Nuclear Engineer Job Description Sample
Nuclear Engineer III Rapid Response - Catawba Nuclear Station
Develops Engineering Changes (EC) to support emergent plant issues and preservation of the plant schedule.
Performs design verification, checking, and other reviews as required for engineering products.
Interprets equipment and installation specification and maintenance requirements.
Performs 10CFR50.59 reviews and provides updates to the (U)FSAR.
Provides resolution to configuration issues where field conditions deviate from the established / documented configuration in plant design documents.
Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems of increasing scope and complexity in both inside as well as outside the scope of typical responsibility.
Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; decisions may affect the operations or results of the work group and may have some impact on major projects or department results.
Respond emergently to off normal business hour needs.
Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches related to well-defined problems or to analysis of increasing scope and complexity
Conducts engineering and related studies; completes non-routine engineering projects with minimal oversight with the ability to independently manage project schedules and interfaces; competent to design, operate and maintain systems with moderate impact on existing systems
Possesses and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures; proficient in technical and analytical competencies necessary to handle assignments of increasing complexity Basic/Required Qualifications
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or state registration as a Professional Engineer. A Master's degree in engineering from an ABET accredited school will be considered in lieu of the B. S. engineering degree
Minimum of 4 years engineering experience. Experience must have been attained at a "Fully Meets" performance level. Desired Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
Registered Professional Engineer
Proficient in principles of project management
Experience in nuclear power generation
Experience originating and checking Engineering Change packages Specific Requirements
Ability to obtain unescorted nuclear access
Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, clothing, earplugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed
Must be able to pass required Engineering Training Program requirements
Must be willing to respond to emergent issues that may come up during off normal business hours.
This position will support Emergency Response Organization (ERO) with a 75 Minute response time. ERO position will be determined based upon station needs and candidate experience. ERO position is a five section rotation which requires FFD and maintaining on-call status during duty week. Travel Requirements 5-15% Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No Represented/Union PositionNo Visa Sponsored PositionNo Posting Expiration Date Wednesday, February 21, 2018 All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date. Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications. We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets. Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives. Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster and Supplement.
Senior Nuclear Engineer
Reporting to the System Design Lead, Reactor Unit and supporting the Reactor Core Design Lead, the Senior Nuclear Engineer performs the design, modeling, and simulation activities for the Kairos Power FHR (KP-FHR) Reactor Core. Provides technical direction and supports other engineers on the Reactor Core design team for design analysis of the Reactor Core, Reactivity Control and Shutdown System, Pebble Handling and Storage System, Reactor Startup System, and other related systems. The Senior Nuclear Engineer is also responsible for contributing to engineering design and technology development programs for the company.
- Perform multi-physics simulation for the transient response of the KP-FHR core design
- Perform uncertainty quantification for the KP-FHR core due to uncertainties in neutron cross-sections, fission yield and decay data, and any user input parameters, such as geometry, material density, isotopic composition, etc.
- Develop reactivity feedback models for integral system simulation
- Contribute to Kairos Power codes and methods development and high-performance computing for reactor physics
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Experience with multi-physics simulation for fuel depletion and performance and for reactivity transient response is required
- Experience with uncertainty quantification and data analysis in nuclear reactors is required
- Experience with analysis, modeling, and simulation methods for reactor physics, core design and radiation transport is required
- Skills should include understanding reactor start-up, control, shielding, activation, safety, and systems engineering fundamentals
- Understanding of numerical methods used in the development of multi-physics tools is desired
- Experience with high temperature systems is desired
- Proven team player with excellent verbal, written communication/presentation, and interpersonal skills
- PhD in Nuclear Engineering or MS in Nuclear Engineering with PhD equivalent experience
- Years of experience: at least 5 years relevant experience in reactor physics, design, and analysis
- Experience in high performance computing and managing software
- Experience with and understanding of numerical methods used in the development of multi-physics tools
- Experience with high temperature systems
About our Benefits
We know that we have some of the most talented and dedicated employees, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect to have access to the benefits below:
- Competitive compensation packages
- Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
- Paid Vacation
- 401(k) and pre-tax health insurance, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)
Kairos Power is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the communities that we do business in. Kairos Power, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We actively welcome people of different experiences, abilities, and perspectives.
