TREAT Reactor Operator
Job Information Job Title: TREAT Reactor Operator Grade: 190Org: Operations
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (MFCx 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 This position is responsible for safe and efficient operations of the TREAT reactor at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC). General responsibilities include:
Operate the reactor during emergency operation and during casualty situations under direction of the Senior Reactor Operator (SRO).
Ensure reactor operations are performed within the TREAT safety authorization bases in accordance with approved policies, procedures, and manuals, including all processes such as Emergency Operating Procedures, Abnormal Operating Procedures, and Standard Operating Procedures.
Execute procedures to ensure that the limits for this 16,000 MW maximum power reactor are adhered to, ensuring that the safety boundaries and limits are always respected as the highest priority, while ensuring that simultaneous excellence is achieved in efficiency and reliability of work scope execution.
Responsible to become a Certified Reactor Operator.
Minimum 8 years of working technical experience in nuclear facility operations, testing, and maintenance; Strong working knowledge of regulatory requirements, particularly environmental requirements as they apply to operations of a nuclear facility; Strong working knowledge of DOE nuclear authorization basis requirements.
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain and DOE “L” or “Q” clearance and as required, HRP certification.
Must be able to obtain and maintain TREAT Senior Reactor Operator certification; Must be able to qualify as a TREAT USQ Evaluator; Must be able to obtain and maintain RadWorker II; Demonstrate ability to make sound judgment decisions through previous work assignments.
Strongly preferred: A comprehensive knowledge level of nuclear facility operations which includes: conduct of operations, criticality safety, nuclear safety, administrative requirements for operation, work management, facility operating, abnormal and emergency procedures, system design, construction and their interrelationships; Good technical knowledge in the areas of mathematics, nuclear physics, chemistry, materials, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and instrument and control theory; Considerable skill in oral and written communication, problem-solving/trouble shooting techniques, and coping with emergency situations
Recent (within last 5 years) Senior Reactor Operator or Reactor Operator qualification (license or equivalent certification) at a nuclear reactor greatly desired.
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.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.Please Apply Before: December 12, 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 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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