The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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2018-07-042018-08-04

R&D, Nuclear Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a R&D, Nuclear Engineer\. Are you looking for a great opportunity in state of the art engineering facility to start your career? Do you want to work with experts in the field of Nuclear Engineering? We are a diverse, interdisciplinary team of scientists and professionals\. Consider joining our team\.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Lead research in various risk related technologies including traditional probabilistic risk assessment, dynamic probabilistic risk assessment, Bayesian statistics, and other risk related work;
+ Understanding the risk basis for nuclear systems including nuclear reactors, radiation facilities, and other nuclear enterprises;
+ Be involved with work that is also expanding to other critical infrastructures;
+ Work directly with customers to understand their needs and to help define our research topics;
+ Travel, including some potential international travel;
+ Technical reports based on research including occasional experimentation using Sandia National Lab based experimental facilities\.

+ Technical reports based on research including occasional experimentation using Sandia National Lab based experimental facilities\.

Required:

+ Bachelor's in Nuclear Engineering, Statistics, Reliability, or other relevant degree and engineering or scientific experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
+ Demonstrated proficiency in probability and statistics;
+ Demonstrated technical writing skills as demonstrated through peer reviewed journals or through conference proceedings;
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance\.

Desired:

+ Understanding of nuclear power plant systems and operations;
+ Understanding of nuclear deterrence systems;
+ Understanding of fault and event tree structures;
+ Experience working in a top down approach to systems analysis;
+ Active DOE security clearance\.

Department Description:

The Risk and Reliability Analysis Department conducts probabilistic risk assessments \(PRA\) and analyses, human reliability analysis and fire risk analysis research\. The focus of the department's efforts is on operational risk analysis of high\-consequence engineered systems including civilian nuclear power reactors and transportation systems\. The Department's client base includes the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy, and other federal and non\-federal entities\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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