- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Master of Science
Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) is a multi-program laboratory applying state of the art science and practical, high-value, cost-effective solutions to complex technical problems to protect the nation. Located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, SC, the laboratory develops and deploys innovative technologies to address some of the nation’s environmental, energy, and national security challenges.
The candidate will work on a multi-disciplinary research team to support nuclear materials management scopes seeking to grow the SRNL portfolio in areas related to the expanding advanced reactor market. Incorporate conventional engineering or scientific practices and a variety of complex features such as complicated technical requirements, application of new or special materials or processes and difficult coordination or oversight requirements into problem solving and program planning where only general objectives are stated. Ensures appropriate technical performance of the end product developed and designed to resolve the original problem. Communicate results and objectives verbally and in manuscript form to customers, colleagues and management. Enhance expertise in field through participation in local technical societies. Demonstrate creative ability through medium of patent disclosures, problem solving, engineering reports, technical papers and articles.
Begin to plan and develop engineered solutions to technical tasks or project objectives. Begin using systems and meeting requirements with supervisory guidance. Assist more senior technical professionals in performing related activities on more complex tasks. Assume technical responsibility for one or more related phases of a program. Cooperate with other engineers/scientists performing related phases of the technical work. Be cognizant of the work performed in other projects in field of technology. Accept the delegated technical responsibility for design, application, test, or the preparation of specifications for systems, materials, equipment or components. Apply technical knowledge toward the reduction of the cost and improvement of the product where possible and incorporate new ideas resulting from engineering/scientific progress in the field. Prepare costs and schedule estimates on proposed projects/tasks in assigned area. Prepare technical manuals, reports and procedures. Demonstrate creative ability through the medium of patent disclosures or the ingenuity exercised in solving technical problems.
Clearance Required to Perform Job?
Salary Range (annual)
$63,228 - $107,193
Salary offers are commensurate with candidate's experience and applicable education in comparison to incumbents.
Basic Education Qualifications
Bachelor degree in applicable science or engineering discipline
Other Required Qualifications
Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption authorization will be required for employment at SRNL. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance.
An M.S. in nuclear, materials science, chemical, or similar engineering discipline is desired. Publication record and peer recognition as an expert is a plus. Knowledge of nuclear material processing, nuclear fuel design, spent fuel processing, storage, transportation, and disposal development is a plus.
Competency Description #1
Understand job responsibilities and be accountable for results.
Meet goals and strive for customer satisfaction and corporate success.
Make sound workplace and business decisions.
Keep commitments and promises.
Plan work in a responsible manner, balancing company goals vs. schedule, budget, safety and resources.
Elevate issues early to avoid surprises.
Shape the Future
Competency Description #2
Adapt and perform consistently under changing requirements and dynamic work situations.
Take initiative to offer or try a new approach to make the team and the company more successful.
Foster business success by offering and supporting different perspectives.
Continuously improve in job performance.
Take on stretch or rotational assignments to support company initiatives and achieve self development.
Competency Description #3
Build and maintain good working relationships with everyone.
Maintain a customer-focused attitude and strive to satisfy the customer.
Communicate in a clear, respectful manner with everyone. Publicly recognize others for a job well done.
Provide open and timely feedback regarding meeting and delivering commitments.
Energize & Recognize Team
Competency Description #4
Work with team members to ensure team, department, and divisional goals are met.
Communicate in a clear, respectful manner with team and management.
Collaborate and share with other team members to promote knowledge transfer.
Mentor, guide, and provide assistance to newer employees.
Promote teamwork and support other members of the organization.
Ask for help and support when needed.
Recognize colleagues for their achievements.
Competency Description #5
Behave in a professional manner demonstrating integrity, ethics, and a high standard of values.Deliver your work with pride and ownership.Respect others’ knowledge, skills, and experiences.Seek to appropriately identify and resolve challenges.Work to make the organization, company, and mission more successful.Apply Continuous Improvement processes to work scopes to improve efficiency and reduce unnecessary costs.Strive to exceed expectations in task completion.Embrace the company’s culture of service, excellence, and stewardship.Take personal responsibility to care for equipment and resources.Adhere to conduct of operations principles.
BSRA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. BSRA is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, you may contact us by e-mail at HRGeneral@srnl.doe.gov.