Nuclear Surety Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-338174
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/12/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
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Job Description


Support the Nuclear Surety compliance requirement for projects and objective, as well as determine and implement mechanical designs that meet cost and schedule objectives and customer requirements.


  • Interface between the Kratos Engineering/Test group and the customer nuclear surety group, including the DOE.
  • Coordinate the necessary analysis and testing necessary to certify products.
  • Designs shelters and mechanical modifications such as rack installations, ECU installations, entry panel installations and miscellaneous ancillary items. 
  • Attends job kick-off meetings and participates in design reviews with customers. 
  • Reviews customer requirements including customer specifications, Statements of Work, and interface drawings in order to ensure compliance with contract.
  • Prepares and updates task lists. 
  • Tracks schedules and budgets on assigned programs. 
  • Issues long lead material. 
  • Provides technical input to CAD design team on various tasks. 
  • Reviews and approves drawings. 
  • Interfaces with other departments to resolve questions and technical issues. 
  • Creates technical proposals, technical materials, and procurement specifications. 
  • Supports the Sales department in proposal development and engineering estimates.
  • Reviews vendor/shop drawings, quotes and proposals. 
  • Resolves vendor issues and dispositions defective material.  Creates Cost Schedule Impact Logs (CSIL’s) for added scope. 
  • Submits Engineering Change Proposals (ECP’s). 
  • Interfaces with customers and contracts to resolve customer related issues. 
  • Contributes to product improvement, new products and product standardization.

Experience and Skills


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules
  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance



  • Bachelors Degree in an Engineering Disipline
  • Desired experience:  5+ years professional engineering experience including a technical background in a nuclear environment working in the Nuclear industry or having exposure to the nuclear environment through military or DOD/DOE.
  • Experience with Auto-Cad; 3-D Modeling Software, etc.
  • Defense/DoD- Nuclear Industry background
  • Knowledge of Nuclear Surety Compliance Requirements 


  • Office and manufacturing environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
  • Ability to lift  up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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