Project Manager / Irradiation Experiment Manager
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: November 21, 2020
ORGANIZATION: Nuclear Science & Technology (NS&T)
WORK LOCATION: Idaho Falls, ID (9x80 schedule)
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The Irradiation Testing group within INL's Nuclear Science &
Technology directorate is seeking a talented Project Manager /
Irradiation Experiment Manager to join the team!
This individual will be responsible to manage, coordinate, and
administer nuclear fuel and material irradiation experiment
projects from the conceptual phase through final project
* Manage work scope including experiment initiation and planning,
engineering mechanical design and analysis, specimen and hardware
fabrication, characterization, irradiation testing, shipment to
post irradiation examination facility, and final project
* Work directly with the Program Technical Lead (PTL) to define and
document experiment objectives/requirements, to estimate and
establish budgets, prepare budget request documents, and will be
responsible for developing, maintaining, and executing the project
life cycle plans and schedules.
* Work with line management to establish and acquire
multi-discipline teams to design and fabricate experiments meeting
customer objectives, will monitor and report project performance
and provide feedback as appropriate.
* Project, program, and functional support staff are geographically
close and the PM/EM will have some involvement with entities
external to the working group.
* Function as the interface between project activities and will
resolve problems as they arise.
* Apply basic project management skills to manage full project
scope for multi-size projects across technical disciplines and
support functions, including financial, quality, procurement,
legal, regulatory, engineering, fabrication, analysis,
instrumentation, export compliance, etc.
* Implement Laboratory procedures, in particular LWP-20700, and
assist the Program Technical Lead (PTL) in initial experiment
negotiations with customers, if applicable, and will be accountable
to the program for scope as agreed to in the Experiment Execution
Plan (EEP). The PM/EM functions independently within policy and
procedural direction from management and will provide input and
advice for major program and project decisions.
* Bachelor s degree plus 2 years experience OR Advanced degree plus
1 years experience.
* Approval of the Project Management Selection Committee (PMSC) is
* Knowledge of nuclear fuels and materials, experience in the
design, fabrication and/or execution of nuclear fuels and material
testing, and an understanding of irradiation testing, nuclear
reactor systems, theory and safety in regards to experiment
implementation at a nuclear reactor/facility is desirable.
* Candidate will have a familiarity with executing work in
accordance with standards of ASME NQA-1 2000 as implemented by the
INL Quality Program or equivalent.
* Candidate will be knowledgeable with project management tools to
plan, schedule, authorize, budget, monitor, and report work (e.g.
Primavera, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)
* Candidate must have proven success in managing full project scope
from formulation stage through project delivery and closeout.
* Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L clearance, therefore US
Citizenship is required.
* Must be able to work in a culturally diverse environment.
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
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative
nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical
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
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a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for
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/.
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