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Structural Engineer 2 (Engineer 2)
Job Location :
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos,, New Mexico 87545
United States

 

 

 

 

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos,, NM 87545
United States
https://www.lanl.gov/
Employment term : Full Time
Degree : Bachelors
Travel : Yes
Job level : Entry Level 1-2 yrs.
Work Authorization :
  • USA: Citizen
  • Contribute to a dynamic team of design professionals providing engineering solutions across a wide variety of buildings at one of the most important research facilities in the world. Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an enthusiastic mid-level structural engineer with an interest in designing structural systems for new construction and facility modernization projects across the laboratory.

    As a Structural Engineer you will be responsible for developing Contract Documents consisting of drawings and specifications that define structural systems such as; foundations, structural framing including steel, concrete, masonry, commodity supports, etc. You will also be responsible for performing structural engineering calculations and performing verification of calculations performed by others that form the basis of the structural design documentation. In addition to designing in accordance with International Building Codes requirements and reference standards, LANL designs also are required to meet Federal, DOE, State and LANL design standards. LANL engineers also represent the LANL building official and review plans, specifications and calculations performed by outside design agencies for compliance with project design requirements.

    What You Need

    Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Ability to effectively communicate engineering solutions both verbally, on design drawings and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of structural engineering principals, codes and standards across a wide variety of structural systems including Steel, Concrete and Masonry.
    • Knowledge and implementation of seismic design principals in high seismic regions in accordance with IBC, ASCE 7, AISC and ACI requirements.
    • Proficiency with personal computers and networking including structural engineering software packages such as RISA3D, GTStrudl, SAP2000, or StaadPro, etc.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment as a member of a multi-discipline team of engineers and designers.

    Training/Certifications: Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate and eligibility to sit for the Professional Engineering exam .

    Education/Experience: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering with 4 years of relevant experience implementing the requirements described above.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Profession Engineering License in Civil or Structural Engineering.
    • Ability to produce designs utilizing 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools and work processes.
    • Knowledge of DOE and LANL Engineering Standards and Conduct of Engineering principals and procedures.

    Note to Applicants:

    Technical writing sample: With your application, provide a one paragraph sample of technical writing describing the fundamental differences in seismic design and behavior of ordinary, intermediate and special steel moment framing systems.

    Career Opportunities: Successful and motivated Engineering Department employees can elect a career path as an engineering specialist, engineering manager, project engineer as well as project management.

    Additional Details

    Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

    Clearance: 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.
    • 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.

    Where You Will Work

    Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

    • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
    • Dental and vision insurance
    • Free basic life and disability insurance
    • Paid maternity and parental leave
    • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
    • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
    • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
    • Onsite gyms and wellness programs
    • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

     


    Los Alamos National Laboratory Profile:

     Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

    Our greatest strength is our broad capabilities across multiple disciplines, leveraged to meet diverse national security missions.

    Our national user facilities are the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies.

    Our science facilities are critical to maintaining the vitality and leadership of our science, technology, and engineering capabilities for national security.

    Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

    Clearance: 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.
    • 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.

    New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

    Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

    Equal Opportunity: 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 regard 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

     

     

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