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Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: March 7, 2023
Reference Code: 19309
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Pyrochemical and Molten Salt System group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Scientist/Engineer.
Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our Materials and Fuels Complex with every Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
The individual in this position is expected to possess expertise in the science and/or engineering of high temperature chemical, metallurgical, and/or electrochemical processes. It is desirable for this expertise may include pyrochemical processes such as those for molten salt-based nuclear fuel recycling, or similar industrial applications such as concentrated solar energy storage, and/or high temperature corrosion, molten salt processes, and associated technology applicable to molten salt reactor technologies. Experience or familiarity with research using radiological materials in inert-atmosphere gloveboxes or nuclear facilities is also desirable. The individual will be responsible to work with teams to develop and lead technical research activities and collaborations within existing programs as well as have the opportunity to develop and lead new research for DOE and other customers.
The person in this position will develop and maintain business opportunities for the department. This is done through development and maintenance of professional relationships with technical organizations and conferences, programmatic sponsors, responding to proposal calls, mentoring junior research staff, and collaborating with other research departments and organizations.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science with 8 years experience in engineering or science, a M.Sc. with 6 years experience in engineering or science, or a Ph.D. with 4 years experience in engineering or science.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship
Job Information:
  • Salary Grade 230 ($121,212 - $206,232)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.