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Technical Program Manager, Reactor Demonstration

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: November 20, 2022
Reference Code: 18742
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) Demonstration Infrastructure and Support/Partner group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Technical Program Manager, Reactor Demonstration.
Responsibilities Include:
The Reactor Demonstration Technical Program Manager will support the success of advanced reactor demonstration projects by coordinating work across national laboratories and by leading multi-disciplinary teams to design the purpose-built experimental infrastructure needed by U.S. reactor developers and work directly alongside industry partners as they demonstrate innovations in nuclear reactor design and deployment. An ideal candidate will possess the ability to work closely with other organizations, facilities, operations and business professionals to drive programmatic activities and ensure cost effective and timely execution and completion. The Technical Program Manager will be working to minimize the time required to build and operate novel reactor concepts. This may include coordinating experimental campaigns using existing DOE facilities, developing new facilities and/or capabilities to enable testing and demonstration, ensuring the availability and production of fuel for reactor demonstrations, and preparing sites for operational demonstration reactors.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years, or Master's degree and 8 years, or PhD and 6 years relevant experience in Nuclear, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, or other related degree
  • 5 years of experience in technical program management
  • 5 years of experience in systems engineering or engineering design of pilot plants and experimental facilities
  • Experience with construction project management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance; therefore, US citizenship is required
Preferred Requirements:
  • Master's degree or PhD in Nuclear, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, or other related degree
  • Experience leading projects in an environment with chemical, radiological, or other industrial hazards
  • Experience as a technical lead or system architect in nuclear or process technology development
  • Experience motivating others to act by creating a shared sense of vision/purpose, communicating clearly, and using a collaborative leadership approach
  • Ability to think strategically, innovate, and understand customer needs on complex engineering projects
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 230,($118,020 - $200,808)/ 240, ($135,816 - $230,904)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
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.