Senior Nuclear Engineer/Neutronics Analyst
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Description Does a career focused on changing the world's energy
future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity
you're looking for! Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Nuclear
Science and Technology (NS&T) Irradiation Experiment Neutronics
Analysis group is seeking forward-thinking, professionals
interested in exploring a technical career as Nuclear
Engineer/Neutronics Analyst will focus on neutronics and reactor
physics calculations for irradiation experiment design and
operation in the Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT), the
Advanced Test Reactor (ATR), and other nuclear research and test
reactors. The Nuclear Engineer/Neutronics Analyst should have a
strong background in neutron transport and reactor kinetics with
demonstrated experience using MCNP, ORIGEN, and SCALE to model the
irradiation of nuclear fuels and materials under varied nuclear
conditions. Practical experience using nuclear safety basis
knowledge and documents is highly desired. Computer programming
skills and high performance computing experience is also highly
desired. Responsibilities Include:
- Appyling physics and engineering theories and concepts to solve
problems and performing detailed neutronics and reactor physics
calculations and analyses of irradiation experiments for INL
- Being a key participant within an interdisciplinary project
team and work effectively both alone and as a team member, be
self-motivated and willing to take direction from team members and
peers and maintain currency in relevant engineering and scientific
literature, prepare internal reports and peer-reviewed
publications, and present research results at conferences and
meetings. Minimum Requirements:
- Masters degree in nuclear science/engineering/physics (or
similar discipline) plus 3 year relevant experience or Doctorate
degree in nuclear science/engineering/physics (or similar
discipline) with 2 year relevant experience.
- Demonstrated experience in nuclear modeling, physics, and
reactor engineering analysis.
- Demonstrated experience using MCNP.
- Demonstrated experience in python.
- Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Preferred
- Advanced degree.
- Demonstrated experience using SCALE or ORIGEN.
- Experience with transient irradiation experiment design and
analysis. Computer code benchmarking and validation
- Working knowledge of software development.
- Experience in data analysis.
- Experience in java.
- Experience working on High Performance Computer (HPC) systems
Programming capabilities. Job Information
- Salary Grade: 220 INL Overview: INL is a science-based, applied
engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S.
Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science,
and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers,
and support staff, the laboratory works with national and
international governments, universities and industry partners to
discover new science and development technologies that underpin the
nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and
environmental missions. INL Mission: Our mission is to discover,
demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other
clean energy options and critical infrastructure. INL Vision: Our
vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our
nation's critical infrastructure. Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31,
1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS).
For more information see www.sss.gov. Equal Employment Opportunity:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment
opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic
information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to
apply. COVID Safety Protocols: As a condition of employment, Idaho
National Laboratory will inquire about COVID vaccination status and
expects candidates to comply with all required COVID safety
protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable. If safety
protocols evolve to include mandatory vaccinations, Idaho National
Laboratory will require compliance with such vaccine mandates
subject to applicable protections under State and Federal Law.
Idaho National Laboratory has implemented a required vaccination
policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be
vaccinated against COVID - 19 as a condition of employment, unless
exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with
Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In
accordance with Idaho National Laboratory's duty to provide and
maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting
this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their
families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large
from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to
receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact
us to request accommodation. Other Information: When applying to
positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the
following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or
answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation: We have an extremely competitive
salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal
benefits. For more information, please visit:
https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/. . Qualifications .
Primary Location: US-ID-Idaho FallsJob: EngineeringOrganization:
Nuclear Science & Technology (Cxxx)Schedule: Full-timeEmployee
Status: RegularJob Posting: Oct 18, 2021, 9:31:28 PMUnposting Date:
Keywords: Battelle Energy Alliance, Idaho Falls , Senior Nuclear Engineer/Neutronics Analyst, Engineering , Idaho Falls, Idaho
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