Materials Engineer - Structural Materials - West Mifflin
Naval Nuclear Laboratory
: $88,790.00 - $132,490.00 /year *
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Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) seeks a Materials Engineer to support the Structural Materials Performance unit in the Core Materials, Manufacturing & Irradiations department. The successful candidate will focus efforts on core material mechanical performance supporting the full life cycle of a core from new design support work, manufacturing support of current NNL core designs, active fleet support, to post irradiation performance under shipping, handling, and spent fuel storage conditions at end of service life. We develop the worlds best nuclear propulsion systems, train Sailors to operate them, and provide full lifecycle support, from technology development through design to disposal. The successful candidate will collaborate with the team to:
Support non-irradiated mechanical materials test programs.
Sponsor irradiation testing in the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) located on the Idaho National Lab.
Test and contribute to the design and understanding of mechanisms including fracture behavior, delayed hydride cracking, creep, fatigue, and corrosion fatigue of pressurized water reactor core materials.
Plan and execute extensive programs including complex data analyses, reporting, and ability to communicate conclusions to internal and external customers.
Support data interpretation, specifically demonstrate ability to apply fundamental results to support development of structural materials design bases.
BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six years relevant experience; or
MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years relevant experience
BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of nine years relevant experience; or
MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of seven years relevant experience
Job Preferred Skills
Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering focused on mechanical performance of materials or fracture mechanics
Experience in mechanical metallurgy of zirconium and/or hafnium alloys
Mechanical property testing experience
Experience in irradiation effects on material properties
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is Committed to Workforce Diversity. Associated topics: alloys, corrosion, dental, glass, material, material engineer, metallic, metallurgical, metallurgist, plastics
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.