Los Alamos, New Mexico

Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of Amentum, managing and operating contractor of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team located in Los Alamos, NM.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering functions including but not limited to Quality Assurance review/approval and disposition of nonconformance reports. QA review of procurement documents, procedures, and other work control documents for compliance with the applicable quality program requirements. Assist in the maintenance of the technical, administrative, and programmatic documents related to the implementation of a NQA-1/10CFR830 compliant program. Additional duties will include planning, performing and documenting surveillance/audit activities for assigned areas. Support of Trend Analysis efforts. Applicant will qualify to conduct receipt inspections at remote generator sites. Potential travel to participate in generator site/project office assessments requiring travel within the DOE complex. Ability to write clear and organized reports and other documents that effectively communicate ideas, problems, solutions, and status of projects. Must have strong interface skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction.

NWP Exempt Salary Grade (28 - 33).

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a science related field, or
  • Associates Degree with four (4) years of experience, or
  • High School Diploma or GED with eight (8) years of relevant experience.
  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference given to those candidates with familiarity of software QA programs and knowledge of Environmental Protection Agency Standards.
  • Experience with DOE Quality Assurance Programs or knowledge of Waste Analysis Plan and Transuranic Waste Acceptance Criteria or equivalent program is a plus.
  • Strong audit/surveillance skills including prior NQA-1 Lead Auditor Certification or American Society for Quality Certification are sought.
  • Previous WIPP Project experience is a plus.

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems


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