Nuclear Quality Engineer in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $48.0 - $55.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Nuclear Quality Engineer

Our client, and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

Our client designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems, with an expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a temporary Nuclear Quality Engineer in our Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

The Nuclear Quality Engineer provides expertise in planning, executing and evaluating complicated commercial grade surveys and quality system audits of nuclear suppliers and internal audits of nuclear processes in accordance with 10CFR50 Appendix B.  

  • May perform Quality Management System audits in accordance with ISO 9001:2008.
  • Provides expertise and guidance in interpreting quality standards and government regulations.
  • Works on highly complex and diverse problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variance factors.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs commercial grade surveys, nuclear supplier audits, and internal company nuclear audits for deficiency identification and correction.
  • Resolves, communicates and tracks non-conformance and corrective action reports.
  • Leads resolution to complex and diverse problems by providing guidance and direction to quality engineering and technical staff.  Conducts nuclear supplier qualification examinations.
  • Determines technical objectives for quality assurance and leads approaches to achieving objectives.
  • May prepare statistical analysis reports, specifications and other technical documents.
  • Interprets and adapts quality standards and government regulations.
  • Acts as company contact with suppliers, customers and regulatory personnel to resolve quality issues.
  • Delivers technical presentations.  Provides project direction and leadership to other staff members.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.  Performs additional duties as assigned or required.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or related discipline and eight or more years of related experience with a bachelor's degree or six or more years with a master's degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Must be able to apply a detailed understanding of inspection methods and have a comprehensive knowledge of computer operations and applications.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of concepts, techniques and methods in a field of specialization.
  • Must have the analytical ability required to develop creative solutions to complex quality issues and the skills required to present those solutions to internal and external contacts.
  • Must have excellent communication and leadership skills to interface effectively with suppliers, customers and regulatory personnel. Able to work extended hours as required.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.