Senior Nuclear Engineering Manager of Reactor Design & Technology
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 18, 2021
General Atomics (GA), 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.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and
manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power
generation systems. GA-EMS ' 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Nuclear
Engineering Manager of Reactor Design & Technology in our
Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group to lead programs related to
nuclear reactor and related technology development. This position
will report to the Director of Space and Terrestrial Nuclear
Reactors in the Nuclear Technologies and Materials (NTM) Division
and will manage/coordinate current terrestrial nuclear reactor
related programs and maintain NTM 's state-of-the-art reactor
technology and design capabilities. This position will have overall
responsibility for the technical and business performance of
nuclear reactor design and technology programs; creating new
program initiatives; maintaining highly qualified staff; ensuring
that necessary resources are made available and building positive
relationships with key customer organizations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Create and implement a
technical/business plan to expand EMS role in terrestrial nuclear
systems and technologies including R&D and design leading
ultimately to manufacturing and deployment.
Work with subordinate project managers and lead engineers to manage
current nuclear reactor programs with a high level of both
technical and business achievement.
Work with subordinates to acquire and maintain a highly qualified
Work with NTM/EMS management to assure necessary resources and
facilities for programs.
Inspire creation of new nuclear technologies and concepts and apply
for IR&D funding to perform sufficient work to secure IP.
Oversee preparation of winning proposals in response to new program
Build working relationships with key personnel within customer and
potential customer organizations. Coordinate with EMS Strategic
Development in this endeavor.
Work with counterparts in NTM and other EMS organizations to ensure
efficient use of staff, resources and facilities.
Specify application of appropriate EMS engineering procedures,
quality assurance policy and other requirements for space nuclear
Work with space nuclear project managers to prepare budgets,
schedules and deliverables and to track progress.
Work with subordinates to anticipate and resolve technical and
Establish and enforce procedures to ensure a safe working
Report status/progress on space nuclear programs to upper NTM and
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires a Bachelors, Masters or PhD
in engineering or a related technical field as well as thirteen or
more years of progressively complex engineering experience with at
least seven of those years having management responsibilities. May
substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
Demonstrates extensive technical expertise and application of
engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice as well as
comprehensive project management and leadership skills including
organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to
meet established deadlines or milestones.
In-depth knowledge of nuclear reactor design, fuels, safety,
licensing, and analysis methods.
Broad knowledge of multidisciplinary engineering fields including
mechanical, thermal-fluid, control, electrical and systems
At least ten years of experience in managing nuclear reactor design
and development programs.
Effective communication, documentation, presentation, and
interpersonal skills, and ability to direct technical teams.
Able to work extended hours as required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE or DoD Security Clearance is
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