Location: Livermore, CA
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North Wind Services is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. NWS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customer’s mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.

Job Description

    Successful candidates will be employees of NWS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance the missions of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA. Though employed by NWS, the employee will take day-to-day direction from technical personnel employed directly by the research laboratories. Pay, benefits, Human Resource, and Employment Management functions are provided by NWS.

    Essential Duties

    - Attend an accelerator experiment alongside the LLNS team and other academic partners.

    - Communicate frequently with colleagues to discuss research and new methods of research.

    - Deploying hardware that was developed as a collaborative effort between academic partners.

    - Fielding an experimental campaign at a DOE facility.

    - Incorporating the experimental results to fill the needs of LLNL’s mission.

    - Contribute to scientific discussions regarding nuclear physics and nuclear data.

    - Attend meetings to mentor and pass down prior knowledge.

    - Perform other duties as assigned.

    Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

    - Ph.D. in Physics or equivalent of a Ph.D. in knowledge and experience in physics and algorithmic capabilities.

    - Minimum of 10 years of experience in physics, research methods, or fielding experimental campaigns.

    - Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.  

    - Expert level understanding of nuclear physics applications and how these applications apply to the LLNL mission.

    - Strong communication skills with strong experience working in a team environment.

    - Proficient knowledge with Microsoft Suite.

    Special Requirements

    Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

    Pre-employment drug test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

    Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.  In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.