Nuclear Safety Subject Matter Expert

Under limited supervision, performs Nuclear Safety Engineering job functions as assigned by management. Typical job responsibilities assist and support management in nuclear safety support of operations and engineering system design. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

 Complies with the Unreviewed Safety Question Determination (USQD) Process as specified in 10 CFR § 830.203 including the development and review of USQ Screenings and USQDs.

 Maintains Safety and Authorization Basis in accordance with 10 CFR § 830.202.

 Interfaces with groups inside and outside the organization, senior management, client representatives and auditors.

 Responsible for development or review/update of various plans, policies or procedures as needed.

 Responsible for 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.

 Responsible for NS review/approval of equipment design and development, testing, review, checking and commenting on designs/drawings/data preparation, engineering studies and report preparation.

 Provides assigned technical or functional support to team members.

 Performs a variety of tasks complex to difficult 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 10+ years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

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Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities).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.