Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Coordinator/Technical Coordinator

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Technicians/IT
Organization: Engineering
Posting Requirement: External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 102692
Job Code: Coordinator (538.1) / Technical Coordinator (538.2)
Date Posted: September 12 2017

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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 multiple openings for Coordinators/Technical Coordinators to support ongoing programmatic activities.  You will provide procurement, shipping, receiving, manufacturing, and repair of materials and equipment for scientific, engineering, or technical customers.  These positions are in the Acquisition Management Group of the Materials Engineering Division (MED), within the Engineering Directorate.
These positions will be filled at either the 538.1 or 538.2 level depending on your qualifications.  Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
Essential Duties
- Solve basic technical problems and exercise minimal decision making using established guidelines, techniques, and procedures.
- Coordinate and track materials for customers and jobs, working with technical personnel to develop and implement standards and specifications.
- Process and procure mechanical, and/or electro-optic systems, and use established techniques and procedures to provide detailed status updates and to resolve basic solutions to technical issues.
- Review and resolve technical drawings for accuracy and completeness, and ensure technical guidelines, standards, specifications, and procedures are followed.
- Provide basic coordinator support for resolution of vendor supply and fabrication problems, obtain authorization for design changes, substitutions, job orders, and other related actions to resolve basic problems and ensure meeting scheduled deadlines.
- Stage, transport, and deliver parts around the LLNL site for secondary operations and/or staging of assembly and installation efforts.  Will occasionally deliver or pick up parts from local-area suppliers.
- Interact and communicate with vendors, requesters, and other associates in the work unit, LLNL Procurement, LLNL Receiving, and Program personnel.
- Log and report activities and tasks as required by Technical Release Representative Policy and Procedures Guidelines management and regularly provide detailed status updates to supervisor and customers/requesters.
- Perform other duties as assigned. 
In Addition at the 538.2 Level
- Propose solutions for improvement of technical drawing designs and ensure technical guidelines, standards, specifications, and procedures are implemented for the purpose of manufacturability.
- Plan, initiate, and coordinate the scheduling of moderately complex mechanical and/or electronics fabrications, coordinate assembly projects, and document activities.
- Develop solutions to resolve moderately complex technical problems and collaborate with technical project personnel to develop solutions to resolve moderately complex technical problems.
- Associate's degree in mechanical technology, electronics technology, or information systems, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Possess basic skills and understanding of relevant technologies and processes, to procure and coordinate electronic and mechanical systems, and solve basic technical issues.
- Knowledge of acquisition processes; programmatic approval, bid, award, receive, property management, reconciliation, and close-outs.
- Demonstrated ability to read technical drawings  and the ability to identify and specify component standards.
- Ability to obtain and maintain Technical Release Representative Certification.
- Working knowledge of personal computers, associated desktop office software, and database systems and associated reports.
- Demonstrated attention to detail and consistent follow-through to ensure problems are resolved or reported in a timely manner and policies and procedures are followed.
- Possess effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. 
In Addition at the 538.2 Level
- Experience with mechanical and/or electronics fabrication assembly design and coordination of schedules, system details, and project quality.
- Knowledge and ability to interpret ANSI Y14.5 Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards.
- Experience in the review, tracking, and monitoring of service work orders regarding estimates, schedules, and status.
Desired Qualifications
- Knowledge of IPC standards for electronic assemblies and ASME Y14.5M.
- Knowledge of LLNL purchasing, procurement, and organizational procedures.

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.  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 listing has multiple openings; these are Career Indefinite positions.  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 $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 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.

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