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System Engineer

Company: Consolidated Nuclear Security
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: ENG- Y System Engineer
Career Level From: Associate
Career Level To: Senior Specialist
Organization: Y-12 Facility Engineering (50324112)
Job Specialty: Core EngineeringWhat You'll DoLocation: Oak Ridge, TN
As a Cognizant System Engineer/Technical Authority for assigned systems, coordinates configuration management activities, assesses system health and performance, and provides overall technical responsibility for plant system operability and maintenance activities. Works in conjunction with the Configuration Management program for the assigned system(s). Prepares configuration control/design change packages for tasks; evaluates the impact of proposed changes and/or modifications to approved safety authorization bases for facilities; and performs troubleshooting and improvement activities. Applies the systems and equipment expertise needed to resolve technical system and equipment issues in cooperation with other related disciplines.
Electrical positions requires knowledge of electrical systems with a preferred knowledge in one of the following: manufacturing process equipment, industrial electrical equipment, facility related electrical systems, electromagnetics, electrostatic discharge, and/or lightning protection.
Mechanical positions requires knowledge of electro-mechanical systems with a preferred knowledge in one of the following: manufacturing process equipment, industrial mechanical equipment or facility related mechanical systems.
Reference DOE Order 420.1C Facility Safety, Chapter V. Cognizant System Engineer ProgramWhat 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 initiativesMinimum Job RequirementsBachelor's degree in engineering/physical science/information technology discipline with a minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA OR a Master's degree in engineering/physical science/information technology discipline with a minimum 3.3/4.0 cumulative GPA.
    In addition, the applicant must meet the requirements of DOE O 426.2 (i.e., Baccalaureate in engineering or related science, 2 years job-related and at least 1 year nuclear experience, or a DOE O 426.2 alternative). DOE 426.2 experience requirements can be satisfied following employment. In the interim, newly hired personnel will not be assigned duties that could impact the safety basis of nuclear facilities. (Ref. DOE O 426.2).Preferred Job RequirementsBachelor of Science in [Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Nuclear, or Utilities Systems] 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. A minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0/4.0 within the STEM major for Bachelor degree only at time of offer and confirmed by transcript. A Professional Engineering License (PE) is preferred but not required. Typical experience could range from two to fifteen plus years.
    • Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
    • Understanding of Conduct of Engineering, Conduct of Operations, and Conduct of Maintenance for facilities operating within a nuclear regulated environment
    • The ability to evaluate and provide feedback on new and proposed revisions to technical operating procedures, design drawings and requirements, and facility systems, structures, and components
    • Able to make informed decisions and support those decisions to peers and senior managementNotesThe 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, and internal applicants in higher Career Levels may be considered, on an exception basis, to come across laterally based on the applicant's education and experience, and the scope of work being performed in the role.
      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 with a security clearance are also 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, Knoxville , System Engineer, Other , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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