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Core Engineering Senior Associate

Company: Consolidated Nuclear Security
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Performs highly technical engineering functions that comprise the largest majority of the engineering work at both sites. Work may include components of Mechanical, Electrical, Process, Nuclear, Chemical, Structural, Systems, and Design engineering work and expertise. These components will be leveraged to develop complex work through cross-functional teams to solve complex engineering problems encountered throughout the sites.
The Destructive/Non-Destructive Analyst position is a mechanical engineer position in the Explosive Technology Division with responsibility for assigned systems in the High Explosive and Materials Testing section. The candidate will be responsible for designing, analyzing, developing high quality detailed design packages related to test fire activities, mechanical properties testing, and other areas in support of weapons production/surveillance activities for critical mission deliverables. The candidate will also be responsible for interpreting and communicating design and production agency requirements to ensure that conformance to customer technical requirements and expectations are met, writing specification documents and subsequent follow-up to ensure proper testing is performed. Represents the Explosive Technology organization as a technical contact for activities involving the qualification, surveillance, and disposition of energetic materials and components on Production Operations. Interacts with internal/external personnel on advanced technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations or the design agencies. The mechanical engineer will provide management with scheduled project updates, feedback, and appropriate reporting on testing activities ensuring that a feedback loop is maintained to communicate answers to issues, concerns, and lesson learned in accordance with Integrated Safety Management (ISM) principles.
What You Can Expect

  • Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to national and global security

  • Top-notch, dedicated colleagues

  • Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization

  • Career advancement and professional development programs

  • Work-life balance fostered through flexible work options and wellness initiatives

    Minimum Job Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering/science discipline: Minimum 2 years of relevant experience

    • OR Master's degree in engineering/science discipline

      Preferred Job Requirements
      Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program in the United States or designated equivalents from Canada or Mexico, the Washington Accord, or the list of substantially equivalent as documented by ABET.

      • Extensive technical expertise and full knowledge of related engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering and construction methods and materials, and engineering application of computers

      • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to various engineering disciplines

      • Requires the ability to apply technical skills of engineering to the design, safety, and operation of facilities and/or processes within facilities; ability to prepare, read, and/or interpret complex engineering drawings and analysis; ability to conduct formal presentations to plant personnel and other interested parties; ability to review projects for technical accuracy; ability to present information clearly and effectively through the oral and written word

      • Demonstrated technical capabilities, leadership, and work ethic

      • Ability to work in a project team environment and communicate well with other disciplines, customers, and stakeholders

        Why Pantex and Y-12?
        You get #morethanajob. We encourage employees to achieve a healthy personal balance among home, work and the community. One of the ways we embrace work-life balance is by offering flexible work arrangements that provide alternatives to the traditional workweek, while still meeting business needs. Top talent and personal commitment mean more to our success than any other factors, so we reward our people with the kinds of benefits that make a positive difference in the quality of their lives. Benefits such as: medical plan, prescription drug plan, vision plan, dental plan, employer matched 401(k) savings plan, disability coverage, education reimbursement and many more. Want to stay healthy and fit but hate the cost of a gym membership? Take advantage of one of our onsite workout facilities and eat healthy in our onsite cafeterias. Much more than a workplace, at Pantex and Y-12, you can build a career that lasts a lifetime.
        The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Minimum Job Requirements. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.
        If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level.
        Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.
        Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.
        CNS is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.
        CNS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Consolidated Nuclear Security, Amarillo , Core Engineering Senior Associate, Engineering , Amarillo, Texas

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