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Early Career Nuclear Research Facility Instrument Engineer Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

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ORGANIZATION: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)
GRADE: 200/210
WORK LOCATION: Idaho Falls, ID (MFC Site 4x10s schedule)

Idaho National Lab (INL) will change the world's energy future & secure our infrastructure! Join us - innovate the future!

The Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking candidates for an Engineer reporting to the Nuclear Remote Systems Department manager within the Engineering Division.

INL is recognized as the lead national laboratory for DOE-NE, providing much of the nuclear research, development, and demonstration capability needed to move nuclear innovation forward to deployment. MFC hosts a unique combination of personnel, facilities and infrastructure and offers the ability to perform research and development of nuclear fuels from fuel design, development and fabrication through post irradiation analysis.

The Nuclear Research Facility Engineer applies engineering knowledge, practice and techniques to solve applied and operational problems in the areas of R&D for Nuclear Programs, National and Homeland Security, and Energy and Environment. The successful candidate will be the assigned as a Design/System Engineer for highly specialized instruments (electro-mechanical equipment and measurement instrumentation) operated in hot cell environments for the purpose of irradiated material examination

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide engineering oversight and technical direction for assigned process systems and equipment which directly support nuclear R&D and programmatic work at the Materials and Fuels Complex
  • Perform design engineering for highly specialized equipment/instruments operated in a hot cell environment for the purpose of irradiated material examination and processing
  • Maintains equipment/ instrument design basis and configuration
  • Writes and performs qualification and operational tests for assigned instruments/equipment
  • Develops innovative ways to perform tasks/activities in a remote environment
  • Interacts with Researchers to develop equipment/systems to accomplish research activities
  • Supports maintenance activities for assigned equipment/instruments
  • Collects, assimilates, interprets, and then reports technical data via numerous media as required to meet programmatic goals
  • Acts as a team member supporting and coordinating ongoing tasks
  • Influence programmatic direction with sound opinions on technical issues
  • Interacts with other technical personnel as well as mission support staff from other organizations
  • Contributes to the development of new capabilities and intellectual property
  • Performs system engineering functions as necessary to support operation and research of assigned instruments/equipment
  • Performs tasks with oversight from senior staff members and management

Minimum Requirements:

  • PR0100/PR0200 - Bachelor of Science in Engineering or other related field with 0-2 years of experience or a Master of Science Degree in Engineering and 1 year of experience.
  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a DOE clearance.
  • Must be, or become qualified to INL Tech Staff requirements.
  • Must be, or become rad worker 1 or 2 trained, as required.

Job Information

  • 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 proven experience and skills

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 (please use the apply button below).

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.

Reasonable Accommodation:

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:

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Benefits & Salary:

We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: (please use the apply button below). .



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Company Description
INL is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s complex of national laboratories. The laboratory performs work in each of the strategic goal areas of DOE: energy, national security, science and environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research and development.
Our Commitment To A Better World:
Our Beliefs And Values
Idaho National Laboratory’s mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, broader clean energy options and critical infrastructure. The Laboratory’s success depends upon our workforce being empowered, psychologically safe, inclusively diverse, valued and welcomed by everyone. We are dedicated to work each day to achieve these goals.