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Weapons Radiographer, Engineering Technical Associate

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Engineering | livermore, CA | 07/19/2021

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

In this role you will

  • Develop procedural expertise of radiographic methods of Pit and their handling, packaging, and storage.
  • Conduct process evaluation, review, and oversight in support of various Pit processes.
  • Develop original solutions to complex radiographic problems, determining appropriate work methods, and establishing priorities to meet programmatic requirements.
  • Interface with other organizations internal and external to the Laboratory to satisfy various responsibilities related to weapons complex integration.
  • Provide technical guidance and direction to program and project leaders, making frequent decisions using a high degree of independent discretion and judgment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and significant experience in a related technical discipline.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience working with classified materials, experimental data, and documentation.
  • Significant experience with engineering design, advanced fabrication, and assembly techniques directly applicable to pit and storage management matters.
  • Ability to take initiative to develop innovative solutions for successful project execution.
  • Current qualification as an Accident Response Group Radiographic Imaging Expert
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with the LLNL weapons program.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience with radiography/computed tomography of Pits and other weapons program components.
  • Documentation skills in an engineering environment.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement).  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.  An L or Q 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.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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