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Amentum Criticality Safety Engineer 2 in AIKEN, South Carolina

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Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Criticality Safety Engineer 2 to be based in our Aiken, SC location. The Engineer is responsible for perform a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing research, development, design, manufacture, test, installation, operation, and maintenance of diverse electronic/mechanical equipment and systems and generally as a member of a design, analysis or review team on more complex assignments or as a lead on less complex assignments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of calculations, analysis or review tasks under minimal supervision.

  • Act as a lead on less complex tasks and responsible for a portion of an analysis or calculation review.

  • Coordinate and work closely with other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements.

  • Establish and maintain a filing system or databases as needed for tracking work status.

  • Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.

  • Direct interface and liaison with customers at all levels from quotation to final calculations and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications.

  • Conduct site visits, analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.

  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and procedures.

  • Support development of technical proposal and provide comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work

  • Working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs

  • Demonstrated experience with MCNP and/or SCALE codes

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or related scientific field and at least 3 years of job-related experience or equivalent. Good communications and analytical skills; Position may require travel. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.

Experience with:

Demonstrated DOE and/or commercial nuclear experience in performing criticality safety analytical and operational oversight tasks in accordance with ANSI 8 series of standards.

Develop nuclear criticality safety evaluations (NCSE) and supporting criticality calculations in accordance with DOE standards and guidelines.

Develop criticality safety strategies, specifying criticality safety structures, systems, and components (SSCs).

Due to the Nature of the work must be a US Citizen

Dual Citizenship not accepted

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in Nuclear Engineering. Familiarity with criticality computing platform selection/maintenance and Software Quality Assurance.

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