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ATR Operations Assistant Manager

Job Information
Job Title: ATR Operations Assistant Manager
Grade: 220
Org: ATR Operations
Contact: [email protected]
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (ATR Site - 4x10s 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.


This position will rotate among the following three Assistant Manager positions and each position may be occupied for 2-3 years.

As the ATRC/NMIS/Utility Area Operations Assistant Manager, is responsible for day-to-day operational and administrative support and daily coordination of maintenance and operational activities to ensure safe and efficient operation of the Advanced Test Reactor Critical (ATRC) facility/Nuclear Materials Inspection and Storage (NMIS) facility/Utility Area (UA). Uses formal technical education and extensive supervisory/hands-on experience in ATR Reactor operations to supervise various complex assignments in ATRC/NMIS/UA. Oversee and provide technical work direction to the operation and surveillance of the NMIS and the NMIS fuel handling/inspection, of the ATRC during both operating and shutdown periods, and of the Utility Area in support of ATR Operations. Is the primary liaison with facility/area personnel during off-normal hours and provides coverage during performance of high risk evolutions. Interface across organizational lines for the execution of required operations, correcting identified deficiencies, etc.

As the ATR Operations Assistant Manager, incumbent is responsible for day-to-day operational and administrative support and daily coordination of maintenance and operational activities to ensure safe and efficient operation of the ATR plant facilities. Uses formal technical education and extensive supervisory/hands-on experience in ATR reactor operations to manage various complex assignments in ATR Operations. Provides technical work direction to the Shift Supervisors and oversight of reactor plant systems operation. Review day-to-day plant status to ensure adequacy of operational readiness adherence to safety and environmental controls, conduct of operations, compliance with policies and procedures, and operations per test sponsor objectives. Is primary liaison with shift crews during off-normal hours and oversees system owner job functions for assigned reactor and plant support systems. Provide work direction to the ATR Chemistry Coordinator and serve as line management to the shift operating crews and shift supervisors in matters concerning personnel, performance, crew assigned duties and responsibilities, and training.

As the ATR Operations Facility Support Assistant Manager, uses formal technical education and supervisory/hands-on experience in ATR reactor operations to manage various complex assignments in ATR Operations. Ensure operational objectives and requirements are met to ensure ATR Operations facilities are maintained and repaired to support outages and operation. Manage ATR planned maintenance outages, ATR Complex construction, maintenance, radiological controls, environmental, safety and health, and quality functions at the ATR and all support facilities. Manage all activities related to pre-outage preparations and ensure operations related root causes for delays are identified and promptly corrected. Review facilities daily status reports to identify and evaluate the impact of degraded and out-of-service equipment on plant operations, personnel safety, and equipment availability.


Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) "L" Security Clearance

Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of nuclear experience

3 years of previous management/supervisory experience
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: walking-prolonged, lifting ability-25 lbs. max, exertion-minimal, repetitive work-intermittent
Special Senses: visually demanding work, audio alarms, ability to smell
Work Conditions: stairs, typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day, overtime/irregular hours, working alone
Certification Exams: testing designated position

Please Apply Before:
May 23, 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.
The Idaho Falls Area
Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and
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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