Nuclear Safety Engineer Senior

Position Overview

Under general supervision, performs NCS Engineering job functions as assigned by management.  Typical job responsibilities assist and support management in NCS program implementation and engineering system design; which may include duties or activities in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Performs tracking and trending of NCS performance

Performs maintenance and supports NCS operability or engineering evaluations when necessary

Prepares NCS Evaluations (NCSEs) and NCS Determinations (NCSDs) when qualified

Performs peer review of NCSEs, NCSDs, and NCS Calculation documents

Prepares disposition of problem reports

Performs project engineering functions involving monitoring of progress and preparation of procedures

Identifies and evaluates project issues and problems

Prepares forecasts, quality take-offs and change orders

Conducts feasibility studies and evaluates potential technologies

Performs research to analyze and validate design or theory concepts

Responsible for technical ownership of assigned NCS projects

Subject matter expert for assigned NCS projects

Assists in training preparation and facilitation

Evaluates operations and proposed modifications to determine compliance with engineering disciplines and standards, federal, state or local statutes and regulations as well as project/company policy

Lead role for projects as assigned

Partners with senior NCS Engineers in completing assigned engineering task and job functions

Ensures compliance with DOE regulations and standards

Interfaces with other technical and production organizations to compile technical information required for document preparation

Serves as a resource for lower level positions

Provides assigned technical or functional support to team members

Performs a variety of tasks complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BS degree in a related field and 7 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 7 - 10 years, with a minimum of 3 years direct NCS Engineer experience.

Expert understanding of pertinent codes, governing regulations and industry practices

Expert knowledge of applicable codes and standards, as well as project procedures

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Understanding of multiple engineering disciplines

Must possess a DOE “L” clearance or the ability to obtain a DOE “L” Clearance

Working Conditions

Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).

Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling.

Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment).

Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards.

Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)

In some cases radiological training may be required.

May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

To apply for this position, send your resume in the format Last Name, First Name to FRNPJobs@pad.pppo.gov and be sure to indicate the position for which you are applying.