Nuclear Fuels Research Engineer Job Description Sample
Global Nuclear Fuels - America (Gnf-A) Quality Leader
Exhibits strong Nuclear safety culture
Deep domain expertise on quality system requirements (10CFR50, Appendix B; NQA-1; and 10CFR21)
Experience in the Fuel manufacturing environment
Six Sigma Black Belt certification or equivalent quality certification
Proven ability to successfully interface with internal / external customers and regulators
Enthusiastic, high energy personality with the ability to interface effectively at all levels of the organization
Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to build and motivate teams
Ability to manage competing priorities and effectively interact with all levels of management to resolve issues that cross organizational boundaries
Strong business and financial acumen
Strong operating background
Excellent oral and written communication skills
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In this role, the Global Nuclear Fuels
- America (GNF-A) Quality Leader will be responsible for effectively leading all aspects of Fuel Engineering, Manufacturing and Project Quality, including developing, leading and managing the Fuel Manufacturing Quality Team.
As the Global Nuclear Fuels
- America (GNF-A) Quality Leader, you will:
Be responsible for quality activities, including planning and execution elements for all contractual, US and international regulatory obligations
Support flow down of contract requirements, implementation of quality activities to achieve compliance, qualify new products and execute process improvements
Lead team in implementing business processes to ensure quality control for all projects and assure released products and services reliably meet all requirements (quality and regulatory)
Provide oversight for quality engineering, including definition of quality requirements for in-house manufacture of Fuel components and products
Provide oversight for product / process qualifications, including review and approval of quality documents, plans and procedures
Assure Process Control for Fuel manufacturing
Implement Statistical Process Controls, Quality at the Source and Mistake Proofing methods as needed to prevent quality problems
Work seamlessly with the Supply Chain (manufacturing), P&L business teams, support functions, and partners to deliver upon project requirements
Lead the Corrective Action Program for Fuel quality to establish root cause and robust corrective / preventive actions
Cnduct Effectiveness Reviews, ensuring timely completions
Manage personnel and operating budget to support overall business objectives
Support and lead the Self-Assessment and surveillance efforts for Fuel Manufacturing and Fuel Components as well as support internal / external audits
Represent GNF-A in hosting customer and regulatory audits / visits
Monitor Key Performance Indicators and provide periodic status report and recommended actions (at least annually)
Help develop and drive the culture of continuous improvement and a strong Nuclear Safety Culture throughout the organization
Provide mentor-ship and training of individuals in quality related activities, including CEO of GNF-A
Continue to build the communication and collaboration with the operations and engineering teams to more effectively meet and exceed customer and regulator expectations
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a nuclear quality assurance related capacity
Minimum of 3 years of leading teams in a manufacturing, construction or quality capacity
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Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Nuclear Engineering
Postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for performing computer simulations of nuclear fuel performance, with a specific focus on using the BISON fuel performance code developed at Idaho National Laboratory. The fuel performance simulations will evaluate several concepts proposed as accident tolerant fuel, to assess the fuel performance during normal and off-normal nuclear reactor conditions, as well as to evaluate several fast reactor fuel designs.
The successful applicant will have prior research experience with engineering-scale fuel performance modeling. The post-doctoral researcher will be expected to publish original research in refereed journal articles and work with a team of scientists from multiple institutions, especially including Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Qualifications require a PhD in nuclear engineering or materials science, applied physics.The successful candidate will also be expected to work with both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD level scientists.
Post-Doct Research Associate, Nuclear Engineering
Postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for performing computer simulations within a multiscale materials modeling framework to assess the defect physics and defect cluster evolution behavior of ferritic martensitic, as well as austenitic stainless steels exposed to extreme neutron irradiation environments. The research will involve using reaction-diffusion theory based cluster dynamics models, as well as atomistic modeling techniques.
The successful applicant will have prior research experience and a publication record that documents the ability to research defect physics in metallic materials, and/or nuclear materials specifically focused on radiation effects in materials, from either an experimental or computational perspective. The post-doctoral researcher will be expected to publish original research in refereed journal articles and work with a team of scientists from multiple institutions, especially the University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, including undergraduate and graduate students.
Qualifications require a PhD in nuclear engineering or materials science, applied physics, and a demonstrated publication record.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Nuclear Envelope Research
Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases.
Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, Fred Hutch's five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.
A post-doctoral research fellow position is available in the lab of Dr. Emily Hatch at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. The Hatch lab is part of the Basic Sciences Division and studies the structure and dynamics of the mammalian nuclear envelope (NE). The primary interest of the lab is to understand the molecular mechanisms that initiate NE remodeling and how defects in NE stability impact human disease, including cancer and laminopathies. More information is available at http://research.fhcrc.org/hatch/en.html
The fellow will be responsible for developing and executing a project related to the core interests of the lab, as determined by discussions with Dr. Hatch, with the goal of developing a new line of inquiry with which the fellow could start their own research program, if desired. The successful candidate will be a driven individual capable of independent research, as demonstrated by first author publication(s) and presentations, and superior written and oral communication skills.
