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Associate Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer

Company: Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

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


This position will directly support Navy operations through the processing of spent nuclear fuel in an industrial environment. Once qualified, work will include leading a team of trades personnel (e.g., crane operators and riggers, quality inspectors, technicians) to meet goals and objectives in support of our mission.
Essential duties and attributes Include:
--- Pays great attention to detail
--- Highly competent in both written and verbal communication with others
--- Able to successfully lead a work team
--- Problem solver
--- Successfully handles stressful situations
--- Values requirements and ensures others follow them
--- Able to accurately and honestly self-assess performance
This position requires 10-12 months of intense classroom, self-study and work group supervisor training and includes a comprehensive written, watch standing and oral examination to qualify as a Refueling Operations Engineer.
This is a high-visibility position with great responsibility and visibility with senior management.



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 required.

Preferred Skills


The following preferred experience/skills will be evaluated for the successful candidates:

Mechanical, Electrical or Nuclear Engineering degree with hands on work experience in a leadership role
Minimum 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale
Previous refueling engineering or Engineer officer of the watch (EOOW) experience
Naval nuclear shipyard or previous military experience



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)

Visit us online to view all NNL benefits!



Pay Range


$64,500 - $96,700 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

Keywords: Naval Nuclear Laboratory, Idaho Falls , Associate Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer, Engineering , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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