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Electro-Mechanical Designer

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Nana Regional Corporation Livermore , CA 94550

Posted 4 months ago

Job Title Electro-Mechanical Designer

Auto req ID 17527BR

Full / Part Time Full-Time

Employment Type Regular

City Livermore

State California

Country United States

Job Introduction Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customers mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.

Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.

Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly-motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance the missions of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction from technical personnel employed directly by the research laboratories. Pay, benefits, Human Resource, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.

This position is supporting the National Ignition Facility (NIF) which is the worlds largest and most energetic laser facility ever built. NIF is also the most precise and reproducible laser as well as the largest optical instrument. The giant laser has nearly 40,000 optics, which precisely guide, reflect, amplify, and focus 192 laser beams onto a fusion target about the size of a pencil eraser.

The National Ignition Facility (NIF) and Photon Science Directorate has one opening for an electronic designer with AutoCAD drafting experience. Applicants must possess an enthusiasm for CAD work and a willingness to pursue professional growth in the field of electronic design. NIF is a state-of-the art, one of a kind facility that requires fast pasted, highly skilled, and trained employees. This position will specifically report to the NIF Electronic Engineering design group. NIF will provide the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of an elite team in advancing forward into the future of lasers with advanced science and physics.

Due to the vast and varying types of experiments, NIF is a 24/7 operational facility. This position may require the successful candidate to have the flexibility to work overtime, shift and or weekends to accomplish goals. This position may also require working alternate schedules such as 4/10s or 12 hour shifts. The successful candidate will be required to pass various on-site training modules to pursue work assignments.

Job Description

Essential Duties

  • Provide electro-mechanical drafting and design support to lead designers, engineering, scientific, and technical staff utilizing knowledge of CAD tools where design parameters and specifications have been established.

  • Perform calculations to support technical work using standard engineering formulas.

  • Maintain drawings and other technical records using the Product Lifecycle Management tool Windchill (ELM).

  • Use task management software (JIRA) to log and track effort.

  • Provide graphics and related technical material in support of design reviews, procedures, and other documentation.

  • Review completed drawings and other documentation for adherence to LLNL drafting standards and specifications.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Associates Degree (AA/AS) in Electro-Mechanical Drafting; or relevant AA/AS Degree containing significant science, mathematics, electronics and engineering coursework with related experience; or Certificate in Engineering Technology- Electro-Mechanical Drafting with related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and extensive related experience.

  • Demonstrated understanding of electrical and mechanical design principles.

  • Experience with AutoCAD and database management software ( PTC Windchill) .

  • Working knowledge in PCB designs, electrical schematics, engineering hardware design, fabrication, assembly techniques, materials, and manufacturing methods.

  • Ability to follow direction and being willing to learn from others.

  • Capable of sharing ideas with peers and managers.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to interpret and follow notes, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Ability to generate interconnection and wiring diagrams, cable assembly drawings, panel layouts and silkscreens and associated mechanical detail drawings .

  • Intermediate knowledge of the standards, procedures, and techniques related to drafting including knowledge of ASME Y14.5M Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standard.

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics PADS software

  • Experience using Creo 3.0 Parametric CAD software.

  • Experience using Creo 4.0 Schematic CAD software

Special Requirements

Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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

Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services, or 925-960-0353. The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

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Electro-Mechanical Designer

Expired Job

Nana Regional Corporation