Career Level From: Associate
Career Level To: Senior Associate
Organization: Career One - Pantex
Job Specialty: Core Engineering
What You'll Do
Location: Amarillo, TX
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This position involves placement in Career ONE, the Engineering Rotation and Development Program, which provides participants with learning and development opportunities in each of the functional areas within Engineering. Task, job, and project rotational assignments during an employee's initial phase of employment allow opportunities to gain knowledge about Pantex, cross-functional job experience, and valuable networking with the workforce and leadership. Each facet of an employee's development reinforces the technical competencies needed to operate and manage Pantex. This phase of the employee's technical development, which could span over 2 years, allows the division to focus on expanding the employee's knowledge, skills, competencies, and interests. The employee will achieve the desired learning before moving into a home department for further growth and development.
Employees will also be afforded the opportunity to participate in a wide range of technical and professional development seminars, workshops, and lectures on technical engineering topics and other areas of interest. The majority of workshops will be led by Engineering and Pantex site subject matter experts.
Additionally, career and technical mentors are a key component of the program. Employees are able to draw from the career knowledge of seasoned employees to develop competencies and grow leadership capabilities. Discipline chief engineers serve as career mentors, offering new hires support and guidance over a two year phase of development. Experienced employees provide technical mentoring by supporting and guiding new employees during specific tasks, jobs, and project assignments. They demonstrate the how-to of a job.
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 discipline with a minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA OR a Master's degree in engineering discipline with a minimum 3.3/4.0 cumulative GPA OR a PhD in engineering discipline with a minimum 3.5 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 Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) Accreditation Board of 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 and/or holds a Texas Professional Engineering License (PE) combined with at least 4 years of relevant experience.
There is a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement up to 4 years post-graduation at time of offer and confirmed by transcript. Beyond four years from graduation, engineering experience will supersede GPA as a requirement for hire.
3.0/4.0 minimum cumulative GPA for Bachelor degree
3.3 minimum cumulative GPA for Master degree
3.5 minimum cumulative GPA for PhD
This position requires the ability to evaluate and provide feedback on new and proposed revisions to technical operating procedures, design drawings, design requirements, and facility systems, structures, and components.
This position requires the ability to perform technical evaluations of processes and provide well-written, technical feedback.
This position requires the ability to make informed decisions and support those decisions to your peers and senior management. Understanding and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
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, 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.