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Nuclear Worker Technician - Metallographer

Company: Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title

Nuclear Worker Technician - Metallographer

Job Classification


Organizational Unit

Naval Nuclear Laboratory -> Naval Reactors Facility -> Operations


Idaho - Idaho Falls, ID 83415 US (Primary)



Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


High School or equivalent

Job Type


Job Description

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking a Nuclear Worker Technician Metallographer to join the Naval Reactors Facility's (NRF) Operations team! This exciting position is to perform metallographic testing on reactor fuel components or associated materials in a hot cell environment. Specifically assigned to the hot cells work group performing metallography exams on the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program materials. Responsibilities include maintaining a high standard of metallurgical specimen preparation. Familiarity of preparation practices for alloy and material types and develop practices for new materials. Maintain good working practices with engineering organization and test sponsors. Responsibilities could also include managing lab activities and supervising/training other lab personnel.

Required Skills

High School diploma with at least 2 years of college in a STEM or technical field.
Knowledge of metallography laboratory practices, use of lab equipment.

Preferred Skills

Minimum of 5 years in an industrial and/or laboratory metallography setting.
Adeptat handling equipment and analytical instruments.
It is important for the candidate to be versatile and willing to cross train in other areas.
Practical experience with the materials and chemicals used in metallurgical preparation.

About Us

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.

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.

As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP) may require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date, subject to approved disability or religious accommodations. We understand this federal requirement is subject to litigation and enforcement may change.

Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

Keywords: Naval Nuclear Laboratory, Idaho Falls , Nuclear Worker Technician - Metallographer, Professions , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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