, New York

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe. We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly own a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is recruiting for a Mechanical or Nuclear Engineer to work in our Fleet Reactor Engineering department providing life cycle engineering solutions for safe and reliable fleet operations. The successful candidate will deliver analyses that demonstrate our nation's nuclear fleet and prototypes can achieve their mission and ensure crews have adequate systems and procedures in place to safely operate our plants. Join our team to support the United States Navy by ensuring continued excellence in reactor safety.


Job Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform thermal-hydraulic evaluations and analyses of hypothetical reactor casualties and accidents on naval nuclear power plants, and make engineering decisions for all aspects of assigned tasks while working with a team of experienced analysts and experts. 
  • Maintain ownership of work including planning, model development, analysis, documentation, and technical reviews. 
  • Develop experience modeling the plant and understanding thermal-hydraulic phenomena in safety analysis codes, perform qualification of models against analytical methods and/or relevant test data, and perform analyses using modern methodologies. 
  • Determine the effectiveness of the plant design to mitigate consequences and, based on insights from the analysis, provide guidance to external organizations that have cognizance over relevant design features and procedures. 
  • Interface with customers to ensure adequacy of analyses.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six years of relevant experience or; MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience or; Currently or previously Shift Supervisor Part I qualified or EDO and two years as EOOW in the Nuclear Operations Program or Three years as SRE plus Watch Instructor and Refueling Facility Area Refueling Engineer and Fuel and Barrier Shift Supervisor (ECF only) or SRE qualified and six years of experience

Preferred Skills

Strong academic interest and performance in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and other related subjects.

Demonstrated success in a teaming environment with effective communication skills, including technical writing.

Ability to solve open ended technical problems with project constraints and input from interfacing groups.

Experience with thermal-hydraulic analysis using reactor safety analysis related computer codes and/or reactor plant operational procedures.

Eagerness to learn new skills as needed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP) may require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date, subject to approved disability or religious accommodations. We understand this federal requirement is subject to litigation and enforcement may change. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

, New York

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets.The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 7,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe.We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

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