A PhD in biology is required.
Molecular biology experience, including experience in molecular cloning, is required
Experience with microscopy and quantitative image analysis is strongly preferred.
Experience with immunological techniques, including western blotting, flow cytometry, and immunofluorescence, is preferred.
Please apply with a cover letter summarizing previous work experience and research interests, a CV, and contact information for three professional references.
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Post Doc Research Associate, Nuclear Physics
The Nuclear Physics group at North Carolina A&T State University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to join a project on nuclear nonproliferation enabling capabilities. The group is looking for a creative individual who can contribute in many aspects of an active experimental effort in the field of detection and simulation of nuclear materials.
The candidate should have a PhD in nuclear physics, nuclear engineering, or related field, and should have demonstrated ability to carry out independent research.
The employee will carry out research on nuclear nonproliferation enabling capabilities. The employee will be a member of a research group, supporting projects through original research, collaboration with other team members, and mentoring of students.
The employee will also contribute to additional proposal efforts, thereby strengthening North Carolina A&T State University’s ability to attract external funding. The employee’s principal research responsibilities will be to work in the field of nuclear nonproliferation enabling capabilities, detection and simulation of nuclear materials.
The employee will confer on overall research direction and strategy but will exercise a considerable amount of independent judgment and original thinking in carrying out research that contributes to original knowledge and advances the University’s reputation in research.
The employee will publish research results, in collaboration with Professor, in recognized journals. The employee will share student mentoring with Professor and will participate in departmental seminars and other professional activities as assigned.
Post Doctoral Research Staff Member - Nuclear Criticality Safety
Science and Technology on a Mission!
For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.
We have an opening for a postdoctoral researcher with experience in one or more of the following areas: nuclear physics; nuclear engineering; radiation transport. We are seeking a creative and flexible individual who meets the scientific requirements and whose skills are aligned with the research mission of the National Nuclear Criticality Safety Program.
Collaborate in the design, modeling, and analysis of laboratory critical and subcritical experiments.
Collaborate in the development of radiation measurement instrumentation and measurement of radiation fields.
Design and oversee fabrication of equipment as required.
Develop experimental procedures as required and guide them through safety and management reviews.
Assist in performing criticality safety evaluations of laboratory work
Conduct independent research, publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific or technical journals and present results at external conferences, seminars, and/or technical meetings.
Write proposals, secure funding, and establish independent research projects.
May lead a multidisciplinary team of research at various levels.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Recent PhD in Nuclear Engineering, Physics, or related field.
Experience with radiation transport methods, such as MCNP, SCALE, GEANT, COG, etc.
Experience in writing scientific reports, publications, and proposals.
Ability to work effectively independently as well as in multidisciplinary research teams.
Ability to respond quickly to diverse and shifting demands.
Ability to provide in-depth analyses and develop unique technical solutions.
Demonstrated proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to author technical and scientific reports and publications and deliver scientific presentations.
- Experience in computational physics and working knowledge of one or more programming languages (FORTRAN, C++, etc).
Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
Security Clearance: This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.
If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.
Note: This is a two year Postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of extension to a maximum of three years. Eligible candidates are recent PhDs within five years of the month of the degree award at time of hire date.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Engineer Nuclear 3
External Job Description
Designs, develops, and tests nuclear equipment and systems. Conducts research on new materials of special interest in nuclear reactors.
Conducts studies related to the detection and control of radiation and radioactive contaminants. Studies nuclear fuel cycle to define most economical uses of material and safest means of waste products disposal. Other areas of research include radiation transport modeling, statistical analyses and performance metrics. Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs.
The incumbent will primarily work directly with other Engineering personnel to mentor, manage, and develop the skillset required for the engineering of radiological work at the Kesselring Site. Strong interpersonal and engagement skills are required for success.
Communication with internal and external customers and regulators is also required. Additional duties include the development of Technical Work Documents for Radiological Work, review and assessment of Technical Work Document Changes, and process improvement and lessons learned management.
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. ABET Accredited engineering degree required.
RTNE & 4000 Manual preferred, not required
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Research Associate
The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Research Associate will perform work within the NMR Core Laboratory of the Department of Chemistry. The NMR Research Associate will be responsible for: a.* General maintenance of NMR spectrometers, including Cryogen fills and routine instrument calibration b.* Basic trouble shooting of the NMR equipment c.* Implementation and testing of NMR applications. d.* Data analysis of experiment results e.* Interpretation of experiment results f.* Management of NMR data processing and calendar computers g.* Coordinating routine maintenance of the spectrometers with NMR staff h.* Identifying experiments and protocols for routine use in the NMR Core i.* Educating and instructing research personnel and students concerning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to enhance the field of academic learning and meet research goals of the department. j.* Research and experimental design Candidates for the position of NMR Research Associate should have the following qualifications: 1.
