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Advanced Engineer Multi-Disciplined

West Mifflin, PA, US

  • West Mifflin, PA, US
  • 2023-05-10 21:00:06
  • Engineering & Science
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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

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated multi-disciplined engineer to join its Materials Manufacturing – Fabrication Technology (MM-FT) team.  This team is a diverse group of engineers and scientists working to develop fabrication techniques using state-of-the-art equipment and supporting current fabrication techniques by developing solutions to current and future manufacturing issues.  

The successful candidate for this position will learn the scientific and engineering details of current manufacturing processes in order to proactively identify vulnerabilities in the current processes, develop improvements, and resolve manufacturing issues.  This position requires significant hands-on laboratory work that includes defining and conducting experiments and designing and constructing equipment and test setups.  The engineer will be responsible for analyzing manufacturing and experimental data to develop solutions.  The engineer must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as they will be responsible for sharing results and providing recommendations to internal NNL organizations, as well as vendor organizations.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience or; MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience or; Currently or previously NPE qualified or CTE/ACRS and one year of EOOW in the Nuclear Operations Program or Watch Instructor and Refueling Facility Area Refueling Engineer and one year as SRE

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in design and executing experiments
  • Working knowledge or experience in statistics
  • Knowledge or experience in manufacturing and inspection oversight
  • Knowledge of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge or experience in inspection techniques (destructive and non-destructive)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and can work independently or part of a team of technical professionals across multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

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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