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SENIOR NUCLEAR ENGINEER 3

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 10, 2021

Job Description

Designs, develops, and tests nuclear equipment and systems. Conducts research on new materials of special interest in nuclear reactors. Conducts studies related to the detection and control of radiation and radioactive contaminants. Studies nuclear fuel cycle to define most economical uses of material and safest means of waste products disposal. Other areas of research include radiation transport modeling, statistical analyses and performance metrics. Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs.

Provides nuclear construction engineering guidance and support for the fabrication and assembly of steel structures and shielding for the VCS submarine program.  The candidate will be expected to interact with trade’s management, develop and maintain work documents, lead projects and process improvements, design fabrication fixtures and diagnose heavy steel construction problems.  Must be willing to work in a construction environment.    

Basic Qualifications

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of shipyard operations, structural/construction engineering, welding and NDT processes are preferred although candidates with other manufacturing engineering backgrounds should to apply.

Req ID: 6710 

Department: E86 NUC PRP-CNS&PRC ENG 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  
 

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EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

 

As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law.  Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.