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We have an opening for a Materials Engineer Post-College Appointee. You will work under the guidance of staff members to execute on experiments and activities in the areas of physical metallurgy, materials processing, materials characterization, and materials process development for projects that support national security programs. This position is in the Materials Engineering Division (MED), within the Engineering Directorate.
- Work under general guidance of staff metallurgists, in areas such as materials development, materials processing, and materials characterization, to resolve process problems and utilization of metals and alloys.
- Conduct, analyze, and present data from experiments to develop and improve the understanding of materials.
- Determine solutions to technical problems involving the processing and utilization of alloys by reviewing scientific and technical literature and experimental techniques.
- Disseminate results, including methods developed, and keep current on materials. development/characterization methods.
- Collaborate with scientists, engineers, and technicians to accomplish research goals.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Recent Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering or related field.
- Broad background in Materials Science and Engineering demonstrated by coursework, training, and/or work experience.
- Experience conducting experiments related to the processing and characterization of materials.
- Demonstrated proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment, document analyses and prepare, present and explain technical information and publications.
- Strong initiative, interpersonal skills, creativity, and ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.
- Experience with several materials processing techniques.
- Familiarity with materials specifications.
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 a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.
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. Q-level 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.
Note: Relisted position. Originally listed on 5/13/2019. Previous candidates need not apply.
This is a one-year Post College Appointee with the possibility of extension to a maximum of two years. Eligible candidates are recent graduates within two years of the month of the degree at the time of the employment offer.
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 applying cutting-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 $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 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.