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Nuclear Criticality Safety Post Bachelor's Student

Company: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Location: los alamos
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

What You Will Do

As a Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Post-Bac Student, you will be introduced to various physical and mechanical design documents such as drawings and schematics, and investigate problems affecting nuclear criticality safety. You will also a ssist in computational NCS studies, learn the basics of the NCS discipline, and assists in the preparation and presentation of nuclear criticality safety technical reports and evaluations.

You, the student, will be mentored by analysts and the internship provides calculation and work experience that will enhance your undergraduate curriculum.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Nuclear or Chemical Engineering or a related field awarded in the past 3 years.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Experience writing technical papers or proposals.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment with good communication skills.
  • Completed coursework or research experience in one of the disciplines outlined above.

Education/Experience:

Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree within the past 3 years, but have not been accepted and enrolled in a graduate program and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 for consideration. Students who have pursued a degree in Nuclear or Chemical Engineering preferred.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

Dental and vision insurance

Free basic life and disability insurance

Paid maternity and parental leave

Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

Onsite gyms and wellness programs

Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: L (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
  • for access to classified matter.
  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, 712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

For general program information refer to the StudentPrograms web page.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Instructions on How to Activate/Create a LANL Jobs Account:

Follow the instructions below if you have ever had an employee Z number, been a contractor, or received Los Alamos Lab insurance coverage to activate your account:
  • Select the Click Here button if you have been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage .
  • Please enter only your first and last name and current email address (an email with your validation code will be sent to you) to activate the account currently in our system.
  • Enter your validation code as described in the email you receive and complete the 3-page registration form. Your account is now active and you can apply for jobs or save to your basket. Important : Enter the validation code within 15 days to activate your account or your account will be deactivated.

Follow the instructions below if you if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage to create an account:
  • Select the Register button if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage to Create an Account.
  • From here, you will establish an account with username and password.

How to Apply: Login to Your Account to Complete the Application Process
  • Click the Vacancy Name number (in blue) to view any job's details.
  • Click Apply or Add to Basket to apply later. Tip : To apply for a job or save your basket, you must have a LANL jobs account.

If you experience any technical issues, please email applyhelp@lanl.gov for assistance.

Appointment Type

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Vacancy Name: IRC83830
Organization Name NCS/Nuclear Criticality Safety
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Req ID: IRC83830
Category: Student - Post Bachelor

Keywords: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Santa Fe , Nuclear Criticality Safety Post Bachelor's Student, Other , los alamos, New Mexico

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