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Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Security Engineer

Job InformationJob Title: Security Engineer
Grade: 190/200
Org: Security Engineering

Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID and Site Locations (4x10 schedule)

**This is a multi-level posting**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.Responsibilities
The Security Engineering Department at Idaho National Laboratory is seeking candidates for Security Engineer. General responsibilities include:
Technical Expert for all Security Systems including Intrusion Detection Systems and devices, Access Control Systems, and Video Surveillance Systems. Supports technical projects that may involve multidisciplinary activities and projects from conception to completion.
Provides solutions to a variety of security protection problems with little precedence and uses knowledge and experience to provide solutions. Determines engineering approach for solving problems and meeting customer needs. System Engineer applying Engineering Principles to all Security Equipment that falls under the physical assets maintenance and operations program.
Provides engineering support in the development of Electrical and Electronic drawings, calculations and specifications for design, construction, maintenance and D & D associated with security and alarms systems in Nuclear and General Industrial Plant Facilities and Processes associated with Security Systems equipment.
Principal customer interface for design, installation and maintenance of security systems and equipment.
Write detailed work procedures for the installation and maintenance of all Security Equipment. Provides technical assistance/expertise to other design engineers, crafts, and others as required for the performance of maintenance, procurement and installation of security related equipment. Provides technical assistance to technicians in order to perform work safely, efficiently and in a cost effective manner.
Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills. Effective team builder at organizational level. Provides direction to, Area Leads, Technicians, Drafters and Document Control. Work independently with general supervision. Establishes parameters and requirements for design and purchase of new physical security equipment.
Works with others to develop assessments of security systems to determine the vulnerability of assets to potential theft or sabotage by adversaries. Provides solutions to problems dealing with all intrusion detection, assessment and access control installations, modifications and maintenance activities. Independently evaluates, selects equipment, and develops procedures and testing requirements for physical security systems. Prepares Central Alarm Station software configuration change packages.
Plans preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and limited scope system modification and installation work orders conforming to all INL standards and requirements. Prepare schedules for each work activity. Support the development of budgets by pricing the scope of work identified.
Provides expertise during installation, modification, preventive maintenance, and corrective maintenance services on all security systems and equipment.
Prepares cost estimates applying technical knowledge and experience to develop and justify new business projects and modification projects including estimates of labor, materials, and overhead costs. Utilizes historical comparisons, direct vendor pricing and other estimating techniques as appropriate based on project type. Reviews project plans for conformance to standards and policies.
Performs Information System Security Officer (ISSO) duties for the Argus security alarm and access control system.

Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) "Q" security clearance
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline and at least 2 years of related work experience. 10 years of experience will be accepted in lieu of degree
Experience with the design, engineering, and planning of security systems and componentsA strong background in security system design and analysis, fiber optics, data acquisition systems, and instrumentation and controls Experience developing preventive maintenance work orders related to electronic security systems Experience evaluating, selecting and purchasing project equipment and materialsExperience handling or viewing sensitive documents Must have good knowledge of access controls, intrusion detection systems, alarm systems, closed-circuit television systems, safety codes, electrical codes, and DOE Security Orders.Candidates should be suited to maintaining positive and cooperative customer relationsMay be required to obtain Human Reliability Program (HRP) QualificationGood leadership and organizational skills Effective oral and written communication ability is key 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

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: fine motor control (hands), lifting ability-50 lbs maxSpecial Senses: visually demanding work, basic color discriminationWork Conditions: typing/keyboardCertification Exams: testing designated position (tdp)Please Apply Before:
December 11, 2018 (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 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.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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