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Advanced Environmental Engineer

Idaho Falls, ID, US

  • Idaho Falls, ID, US
  • 2023-08-14 02:00:08
  • 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 owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

The Naval Reactors Facility (NRF) is seeking an Environmental Engineer passionate about the environment and committed to continue the Environmental Compliance team’s technical excellence.  Successful candidate will be assigned an experienced mentor to assist with onboarding process.  

  • Develop and follow programs and projects to ensure compliance with operational, design, regulatory and Naval Reactors Program requirements. Examples include performing work document reviews, engineering evaluations and analyses to support assigned tasks.
  • Develop, deliver, and oversee training for NNL personnel to promote environmental awareness and proper stewardship.
  • Lead inspections and interface with outside regulatory agencies (e.g., IDEQ, EPA).
  • Preparation and maintenance of records and reports to meet regulatory and Naval Reactors Program requirements, evaluate site performance, perform field/work surveillances, interpret and implement regulatory requirements and approve technical work procedures.
  • Provide independent oversight and assessment of NNL, subcontractor and vendor facility operations; material evaluation; design reviews and engineering methods. All engineers are encouraged to participate in development of innovative ideas/processes to improve overall efficiency.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in one or more environmental program areas to support safe and compliant execution of work activities and site operations. The scope of environmental program areas includes stormwater, industrial wastewater, drinking water, sanitary wastewater, air emissions, spill response, chemicals and pesticides, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) compliance, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and all associated environmental permits.
  • Environmental Engineers are required to obtain and maintain the Radiation Worker Qualification, which is obtained on-site.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a technical, engineering or science related field and 4 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a technical, engineering or science related field and 2 years of relevant experience; or Currently or previously NPE qualified; or CTE/ACRS and 1 year EOOW qualified in the Nuclear Operations Program; or Watch Instructor and Refueling Facility Area Refueling Engineer and 1 year as SRE.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience analyzing complex data and generating reports for regulatory agencies.
  • Experience conducting inspections or audits to local, state, or federal standards.
  • Experience in air emissions sampling and data analysis desirable
  • Experience with MS Office suite and possess good verbal and written skills.

Compensation and Benefits

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage 
401(k) Savings Program 
Capital Accumulation Plan 
Personal & Medical Time Off 
Paid Parental Leave 
Disability, Life and Accident Insurance 
9/80 Work Schedule 
Flexible Start/End Times 
Wellness Rewards Program 
Flexible Spending Accounts 
Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
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Pay Range

$82,600- $123,800 annually 
Please note that the salary information shown is a general guideline only. 
Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

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