This position will be filled at either the 532.2 or 532.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Provide general fabrication support on experimental apparatuses using standard machine tools, hand tools, soldering techniques, and test and measurement equipment.
- Utilize schematic drawings, parts list, and assembly drawings to convert moderately complex requirements into specific hardware deliverables and estimates independently, under general supervision.
- Install, evaluate, test, and debug moderately complex chassis and/or rack equipment and assemblies.
- Install and test network infrastructure and equipment.
- Install cable trays and mounting hardware as required using hand and power tools.
- Log and report activities and tasks as required using time reporting software.
- Operate a forklift, scissor-lift, and man-lift in association with work activities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition, at the 532.3 Level
- Propose solutions and alternate approaches to solve complex electro-mechanical fabrication installation problems and tasks and seek engineering or supervisor support for clarification.
- Generate estimates, provide work instruction and lead teams to accomplish fabrication, modification, and installation of network and electro-mechanical systems and components based on layouts, diagrams, and verbal instruction.
- Provide advanced fabrication support on complex experimental apparatuses using standard machine tools, hand tools, soldering techniques, and to test and measurement equipment.

- Associate degree in Engineering, Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Technology or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
- Experience installing and testing wired and wireless network infrastructure including Cat5e, Cat6, single and multi-mode fiber optics.
- Intermediate skills and understanding of the fabrication, modification, and installation of network and electro-mechanical systems and components.
- Experience working in a customer service/field support environment.
- Ability to identify, analyze, negotiate, and solve moderately complex problems using established guidelines, techniques, and procedures independently, under general supervision.
- Fundamental knowledge of network infrastructure industry standards.
- Fundamental knowledge of building and fire code as they apply to facility and infrastructure.
- Effective written, verbal and presentation communication skills.

In Addition, at the 532.3 Level
- Advanced understanding of and significant experience in translating complex electrical, electronic, and mechanical drawings into working estimates including both time and materials required, making additional recommendations as necessary.
- Ability to lead work teams and train coworkers to complete tasks safely and efficiently while producing high quality results.

Desired Qualifications
- Current or previous industry recognized certification in fiber optic terminations.
- Current or prior certification for operation of a forklift, manlift and/or scissor lift.
- Current or prior respirator certification.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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