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Advisor Materials Engineer

Niskayuna, NY

  • Niskayuna, NY, 12309, US
  • 2021-04-07 18:08:49
  • Engineering/Science
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Job Description

Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking an experienced engineer to join our Core Performance Analysis team. This group performs reactor design work for operational and next generation Naval Nuclear Reactors.  The successful candidate will act as an expert to inform core materials development efforts and strategies, and will be a critical contributor to the most challenging technical issues.  Cognizant areas include the modeling, analyzing, documenting, and test planning for nuclear analysis of fuel and poison elements. Work may generally include statistical assessments of data, materials evaluations, design reviews, validation and interpretation of test data, fleet support, safety analysis, and analysis of vendor's procedures, systems, and results. 

The successful candidate for this role will accelerate strategic efforts within core performance that include:

  • leveraging and leading new contractual relationships with universities to advance novel concepts or unmet needs in irradiation testing technology and core materials, 
  • leading multi-disciplinary efforts to advance core materials technologies both in the traditional Naval PWR sphere and in the area of new development, and 
  • advising Technology leadership in external advances and directions in order to better adapt strategies within Core Materials Engineering.   
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