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Sandia  National Laboratory requires U.S. Citizenship and on-site personnel for this position

The Electrical and Instrumentation & Controls Engineer will design projects and may work with other Electrical and I&C Engineers and designers on project tasks.  Work involves a variety of activities including conceptual , detailed design of electronic equipment and systems, and performing  Lab View development and program testing .  Perform non-routine assignments with little guidance.

Scope/Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and executing new control systems and software development in Lab View
  • Frequent testing, modifying, and sustaining of existing and new systems
  • Conducting data analysis and present findings
  • Communicate and support design specialists, process engineers, operation managers and suppliers
  • Liaise with clients and stakeholders on costs, equipment, and concerns
  • Inspect control systems, assess technical risks and implement health and safety regulations
  • Solve problems involving signal errors, operations and automation
  • Apply knowledge of relevant network services and/or interfaces with LabView
  • Create computerized models and stimulations during the design phase and follow thru testing , operational startup,  including setpoints and all interfaces
  • Being primary interface with clients, project management, procurement professionals, and other engineering disciplines in matters dealing with project electrical and I&C systems.
  • Developing electrical and instrumentation and controls basis of design and scope of work documents.
  • Developing specifications for I&C equipment including DCS, PLCs,  and instrument datasheets
  • Ensuring technical accuracy and conformance to project design criteria of engineered work products.
  • Ensuring appropriate procedures, design guidelines, and design tools are utilized on projects.

Required Experience

  • Proficient  knowledge of Lab View  programming, testing and implementation
  • Capable with Instrumentation selection and datasheet preparation
  • Proficient at Control System Design  including Lab View (PLC, DCS)
  • Client projects for this position requires US Citizenship.


  • Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Controls Engineering or other degree from an ABET accredited university.
  • Working toward obtaining PE.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • Be able to work in an environment with open discussions and visitors without getting distracted.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

All candidates must posses:

  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Capability with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with clients, contractors, and consultants on a day-to-day basis.


  • Excellent Salary
  • 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Other Benefits


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Phone: 505-888-0620

Equal Opportunity Employer, including, AA-M/F/Vet/Disability/Drug Free. 

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