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Quality Assurance Compliance Engineer

Employer
Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Location
Idaho Falls, ID
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022
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The Expended Core Facility Recapitalization Department (ER) is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to support the >$1.5 billion Naval Spent Fuel Handling (NSFH) Facility construction project in Idaho. The focus of this project is to replace aging infrastructure that supports nuclear fuel processing. This individual will work with the Quality and Safety Oversight team and use his/her expertise in quality assurance requirements through surveillance of work and audits of compliance to project requirements..

The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for oversight of the project Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) subcontractor to ensure the NSFH Facility technical and quality requirements are met and that documentation and records are maintained to support facility commissioning and startup of operations. This position requires knowledge of quality assurance programs and practices applicable to a nuclear facility construction using strict requirements such as ASME NQA-1. The position requires frequent interaction with ER management, the EPCM, construction subcontractors, and the government. Participation in field surveillance of work and formal audits is required. The ability to work independently with limited supervision is a must.

Day-to-day responsibilities:

--Aid in scoping and identifying the application of QA requirements

--Provide support with oversight and assessment of project QA performance

- Conduct field surveillance of construction work to ensure requirements are met and documentation is developed

--Stop work if imminent danger or adverse environmental impact are present

--Monitor work practices to ensure compliance with work plans and relevant requirements

--Document deficiencies and provide follow up to validate implementation of corrective actions

--Participate in formal audits, including developing plans, conducting audits, and documenting findings in formal reports

--Prepare and participate in site inspections and government interfaces

Required Skills

Intermediate:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience; or

Master's degree in a degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of relevant experience

Advanced:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience; or

Master's degree in a degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience

Preferred Skills

Ability to interpret and apply NQA-1 2008/2009a and other applicable standards and codes

--Strong aptitude for working independently under limited supervision

--Ability to understand trends in nonconformances; must be able to communicate and assist with the development of corrective actions

--Excellent communication ability (verbal and non-verbal)

--Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

About Us

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.

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
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