Advanced Reactor Spent Fuel Analyst
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 3, 2021
DescriptionIdaho National Lab will change the world's energy
future and secure our infrastructure! Join us - innovate the
The Used Fuel Management (UFM) Department has recently
re-established INL's focus and technical leadership in the area of
used fuel management and disposition and is dedicated to providing
government and industry with comprehensive and innovative solutions
to the current challenges. Department researchers are leading a
portfolio of projects focused on the storage, transport, and
disposal of used nuclear fuel and high-level waste arising from
both commercial and non-commercial nuclear reactors, including
The UFM Department is searching for an Advanced Reactor Spent Fuel
Analyst to provide impactful advanced reactor solutions in the
areas of advanced reactor spent fuel characterization, management,
- Contributes to the development of storage, transportation, and
disposition options for spent fuels from advanced and
first-of-a-kind nuclear reactors.
- Contributes expertise to a broad range of spent fuel related
projects, including but not limited to: DOE's National Reactor
Innovation Center program, other DOE-led advanced reactor
deployment programs, and industry/vendor collaborations. This
expertise might include the areas of storage and transportation
package design, licensing support, spent fuel behavior analysis,
future waste form development, and alternative near-term management
- Supports the characterization and investigation of historic
spent fuels for applicability to future advanced reactor management
- Publish work in various customer-required reports as well as
peer-reviewed journal publications.
- Involved in the preparation, peer review, and delivery of
program plans, oral presentations, and other activities related to
INL spent fuel programs and projects.
- Works efficiently both independently and as a member of a
diverse multi-disciplinary team.
- May provide mentorship to more junior peers.
- Willingness to work on team with a diverse background (e.g.,
good verbal communication, ability to work with others at different
- Requires in-depth knowledge of used/spent fuel generation,
characterization, and modeling and analysis.
- Understanding of spent fuel facilities and technologies is
- Individual direction from other team members and peers and
provide feedback in a constructive manner, even under pressure and
- Able to work in a culturally diverse environment.
- Degree required in Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,
Civil Engineering, Physics or a related field with work experience
- MS plus 1-3 years proven experience.
- PhD plus 0-2 years relevant experience.
- Ability to hold a "Q" clearance required.
- PhD is preferred
- Thorough understanding of advanced reactor fuel design and
operational concepts is highly preferred
- Strong leadership skills are highly preferred
- Salary Grade: 220
- Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected
candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on
depth and breadth of validated experience and skills.
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
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.
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questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide
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Benefits, Salary, and Relocation:
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FallsJob:EngineeringOrganization:Nuclear Science & Technology
(Cxxx)Schedule:Full-timeEmployee Status:RegularJob Posting:Mar 12,
2021, 6:01:48 AMUnposting Date:May 12, 2021, 5:59:00 AM
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