Kairos Power, LLC. participates in E-Verify.
Candidates only, no recruiters or agencies please.
Kairos Power has secured funding through 2020 to complete conceptual design and to resolve all major technical viability issues. Kairos Power will also leverage a large non-nuclear technology development program, including work with simulant and prototypical fluids, to accelerate the learning cycle between the design and test programs. Kairos Power is backed by highly informed and patient capital investors who understand the long development time required for new energy technologies to come into the market, but recognize that Kairos Power has the potential to transform our energy supply in the 2030s and beyond.
Nuclear Engineer (Decommissioning Program Manager), Gs-0840-13 (Open To All U.S. Citizens)
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Summary This position is located in the Office of Ship Disposal Programs
, Office of the Deputy Associate Administrator for Federal Sealift, Office of the Associate Administrator for Strategic Sealift, Maritime Administration (MARAD). This position is established to serve as Decommissioning Program Manager. As such, the position is broadly responsible for the management and coordination of all functions carried out onboard the Maritime Administration (MARAD) vessel Nuclear Ship Savannah (NSS). The NSS (aka the"site") is a National Historic Landmark vessel maintained in retention status, and possessing a defueled and inoperable nuclear power plant (aka the "facility") licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The nuclear power plant is maintained by MARAD in protective storage pending future disposition. The licensed site boundary is the exterior perimeter of the ship, extending to the pier apron adjacent to the gangway accesses to the ship. The employee is immediately responsible for the physical reactor, nuclear systems, and radiologically-controlled materials, components, and equipment onboard the site. The position is assigned to MARAD Headquarters, but performance of duties is onboard the NSS.
Ideal Candidate Statement: The ideal candidate possesses comprehensive knowledge of nuclear engineering principles and applications, safety regulations, and safety systems applicable to commercial nuclear power plant facilities. Required experience in nuclear facilities power plant design standards, radiological principals, environmental requirements and critical safety control applications highly desired.
This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for this location. Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities As a
Nuclear Engineer (Decommissioning Program Manager),you will:
Serve as an engineer with nuclear and project management responsibilities.
Exercise immediate coordination responsibilities through the site work control process, and related contract administrative requirements.
Prepare or direct development of comprehensive project reports to upper level and senior management.
Evaluate bids and proposal, negotiate/review costs of supplemental items and develop specific ations and government cost estimates.
Provide management guidance and coordinate work projects among individual contractors and licensee staff.
Travel Required Not required
Supervisory status No
13 ### Who May Apply
This job is open to
… Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.
Current/former eligible employees and VEOA eligible veterans are encouraged to also apply to: MARAD.HQ-2018-0025. Questions? This job is open to 2 groups. * #### Job family (Series) 0840 Nuclear Engineering
Conditions of Employment
You must meet specialized experience to qualify.
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
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Announcement also advertised Merit Promotion: MARAD.HQ-2018-0025
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SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service. *
DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed). ### Qualifications To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements.
To qualify for the GS 13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, it must include: * Experience in commercial nuclear power plant facilities management as regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), including shutdown maintenance and repair and facility decommissioning processes. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4 Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date. Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. ### Education
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VETERANS: Your last DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, that shows the type of discharge and all dates of active duty is required to verify your eligibility. it need not be official.
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If you are applying to a vacancy opened Status and you are requesting consideration under Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) (https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/#veoa), you need to provide a copy of your last DD214,which verifies your military service dates, reason for separation, and eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.
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Principal Nuclear Engineer (Mechanical)
Exempt Full Time
This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business.
We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy Provide technical expertise during the identification, investigation, and resolution of off normal equipment conditions to ensure safe plant operations and preserve equipment design margins.
Monitor, trend, and assess component performance using predictive maintenance technologies to improve equipment reliability. Participate in on-line work week meetings, develop equipment matrices for outage scoping, and provide technical support for complex troubleshooting activities. Develop repair plans for components, support long term asset management strategies, initiate design changes to improve plant operations, review failure analyses, perform causal evaluations, and provide technical oversight during vendor refurbishments.
Support developing major equipment maintenance windows as project coordinators. BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Minimum 15 years of engineering experience with at least 10 years in the nuclear industry performing work in system engineering, emergent response/engineering Fix-it-Now Teams, component engineering, predictive maintenance technologies, component maintenance, and/or preventative maintenance programs.
