Engineer, Isotope Technologies Program
Job Information Job Title: Engineer, Isotope Technologies Program Grade: 200/220Org: Materials & Fuels Complex
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (MFC Site, 4x10 Schedule)
Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy Future 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 The Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking applicants for the position of Nuclear Facility Research Engineer reporting to the Space Nuclear Power and Isotope Technologies Division Director.
INL is recognized as the lead national laboratory for DOE-NE, providing much of the nuclear research, development, and demonstration capability needed to move nuclear innovation forward to deployment. MFC hosts a unique combination of personnel, facilities and infrastructure and offers the ability to perform research and development of nuclear fuels from fuel design, development and fabrication through post irradiation analysis.
The Nuclear Research Facility Engineer works closely with the Isotope Production Program Manager and applies engineering knowledge, practice and techniques to solve applied and operational problems in the area of isotope production. Provides interface between isotope production for both governmental and commercial customers.
Key functions of the role include:
•Creates engineering designs, drawings, specifications, and implementation documents to meet customer's design inputs•Responsible to define requirements and develop design concept by communicating with the customer to understand customer requirements and identify design goals•Develops design work packages to include negotiating design schedule with customers, cost estimates and request resources to support work •Complete and document details design to include confirmation code compliance, issuing design documents, developing materials and parts lists, inspection plans, etc.•Present and/or participate in design review including qualification testing on prototypes and perform calculations to support designs •Support procurement of materials, equipment and services, and support close-out of engineering portion of project•Provide technical coordination across multi-disciple teams for design projects •Routinely participate in development and delivery of technical and programmatic reports and presentations that support isotope programs.
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) "L" Security Clearance
Bachelor's Degree in Materials Science or a related Engineering field and 2-5 years of relevant experience or Master's Degree and 1-2 years
Experience with scheduling and performing medium-scale projects involving nuclear facilities
Selective Service Requirements To be eligible for employment at INL males between ages 18 and 25 must register (or 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 www.sss.gov.
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Motor Abilities: fine motor control (hands), repetitive work-intermittentSpecial Senses: visually demanding work, near vision, far vision, depth perception, basic color discrimination, audio alarmsWork Conditions: stairs, radiation work, typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day, overtime/irregular hours, working aloneCertification Exams: testing designated position (tdp)Please Apply Before: July 3, 2019 (Midnight, MST) Environmental, Safety and Health StatementMust 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 InformationWhen 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 OverviewINL 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 over 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.
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