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Nuclear Fuels Engineer

Job Information Job Title: Nuclear Fuels Engineer Grade: 220/230Org: Post Irradiation Examinations
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Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (MFC, 4x10 schedule)

Mission/Vision Statement: Empowering the Nation's Energy FutureMission: 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.
Equal Employment OpportunityIdaho 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.
Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) is seeking candidates for Nuclear Fuels Engineer. This ideal candidate will serve as a Subject MatterExpert (SME) in Nuclear Engineering to cover programmatic and researchactivities in the general areas of nuclear fuels and materials irradiationperformance within the Post Irradiation Examination Division.

This position is responsible for planning, designing, andanalyzing irradiation experiments to be conducted in a variety of research andtest reactors in order to evaluate the performance of advanced nuclear fuelsand materials. The successful incumbent will develop post-irradiationexamination plans, oversee data collection, reduction and analysis of the performancedata, and publish results in internal reports and the open literature.

Current fuel development programs at the INL include fuelsfor fast-spectrum reactors, gas-cooled reactors, research reactors, andcommercial power reactors. Preferred candidates will have knowledge andexperience in the performance issues associated with one or more of thefollowing fuel types: metallic fuels,ceramic fuels, TRISO-coated particle fuels, research reactor fuels, and/or LWRfuels.

Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) "L" Security Clearance
PhD in Nuclear Engineering (or related Engineering field) and 2 years of relevant work experience
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
Employee 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.
Motor Abilities: walking-prolonged, standing-prolongedSpecial Senses: near vision, audio alarms, ability to smellWork Conditions: stairs, hazardous chemical/waste, radiation work, protective clothing, typing/keyboard, overtime/irregular hoursCertification Exams: testing designated position (tdp)
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July 31, 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.
The Idaho Falls AreaIdaho 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

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