Ability to support shift work during refueling outage, forced outages, and access industrial areas of nuclear power plant. Ability to gain unescorted access to a nuclear power plant. DESIRED: Nuclear Power Plant experience managing systems, predictive maintenance programs, and familiar with pressurized water reactor design.
Component level expertise in pumps, valves, fluid/steam systems, turbines, and HVAC/compressors is a plus. Experience in managing reliability centered maintenance programs or preventative maintenance optimization projects in accordance with the AP-913 program. Previous RO/SRO license/SRO cert is a plus.
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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals. Need to request an accommodation? If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved hiring decision Diversity at PSEG:
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Nuclear Engineer - Radiological Engineering
Overview If you are interested in working in the energy business for an industry leader and for an outstanding group of clients, consider joining Sargent & Lundy. We provide comprehensive engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation projects. Our highly experienced engineering staff is dedicated solely to the energy business. We have the capabilities and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest, most complex projects.
Responsibilities We offer you a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in nuclear/radiological engineering. You will work with multi-discipline engineering project teams engaged in the design and engineering of upgrades and modifications to existing nuclear power plants in the following areas:
Radiological dose calculations
Shielding design calculations
Radiation source term calculations In addition, you will:
Work on both domestic and international nuclear power plant projects
Travel to client offices and plant site locations to attend project progress meetings; travel may involve both domestic and international travel to Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
Perform site walk-downs
Address emergent issues and provide technical support to clients INDEEDSL #LI-LISL
Qualifications Qualifications include: MS degree in Nuclear Engineering from an ABET accredited program A minimum of 3 years of nuclear/radiological experience in the nuclear power industry Experience with some or all of the following computer programs:
ARCON96 Excellent verbal and written communication skills PE license desired, but not required US citizenship or US permanent resident status is mandatory. Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates 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.
Area of InterestEngineering
TypeFull Time - Regular
The Navy’s Nuclear Field (NF) program offers extensive training as nuclear propulsion plant operators and technicians to young men and women with aptitude in mathematics and science. The standards for selection for enlistment in the Navy’s NF program are high. People applying for NF training must be dedicated to pursuing the challenge this highly technical field offers.
Applicants should be mature, responsible, and capable of working well under pressure.
NF candidates must be U.S. citizens and CURRENTLY RESIDE IN HAWAII. Candidates must also not have reached their 25th birthday by the time they enter active duty (ship out to basic training). However, age-waivers will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must be a high school diploma graduate (not GED) with successful completion of one year of Algebra, and able to meet Secret security clearance requirements.
Active duty obligation is six years. Applicants must enlist for four years and concurrently execute an agreement to extend their enlistment for 24 months to accommodate the additional training involved.
Personnel selected for nuclear training enter the Navy in paygrade E-3. Accelerated advancement to paygrade E-4 is authorized after personnel completes all advancement-in-rate requirements (to include minimum time in rate) and “A” School, provided eligibility in the NF Program is maintained.
Enlistment and reenlistment bonuses in addition to Navy salary, special duty assignment pay, and allowances for food and housing are available. Those who volunteer and are selected to serve on nuclear submarines (men only) are eligible for added submarine duty incentive pay from the day they graduate from nuclear training.
Three Navy job specialties, called “ratings”, are included in the NF community: Machinist’s Mate (MM), Electrician’s Mate (EM), and Electronics Technician (ET). The rating in which an NF candidate is trained is determined at the Recruit Training Center (boot camp).
Nuclear-trained MMs, EMs, and ETs perform duties in nuclear propulsion plants operating reactor control, propulsion and power generation systems. The character of NF jobs is mentally stimulating and offers career growth. The NF provides opportunities to work closely with specialists in the nuclear, technology, and engineering fields.
The educational opportunities available to the nuclear-trained Sailor range from college-level classes in physics, chemistry, mathematics, electrical engineering and thermodynamics to nuclear engineering training in nuclear power plant design, construction, instrumentation, and operations. The American Council on Education (ACE) has verified the extensive nature and unsurpassed quality of the Navy’s nuclear propulsion training program by recommending up to 77 semester hours of college credit.
