Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Technical Coordinator/Sr. Technical Coordinator

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Technicians/IT
Organization:  Engineering
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 105544
Job Code: Technical Coordinator (538.2) / Sr. Technical Coord. (538.3)
Date Posted: July 08 2019

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2019 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have multiple openings for Technical Coordinators/Sr. Technical Coordinators to support ongoing programmatic activities. You will be responsible to provide  technical coordination and administrative support for acquisition and fabrication of general electronics instrumentation, hardware and data acquisition systems, mechanical equipment and hardware for various programs. You will provide procurement, shipping, receiving, manufacturing, and repair of materials and equipment for scientific, engineering, or technical customers.  These positions are in the Materials Engineering Division (MED), within the Engineering Directorate.

These positions will be filled at either the 538.2 or 538.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Provide basic technical, administrative and procurement support to process, coordinate and/or expedite Unicard Orders, Releases, and Requisitions for equipment, repairs, materials and hardware to meet program and project schedules.
- Provide general coordination and technical support for multiple large and small moderately complex projects and/or activities with frequently changing requirements and priorities, collaborating with designers, technicians, machinists, engineers, internal organizations, outside suppliers, and vendors, sometimes involving hazardous materials.
- Maintain appropriate records and summaries to support project needs. Provide award/delivery status to supervisor and customers/requesters. Anticipate and reconcile supply problems, including technical factors affecting critical milestones.
- Support acquisition and fabrication of general electronics instrumentation, hardware and data acquisition systems, and mechanical equipment and hardware activities for various programs and Work for Others, including Site 300 and other off-site locations.
- Support Designers and Engineers in reviewing drawings and electrical schematics and other related technical information while applying appropriate standards, procedures, and techniques to screen parts sources. Review vendor proposed fabrication processes, pricing, and delivery schedules.
- Process general internal fabrication packages through LLNL fabrication facilities.
- Provide Technical Release Representative (TRR) services requiring in-depth knowledge of purchasing requirements and regulations.
- Strictly adhere to laboratory safety and security guidelines and  regulations, and perform all assignments in accordance with ES&H, security, and business practice requirements and policies.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the 538.3 Level
- Prepare technical procurement packages for complex mechanical fabrications including specifications and statements of work, as well as quality assurance and inspection requirements.
- Monitor procurement deliverables and provide technical interface between LLNL and supplier, e.g. on time deliverables, milestone reviews, and technical resolutions during processing.
- Make independent decisions regarding fabrication alternatives, supplier selections and substitute hardware and materials using LLNL guidelines, techniques, and procedures under minimal supervision.
- Prepare and present procurement reviews for large machine acquisitions

Qualifications
- Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, or equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
- Intermediate level knowledge and understanding of conventional manufacturing and fabrication techniques, general electronics instrumentation, hardware and data acquisition systems, and mechanical equipment and hardware.
- Experience in the review, tracking, and monitoring of service work orders regarding estimates, schedules, and status.
- Experience in customer service or support organization and proven ability to interact with a diverse and demanding customer base.
- Experience working independently and as a team member with effective problem-solving skills. Ability to manage multiple competing priorities while meeting specific programmatic technical and reporting requirements.
- Effective written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a diverse workforce.
- Knowledge of office computer software, common operating systems, and common word processing, spreadsheet, and databases.
- Ability to acquire and maintain Technical Release Representative (TRR) certification.

In Addition at the 538.3 Level
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
- Advanced skills, knowledge, and abilities in procurement and coordination of complex materials and equipment.
- Advanced knowledge of decision making for fabrication alternatives, supplies selections, and materials. 

Desired Qualifications
- Intermediate level knowledge and understanding of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
- Knowledge and use of Microsoft Project to construct accurate budget estimates and schedules.
- High level understanding of machine tool technology.

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:   These are Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for these positions.

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 $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.