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QA Engineer

  • Job reference: AE-000397
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks a QA Engineer to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.


  • Conducts Quality Assurance audits, assessments, and surveillances of operations, maintenance, engineering, and vendors/suppliers, and maintains the Evaluated Supplier List.
  • Provides Quality Assurance support to ensure compliance with requirements and objectives.
  • Provides support for Performance Assessment Program and Procurement activities required to meet applicable regulations.
  • Maintains knowledge/qualifications on quality methods and techniques and provides support for the development of quality-related procedures and plans. Supports management and staff with Quality Assurance services, as requested (e.g., Lessons Learned, Casual Analysis).
  • Performs management assessments, independent assessments, and surveillances, as requested.
  • Develops Quality Assurance inspection plans for material receipt inspections and performs receipt inspections as required.
  • Reviews maintenance and construction work control packages to ensure appropriate quality controls are specified and provides support to and monitors the quality of operations, maintenance, and construction activities.
  • Assists in maintaining corrective action program including assisting in developing casual analysis and corrective actions, verification of closure of corrective actions, and performance of Effectiveness Reviews.
  • Provides training on Quality Assurance-related topics.
  • Supports the execution of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture.


  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication, verbal and written skills.
  • Working knowledge of ASME NQA-la-2009 and DOE Quality Assurance regulations and directives.
  • Prior qualification in assessment/auditing practices/quality control inspections.
  • Ability to analyze historical data for trends and to produce charts/graphs illustrating analyses.
  • Knowledge of causal analysis techniques.
  • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems.


  • Preferred Baccalaureate in engineering or related science and minimum of 4 years' job-related experience. Three years in quality assurance, and 1 year in nuclear
  • Associates Degree in engineering technology or related science and minimum of 6 years job-related experience. Four years in quality and 2 years in nuclear.
  • High School Diploma and minimum of 2 semesters college working towards a degree and minimum 12 years’ experience. Eight years in quality and 4 years in nuclear.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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