You will receive a $75,000 signing bonus and be eligible for a $240,000 re-enlistment bonus! Plus you will receive $200,000 for college once completing your obligation of service.
Section Manager, Principal Nuclear Engineer
Section Manager, Principal Nuclear Engineer
Research and Development
GSS-Global Security Sciences
8:30 - 5:00
TwitterArgonne’sCenter for Strategic Security (CSS)develops and implements practical approaches and technical solutions to address severe threats to national and global security. Such threats include weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferation, WMD-related terrorism, insider threats, foreign acquisition of advanced U.S. weapons-related equipment and technology, sophisticated cyberattacks, infectious disease, compromised critical materials, and supply-chain vulnerabilities, among others. CSS recognizes that strategic security requires ongoing actions to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate threats, prepare for attacks, and prevent harm. CSS provides technical advisory services, policy implementation support, and security solutions for sponsors such as the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, and State, as well as the Intelligence Community.Description: We are seeking a Section Manager, Principal Nuclear Engineer to provide technical and policy expertise to Division programs in areas related to nuclear export controls and nonproliferation of nuclear-related technologies and commodities. In this position, you will:
Act as Section Manager for the Nuclear Technology and Trade Control Section
Manage and implement projects to conduct technical analyses and prepare reports on technologies and activities of proliferation and security concern such as proliferation potential of nuclear fuel cycle facilities and proposed international transfers of nuclear and dual use materials, equipment and technology
Act as Principal Investigator and manage selected nuclear export control projects including:
Development of proposals
Determination of scope of work and method of implementation
Coordination of project execution and activities to achieve deliverables and milestones
Management of resources to meet program objectives
Prepare and contribute to the development of methodologies to evaluate issues of proliferation concern
Prepare and deliver training and lectures on safeguards and nonproliferation subjects
Assist sponsor with program management activities as needed + Mentor team members To be considered we expect you to have:
A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical field and 13\
years of experience or equivalent.
Knowledge of methodologies for nonproliferation, safeguards, and security assessments of nuclear energy programs, systems, and facilities + Strong technical understanding of the nuclear fuel cycle or nuclear-related technologies and experience with at least one related technology such as nuclear reactors, enrichment, reprocessing, radiation detectors, or process monitoring equipment
Knowledge of and experience with U.S. and international export control policies and regimes including the Nuclear Suppliers Group, and their relationship to proliferation-sensitive technologies + Project management experience/skills and ability to solve problems independently
Knowledge of technical aspects of nuclear and nuclear-related technologies in the nuclear fuel cycle as they relate to proliferation and nonproliferation
Knowledge of technical aspects of nuclear and nuclear-related technologies in the nuclear fuel cycle as they relate to proliferation and nonproliferation
Ability to conduct research and analysis to produce analytic reports on nonproliferation and nuclear safeguards and security issues based on all available sources of information
Independent discernment, strong organizational skills, and excellent skills in oral and written communications + Good skills on PC systems using word processing, presentation, and other typical office software applications Must have a solid technical background in a relevant field and a strong desire to apply that background to nonproliferation policy support. You will be required to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” clearance and must be a U.S. citizen. Please see http://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm for more information about requirements for obtaining a security clearance process. 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.
Naval Nuclear Engineer
NUCLEAR PROPULSION OFFICER CANDIDATE (NUPOC) Serve for 5 years in the Navy after commissioning as a Nuclear Submarine Officer or Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer. The first year of service includes 6 months of technical training in Charleston, SC at the Nuclear Power Training Center, followed by 6 months of hands-on training at a Nuclear Power Training Unit.
ELIGIBILITY: Be a U.S. citizen. Be physically qualified. 19-29 yrs old at commissioning. Waivers up to 31 yrs old considered. 30 months or less to graduation Completed 1 year of calculus and physics with a “c” or better Be enrolled in a regionally accredited college or university BENEFITS: $15,000 Sign-on bonus.
