Senior Nuclear Safety Specialist

BOSTON GOVERNMENT SERVICES LLC Oak Ridge, TN $70 to$90 per hour, commensurate with experience

Boston Government Services, LLC has 2 open positions for Senior Nuclear Safety Specialists.

Start Date:                   1/21/19


Experience:                  A minimum of 10 years of professional experience is required.


Clearance Requirement:

Candidate must be able to pass background check and be able to obtain a US Government security clearance.


Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degree is preferred.  Focus within physical science, engineering or mathematics fields of study is required.


Job Description:

This position is responsible for leading or assisting in the development and review of safety basis documents such as Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs) for Hazard Category 2 and 3 nuclear facilities. The candidate will perform complex and in-depth technical analysis (e.g., Hazard Identification, Hazard Evaluation, dose consequence calculations, and radiological consequence calculations) to support development of postulated accident scenarios, controls, and both unmitigated and mitigated consequence analyses. This work may involve use of safety software (DOE toolbox codes) such as ALOHA, EPIcode, HOTSPOT, MACCS2, and MicroShield to develop data, validate calculations, and provide quantitative risk and consequence analysis. 


In addition, candidate will analyze and identify complex process data for risk, safety, environmental, or reliability concerns and recommend corrective action when required. Lead, conduct, and evaluate detailed reviews of nuclear operations to identify hazards and develop appropriate controls. Review, from a broad technical perspective, the structures, systems, components, processes, materials, potential energy sources used in facilities, and identify hazards, postulate credible accidents, consider regulatory compliance, and provide solutions (e.g., develop appropriate engineering and/or administrative controls).


Required Skills:

Prior experience working as a facility safety engineer or safety basis analyst in a DOE nuclear facility is required. Understanding of DOE regulations, standards, and guidance such as 10 CFR 830, DOE-STD-3009, DOE-STD-1127, and DOE-STD-1189 is required.  Experience performing facility/process hazard analysis, safety analysis, and risk assessment is essential.

Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, are required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.   


Job Location:                Oak Ridge, TN


Boston Government Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

BOSTON GOVERNMENT SERVICES LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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