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Quality Engineer

Job Description

Quality Engineer (Mid-Senior Level ) - Idaho Falls, OH

Work Location:  On-Site full time (Idaho National Lab)

Rate: Not Defined / need Candidate’s requested rate

Per diem:  $166.00 per day (7 days per week)

Mob/Demob: $500.00 each way

Duration:  11 months + (up to 2 years) Contract position with option to go direct

Hours: Hours: 40 hours full-time, works onsite with a 4x10 schedule located out of our Materials and Fuels Complex, Idaho Falls, Idaho with every Friday off.

Position Details: 

  • Develop quality inspection planning using quality engineering principles.

  • Perform reviews of several facility or program documents to provide inputs for quality items and processes and to ensure documents meet company quality requirements.

  • Be aware of and work within associated budgets. Document and process changes to facility or project documents and conduct related training.

  • Perform direct observations of quality work performance to support projects and work.

  • Provide oversight to Quality personnel in directing quality control tasks, inspections activities, ensure Quality activities assigned are accomplished and reported.

  • Conduct assessments/surveillances/audits.

  • Act with peers and management to ensure that facility and program activities and related documentation maintain consistency.

  • Maintain required training and proficiency per training plan.

  • Help develop the quality program and implementing systems for programs/projects. Provide technical expertise, assistance, and advice to program, project, facility management and personnel relative to quality compliance and implementation issues.

  • Help provide solutions to resolve facility, program, or project compliance issues.

  • Provide mentorship to peers and program, project, facility management in providing, functioning methods for meeting quality requirements.

  • Provide training to peers and work organizations in quality technical aspects of the INL Quality program.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree, in a technical field, plus 5 - 8+ years of applicable Quality experience, or Master of Science degree, in a quality related technical field, plus 3 - 6+ years applicable Quality experience, or PhD and 2 - 4+ years applicable Quality experience.

  • Familiarity with common INL NDE area (e.g.., RT, MT, PT, UT, and VT, LT) implementing processes.

  • Proficiency with implementing INL Quality Assurance Program processes. (e.g., PDD-13000, LST-1118, NQA-1, Software Quality Requirements, ASME B31.1 and B31.3, ASME Section III, V, VIII & XI, AWS D 1.1, and AWS D 1.6., and other national quality standards). Must be able to demonstrate QA software experience.

  • Ability to travel up to 20% to perform vendor audits/ surveillance when mandated by project requirements.

  • INL Quality Engineer qualification, Radiation Worker I qualification (must be able to obtain and maintain within first 3 months of assignment), INL Lead Assessor qualification (must be able to obtain and maintain within first 6 months of assignment) and INL Quality Assurance Auditor (must be able to achieve qualification within first 12 months of assignment).

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.




Idaho Falls, OH







Jenny Lister




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