Earn up to $168,300 while in college. Medical/Dental coverage and life insurance College years enrolled in program count toward retirement. FULL-TIME STUDENT No military duties while in college. $2,000 training completion bonus (paid after Nuclear Power Training Unit) NUCLEAR POWER INSTRUCTOR/NAVAL REACTORS ENGINEER Serve for four years as a Nuclear Power Instructor at the Nuclear Power Training Center in Charleston, SC, or serve for five years as a Naval Reactors Engineer working at the Naval Reactors Headquarters in Washington, DC.
ELIGIBILITY: Be a U.S. citizen. Be physically qualified. 19-29 yrs old at commissioning. Waivers up to 31 yrs old considered. 30 months or less to graduation (12 Months for NR Engineer) Completed 1 yr of calculus with a “B” or better.
Completed 1 yr of physics with a “B” or better.
Completed all technical courses with a “B” or better. Be enrolled in a full time technical degree at a regionally accredited college or university.
BENEFITS: Earn up to $168,300 while in college. Medical/Dental coverage and life insurance College years enrolled in program count toward retirement. FULL-TIME STUDENT No military duties while in college.
No Sea Duty required. Interested in a career in Navy Nuclear Propulsion??? Richmond Times-Dispatch. Keywords: Nuclear Engineer, Location: Richmond, VA - 23219
Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
: We are seeking a R&D S&E, Nuclear Engineer to primarily support Sandia’s corporate Nuclear Criticality Safety Program, but will also support the TA-V nuclear safety basis team. This role will provide opportunities to apply technical expertise for the execution of Sandia's Nuclear Criticality Safety Program by providing expertise in evaluation of nuclear safety analysis techniques, system design, and operational initiatives and improvements. On any given day, you may be called on to:
Support Sandia’s Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Program by preparing or reviewing criticality safety assessments, procedures and performing facility assessments + Conduct research to improve or develop new techniques and methods to support the NCS Program + Conduct evaluations of radiation transport and shielding design; conducting computer modeling for nuclear applications; and supporting research and development projects in the area of nuclear safety + Implement, test, and apply software to support nuclear criticality safety validation
Support and consult with Sandia facilities and other safety related programs on requirements and implementation of the Nuclear Criticality Safety Program + General Safety Basis support of TA-V facilities including documented safety analysis and technical safety requirements + Participate in safety committees for Sandia’s Nuclear Facilities Required:
BS in Nuclear Engineering or in a related STEM discipline + MS in Nuclear Engineering or in a related STEM discipline + Experience in Nuclear Safety + Ability to obtain an U.S. DOE Q-clearance Desired:
Two or more years’ experience with Nuclear Criticality Safety at DOE facilities + Operational experience or familiarity with radiological and/or nuclear facilities + Knowledge and experience with implementing and/or validating the implementation of safety controls + Knowledge and experience with conduct of operations (ConOps) in nuclear facilities + Experience collaborating with outside technical organizations such as ANSI, ANS, and EFCOG + Knowledge or experience performing hazard analyses including but not limited to safety checklist, what-if/checklist, failure modes and effects analysis, fault/event tree, and qualitative risk analysis + Knowledge or experience with the preparation of Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs) for research reactors, critical assemblies, and non-reactor nuclear facilities + Familiarity with nuclear criticality safety software, calculations, analysis, and practices + Familiarity with ANSI/ANS-8 series standards and applicable DOE Orders and standards + Familiarity with reactor kinetics and radiation transport calculations and modeling + Possession of an active U.S. DOE L or Q-clearance Department Description:
The Nuclear Safety Analysis Department (Org. 1383), located in Technical Area V (TA-V) at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), is responsible for ensuring that risks associated with operating TA-V nuclear facilities are analyzed, communicated, and accepted by the governing authorities. This involves selecting and evaluating nuclear safety controls to ensure protection of the general public, workers, visitors, and the TA-V staff. In addition, the Department ensures that the nuclear facility's safety documentation complies with federal law, Department of Energy (DOE) requirements and SNL standards and expectations.
Org. 1383 is also responsible for implementing the Sandia corporate Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Program. Additional responsibilities of Department include research in reactor design and analysis. About Sandia:
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide + Extraordinary co-workers + Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world + Career advancement and enrichment opportunities + Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance* World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov *These benefits vary by job classification.
Security Clearance: Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance. Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications.
Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
EEO Statement: Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT
Nuclear Safety Basis-Technical Services Engineer 2
Position Title Nuclear Safety Basis-Technical Services Engineer 2 United States of America
- South Carolina Aiken
1. Perform a range of design development, analysis or review tasks under some supervision. 2. Design a portion or section of an analysis or design review. 3. Generate sections of design specifications of more complex projects or complete specifications of less complex projects. 4. Prepare, deliver and submit technical presentations for in process design and review meetings. 5. Establish and maintain a filing system or databases as needed for tracking project status. 6. Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications. 7. Direct interface and liaison with customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications. 8. Conduct site visits and investigate engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations. 9. Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and test procedures.
Minimum Requirements Educational Requirement:
- Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate engineering or sciences discipline from a four-year accredited college or university. Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Nuclear Engineering degrees are preferred.
Must have a minimum of 3 years job-related experience, post-graduation, in an engineering setting.
Minimum of 1 year Experience/Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
Documented Safety Analysis
Un-reviewed Safety Question (USQ)
Technical Safety Requirements.
Must be knowledgeable of 10 CFR 830, DOE-STD-3009, DOE-STD-120, and DOE STD-1189 requirements.
Candidate must be eligible to obtain a DOE Q clearance.
Candidate must be able to travel on business as needed.
Candidate must be open to relocation away from the area should the need arise.
Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen. Additional Information:
Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and background.
Relocation benefits are available for this position.
Demonstrated ability to perform engineering calculations.
Minimum 1 year of work experience at a DOE Facility. Experience/Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
Hazards Analysis – Experience in preparing hazards analyses in nuclear/chemical/oil & gas environments. This includes familiarity with the DOE (or NRC) standards and the ability to develop and revise existing Documented Safety Analysis and Hazard Assessment documents for nuclear facilities. Fire Protection/Fire Safety
- Experience in the preparation of written fire protection analyses that include one of the following topics: Fire Hazard Analyses, fire modeling, or performance-based design.
Accident Analysis – Experience in using concepts from DOE-HDBK-3010-94 or NUREG/CR-6410 in the development of accident analysis related calculations in complex nuclear environments. Experience in completing dose consequences to onsite and offsite individuals for chemical and radiological releases resulting from flammability issues, spray releases, spills, boiling, explosions, and crushing events is desired.
- Experience in emergency planning or preparedness in either the nuclear (NRC / DOE / FEMA-REP regulations) or chemical (EPA / OSHA regulations) industry. Experience in one or more of the following is desired: hazards identification & screening, accident analysis, consequence assessment, drill & exercise.
- Experience in preparing Criticality Safety Evaluations/Analysis reports or experience using criticality safety analysis computer codes (eg., SCALE or MCNP) with an understanding of criticality safety related Department of Energy orders and standards, NRC regulatory guides, and ANSI/ANS-8 criticality safety national consensus standards.
Technical Specifications – Experience in the development or implementation of NRC Technical Specifications or the DOE Technical Safety Requirements. Requires a working knowledge of the DOE Orders and Standards.
Regulatory Programs – Experience in performing day to day support of the facility operations with respect to the safety basis documentation in compliance with DOE and federal regulations along with performing and reviewing Unreviewed Safety Questions. Assist in safety basis implementation activities such as procedure review, implementation planning, and assessments. Regulation Analysis/Licensing Documentation – Experience in the development, preparation, submission, and defense of licensing documentation for both NRC and DOE facilities. This will include the revision, updating, or amending existing regulatory documents, license applications, and supporting documents.
Cognizant System Engineer - Responsible for maintaining overall cognizance of assigned systems, providing systems engineering support for operations and maintenance, and technical support of line management safety responsibilities for ensuring continued system operational readiness.
Risk Analysis - Capable of developing, documenting and defending probabilistic risk analyses in nuclear industry environments. This includes familiarity with the DOE and/or NRC commercial, or related chemical process industry sector nuclear risk analysis guidance documents and standards. Risk analysis capabilities should include one or more of the following: fault tree analysis, event tree analysis, probabilistic risk assessment (PRA), probabilistic human and equipment reliability assessments, and project risk assessments. The successful candidate should have familiarity with current software in this field (CAFTA, SAPHIRE, etc.).
What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster. NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Engineering
United States of America
Position Status Full-Time Requisition/Vacancy No. 166793BR Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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