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16 days ago


Oak Ridge, TN


This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  UPF will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.  The UPF project has multiple work schedules that are subject to change and may require employees to work overtime and/or night shift when a business need arises. The core construction working hours are between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The core engineering hours are between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Work schedule and overtime are to be approved in advance by supervisors. 


Position Responsibilities:

Review and prepare Systems Engineering documents related to the requirements generation, management, and verification. Properly interpret and apply codes & standards and customer design requirements, for the compilation of verification evidence. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and job functions, review project design criteria, vendor drawings/manuals, construction inspection records, and start-up test reports. Prepare engineering change packages for requirements management and configuration managed documentation. Deliver verification packages to facilitate the turnover of completed systems and facilities to clientele. Possess interpersonal communication skills and commitment to continuous improvement and team building. Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.  


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college with at least 3 years of relevant technical experience, or in lieu of a degree, 9 or more years of relevant experience. Must be a US citizen. Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education. Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the worksite.  


Minimum Qualifications:

Possess an awareness of national codes and standards, environmental regulations, and their influence on design. Experience facilitating multi-discipline meetings to resolve technical issues. Excellent oral and written communications skills.  


Preferred Qualifications:

Professional Registration in Engineering, Experience on DOE or DOD projects, Familiarity with implementation of requirements in design, Experience working on a large, complex EPC contract, Experience in performing functional analysis, Experience working with requirements management databases, Experience in performing design and/or requirements change impact analysis.

Job Posting Start Date:   28/06/2021

Job Posting End Date:   24/06/2022

Business Unit:   Nuclear, Security & Environmental

Site:   Oak Ridge, TN

Location:   OAK RIDGE, TN