Nuclear Engineer Job Description Sample
The Nuclear Science and Engineering Division is seeking a highly motivated Nuclear Engineer to join the Safety and Engineering Analysis Group. You will develop computational strategies and computer codes to model the physics and engineering of advanced nuclear reactors; analyze the multi-physics aspects of nuclear fission reactors including neutronics, thermal-hydraulics, structural mechanics, and fuel behavior; investigate performance of nuclear fission reactors and fuel cycle facilities and contributes to optimization of reactor and fuel cycle design; Produce papers and reports describing results of development work, analyses, and investigations.
Knowledge of nuclear engineering principles, theories, and practices for the design and analysis of reactor systems.
Considerable skills in the conception, design, and evaluation of innovative approaches and solutions to quantitative problems.
Comprehensive knowledge of fluid flow and heat transfer for nuclear system applications and reactor safety analyses.
Considerable knowledge of computation methods and numerical solvers for engineering applications.
Considerable skills in the use of computers and in the analysis of computational results, in the clear and effective documentation and communication of results, and in interaction with co-workers and support personnel.
Extensive experience in numerical methods such as tool or solver development using the finite-element or the finite-volume methods.
Experience in modern software development and knowledge in object-oriented programming techniques.
Knowledge of reactor transient and accident analysis method for licensing supporting, such as NRC's Evaluation Model Development and Assessment Process (EMDAP).
Experience in computational modeling of advanced (non-light water) reactor designs.
The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level (RD2 or RD3) depending upon depth and breadth of relevant knowledge, skills, and experience brought to the position. The requirements for the desired levels are as follows:
RD2: Ph.D. (or equivalent) level in nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, or an associated field & 0 years' professional experience, or Master's degree & 3 years.
RD3: Ph.D. (or equivalent) level in nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, or an associated field & 4 years' professional experience, or Master's degree & 7 years.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Principal Nuclear Safety Engineer
Support the SRNS Nuclear & Criticality Safety Engineering organization in the development and implementation of nuclear safety documentation for various facilities at the Savannah River Site.
Provide technical assistance in developing nuclear safety documents and analyses, technical safety requirements, and related technical support documentation. Ensure that the developed nuclear safety documentation complies with requirements and as necessary, applicable controls are implemented in field procedures. Services shall be provided using SRNS processes and procedures. Programmatic guidance will be provided by SRNS.
BS degree in Engineering, Math, or Science. Advanced degrees preferred.
Candidate must demonstrate a minimum of 10 years of recent experience in the nuclear safety industry through support of the Department of Energy (DOE) or the commercial nuclear industry. Alternate combination of education and experience will be considered where candidate has an advance degree. Previous experience with the use and implementation of 10 CFR 830, DOE O 413.3A, DOE O 420.1C, and related directives and standards is required. Previous experience in developing and maintaining SRS safety basis documents is preferred. Candidate must demonstrate personal accountability for facility/project schedules, deadlines, budgets, and the safe performance of work.
A 40-hour work week is scheduled. SRNS utilizes various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), and 9/80s (9 hours/day, five days on week A and 4 days on week B). Work week excludes SRNS holidays. SRNS Management will determine best schedule depending on work needs. Each workday has an unpaid 30-minute lunch break. Extended work hours and workdays are to be expected with this position.
Area Security Access:
Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE “L” security clearance. Supplier shall possess a positive FOCI determination from DOE which includes the “L” security clearance level (or “Q” if a “Q” cleared candidate is proposed). An active DOE clearance is not initially required to perform assigned duties. After award, the selected candidate will be notified when to apply for a clearance based on work assignments. Candidate who has had an active “L” or “Q” clearance within the past two years is preferred.
Electrical Engineer 2- Nuclear
San Marcos, CA 92078
Schedule TBD- 4/10 or 5/8
Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer - Nuclear Power
Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering and design services for electric power generation and power delivery projects.
Our highly experienced engineering staff is dedicated solely to the energy business. We have the ability to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.
If you are interested in working in the energy business with an industry leader and for an outstanding group of clients, consider joining Sargent & Lundy.
