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Nuclear Fuels Engineer

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Job Title: Nuclear Fuels Engineer
Grade: 220/230
Org: Post Irradiation Examinations
HR Contact: [email protected]

Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (MFC, 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.


The Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) is seeking candidatefor Nuclear Fuels Engineer. This ideal candidate will serve as a Subject MatterExpert (SME) in Nuclear Engineering to cover programmatic and researchactivities in the general areas of nuclear fuels and materials irradiationperformance within the Post Irradiation Examination Division.

This position is responsible for planning, designing, andanalyzing irradiation experiments to be conducted in a variety of research andtest reactors in order to evaluate the performance of advanced nuclear fuelsand materials. The successful incumbent will develop post-irradiationexamination plans, oversee data collection, reduction and analysis of the performancedata, and publish results in internal reports and the open literature.

Current fuel development programs at the INL include fuelsfor fast-spectrum reactors, gas-cooled reactors, research reactors, andcommercial power reactors. Preferred candidates will have knowledge andexperience in the performance issues associated with one or more of thefollowing fuel types: metallic fuels,ceramic fuels, TRISO-coated particle fuels, research reactor fuels, and/or LWRfuels.


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

PhD in Nuclear Engineering (or closely related Engineering field) and 2 years of relevant work experience

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

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, standing-prolonged
Special Senses: near vision, audio alarms, ability to smell
Work Conditions: stairs, hazardous chemical/waste, radiation work, protective clothing, typing/keyboard, overtime/irregular hours
Certification Exams: testing designated position (tdp)

Please Apply Before:

June 3, 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 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.
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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