Entry Level, Spent Fuel Systems Engineer
The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking an engineer to join the Spent Fuel Systems Department within Reactor Servicing. If you meet the requirements and want to put your talents to work in a mission driven environment, apply now! The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the safety basis for processing and handling spent nuclear fuel at the Naval Spent Fuel Handling (NSFH) Facility. Specific duties may include:
- Developing Reactor Servicing Safety Assessments (RSSAs) and Reactor Servicing Safety Reports (RSSRs) needed to begin operations at the NSFH Facility, including first of a kind RSSAs and RSSRs.
- Supporting development of the first of a kind Facility Safety Report (FSR) for the NSFH Facility.
- Supporting development of the first of a kind Facility Manual for NSFH Facility and developing program precedent in the area of facility safety.
- Evaluating facility, equipment, and process designs to ensure compliance with nuclear safety strategies, requirements, and standards.
- Collaborating with design engineers, subject matter experts, analysts, stakeholders, and Naval Reactors project engineers to ensure that nuclear safety is adequately addressed during the design process for future campaigns.
- Consulting with other areas of the program in the areas of nuclear safety and facility safety.
- Providing other engineer support, as assigned, in the areas of safety for Spent Fuel Systems.
REQUIRED SKILLS *
- BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university required.
- BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience; or
- MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of relevant experience
- Knowledge of Program Reactor Servicing Systems and equipment, such as safety analysis (RIM-63 appendix D), equipment design, or procedures
- Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
- Demonstrated ability to write well and work collaboratively in a team environment