This is a senior level design engineering position that offers a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in nuclear Instrument and Controls Engineering and will provide an excellent opportunity to advance your career. You will lead a team of nuclear I&C Engineers and interface with the discipline engineers and designers on the Project Team and with the client to ensure all client requirements are satisfied.
You will work on major process controls engineering projects for upgrades and modifications to nuclear power plants in the following areas:
Digital Systems -- PLC, DCS, Touchscreen displays, network switches and control systems
Functional Requirement and Procurement Specifications for instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants
Process instrumentation replacement evaluation reports and nuclear modification packages
Mechatronics, Control Systems for pumps, valves, heat exchangers, steam turbines and reactors to improve the functionality of the client's plant
Attend client meetings and perform site walkdowns to ensure the client is satisfied with our work product
Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced nuclear instrumentation and controls design engineers
US citizenship or US permanent resident status is mandatory
BS degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program, with coursework focusing in instrumentation and process controls design engineering
A minimum of 5 years of experience in design engineering for process control systems; Experience in design engineering for nuclear power plant control system is preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
PE license preferred, but not required
Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.
Nuclear Criticality Safety (Ncs) Engineer
Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for a Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Engineer in Oak Ridge, TN.
Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.
- Performs tracking and trending of NCS performance
- Prepares NCS Evaluations (NCSEs) and NCS Determinations (NCSDs) when qualified
- Performs peer review of NCSEs, NCSDs, and NCS Calculation documents
- Performs maintenance and supports NCS operability or engineering evaluations when necessary
- Prepares dispositions problem reports
- Performs project engineering functions involving monitoring of progress and preparation of procedures
- Identifies and evaluates project issues and problems
- Conducts feasibility studies and evaluates potential technologies
- Performs research to analyze and validate design or theory concepts
- Responsible for technical ownership of assigned NCS projects Subject matter expert for multiple assigned NCS projects Responsible for training preparation and facilitation
- Evaluates operations and proposed modifications to determine compliance with engineering disciplines and standards, federal, state or local statutes and regulations as well as project/company policy
- Plans, oversees, assigns resources and reports progress of assigned NCS projects
- Responsible for equipment design and development, testing, review, checking and commenting on designs/drawings/data preparation, engineering studies and report preparation of subordinate personnel
- Develops excavation and penetration permit evaluations for the project/site
- Lead role for projects as assigned
- Partners with senior NCS Engineers in completing assigned engineering tasks and job functions
- Ensures compliance with DOE regulations and standards Interfaces with other technical and production organizations to compile technical information required for document preparation
- Interface with other groups inside and outside the group and management
- Serves as a resource for lower level positions
- Provides assigned technical or functional support to team members
- Performs a variety of tasks complex to difficult in nature
- Other job-related duties as assigned
- Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
- Actively participates in Safety Work Groups
- BS degree in Nuclear Engineering and 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
- Must have an Active Department of Energy Q clearance.
- Expert understanding of pertinent codes, governing regulations and industry practices
- Expert knowledge of applicable codes and standards, as well as project procedures
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Understanding of multiple engineering disciplines
- Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.
Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
- Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
- Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
- Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
- Short Term & Long Term Disability
Nuclear Surety Engineer 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Nuclear Surety Engineer 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.
This role will be responsible to integrate all processes, tools, technology and systems across the program to ensure operational effectiveness of the program is being achieved. This position will report to the Program Manager and will also be responsible for the following: Conduct nuclear surety requirements analysis, various technical nuclear surety evaluations, nuclear certification trade studies and assessments, and risk& vulnerability analyses required in developing a nuclear ICBM system. Evaluate safety/security design, operation, and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, propulsion, transportation & handling, nuclear command & control, software, and communications subsystems. Duties also include presenting technical material to the program Nuclear Surety Working Group, internal review/control boards, and various customer review boards.
Candidates to have specific domain expertise in Systems Engineering, Electrical/Mechanical Design, and/or ICBM experience throughout the conceptual design, design development and integration, production, and sustainment process including test capabilities.
Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) from an ABET accredited university with 6 months of engineering experience
Active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance
Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance
Ability to obtain and maintain SAP access
Active DoD Top Secret Clearance
The ability to clearly and accurately express engineering findings orally and in written technical reports and presentations
Excellent communication skills
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Nuclear Engineer III - Licensing
Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.
Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.
Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company's commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.
There is one Nuclear Engineer III - Licensing at Dominion Energy Surry Nuclear Power Station in Surry , Virginia.
The Nuclear Engineer III - Licensing position is responsible for working cooperatively with various plant departments and NRC inspectors on regulatory compliance matters involving plant operation, system/equipment performance, operability determinations, regulatory reporting, and determinations of Technical Specification compliance; ensuring effective communication of emergent compliance issues between plant staff and NRC inspectors; and ensuring issues and questions from the NRC are understood and communicated to appropriate plant staff, and addressed in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for performing specialized licensing duties involving researching, evaluating, and communicating technical and legal information relating to plant design and licensing bases, and regulatory requirements. This person may also assume a position on the plant Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and be required to respond to plant events within 60 minutes.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
6 years of related nuclear engineering experience
Four year Engineering Degree from an ABET accredited program
Operations experience, previous license certification, or previous reactor operator license are preferred
Prior experience in Licensing or Regulatory Compliance is preferred, as is familiarity with the NRC regulatory requirements and processes, nuclear industry organizations, experience managing diverse technical issues and organizations, and knowledge of regulatory processes.
Demonstrated competencies in decision-making
Ability to work in a highly stressful, time constraining, regulatory environment and to maintain a professional relationship with regulatory agencies
Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, draw valid conclusions and make decisions, prove decision making skills
Knowledge/experience of station operation, maintenance, and design
Ability to perform effectively in a multi task environment, demonstrated ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks
Ability to independently plan and organize work schedule
Ability to design and manage projects, strong project planning, organization and management skills, strong leadership skills
Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices
Equally effective working independently or in team environment
Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with internal and external customers, strong conflict resolution skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong PC skills
For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met: Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Holds or has previously held a valid Professional Engineer license.
Confined spaces Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Cold Up to 25%
No Testing Required
Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.
We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.
You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.
Nearest Major Market: Richmond
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Nuclear Materials Engineer
Description:Be a part of cutting edge design and analysis for space and space vehicles. We are looking for a radiation physics expert to join our analysis team! Work on challenging multi-physics problems in the areas of strategic missile defense and space flight systems. Using state-of-the-art radiation transport codes, perform simulations of x-radiation effects on materials and structures and model material responses and damage due to thermomechanical shocks induced by x-ray deposition.
This position requires a minimum five years relevant experience with a B.S. degree, three years with a M.S. degree, or entry level with a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering, physics or equivalent/related fields. Working knowledge of solid mechanics, material thermodynamics, and material constitutive modeling plus proficiency in computer programming with FORTRAN and C/C++ are desirable. U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance are required.
Minimum five years relevant experience with a B.S. degree, three years with a M.S. degree, or entry level with a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering, physics or equivalent/related fields
Formal education in physics and numerical analysis of radiation transport phenomenology
Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
Design of experiments for material characterization and validation of material models
Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems and programming in Fortran/C/C++
Knowledge of non-linear dynamic and thermal elastic analysis
Experience in structural vulnerability, survivability, hardening, lethality
Experience with component and system level testing and correlation
Excellent communication skills in both written and oral forms
Background in material science, strength of materials, and constitutive modeling
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow.
Senior Nuclear Surety Systems Engineer (5)
The Boeing InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Command & Control (C2) Codes & Crypto organization is seeking engineers to support the ICBM Cryptography Upgrade Increment II (ICU II) Production Program in Huntsville, AL.
This program is tasked by the U.S. Air Force customer to produce and deliver 506 nuclear critical communication equipment assemblies as part of an upgrade of ground C2 subsystems for the existing Minuteman III ICBM weapon system.
