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2 - 5 years
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Bachelor's Degree

Reactor Auxiliary Operator

Job InformationJob Title: Reactor Auxiliary Operator
Org: ATR Reactor Operations
Work Location: ATR (4x12 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 Idaho National Laboratory is looking for a Reactor Auxiliary Operator at its Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) facility.
This position will be responsible for certifying on ATR reactor auxiliary equipment systems. The individual will become responsible for performing all aspects of ATR plant/loop experiment chemistry, experiment, and other component handling in the ATR canal and for operation of reactor auxiliary equipment systems.
Furthermore, the selected individual will:
  • Participate in formal initial training on plant and experiment facilities which involves participating in classroom instruction and on-the-job training.
  • Under the direction of a certified operator, complete operational checkouts and on-the-job checklists by participating in one-on-one question and answer sessions and completing self-study of operating systems. System walk-down, entry into contamination areas, and study of operating and vendor manuals is required until individual achieves initial certification.
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks under the direction of the ATR Operations Assistant Manager. Work may include such tasks as participation in miscellaneous crew activities outside the plant, such as the Incident Response Team which involves firefighting and rescue, housekeeping, radiological decontamination of buildings and equipment, performing review and upgrades to procedures, valve tagging, etc., which occasionally requires climbing ladders and entry into confined spaces.

The work schedule for this position may include a 4x10 day work schedule, depending upon union seniority bid.
A high school diploma or GED is required to be considered for this position.
Completion of certifications up to a Nuclear Operator Level 0400 "Senior Reactor Auxiliary Operator" and "Radiation Worker II" are required as a condition of employment.

Preferred Requirements

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 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 (Lower Body) - Prolonged walking, standing, bending,/stooping, and squatting
Motor Abilities (Upper Body) - Twisting, applying torque (hands), pushing/pulling, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
Motor Abilities (Combined Upper/Lower Body) - Lifting ability, exertion, repetitive work, ability to lift at least 50 lbs., intermittent and moderate work
Special Senses (Eyes) - Near vision, far vision, depth perception, and basic color discrimination
Special Senses (Ears) - Speech discrimination, audio alarms
Special Senses (Nose) - Ability to smell
Work Conditions (Facility) - High noises (>85dB), heights, confined spaces, stairs
Work Conditions (Environmental) - Heat stress, cold stress, hazardous chemical/waste, radiation work
Work Conditions (Equipment) - Ladders >6 feet, machine/electrical hazards, power tools, protective clothing, respirator use, motor vehicle use, typing/keyboarding
Work Conditions (Personnel Requirements) - Rotating shift work, >8 hours per day, overtime/irregular hours, working alone
Certification Exams - Fissle Material Handler, Respirator User, Testing Designated Position (TDP) Please Apply Before: December 19, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (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.
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.

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