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West Mifflin, PA, US
Niskayuna, NY, US
Idaho Falls, ID, US
West Milton, NY, US
Charleston, SC, US

  • West Mifflin, PA, US
  • Niskayuna, NY, US
  • Idaho Falls, ID, US
  • West Milton, NY, US
  • Charleston, SC, US
  • 2023-05-15 21:00:06
  • Regulatory & Legal
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About Us

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe. We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly own a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

Naval Nuclear Laboratory develops advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, for the safety and reliability of our Navy’s submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. We train the Sailors who operate our reactors. FMP manages and operates NNL under U.S. Navy and Department of Energy contracts. NNL subcontracts over a billion dollars and executes tens of thousands of actions per year.

Counsel will serve as a legal advisor to FMP leaders on a wide array of topics relating to FMP needs, including legal risk mitigation in a government contracting environment, customer relations, strategic initiatives and compliance programs.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Candidates must possess a Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school, maintain an active license to practice law in at least one state of operation and must have an active membership in good standing of the bar in at least one state of operation (NY, PA, or ID). A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required.

Preferred Skills

Candidates should have experience or exposure to

  1. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex government contracts(experience with government construction contracts is preferred)
  2. FAR, DEAR, DFARS(preferably);
  3. Supporting contract, subcontract, False Claims Act, or other investigations related to federal procurement law and compliance issues;
  4. organizational conflict of interest restrictions.
  5. excellent academic credentials and possess superior analytical, written, and interpersonal skills, be highly organized and detail-oriented, and have the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  6. Candidates must be able to provide sound, clear legal advice within the company, including senior executives.
  7. Candidates must also be able to adapt their communication style depending on the recipient's level of sophistication about legal issues.

DOE M&O experience is preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP) may require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date, subject to approved disability or religious accommodations. We understand this federal requirement is subject to litigation and enforcement may change. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

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