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Quality Assurance Engineer (6)

Job Title
Quality Assurance Engineer (6)
Job ID
Aiken,  SC 29808
Other Location

Immediate Opening

Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Quality Assurance Engineer for Supplier Quality Audits & Surveillances to contribute to our mission supporting our work at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS).

Aiken, SC – Savannah River

Provide support to National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Capital Projects for, Quality Assurance with the Savannah River Site (SRS). This support is in the form of administrative and technical expertise in the areas of quality assurance, external/internal audits, supplier surveillance, review, planning, and implementation of quality requirements.

Performance Requirements:
Extensive knowledge of quality and safety requirements for the nuclear industry and general industrial practices. Develop and revise Quality procedures in accordance with SRNS requirements, applicable standards (e.g., NQA-1-2019), and government regulations. Works with both Quality, Procurement, Engineering, and Operations Departments to create, revise and approve documents to be used by procurement for the purchase of material and services.

Experience / Skills
Foster a work environment that promotes safety, quality, openness, trust, communication, teamwork, and customer satisfaction.
• Perform supplier related surveillances in accordance with Supplier Surveillance Plans. Document
• Review product and process compliance with all specified drawings, specifications, and other requirements through inspection and/or review of supplied materials and equipment.
• Ensure nuclear Commercial Grade Dedication requirements are applied to material dedications for use in safety applications when applicable during field related inspections.
• Participate or Lead Supplier Quality Assurance audits
• Perform internal audits against either NQA-1-2008/2009a or NQA-1-2019 requirements
• Review and comment on selected engineering and procurement documents (e.g., SOW) to ensure the inclusion of applicable technical and quality requirements.
• Experienced with performance of assessments to ensure implementation of the Quality Assurance program (e.g., management assessments, internal assessments, and surveillances).
• Review/Approve Design Output Documents, Work Instructions (Work Packages), Inspection & Test Plans, and Nonconformance Reports
• Develop/Revise Quality procedures in accordance with customer requirements, applicable standards (e.g., NQA-1-2019), and government regulations.
• Desire to cross train to support performance of Quality Control Inspections.
• Experience with multiple disciplines (e.g., Certified Welding Inspector) is preferred but not required.
• Related experience may be used in lieu of a degree.

Period of Performance Schedule
Work schedule will be a nominal 40-hour work week but can be part-time or with interruption between on-site requirements dependent on the support requirements necessary for the project. It is estimated that each standard year will consist of two-thousand and eighty hours.
The period of performance shall be for a period of one year from award of this agreement with two, one-year options.

Business Travel
Estimated travel is 80%. When authorized as part of this subcontract, travel expenses incurred in performance of this task shall be reimbursed in accordance with the SRNS General Travel Regulations

Qualification Criteria
An active DOE clearance is not initially required to perform assigned duties. Subcontract personnel must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" security clearance. After award, the selected uncleared candidate may be required to apply for a DOE clearance.
• Must be a US Citizen.

As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.
L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation, and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.
L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.


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