1. PROVIDES TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP, COORDINATES, AND REVIEWS THE WORK OF A SMALL STAFF OF MULTIDISCIPLINE ENGINEERS, SPECIALISTS, TECHNICIANS AND/OR CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL IN A METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING WORK GROUP. SERVES AS THE PRIMARY POINT OF CONTACT FOR THE WORK GROUP REGARDING NEW OR MODIFIED TASKS, MAKES WORK ASSIGNMENTS TO LOWER LEVEL STAFF, RESPONSIBLE FOR MEETING DESIGNATED COMPLETION DATES.
2. IN A WORKING LEAD CAPACITY, PLANS, DEVELOPS, COORDINATES AND DIRECTS THE DAY-TO-DAY TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF LARGE AND IMPORTANT ENGINEERING PROJECTS OR A NUMBER OF SMALL ENGINEERING PROJECTS WITH MANY COMPLEX FEATURES. A SUBSTANTIAL PORTION OF THE WORK DIRECTED IS COMPARABLE TO THAT PERFORMED BY SENIOR LEVEL ENGINEERS. PROVIDES INPUT TO THE ENGINEERING MANAGER ON WORK IN PROGRESS, TECHNICAL ISSUES WHICH NEED ELEVATION AND WORKPLACE MATTERS.
3. AS A WORKING TECHNICAL LEAD, PERFORMS ENGINEERING WORK ASSIGNMENTS WHEN NEEDED. MAY BE ASSIGNED SENIOR LEVEL ENGINEERING WORK AS PART OF REGULAR DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES IN ADDITION TO LEAD RESPONSIBILITIES.
4. APPLIES INTENSIVE AND DIVERSIFIED KNOWLEDGE OF METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN BROAD AREAS OF ASSIGNMENTS AND ASSIGNED PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES. MAKES ENGINEERING JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS INDEPENDENTLY ON ENGINEERING DESIGN PROBLEMS AND METHODS.
5. AT THE REQUEST OF THE ENGINEERING MANAGER, REPRESENTS THE WORK GROUP IN MEETINGS TO PLAN, SCHEDULE AND COORDINATE WORK PROJECTS; TO RESOLVE TECHNICAL ISSUES; OR TO REPORT AND OBTAIN INFORMATION.
6. PERFORMS ENGINEERING WORK AS ASSIGNED.
7. THE INCUMBENT WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUPERVISORY ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES OF PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS, DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, SELECTIONS, LEAVE APPROVAL, PROMOTIONS AND PAY CHANGES.
What will set you apart from other candidates:
• DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES, INCLUDING THE USE OF ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND THE MODIFICATIONS AND EXTENSION OF THEORIES, PRECEPTS AND PRACTICES OF THE FIELD AND RELATED DISCIPLINES.
• DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP SKILLS INCLUDING PLANNING, SCHEDULING AND OVERSEEING WORK ACTIVITIES IN THE GROUP.
• DEMONSTRATED EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS INCLUDING THE ABILITY TO GIVE CLEAR DIRECTION, TO CONFRONT DIFFICULT AND ADVERSE SITUATIONS AND TO RESOLVE TECHNICAL PROBLEMS AND ISSUES.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical, materials, mechanical or chemical engineering or other related engineering discipline from an ABET accredited curriculum, plus appropriate continuing education.
- Seven or more years of experience in metallurgical engineering design project work similar to that performed in a plant environment, including at least one year of experience in a nuclear organization.
- Licensed Professional Engineer is desirable. Membership in professional and technical societies is desirable.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable.