Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
The Component Fabrication Engineer will work closely with engineers and QA support staff within the Compliance, Fabrication, and QA (CFQA) Group and the Instrument & Source Division (ISD) to oversee and manage engineering procurements for specialized, high-rigor components fabricated to support operation of the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS). The Component Fabrication Engineer will act as the Technical Project Officer (TPO), where appropriate, and act as the vendor interface at SNS.
The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States’ highest flux reactor based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world’s most intense pulsed accelerator based neutron source. Together these facilities operate 30 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences. HFIR also provides unique facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation. To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to: http://neutrons.ornl.gov.
Work Directions and Interfaces
Reports to CFQA Group manager. Schedules, assigns and directs the tasks of QA support within and outside of the group. Interfaces with vendors, engineering personnel within ISD and the SNS project.
Measures of Effectiveness
Provides work direction to group members within guidelines established by the CFQA Group manager. Approves manufacturing plan milestones and hold points as agreed by engineering and QA personnel
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, with at least 5 years’ experience in the manufacture and testing of complex equipment. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered. Must have an excellent understanding of machining and fabrication practices (including welding and inspection techniques) coupled with a sound understanding of the design engineering of complex components. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, with at least 10 years’ experience in the manufacture and testing of complex equipment is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with [please insert attributes that are highly desired, but not absolutely required. Think of this section as a “fine filter” for your candidate pool. Prior experience applying requirements for QA inspections/documentation and design control at a particle accelerator or nuclear facility is highly desired.
This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.
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