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Electrical-Mechanical Technician

Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionDoes a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!

We are hiring for a sitewide Electrical-Mechanical Technician to support our various research and development teams!

Support research, development, and demonstration projects from conceptual design through fabrication, assembly, calibration, adjustment, and prototype testing. Engage as a team member for research equipment development including one-of-a-kind electronic, electro/mechanical, mechanical devices, instrument and control systems, and processes.

Regularly perform in a lead role to train and mentor other staff members. May function as a lead over the shop when directed by line management. Work without appreciable management direction while performing their duties.

The role includes providing accurate estimates, detailed material take-off sheets, and accurate as-built drawings.

  • Work to drawings, schematics, and work specifications to produce successful outcomes utilizing modern techniques and tools of the trade.
  • Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate the performance of prototypical devices, analyze test data, and recommend changes or modifications to improve performance. Install, troubleshoot, and maintain new equipment.
  • Perform fabrication, machining, welding, brazing, assembly, troubleshooting, and testing of simple to very complex systems.
  • Compile and complete documentation of development and/or test processes.
  • Interface directly with engineering, designers, and scientific researchers to help resolve technical issues while providing imaginative and practical solutions to technical problems while maintaining effective customer relationships.
  • Assist with work package planning as needed.
  • Work to applicable work control documents to ensure that work is conducted safely under proper procedures and ISMS guidelines.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain qualifications for applicable job code.


    • Recognized trade apprenticeship and 1-2 years related work experience OR
    • 2-year vocational training program and 2-5 years of experience OR
    • High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 6 years of work experience

      Must have demonstrated knowledge and adeptness in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and overall computer experience.

      • Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a security "Q" clearance for duration of employment.
      • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license

        Preferred Qualifications:

        Experience and proficiency in electrical, I/C systems, and fabrication.

        Job Information

        • Salary Grade: 190

          Certifications: Testing Designated Position (TDP)

          Surveillances: Noise (Hearing Conservation Program)

          INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.

          INL Mission

          Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

          INL Vision

          Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

          Selective Service Requirements

          To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see

          Equal Employment Opportunity

          Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

          Other Information

          When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.

          Benefits, Salary, and Relocation

          We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit:

          Primary Location:US-ID-Idaho FallsJob:Operations/Facilities TechnicianOrganization:Facilities & Site Services (Jxxx)Schedule:Full-timeEmployee Status:RegularJob Posting:Apr 15, 2021, 9:57:44 PMUnposting Date:Apr 30, 2021, 5:59:00 AM

Keywords: Battelle Energy Alliance, Idaho Falls , Electrical-Mechanical Technician, Professions , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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