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Engineer 4 - 2401

Company: Huntington Ingalls Industries
Location: los alamos
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

Job Description

This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

The ideal candidate must be open to possible relocation in the futureas this position has the potential to support other DOE sites in various states.

Performs engineering functions in one or more of the following specialties: electronics, electrical, mechanical, civil, nuclear, and/or chemical.

  • Performs nuclear criticality safety evaluations as the senior Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Analyst.
  • Performs independent reviews of nuclear criticality safety technical reports and evaluations.
  • Conducts periodic reviews of operations. Provides NCS technical guidance to operating organizations.
  • Conducts reviews of new or proposed changes to existing significant quantity fissile/fissionable material operating procedures and in making recommended changes or additions to guidelines and limits to mitigate the consequences of inadvertent nuclear criticality.
  • Leads the NCS element response to events, including NCS programmatic infractions and criticality accidents.
  • Leads and/or participates in assessments and audits of the Nuclear Criticality Safety Program
  • Assists in the development and/or reviews of new or proposed changes to existing NCS programmatic policy and implementing documents.
  • Ensures all nuclear criticality safety results, materials, processes and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.
  • Conducts nuclear criticality safety training for all levels of employees involved in fissionable material operations, including Operations personnel and NCS personnel.
  • Regularly interfaces with the DOE for criticality safety issues and matters.
  • Participates in the development of criticality safety technical proposals, project cost/schedule documentation, and provides technical leadership to resolve issues, including conferring with project officials to resolve situations where hazards are beyond acceptable levels.

Minimum Qualifications

9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field.

Preferred Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience with qualitative and quantitative accident analysis techniques, and criticality safety analysis tools--MCNP, SCALE/KENO
  • Ability to develop criticality safety evaluation (NCSE) and supporting criticality calculation in accordance with DOE standards and guidelines
  • Ability to develop criticality safety strategies, specifying criticality safety structures, systems, and components (SSC)
  • Must have experience in participating and leading in the performance of nuclear criticality safety evaluations for all new and changed significant quantity fissile/fissionable material operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of legal requirements affecting nuclear criticality safety.
  • Subject matter expert in the use of the common computer codes and cross sections in terms of modeling and physical interpretation or know what sources to consult to obtain the correct interpretation.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in Department of Energy [DOE] and industry standards on safety basis
  • Experience performing risk and hazard analyses for a nuclear/non-nuclear facility preferred
  • Experience with Department of Energy [DOE] or Nuclear Regulatory Commission facilities preferred
  • Knowledge and ability to develop and apply highly advanced principles, concepts and techniques in general engineering
  • Skill and ability to perform critical strategic tasks and to interpret broad strategic requirements and develop and execute plans to satisfy them
  • Ability to develop and lead large sized projects, including defining scope, objectives and methods

Physical Requirements

Office or industrialenvironment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is Americas largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HIIs Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HIIs Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Keywords: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Santa Fe , Engineer 4 - 2401, Other , los alamos, New Mexico

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