Institute for Nuclear Security

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

New position opening at ORNL


Posting Title : Enrichment Plant Data Evaluation Investigator

Eligibility Requirements

  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree or have received one of these Degrees within 60 months.
  • Affirmation: I certify that I have completed coursework towards a degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related field.


The successful candidate must have either recently (past five years) earned a Master’s degree, or a Bachelor’s degree; if the latter, the applicant must have significant amount of relevant work- or research-related experience pertaining to international safeguards at gas centrifugation uranium enrichment facilities. The successful candidate also must be proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, have experience in programing PLCs using ladder logic, and prior experience with National Instruments hardware and software.

Previous experience with data loggers is preferred, as is experience with developing software using and C++, C#, and WPF. Also advantageous would be proficiency with Stored Procedures, Views, table maintenance, SSRS, and .Net CLR in SQL Server 2008 R2 utilizing Visual Studio and TFS, or experience in developing models using Solidworks 3D modeling software.


The Nuclear Security and Isotope Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking a Post-Master’s- or highly experienced Post-Bachelor’s- level investigator with expertise related to methods and technologies applicable for international safeguards at gas centrifuge uranium enrichment plants. The successful candidate will work with ORNL staff to configure data loggers for collecting, storing, playing back and analyzing load cell data. They also will work with staff to research new methods and technologies applicable for international safeguards at enrichment plants, document their findings, and present at international conferences.

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