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Equipment Lead Engineer (36826)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of Amentum, is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Equipment Lead Engineer for immediate employment in the Carlsbad, NM office. This is a great opportunity for an emerging mid to senior-level engineer who is ambitious and looking for a unique growth opportunity!

The successful candidate will be the team leader for the Facility Systems group, reporting to the Facility Systems Engineering Manager. As a team lead you must be able to demonstrate and provide leadership in your area of responsibility. Interfaces and coordinates with different departments throughout WIPP to maintain equipment reliability, safety, and operability to facilitate the site mission. Will ensure workload of team members is prioritized and assigned to maintain productivity and quality objectives, while ensuring workflows are defined, implemented, and effective. Ability to set goals and schedules, and meet schedule commitments. Utilizes strong organizational and problem solving skills and creative thinking to introduce and manage change in order to achieve continuous improvement. Establishes and maintains effective two-way communication to understand needs and concerns of team members. Maintains consistent communication with management on key issues, potential issues, and approach to resolutions.

NWP Exempt Salary Grade (31-34)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with five (5) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working for a DOE Nuclear Facility is desirable.
  • Previous WIPP Project experience is a plus.