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Scientist Position – LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional Scientist to join our Weapons Production directorate. Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered.

The Advanced Recovery and Integrated Extraction System (ARIES) program (AMPP-3) in the Actinide Material Processing & Power (AMPP) Division in the Weapons Directorate is tasked with the disposition of 34 metric tons of surplus nuclear material to meet the Nation’s nuclear non-proliferation and national security objectives. The ARIES mission includes the disassembly of surplus items, conversion and stabilization of plutonium metal to oxide, processing of the oxide to meet specifications, physical and chemical characterization of the oxide, and packaging of the of the oxide for transportation or storage. Characterization examines physical properties including particle size, surface area and bulk and tapped densities, and chemical properties including moisture content and quantification of elements of interest. It also supports Nondestructive Assay of plutonium, uranium, and other actinide material components produced and packaged during the ARIES process.

For more information or to apply please visit https://lanl.jobs/los-alamos-nm/science-and-engineering-scientist-12/2662D9A6E45F48728EA2BAADFCB36C77/job/

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