Nuclear Scientist

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

Posted: 07/05/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -072023-17177

Job Description

Nuclear Scientist

Salary: $70k - $100k DoE

Industry: Department of Defense

Location: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Clearance: Active Secret Required

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum DoD Secret Security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Bachelor's degree in physics or engineering with 2-4 years of relevant experience or MS Degree in Physics or Engineering with 1-2 years of experience
  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks, COMSOL, Matlab
  • Experience with electromagnetics
  • Good organizational/communication skills
  • Lab experience in an academic or work setting
  • Understanding of basic radiation propagation
  • Experience with ionizing radiation
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Able to travel up to 25% of the year including weekends and domestic and internationally (valid US Passport or ability to obtain one)


  • The core responsibilities for this position include designing and conducting laboratory and range tests, performing data analysis and collections, and interfacing with industry, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Collate and process data collected from testing and customer interactions
  • Design custom test setup visualizations in SolidWorks for fabrication and implementation to meet non-standard customer requirements
  • Develop reports & briefings summarizing analysis and measurement techniques. Present reported findings to co-workers, supervisors, and technical community peers
  • Evaluate electromagnetic properties of materials
  • Interact with government customer and industry across the Air Force
  • Set up and conduct in-lab and on-range tests



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