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Entry Level Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer

Company: Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Location: Goose Creek
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Reactor Operations Training Engineer trains Naval personnel to be nuclear plant operators utilizing reactors and state-of-the-art simulators. It is an accelerated leadership development opportunity in one of the most prestigious programs in the world. This unique position provides hands-on nuclear plant operations experience while building a repertoire of leadership skills. Individuals will lead Naval students in a training environment to fulfill the mission of the program, to train sailors on the fundamental principles of safe nuclear operations which prepares them for service on submarines and aircraft carriers. The impact of this leadership position is to ensure that the nuclear powered fleet is fully staffed with the best trained operators in the world. Individuals in this position will qualify as a nuclear plant supervisor providing participants with an opportunity to combine technical skills with interpersonal skills.

While assigned to the Moored Training Ships, as a trainee and staff instructor, rotating shift work is required. In addition to advanced development opportunities, this position offers incentive bonuses and while working rotating shift work a rotating shift pay differential.

The Reactor Operations Training Engineer will complete technical training and plant qualification responsibilities in an expeditious manner. The initial qualification is a 15-month training program. The first six months consists of classroom instruction conducted by Navy instructors at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command. The subjects include Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Radiological Fundamentals, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Chemistry, Materials, Physics, Reactor Dynamics, and Reactor Plant Operations. The remaining nine months consists of on-the-job training, including some classroom and small group instructions, at the Moored Training Ships Site. Upon qualification as a nuclear plant supervisor, the Reactor Operations Training Engineer will continue with advanced qualifications and technical training along with their duties as an instructor.

Job Requirements


BS degree in engineering or physics from an accredited college or university.


BS degree in engineering or physics from an accredited college or university and completed advanced qualifications as noted in the CTE/NOP/SRE Accelerated Pay Program; or MS degree in engineering or physics from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of experience.

Other Requirements:

Strong academic record, minimum 3.2 grade point average Leadership abilities Strong communication skills Ability to work a rotational shift assignment U. S. Citizen Ability to obtain U.S. Department of Energy security clearance

Job Preferred Skills

BS Degree in Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Marine Engineering, Radiation Health Engineering, Engineering Physics or Physics Previous naval nuclear power experience (EOOW or SRE) Grade point average of 3.5 or better in overall, technical, and major areas preferred

Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is Committed to Workforce Diversity.

Keywords: Naval Nuclear Laboratory, Goose Creek , Entry Level Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer, Other , Goose Creek, South Carolina

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