There is currently an opportunity for a Systems Engineer responsible for the development of documentation, performance of oversight activities, and briefing of nuclear surety impacts, activities, and status for the ICU II Production Program.
Initially, several extended trips to the Boeing facility in Huntington Beach, CA will be required to accomplish knowledge transfer and to perform coordination with the existing technical team.
Gather source data and develop and/or update nuclear surety related documentation, e.g., a Nuclear Safety Analysis Report (NSAR), Nuclear Certification Impact Statement (NCIS), Certification Requirements Plan (CRP), and Nuclear Surety Evaluation Report (NSER).
Be the technical point of contact for, and regularly brief Air Force and other stakeholder organizations on nuclear surety impacts, activities, and status, e.g., at quarterly Nuclear Surety Working Group (NSWG) meetings at Hill Air Force Base, UT, and at periodic Nuclear Weapon System Surety Group (NWSSG) meetings at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM.
Support activities required to prepare for and conduct major customer events such as Production Readiness Review (PRR), First Article Testing, Pre-Physical Configuration Audit (Pre-PCA) and PCA.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
Missiles and Weapon Systems
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
Basic Qualifications (Required):
This position requires an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics
Total of 14 or more years engineering experience, the majority of which includes nuclear surety requirements, compliance, and certification activities / processes
Current secret-level DoD security clearance or higher
Prior nuclear critical communication equipment development experience
Prior Minuteman III ICBM weapon system experience
Typical Education & Experience:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award
Nuclear Field Engineer- Power School Grads
Power School Grads: Your new career starts here
In the Principal Field Service Engineer I position, you'll provide a variety of high-level comprehensive nuclear engineering services to customers in the field, typically on nuclear subs/ships and commercial facilities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Primary responsibility will be the troubleshooting, repair, installation, and maintenance of equipment with emphasis on products supporting Nuclear Navy.
- Provide field service support bringing new products or product enhancements
- You'll be an important supporting member of the engineering team from requirements and concepts through design, integration, and verification/validation.
- Troubleshoot problems and perform repairs, tests, and alignments to other equipment. This includes analog circuitry, digital circuitry and appropriate mechanical adjustments.
- Apply electronic theory and knowledge to perform operational tests, gather data, analyze faults, and perform repair/upgrade on other equipment on site.
- Support development of training courses on theory and operation of power equipment as required.
- Responsible for proper preparation prior to responding to any field effort, including but not limited to; travel requests, security information, checking of test records, installation records, required tools, and any previous modifications.
- Assist with special reports, engineering changes, failure analysis and any other requirements for product improvement and quality.
- Travel and/or relocate from assigned territory as required.
- Supervisory responsibilities to monitor/assess the performance of self, production workers, test technicians, or other Field Service Engineers on a field team to make improvements or take corrective actions.
- MUST BE a graduate of Nuclear Power School (ET or EM) with recent experience in power generation and distributions systems with a familiarity with Nuclear Navy Principals.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field preferred.
- At least 5 years of relevant and recent experience troubleshooting or maintaining power generation and distribution for critical systems.
- Must have experience and/or training with digital and analog circuitry as it applies to power equipment. Previous high-voltage equipment experience is a plus.
- Ability to perform troubleshooting relying on technical data, empirical means as well as theoretical approach to problem solving.
- Must be physically able to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, move auxiliary equipment on casters, lift and carry heavy parts and sub-assemblies, and be able to perform the above duties indoors and outdoors during inclement weather.
- Willing to relocate and travel worldwide on short notice.
- Must be able to obtain a DOD “Secret” clearance and a U.S. passport.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Our client offers a commitment to work/life balance along with a competitive salary and fantastic benefit packages that include a 9/80 work week schedule, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, Employee Stock Purchase plan, health and dental plan, 401K, December holiday shutdown, and other benefits.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Our client located in Anaheim, CA, is a worldwide leader in the engineering, development, manufacture and integration of power conversion and distribution systems for defense, governmental and advanced industrial applications. The company’s power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world, including surface ships, planes, tanks, submarines, helicopters and Internet-related or corporate high-volume data processing centers.
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