System Engineer - Level II-V - Department of Energy (DOE) - CNS/Y-12

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AIS00676

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Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking Engineering, Professional, Technical, and administrative support 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.

Work must be performed on the Y-12 site. No telework. The Y-12 4/10 work schedule will be followed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the new Electro Refining (ER) / Metal Purification Processing (MPP) system in a DOE Production Facility through supporting configuration management activities, various paperwork activities (i.e., calibrations, ET&I inspections, etc.), assesses system health and performance, and provides overall technical support for operability and maintenance activities.

  • Works in conjunction with the assigned Engineering Design Authority Representative to implement the Configuration Management program for the assigned system(s).

  • Prepares configuration control packages for tasks; evaluates the impact of proposed changes and/or modifications to approved safety authorization bases for facilities; and performs troubleshooting and improvement activities.

  • Applies the systems and equipment expertise needed to resolve technical system and equipment issues in cooperation with other related disciplines.

  • Experience in an NRC or DOE regulated environment is desirable. Requires an understanding of Conduct of Engineering, Conduct of Operations, and Conduct of Maintenance for facilities operating within a nuclear regulated environment.

  • Requires strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with various clients, production and support organizations, management, and hourly wage employees. Must be willing to work in a production environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires an ABET accredited BS degree in an Engineering discipline plus 5 or more years of relevant professional experience or a MS degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.

  • Additional experience is preferred.

  • Experience in Integrated Safety Management is a plus.

  • Able to obtain Q clearance required.

  • Candidates with systems and equipment experience in mechanical and electrical systems preferred.

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