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    National Nuclear Security Administration Demonstration Project

    This position is covered by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Demonstration Project. The NN-04 pay band is equivalent to the GS-14-15 grade levels.

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    As a Nuclear Engineer, you will:

    • Serve as a subject matter expert for the research, development, design, acquisition, specification, construction, inspection, installation, certification, testing, overhaul, refueling, operating practices and procedures, maintenance, supply support, and ultimate disposition of naval nuclear propulsion plants.
    • Provide engineering advice, guidance and assistance to program offices or site managers on the interpretation and application of technical requirements and policies, evaluation of modifications and/or alternative approaches, and corrective actions as required.
    • Develop internal policy guidance and other documents which may lead to changes in policy or program direction.
    • Participate in a technical advisory capacity and represent the interests and position of the office in meetings, panels, and conference with other federal agencies, state agencies, national laboratories, contractors, and/or other stakeholders to present briefings/speeches, evaluate and assess technical research and development reports and plans, and present issues, problems, impacts, and solutions.
    • Participate on ad-hoc teams comprised of other engineers in the government and the private sector in conducting broad policy studies.
    • Provide oversight and coordinate with diverse entities such as organizations within the Navy, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, reactor plant design laboratories, and shipyards. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 4-6 times per year

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0840 Nuclear Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528285900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.