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System Engineer (ITER) 2024-041-HAINC-CF

Location : Oak Ridge, TN
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2024-041-HAINC-CF
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelors-Systems or Mechanical Engineering
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Woman-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities. 

We are seeking a System Engineer to be responsible for the application of Systems Engineering supporting the design, fabrication, testing/acceptance and delivery of systems, structures and components produced by US ITER for the ITER project. The position involves working with other engineers and managers in an engineering and manufacturing environment.


Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Work with design teams in integrating strong system engineering practices in the design evolution of:

    • Requirements development and management.

    • Configuration management/change control.

    • Interface and configuration model management.

    • Deliverables planning and management.

  • Review of engineering and manufacturing deliverables (documents, drawings, etc.), procedures, etc.

  • Support development and documentation of ITER engineering plans, procedures, deliverables, processes and workflows.

  • Coordinate preparations for readiness/design reviews.

  • Working in accordance with IO Agreement (Procurement Arrangement).

  • Working as US ITER team member with the ITER organization and international partners.

HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.


Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.


HukariAscendent is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status including disabled veterans and Vietnam era veterans, or other protected status.


HukariAscendent maintains a drug-free workplace.

Required Qualifications :

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field of study and 5 to 7+ years of relevant experience.  

  • Solid understanding of systems engineering including requirements management, configuration management, interface control, specification development, and procedure development.

  • Experience on large scale, integrated engineering projects throughout the design and manufacturing lifecycle.

  • Must be a detail-oriented self-starter, able to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Must work well with diverse spectrum of personnel (people/soft skillset).

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate with members of the organization at all levels and with suppliers.

  • Must have effective problem solving, time management, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work fluently with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).

  • Deliver ORNL's mission by aligning behaviors, priorities, and interactions with our core values of Impact, Integrity, Teamwork, Safety, and Service. Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility by fostering a respectful workplace - in how we treat one another, work together, and measure success.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Masters degree in Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical field with 4 to 6+ years of experience in design, construction and operation of hardware and/or systems.

  • INCOSE certification as a Professional Systems Engineer or willingness to pursue SE Certification is highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of US ITER and IO procedures is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity or experience with fusion energy technology, large electromechanical devices and/or software development.

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