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Senior Nuclear Safety Analyst

Company: Boston Government Services
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Job Details

Job Location
Oak Ridge, TN - Oak Ridge, TN

Position Type
Full Time



Boston Government Services has a need for a Senior Nuclear Safety Analyst.

BGS is an engineering, technology, and security firm helping to advance missions of national importance for government programs, national laboratories, national security facilities, nuclear operations, and complex projects. We support clients at every stage, from strategic planning and program management to the execution of engineering and technical activities. We work to attract and retain the best talent because the best talent delivers the best results for our clients. Our capabilities are based on our experience in complex, secure, and highly regulated environments. We leverage our experience and capabilities to provide mission-driven solutions tuned to our client's mission needs and strategic direction.

As a Senior Nuclear Safety Analyst you will serve as a nuclear safety analyst, performing safety analysis work for DOE Hazard Category 2 and 3 nuclear facilities across the DOE complex. May also provide guidance associated with technical and engineering analysis and quality assurance to support regulatory compliance for BGS programs and clients.

  • Responsible for developing, reviewing, and implementing various technical and regulatory documents such as safety basis calculations, Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs), Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs) and Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) determinations for nuclear and nuclear explosive facilities.
  • Perform complex and in-depth technical analysis (e.g., HazOps, PrHAs, Hazard Identification and Screening, Hazard Evaluations, radiological and toxicological consequence calculations, nuclear physics calculations, and health physics calculations) with the use of analytical software (e.g., Excel, ALOHA, EPIcode, HOTSPOT, MACCS2, MicroShield) to develop data, validate calculations, and evaluate risk and consequences.
  • In addition, candidate will analyze and identify complex data collected from engineering facilities for risk, safety, environmental, or reliability concerns and recommend corrective action when required. Lead, conduct, and evaluate detailed reviews of complex 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). Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree is required. Focus within physical science or engineering is preferred.
    • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience is required.
    • Experience in performing nuclear safety analysis in a DOE or commercial environment is required. Facility and process hazard analysis, safety analysis and reporting, licensing, and risk assessment experience is necessary.
    • Experience supporting dose assessments, environmental monitoring, radionuclide transport modeling, and radiation work planning is preferred.
    • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing plus basic presentation skills is required. Proficiency is required in Microsoft software, at a minimum Word, Excel, and Power Point.
    • Candidate must either possess or be eligible to obtain a US Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance.
    • US citizen.
    • Successful drug screening.

      Boston Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Boston Government Services, Knoxville , Senior Nuclear Safety Analyst, Professions , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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