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Intern- Building System Architectural Engineering Technical Unde

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Location: Albuquerque NM

Company Name: Sandia National Laboratories

Occupational Category: 17-2051.00,Civil Engineers

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


What Your Job Will Be Like

We are seeking an Intern Year Round - Technical Undergrad

Are you studying architecture and have a desire to learn more about facilities and assist in campus corporate standards, specifications, and initiatives? Are you familiar with LEED or have a desire to learn more about sustainability, and preventative maintenance? We are seeking a proactive, self-starting architect intern with the desire to learn and assist on various levels. Work will include assisting the Systems Corporate Architect and Systems Engineering group with specifications, corporate standards, researching materials and products for longevity, durability, availability, and compliance with sustainable product content (DEAR and FAR). The candidate shall demonstrate the ability to communicate and interact with various disciplines including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, structural and controls engineers as well as managers as required for investigating products and materials approved by engineers, custodial staff, and maintenance.

On any given day, you may be called on to:
• Draw sketches in Revit, Sketch Up or Adobe software for conveying design ideas
• Work in Excel to prioritize work to be executed across the site
• Assist with life cycle asset management plans (LCAMP)
• Assist with research of products and materials with input from maintenance, custodial, and other engineers, or interior designers or tactical planners for feasibility
• Assist with designs, and new processes, products, or systems for implementing and integrating optimal facilities support solutions
• Assist with space and or furniture reconfigurations as needed
• Work and assist on roof prioritizations
• Assist with site visits of new construction, reviewing submittals and specifications
• Conduct roof observations when needed and participate in monthly roofing committee meetings

Qualifications We Require

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
• Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited undergraduate program
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
• Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
• U.S. citizenship
Additional Requirements:
• Currently enrolled in an architectural program
• Proficient in Sketch UP and CAD program(s) either ACAD, MicroStation, and/ or Revit

Qualifications We Desire
• Ability to work with a variety of engineering disciplines
• Working knowledge of Excel, Adobe software suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
• Experience with 3D computer drafting software, ACAD, Micro Station, Sketch Up and / Revit
• Demonstrated ability to learn and willingness to work independently with some guidance
• Ability to organize and plan work tasks
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
• Open to ideas and brain storming for group work or meetings

About Our Team

The Building Systems Engineering Department (4851) provides a comprehensive perspective of building systems, at the system level. The department conducts condition assessments, develops system sustainment plans, develops and implements standards and specifications that guide modifications to the systems, and perform analytics of the Facilities Controls System (FCS). These activities are performed collaboratively with the operations teams to address issues and trends. The department also includes the Energy Program, looking at sustainability and energy performance across the sites.

About Sandia

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
• Extraordinary co-workers
• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
• Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance *

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:
• These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance.

Sandia will conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Furthermore, employees in New Mexico need to pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to Kirtland Air Force Base. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

If hired without a clearance and it subsequently becomes necessary to obtain and maintain one for the position, or you bid on positions that require a clearance, a pre-processing background review may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for a DOE security clearance need to be U.S. citizens. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Members of the workforce (MOWs) hired at Sandia who require uncleared access for greater than 179 days during their employment, are required to go through the Uncleared Personal Identity Verification (UPIV) process. Access includes physical and/or cyber (logical) access, as well as remote access to any NNSA information technology (IT) systems. UPIV requirements are not applicable to individuals who require a DOE personnel security clearance for the performance of their SNL employment or to foreign nationals. The UPIV process will include the completion of a USAccess Enrollment, SF-85 (Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions) and OF-306 (Declaration of for Federal Employment). An unfavorable UPIV determination will result in immediate retrieval of the SNL issued badge, removal of cyber (logical) access and/or removal from SNL subcontract. All MOWs may appeal the unfavorable UPIV determination to DOE/NNSA immediately. If the appeal is unsuccessful, the MOW may try to go through the UPIV process one year after the decision date.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law