ATR Nuclear Quality Inspector

at Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

Job Description


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) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Quality group is seeking forward-thinking, professionals interested in exploring a technical career as an ATR Quality Inspector Technician (Quality Technician)!

The Quality Technician will provide quality inspection support to INL to ensure compliance with DOE, company, and customer specific requirements applicable to quality inspection. They will also:

Perform inspections on nuclear facility, maintenance, fabrication and construction projects.

Provide assistance to Quality Engineers during design reviews and inspection planning.

Provide first-line inspection and testing supporting nuclear maintenance, and similar in-house activities.

Provide Inspector Certification activities in support of the INL Inspector Certification Program.

Perform technical reviews to maintain company level inspection procedures accurate and correct.

Perform in process surveillances of complex wide program work to verify compliance with company quality program procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent plus 6 years meaningful experience.

Experience performing non-destructive inspections of nuclear and/or non-nuclear power plants according to approved procedures and codes.

Current Level I certification in Volumetric technique(s). (RT and/or UT)

Current Level II surface examination technique certification. (PT/MT/VT)

Working knowledge in ASME Code.

Obtaining and maintaining a DOE L clearance.

Qualification as a Radiation Worker II.

Passing medical visual exam for inspector certification.

Must display highly developed skills in various Nondestructive Examination (NDE) techniques.

Capable of using NDE techniques to solve complex inspection problems.

Working knowledge of inspection, piping, welding codes, and standards including ASME section III, B31.1. and B31.3.

Ability to work independently with various customers or crafts and interface in a lead role when performing assignments.

Preferred Requirements:

ASNT SNT-TC-1A Level II in Volumetric certification.

Level II in multiple disciplines (VT, MT, PT, etc.)

Experience updating NDE programs to current codes and standards

Solid understanding of working within an ASME Section XI ISI Program

Job Information

Salary Grade: 190

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 males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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 a 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.

Benefits & Salary:

We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: .




Primary Location:United States


Job:Engineering Technician

Organization:Environment, Safety, Health & Quality (Hxxx)



Employee Status:Regular


Job Posting:Aug 5, 2021, 4:52:39 PM

Unposting Date:Aug 27, 2021, 5:59:00 AM


Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities 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.

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Job Posting: 1528895

Posted On: Aug 05, 2021

Updated On: Aug 28, 2021