Project Engineer / Project Lead, Level V (Pantex)

Amarillo, TX
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Req ID: 2024-8115


Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking Engineering, Professional, Technical, and Administrative personnel as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the Department of Energy at the Y‑12 National Security Complex located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and the Pantex Plant located in Amarillo, Texas.

Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance Y-12's core mission to ensure a safe, secure, and reliable U.S. nuclear deterrent, which is essential to national security. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction and assignments from Y-12 staff employed directly by the security complex. Pay, benefits, Human Resources, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.

Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing complex, multi-discipline engineering services (both internal and subcontracted) and component or bulk material procurements in support of projects.

  • May be assigned to support a specific plant organization for all of its engineering needs, including projects and minor non-project modifications and studies, and/or matrixed to a single or multiple project manager(s) for the engineering effort associated with capital or expense-funded activities.

  • Ensures the Engineering organization's performance of the established scope of work and directs development, maintenance, and execution of a project/task technical work scope within budget and schedule.

  • Approves all design deliverables and ensures that all technical input requirements are considered and incorporated and that reviews for constructability, acceptability, operability, maintainability, safety, etc., are performed.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, or Chemical) from an Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program in the United States or designated equivalents from Canada or Mexico, the Washington Accord, or the list of substantially equivalent as documented by ABET.

  • 20 or more years of direct experience.

  • Professional Engineering License (PE) is preferred but not required.

  • Extensive technical expertise and full knowledge of related engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering and construction methods and materials, and engineering application of computers.

  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to various engineering disciplines.

  • Ability to apply technical skills of engineering to the design of facilities and/or appurtenances to facilities.

  • Ability to coordinate engineering teams and collaborate with stakeholders to outline project requirements and develop scopes of work, project schedules, and budgets.

  • Ability to prepare, read, and/or interpret complex engineering drawings.

  • Ability to conduct formal presentations to plant personnel and other interested parties.

  • Ability to review projects for technical accuracy.

  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively through the oral and written word.

  • Proficient use of computer software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite - Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, SharePoint, Skype; Microsoft Project, Adobe Acrobat, etc.

  • The ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance is required.

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen - External applicants selected for this position are required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

  • Medical Exam(s) - Job related pre-placement medical examinations may be required for this position.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. If determined as such, this position would be identified as a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in addition to the pre-employment drug screen.

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8115