Principle Compliance Engineer

Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Ballston Spa, New York
May 19, 2024
May 23, 2024
Role Type
IT, Management
Position Type
Engineer / Developer
Part Time
Practice Setting
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Corporation / LLC
Job Description About Us

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 owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

Are you an aspiring to be a Health Physicist expert who is working toward completion of your Certification as a Health Physicist (CHP) or an experienced Certified Health Physicist who is looking to work in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) and work with Radiation Health professionals Are you looking for a position to grow yourself and provide leadership to other Health Physicist in the Naval Nuclear Laboratory Health Physics Community The Kesselring Site Radiation Health and Dosimetry unit is seeking a person to provide technical assistance on health physics topics, as well as efforts to grow themselves and others in the area of Health Physics. The KS Radiation and Dosimetry Compliance Engineer will be responsible for the execution and oversight of several Radiation Health Programs. This includes the development and implementation of new programs based on technologic advances. The successful candidate will be required to qualify as a Processor on the current Dosimetry System being utilized, as well as qualifying as a National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) signatory. The successful candidate will be entering in on the ground floor regarding the development and implementation of a new Dosimetry System for the NNPP. This will require development of relationships with other Health Physics experts across the NNPP, such as through the attendance of periodic Technical Manager/Quality Manager (TM/QM) conferences. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the completion of Dose Investigation Reports in accordance with Corporate Dosimetry procedures.

The successful candidate will need to qualify as an Internal Monitoring Operator and System Administrator responsible for oversight of all internal monitoring operations, including periodic calibrations and testing, and qualifications of other individuals in the unit. Being the System Administrator will require knowledge in radiation detections and measurement principles, with an emphasis on gamma spectroscopy. This knowledge will also support other applications that are being developed and implemented.

The successful candidate will support the development and upkeep of local procedures used in various Radiation Heatlh and Dosimetry operations.

The successful candidate will support the unit's continuing training program, including the development and delivery of health physics training and casualty training for Health Physicists. This will require collaboration with Corporate Dosimetry and the NNL Health Physics Community in the development phases.

The successful candidate will support the KS Radiation Health and Dosimetry internal audit and surveillance program. They will also support the internal and external audits of KS Radiation Health and Dosimetry performed by others and will track actions and responses to those audits.

Lastly, the successful candidate will be required to participate in the KS Emergency Response Organization.

Note: This position is also available Part-Time

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of nine years of relevant experience or; Master's degree in a degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience or; Currently or previously Shift Supervisor Part II qualified or qualified SIT and three years as EOOW in the Nuclear Operations Program or CRE qualification or SRE qualified with nine years of experience.

Preferred Skills

Experience with dose assessment, curie estimating, and radiation health technical issues.

Knowledge of Dosimetry Systems.

Knowledge of radiation measurement and detection principles.

Knowledge of gamma spectroscopy technology.

Knowledge or experience in radiological environmental monitoring.

Qualification as a Radiation Health Officer, or equivalent.

Demonstrated teaming abilities.

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

Certified Health Physicist development/preparations

Compensation and Benefits

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
401(k) Savings Program
Capital Accumulation Plan
Personal & Medical Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
Disability, Life and Accident Insurance
9/80 Work Schedule
Flexible Start/End Times
Wellness Rewards Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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Pay Range

$105,600 - $158,400 annually
Please note that the salary information shown is a general guideline only.
Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity