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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Menlo Park, CA, United States (on-site)
7 days ago
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Menlo Park, California, United States (on-site)
7 days ago


SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s Facilities and Operations (F&O) Division manages one of the world’s premier science facilities on a 400-acre Stanford site with 150+ structures for the Department of Energy. We are a service organization committed to the support and success of the Laboratory's Scientific Mission by providing safe and responsive engineering, construction, operations and maintenance of equipment, buildings, and infrastructure.

We are seeking an engineer to join our Civil/Structural Engineering team. In this position, you will provide structural engineering design and review related to SLAC’s facilities infrastructure systems. Examples of projects include design, modification and construction support for equipment pads, seismic anchoring, and supports. Tasks may include performing hand and/or computer calculations for small structural supports as well as review and comment on consultant produced structural drawing and specification packages as a subject matter expert on large projects.

This position is an employee of Stanford University, providing support to the Department of Energy (DOE) contract at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. This position reports to the Civil Engineering Group Manager.

Your specific responsibilities include:

  • Design seismic bracing and anchoring for a wide variety of experimental or facilities equipment.
  • Review designs prepared by others for accuracy and code compliance.
  • Provide assessment, design, and technical recommendations; may include development and implementation.
  • Develop and define scopes of work and estimates.
  • Plan, research, formulate, and prepare project analyses in area of expertise.
  • Prepare, review, and analyze projects' technical plans and specifications for sound design, conformance with design guidelines and other related criteria, and pertinent codes or standards.
  • Manage design activity or projects in area of expertise, and/or manage contractor activities.
  • Represent department on specific project teams and review committees.
  • Other duties may also be assigned.

To be successful in this position you will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or other relevant engineering discipline. Minimum five years of directly related experience.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with engineering software related to assignment.
  • Proficiency with standard desktop applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Knowledge of scheduling, project management tools and resources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships inside and outside the organization.

SLAC employee competencies:

  • Effective Decisions: Uses job knowledge and solid judgment to make quality decisions in a timely manner.
  • Self-Development: Pursues a variety of venues and opportunities to continue learning and developing.
  • Dependability: Can be counted on to deliver results with a sense of personal responsibility for expected outcomes.
  • Initiative: Pursues work and interactions proactively with optimism, positive energy, and motivation to move things forward.
  • Adaptability: Flexes as needed when change occurs, maintains an open outlook while adjusting and accommodating changes.
  • Communication: Ensures effective information flow to various audiences and creates and delivers clear, appropriate written, spoken, presented messages.
  • Relationships: Builds relationships to foster trust, collaboration, and a positive climate to achieve common goals.

Physical requirements and working conditions:

  • Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Work Standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for environment, safety and security; communicates related concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.  Meets the applicable roles and responsibilities as described in the ESH Manual, Chapter 1—General Policy and Responsibilities:
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,


  • Classification Title: Facilities Engineer 2  
  • Job code: 4352, Grade: I
  • Duration: Regular Continuing

The expected pay range for this position is $99,000 - $131,000 per annum. SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70869316
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Menlo Park, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Position Title: Facilities Structural Engineer
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: 99,000.00 - 131,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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