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Advanced Nuclear Safety Analysis Senior Engineer

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Job Title: Advanced Nuclear Safety Analysis Senior Engineer
Org: Advanced Nuclear Facility Safety Engineer
Contact: Pam Staples,
[email protected]
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, 9x80 work 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.
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking an Advance Nuclear Facility Safety Analysis Engineer to complete assignments on nuclear facility documented safety analyses (DSAs) and technical safety requirements (TSRs) development for proposed nuclear facilities to provide advanced nuclear research capabilities. Individuals will perform preliminary nuclear facility safety analyses and document analyses in accordance with DOE regulatory and company quality standards. In this position, individuals will identify applicable requirements, perform analyses and document assumptions, results and requirements to ensure hazardous and radioactive material releases are prevented or mitigated. The incumbent will ensure safety basis drafts and revisions accurately reflect the designed and constructed facility configuration and establish the necessary controls. Individuals will support nuclear facility planning, construction, startup and operations, which includes reviews of interfacing facility documents, potential regulatory changes, and proposed design changes and support DSA and TSR implementation. In this position, engineers will assist with investigation of emergent safety issues, development of long term nuclear safety goals, and safety issue resolutions. Engineer works independently to solve technical nuclear safety issues. Engineer must establish objectives and set priorities for assigned work, and advise manager of nuclear safety or other technical issues. Engineer must develop and maintain effective interfaces with design engineers, operations personnel, project management staff and other technical experts internal and external to the laboratory. Engineer consults manager or other technical experts on technical approach for resolution of complex issues. Additionally, engineer will be consulted by junior staff on resolution of any of their technical concerns or issues. Nuclear Safety Analysis Engineer is responsible for technical compliance, product quality, and timely completion of safety analysis projects. Engineer is a contributing professional who is building and growing a reputation for engineering expertise.

Minimum Qualification Requirements (Education and/or Experience):
Bachelor’s Degree (or Advanced Degree) in Nuclear, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Civil or other Engineering Degree and minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering or analysis activities associated with nuclear facilities.
Demonstrated experience and success in development of Safety Analysis Reports or supporting analyses.

Must be a US Citizen. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.

Special Requirements and/or Training:
A broad range of analytical methods used in developing safety analyses and risk assessments and knowledge of Department of Energy or Nuclear Regulatory Commission nuclear safety and un-reviewed safety question guides and standards are preferred. Analyst must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.

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); Intermittent repetitive work.
Special Senses: Visually demanding work; Near vision.
Work Conditions: Typing/keyboard; Working > than 8 hours/day; Working alone.
Certification Exam(s): Testing Designated Position (TDP).
Please Apply Before:
February 28, 2019 (midnight, MST)
Environmental, Safety and Health Statement
Must 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 Information
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INL Overview
INL 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 Opportunity
Idaho 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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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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