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Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC Associate Reactor Safety Engineer in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 313\ About Us\ The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation\'s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy\'s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe. We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly own a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

Are you interested in learning about the nuclear power propulsion systems on the US Navy\'s aircraft carriers and submarines  The Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is seeking an entry level engineer to join the Reactor Safety Analysis Subdivision to lead evaluations of a wide range of reactor operations and transients.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain an integrated understanding of how many different reactor designs operate while developing analytical skills that support our important mission and keep the public and environment safe.

The successful candidate\'s duties could include,but are not limited to: thermal hydraulic model development and analysis, understanding and communicating nuclear plant accident progression, developing scripts to run our models and post-process results, working productively and efficiently with a team of knowledgeable professionals to document different analyses, and understanding and communicating results to coworkers, managers, and Naval Reactors.

NNL develops and supports the world\'s safest and most advanced reactor plants and as an engineer in the Reactor Safety Analysis Subdivision, your contributions will be directly tied to this important mission!

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Nuclear engineering from an accredited college or university required.

Preferred Skills

Experience with thermal-hydraulic analysis, scripting, and coding preferably with reactor safety computer codes such as RELAP5-3D or MELCOR or post-processing in MATLAB or Python;

Strong interest in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and other related subjects;

Ability to understand large/complex systems including fluids, heat transfer, instrumentation and control systems, and electrical components;

Experience with probabilistic risk assessments and/or statistics;

Strong written and verbal communications skills with an ability to articulate technical ideas in a clear and concise manner\ All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.\ 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. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. 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

Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, who operates the Naval Nuclear Laboratory, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) and is committed to workforce diversity.

We have a commitment to small business and supplier diversity, including small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.