Role description

We are currently assisting our client with a Sr. Quality Engineer search located near Los Angeles, Cali. Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, this individual will help support the management of the local nuclear quality program with a focus on nuclear quality systems improvements, system improvements, and internal audits.


  • Support Client’s Nuclear Quality Program.
  • Support review of nuclear production orders
  • Support preparation of documentation for shipment of nuclear orders
  • Support audit preparation, facilitation, and response (internal, external agency, and Customer audits)
  • Facilitate NCR and MRB processes
  • Support and conduct operational audits
  • PO Review (Code and Safety-Related)
  • Review of Inspection Reports
  • Management of Supplier Deviation Requests

Knowledge, Experience and Skills


  • 5 years QAE experience, including engineered-to-order environments for the nuclear industry
  • Experience with 10CFR Part 21, 10CFR Part 50 Appendix B, ASME nuclear certificates, ASME NQA-1, CSA CAN3-Z299 / N299, and ASME BPVC Section III, NUPIC, NIAC
  • Skilled in CAPA and RCA tools and able to teach and coach these concepts
  • Skilled in data analysis and quality KPI performance management
  • Qualified Internal Auditor

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • NQA-1 Auditor Certified
  • Lead Auditor Certified
  • Experience with NCA-3800, NCA-4000, RCCM, KEPIC, and 50-C-Q
  • BB Certification or Equivalent certification/experience.

Professional Experience:

  • 5 years QAE experience, including engineered-to-order environments for the nuclear industry


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical)


  • $85,000 – $95,000

Josh joined Thomas Thor in October 2021 as a Senior-Level Recruitment Consultant with more than 8+ years’ experience successfully placing hundreds of candidates. Josh has a strong desire to help people grow in their careers. Josh takes the time to personally connect with every candidate, getting to know what their career goals and aspirations are, and what we can do to help each candidate achieve these goals. Josh specializes in Contingent and Retained Searches within the Nuclear Industry.

Josh Futrel