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Structural Engineer (Nuclear Facilities Engineer 1/2) with Security Clearance at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Structural Engineer (Nuclear Facilities Engineer 1/2) with Security Clearance

Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM (On Site) Full-Time
What You Will Do The successful candidate will work as part the Plutonium Facilities Engineering team designing, maintaining, and upgrading facility structural systems or components at the LANL site and will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but are not necessarily limited to: Prepare technical reports and studies as part of establishing and maintaining Technical Baseline for new and existing facility structural systems. Collect the occupational, usage, process, safety, and other requirements for the structure, system, or component design or analysis tasks, and prepare design concepts that meet the requirements. Develop design details, design or analysis calculations, specifications, and special inspections that incorporate the applicable design requirements, including nuclear safety requirements, as applicable. Interface and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and the customer during the development of the design. Support the associated safety analyses and hazards evaluations. Nuclear Facilities Engineer 1 ($87,200-$142,500) Within this job, successful candidates will have to opportunity to support the Laboratory's mission by renovating rooms, modifying buildings and structural members, and developing new structures within and around the plutonium facility. Often within this role, engineers will be installing equipment on housekeeping pads or skids with the use of post-installed anchors. Nuclear Facilities Engineer 2 ($96,100 - $159,000) Structural Engineers will work alongside other engineers (e.g., fire protection, structural, mechanical, and electrical) and other senior engineers in team settings to complete collaborative full-system design solutions through mentoring, calculations, and leadership. What You Need Minimum Job Requirements: * Knowledgeable with design engineering or system engineering for nuclear and/or industrial facility operations.
* Knowledgeable in calculations preparation, application of engineering methods, and application of technology aided engineering tools to solve complex engineering problems.
Additional Job Requirements for Nuclear Facilities Engineer 2: * Demonstrated knowledge of engineering work planning, budgeting and design coordination.
* Knowledge/understanding of construction methodologies in structural steel, concrete, masonry, and cold-formed steel.
* Demonstrated broad-based, structural engineering experience with projects involving new facilities, facility modifications, and support/anchorage of equipment.
* Experience in structural analyses, including seismic analyses, in accordance with the IBC, ASCE 7, and DOE-STD 1020 is required.
* Familiarity with Nuclear Safety related codes and standards including ASCE 43, ASCE 4, ACI 349, and AISC N690
* Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both written and verbally. Training/Certifications: Current registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT). Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and 0 to 2 years of practical work experience necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. This position may be subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job. DOE 426.2 requires a BS degree, 2 years job related experience and 1 year non-reactor nuclear experience for technical support personnel who perform work independently at nuclear facilities. The Engineer 1 position would be expected to be able to obtain the nuclear experience on the job if they do not have it upon hire before becoming fully-qualified. Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 3 years of practical work experience necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. This position may be subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job. DOE 426.2 requires a BS degree, 2 years job related experience and 1 year non-reactor nuclear experience for technical support personnel who perform work independently at nuclear facilities. The Nuclear Facility Engineer 2 position would be expected to be able to obtain the nuclear experience on the job if they do not have it upon hire before becoming fully-qualified. Desired Qualifications: * MS degree in Civil Engineering with structural emphasis
* Preference given to those with or on track for:
* Licensed Professional Civil Engineer with structural focus (PE) - NCEES 8-hour civil engineering exam.
* Licensed Structural Engineer (SE) - NCEES 16-hour structural engineering examination (preferred).
* Knowledge of ASCE 4, ASCE 43, and AISC 349
* Experience working under an NQA-1 Quality Program
* Demonstrated working knowledge of DOE standards applicable to facility design, operation, and maintenance.
* Structural analysis experience in any of the following: SAP 2000, GT STRUDL, RISA, STAAD, or equal.
* Experience with MathCAD and AutoCAD.
* Demonstrated knowledge of seismic loadings and structural dynamics.
* Preference given to those with experience on nuclear projects/facilities.
* Awareness of LANL Conduct of Engineering (COE) Policies and Procedures and IBC requirements Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM with the potential for teleworking from a location within 2 hours ground commute of this location. Reporting onsite will be periodically required. Telework is at the discretion of management and can change at any time with appropriate notice. COVID Vaccine: The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires. Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is a 1 year. Where You Will Work Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes: * PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
* Dental and vision insurance
* Free basic life and disability insurance
* Paid childbirth and parental leave
* Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
* Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
* Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
* Onsite gyms and wellness programs
* Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)Additional Details Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2. Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A. Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances. *Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information. HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations. 426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job. New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer. Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status. Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements. Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportun

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