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2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Design Engineer

Job Information Job Title: Design EngineerGrade: 220/230
Org: Pyrochemistry & Molten Salt Systems
Work Location: MFC (4x10 Schedule)
Mission/Vision Statement Leading Nuclear Energy and Research Technology Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure. Responsibilities Do you have engineering experience with spent nuclear fuel handling equipment? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking a well-qualified Design Engineer in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or a comparable discipline to support research and engineering activities in the Pyrochemistry and Molten Salt Systems Department. This engineer will work with systems for the handling, management, processing, and/or disposition of spent nuclear fuels. Experience with design, fabrication, and testing of this type of equipment is preferred. Experience with metallic sodium, molten salt, high temperature systems, glovebox-installed equipment, and nuclear facility operations is expected. The engineer will work with program customers to design, fabricate, test, and operate systems for spent fuel disposition.
The engineer is expected to be a strong asset to our interdisciplinary research and engineering team and work effectively both alone and as a team member. They must be self-motivated but also comfortable working in a team environment.
The engineer is expected to develop and maintain business opportunities for the department. This is done by building and maintaining professional relationships with programmatic sponsors, mentoring junior staff, and collaborating with other research departments and organizations.

Preferred RequirementsExperience with design, fabrication, and testing of spent nuclear fuel handling and disposition equipment is preferred.

Selective Service Requirements To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
Combined Upper/Lower Body: Minimal
Environmental Conditions: Radiation work
Equipment: Typing/Keyboarding
Personnel Requirements: Working more than 8 hours per day
Certification Exams: Testing Designated Position (TDP) Please Apply Before: December 24, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Environmental, Safety and Health Statement Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other Information When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL Overview INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
The Idaho Falls Area Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and Equal Employment Opportunity Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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