Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!
Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in
the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees
apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make
our world a better place.
We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding
of working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate,
and contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide
expertise to solve challenging problems.
We have an opening for a Maintenance Mechanic. You will operate
and maintain a wide variety of mechanical and electrical equipment,
such as pumps, valves, and flow controls associated with the
heating, air conditioning, water supply, sewage treatment, and
related operating systems and utilities of LLNL's plant and
research facilities. You will interact with coworkers, supervisors,
building clients, and other crafts personnel. This position is in
the Infrastructure Engineering and Operations Department, and may
require work at Site 300 in Tracy, CA.
In this role you will
- Operate and maintain a wide variety of site-wide mechanical and
electrical equipment using materials, power tools, and hand tools
applicable to the trade.
- Work from drawings and verbal/written instructions to keep
plant and research systems operating.
- Maintain and operate equipment in conjunction with underground
utilities distribution systems, which include natural gas systems,
centralized compressed air system, sewer collection system, and
water (city, low conductivity, and demineralized).
- Maintain, operate, and repair water pumps, vacuum pumps, LN2
dewars, air compressors, valves, and other plant equipment.
- Operate specialized mechanical systems and devices (e.g.,
operate high-pressure steam boiler), take corrective measures in
the event of malfunctions within specified time according to State
- Prepare standard reports, permit requirements, deficiency
forms, and preventive maintenance work requests utilizing written
or computer format.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security
clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
- High School diploma or apprentice training completion, or
equivalent combination of education and related work
- Basic skills, knowledge, and abilities in maintenance mechanic
tasks including journey-level machine shop experience.
- Basic knowledge and experience operating and maintaining a wide
variety of mechanical and electrical equipment such as pumps,
valves, and flow controls associated with heating, air
conditioners, water supply, sewage treatment, and related operating
systems and utilities.
- Experience using hand tools and power tools of the trade such
as grinders, torque wrenches, micrometers, pneumatic tools,
presses, and shears. Working knowledge of related trades such as
HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and millwright.
- Basic skills in the application of ES&H laws and
- Basic written and computer skills necessary to complete work
orders, time reporting and training.
- Effective customer service and communication skills necessary
to interact with clients in a multi-disciplinary team.
- Ability to obtain California State Certificate Backflow Tester
and/or State of California Water Distribution Operator
- Ability to work scheduled shift work (day, swing, owl),
emergency overtime work, and various shifts including weekends.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver's License
and ability to travel to Site 300 in Tracy, California, and ability
to become medically qualified to wear respiratory and protection
Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
- Included in 2020 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
Learn more about our company, selection process, position types
and security clearances by visiting our Career site.
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.
The Laboratory performs a variety of work, including some that
may fall under Davis Bacon Act requirements. When work scope falls
under this Act, the Laboratory complies with the prevailing wage
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.
If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during
the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request
via our online form.
Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL. Situated
on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest
of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300
hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as
engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration.
Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the
organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever
California Privacy Notice
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights
to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants,
employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal
information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee
Privacy Notice can be accessed here.
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