Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Sheetmetal Worker

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Trades & Facilities
Organization:  Facilities and Infrastructure
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 104295
Job Code: Sheetmetal Worker (852.1)
Date Posted: October 03 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Sheet Metal Worker.  You will perform journey-level sheet metal worker duties including fabrication, assembly, installation, maintenance, modification, and related technical support for industrial/commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning duct systems, seismic restraints, flashings/gutters, architectural, and other related fabrications.  This position is in the Central Facilities & Infrastructure Department.

Essential Duties
- Analyze task assignments for details in fabrications and installation sequence, and material requirements.
- Operate standard tools of the sheet metal trade such as shears, power brakes, power rolls, and various welding equipment safely and effectively.
- Fabricate items associated with a research and development facility (e.g., duct work systems, prototype development, and architectural applications).
- Provide minor modifications, alterations, and maintain services to all LLNL facilities and utilities.
- Make decisions jointly with coworkers that involve techniques, guidelines, and procedures that are well defined.
- Apply good customer service, adhering to timelines.
- Prepare standard reports and forms related to Work Orders, as well as data entry.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience. Completion of apprentice training program and/or equivalent journey-level work experience in the sheet metal trade.
- Proficiency in the use of hand tools and power tools of the trade.
- Ability to read blueprints to fabricate and install duct work and other systems.
- Experience in detailing layout, fabrication, installing, and welding.
- Demonstrated customer service, effective communication skills and the ability to work independently or as a team member interfacing well with others and demonstrated effective writing and computer skills necessary to prepare standard reports, enter data and complete timekeeping.
- Basic knowledge of ES&H and OSHA laws and regulations.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver license. Ability to become medically qualified to wear respiratory and protection equipment.

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.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

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:   This is an At Will appointment not to exceed three years.  Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position. If final candidate is a Career Indefinite employee, Career Indefinite status may be maintained.   Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

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 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 $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.
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.
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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