Quality Assurance Inspector

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

Job Description

We have multiple openings Quality Assurance (QA) Inspectors to support the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Principal Directorate Operations. You will solve complex technical problems and implement a wide-range of QA functions, such as procurements, field and receipt inspections, review technical documents, implement QA and Work Control program requirements, and perform audits and assessments.

In this role you will

  • Provide technical and administrative oversight to ensure implementation of LLNL QA program requirements by analyzing and interpreting complex data to provide QA inspector services to WCI facility and programmatic organizations.
  • Perform various technical inspections, field walk-downs, etc. in support of facility and programmatic activities at WCI facilities in accordance with WCI QA standards and requirements.
  • Coordinate the completion of competing complex to complex tasks.
  • Participate in the Non-Conformance Report (NCR) process.
  • Provide technical advice and direction to technicians, making frequent decisions using independent discretion and judgment.
  • Provide technical support to vendor inspections and reviews.
  • Present results, both verbally and in writing, of technical reviews and inspections to various Laboratory subject matter experts and managers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Associate degree in a scientific field or equivalent combination of education and related mechanical or electrical engineering experience.
  • Ability to perform technical reviews, product receipt inspections, engineering reviews, and hoisting and rigging inspections, which requires the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Experience applying a broad understanding of scientific and technical disciplines, including safety, engineering, operations, and maintenance.
  • Experience applying moderately complex technical and organizational problem-solving skills.
  • Significant experience working with Critical Measuring and Test Equipment, including control of these instruments.
  • Experience reading and interpreting mechanical, electrical, and structural design drawings and specifications and knowledge of ANSI Y-14.5 Standard.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills to effectively write documents such as plans, procedures, and reports, and to present, explain and advise senior management.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience designing and working in a fabrication environment.
  • Experience performing work in a high-hazard or nuclear facility.
  • Registered as an AWS Certified Weld Inspector or Certified Electrical Inspector or ASNT Helium leak tester.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement). If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted. For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form.

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Job Description

We have multiple openings Quality Assurance (QA) Inspectors to support the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Principal Directorate Operations. You will solve complex technical problems and implement a wide-range of QA functions, such as procurements, field and receipt inspections, review technical documents, implement QA and Work Control program requirements, and perform audits and assessments.

In this role you will

  • Provide technical and administrative oversight to ensure implementation of LLNL QA program requirements by analyzing and interpreting complex data to provide QA inspector services to WCI facility and programmatic organizations.
  • Perform various technical inspections, field walk-downs, etc. in support of facility and programmatic activities at WCI facilities in accordance with WCI QA standards and requirements.
  • Coordinate the completion of competing complex to complex tasks.
  • Participate in the Non-Conformance Report (NCR) process.
  • Provide technical advice and direction to technicians, making frequent decisions using independent discretion and judgment.
  • Provide technical support to vendor inspections and reviews.
  • Present results, both verbally and in writing, of technical reviews and inspections to various Laboratory subject matter experts and managers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Associate degree in a scientific field or equivalent combination of education and related mechanical or electrical engineering experience.
  • Ability to perform technical reviews, product receipt inspections, engineering reviews, and hoisting and rigging inspections, which requires the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Experience applying a broad understanding of scientific and technical disciplines, including safety, engineering, operations, and maintenance.
  • Experience applying moderately complex technical and organizational problem-solving skills.
  • Significant experience working with Critical Measuring and Test Equipment, including control of these instruments.
  • Experience reading and interpreting mechanical, electrical, and structural design drawings and specifications and knowledge of ANSI Y-14.5 Standard.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills to effectively write documents such as plans, procedures, and reports, and to present, explain and advise senior management.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience designing and working in a fabrication environment.
  • Experience performing work in a high-hazard or nuclear facility.
  • Registered as an AWS Certified Weld Inspector or Certified Electrical Inspector or ASNT Helium leak tester.

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