Two years or more of first-hand experience in the operation of current (Bruker systems preferred) NMR spectrometers and application of NMR Spectroscopy in chemical synthesis. 2. Experience with spectrometer trouble shooting, cryogen fills and automatic sample changer(s) preferred. 3. Strong communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with technical staff, students and faculty.M.A/M.S. degree in chemistry or a related discipline.
Senior Nuclear Engineer
Applied Research Associates, Inc. has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional engineer/scientist to support a multi-disciplined team that develops methodologies, processes, and technological applications for detecting, locating, identifying, physically and functionally characterizing, modeling and assessing WMD threats to support full dimensional defeat planning and combat operations. In particular, the position requires familiarity with nuclear WMD technologies. The position requires the ability to develop physics based models in fluid hydrodynamic or structural finite element codes, run those codes on HPC systems, and evaluate the results to guide research and development. The position requires the individual to be versatile and diligent in the collection and integration of numerous reports and studies, assisting in the assessments of technologies. The individual will then prepare summary reports of the modeling R&D and assessment reports.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Master's degree in physics, nuclear engineering, or similar.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within or lead a team of peers, as well as excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Ability to communicate highly technical analyses at a level comprehensible to laymen and senior-level government representatives.
Ability to clearly express in writing technical analyses and science and technology issues relevant to CWMD problems.
Active TS clearance
15+ years of experience in solving DoD engineering/science problems, working research and development, planning, and technical assessments of technologies associated with nuclear CWMD.
Liaison experience between senior government officials and S&T government program managers, working with CWMD RDT&E issues.
Direct experience assessing conventional and non-conventional technologies associated with CWMD.
Expert knowledge and use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Military or defense-related experience and an understanding of operational planning and functional defeat of hard targets and underground facilities.
Ph.D. in physics or nuclear engineering or similar.
Working experience with computational fluid dynamics codes and/or finite element analysis codes as applied to nuclear technologies.
Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1000 professionals. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.
At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company's success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, "Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit" sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at www.ara.com.
Please apply at www.careers.ara.com for the Senior Nuclear Engineer Position.
Nuclear Spent Fuel Engineer - Akron, OH
Nuclear Spent Fuel Engineer - Akron, OH
Location: Akron, OH, US, 44320
Job Function: Engineering
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 9681
FirstEnergy at a Glance
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with FENOC, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEG]
Participates in the development and implementation of nuclear spent fuel management strategies and program development/implementation.
Developing and maintaining the FENOC Spent Fuel Management Business Plan,
Doing 50.59 and 72.48 reviews
Developing and implementing spent fuel management related procurement specifications.
Providing spent fuel characterization.
Performing dry cask storage fuel selection calculations.
Owning of the spent fuel management section of the Nuclear Fuel Assessment Report.
Owning various spent fuel management process documents.
Representing the Nuclear Fuel Department in the annual DOE Settlement Agreement reconciliation effort,
Providing support for site spent fuel pool activities such as dry cask loading campaigns, spent fuel pool sipping campaigns, spent fuel inspections, in-situ neutron absorber attenuation testing.
Coordinating fleet site responses to NRC, DOE or other spent fuel related information requests,
Providing spent fuel related budget input
Reviewing and providing input to the spent fuel decommissioning study.
Providing oversight and governance for the FENOC Dry Cask Storage (DCS) program.
Developing and maintaining DCS program guidance and processes,
Facilitating DCS system and Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) licensing basis, and licensing issue resolution.
Serving as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the DCS systems and processes.
Providing support to training as the subject matter expert on the DCS systems.
Developing and implementing DCS system aging management programs.
Developing and maintaining the DCS Operating Experience (OE) and lessons learned database.
Leading the benchmarking, self-assessment, and readiness review activities associated w
Representing FENOC at various industry meetings and on various task force teams.
Qualifications at the Nuclear Spent Fuel Engineer include:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering required (Nuclear Engineering preferred)
Minimum of 8 years of professional-level engineering experience in the commercial nuclear industry required.
Prior experience with Dry Cask Storage and/or Spent Fuel Management is preferred.
Prior experience with both Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR) and Boiling Water Reactors (BWR) is preferred.
Ability to interact with both industry and company peers, as well as all levels of FENOC management.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Should possess strong organization and analytical abilities.
Should demonstrate a questioning attitude and demonstrate a strong commitment to nuclear safety culture.
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.
Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
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