Planned Systems International

Quality Assurance Engineer I (Nuclear/Laboratory)

Location US-WA-Richland
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/1/2024 2:32 PM)
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This position will support Navarro-ATL. Navarro-ATL is located in Richland, WA, and operates, manages, and maintains the 222-S Laboratory Complex for the Department of Energy. The Navarro-ATL members are Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN), and Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International (Gaithersburg, MD).


Plan, schedule, and participate in Quality Assurance Program audits, surveillances, and assessments in support of corrective action programs. Conduct inspections and investigations to identify deficiencies. Develop and/or revise quality plans, procedures, and audit checklists. Assist personnel with the interpretation/implementation of related

Under general supervision, responsible for providing quality assurance/control engineering services in support of 222-S Laboratory activities.

Completes assignments that are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity.

Applies advanced Quality Engineering theories, methods, and research techniques in the development, establishment, and maintenance of quality assurance policies, procedures, and methods.

Demonstrates understanding of the application of Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR) and can review and approve safety basis documents.

Confers with superiors on unusual matters. Leads project-wide system audits as directed by principal quality assurance engineer or program management.

Writes quality plans, procedures, and audit checklists. Verifies quality standards and test procedures for design and process evaluation to attain quality economically and efficiently.

Provides quality assurance support to ensure that products are acquired and
installed in accordance with customer and company quality requirements.
Makes sure sampling plans, quality standards, and quality instructions are utilized in assessing the quality levels of products and processes.

Documents evaluation, testing, and correction.

Provides recommendations concerning the disposition of defective materials and maintains a continuous awareness of quality problems.
Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality activities.

Performs quality assurance inspections.
May specialize in a particular area of quality engineering, such as design, incoming material, process control, supplier evaluation, inventory control, reliability, research and development, software quality, laboratory quality, or administrative application.

May provide technical guidance to lower-level engineers, technicians, and
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Chemistry, Science, or a related field and 7 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to communicate with peers and management clearly and concisely.

Qualified QA Engineer
Certified Level II Inspector
Certified NQA-1 Lead Assessor/Auditor

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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