Department Manager, Digital Reactor Design & Development

Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, ID

  • Industry: Engineering - Electrical Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Description

ORGANIZATION: Reactor System Design and Analysis

CONTACT: (see application details)
WORK LOCATION: Idaho Falls, ID (In Town, 9x80 Schedule)

Idaho National Lab will change the world's advanced nuclear technology future! Join us - innovate the future!

The Reactor System Design and Analysis Division (RSD&A) establishes new standards of emerging, innovative reactor design through contributing technical expertise to unique and specific advanced nuclear reactor design and deployment initiatives. Through collaborative efforts, RSD&A enables research, design and implementation of lab, partner and vendor initiatives. The work of RSD&A is positioned to establish the nation as a global leader in nuclear reactor technology.

The Digital Reactor Design and Development Department Manager will lead a team of innovators to create the next level of advanced reactor technology. As a leader in the Nuclear Science and Technology Directorate, the department manager is responsible for creating a culture of
technical excellence, collaboration, inclusion, and diversity with focus toward the professional development of staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of sensors, machine learning, artificial intelligence, embedded security, advanced manufacturing, advanced systems models, and other technologies leading to a real-time digital systems reactor.
  • Build a strong team of innovators who will create the next level of advanced reactor technology and deploy these advanced digital smart systems.
  • Work closely with reactor design teams and will be familiar with the systems technologies required for autonomous smart digital systems in various industries.
  • Responsible for the overall human capital management of the department to include hiring staff and shaping the vision of the emergent department.



    Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field plus years related experience indicated below:

    o BS plus 12+ years experience

    o MS plus 8+ years experience

    o PhD plus 5+ years experience (preferred)

  • Related experience may include demonstrating effective technical and leadership skills, including management of technical programs, personnel management, staff recruiting, and developing and implementing strategic plans.
  • Understanding of advanced modeling technology and artificial intelligence and associated systems is expected.
  • Preference for strong understanding of and experience with design and requirements of mechanical and structural components or reactor power plants.
  • Strong preference for a history of attracting funding and establishing relationships with potential sponsors of advanced reactor designs and analysis activities, as well as development of new analytical methods and knowledge of the emerging reactor industry.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L clearance; therefore, US citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to work in a culturally diverse environment.

    Please Apply Before:February 21, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (MDT)

    MISSION/VISION STATEMENT: Empowering the Nation's Energy Future

    MISSION: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

    VISION: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Employee Job Functions

    Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

    Motor Abilities - fine motor control (hands); repetitive, intermittent work

    Special Senses - visually demanding work; near vision; speech discrimination

    Work Conditions - stairs; typing/keyboard; working alone; working >8 hours/day

    Certification Exam(s) -Testing Designated Position (TDP)


    Selective Service Requirements

    To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov .

    Environmental, Safety and Health Statement

    Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.


    Other Information

    When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.


    INL Overview

    INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.


    The Idaho Falls Area

    Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit www.visitidahofalls.com and www.visitidaho.org .


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