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• Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate engineering or sciences discipline from a four-year accredited college or university.
• Must have 12 years of experience in one or more of the following areas with a minimum of 6 years in a single listed field:
o Fire Protection/Fire Safety - Experience in the preparation of written fire protection analyses that include one of the following topics: Fire Hazard Analyses, fire modeling, or performance-based design. Familiarity with the application, interpretation, review and/or assessments related to design requirement documents (e.g., DOE-STD-1066, NFPA 30, NFPA 101, NFPA 400, and NFPA 801).
o Accident Analysis - Experience in using concepts from DOE-HDBK-3010-94 or NUREG/CR-6410 in the development of accident analysis related calculations in complex nuclear environments. Experience in completing dose consequences to onsite and offsite individuals for chemical and radiological releases resulting from flammability issues, spray releases, spills, boiling, explosions, and crushing events is desired.
o Emergency Management - Experience in emergency planning or preparedness in either the nuclear (NRC / DOE / FEMA-REP regulations) or chemical (EPA / OSHA regulations) industry. Experience in one or more of the following is desired: hazards identification & screening, accident analysis, consequence assessment, drill & exercise.
o Criticality Safety - Experience in preparing Criticality Safety Evaluations/Analysis reports or experience using criticality safety analysis computer codes (eg., SCALE or MCNP) with an understanding of criticality safety related Department of Energy orders and standards, NRC regulatory guides, and ANSI/ANS-8 criticality safety national consensus standards.
o Hazards Analysis - Experience in the development of hazards analyses in nuclear environments (DOE or NRC). This includes familiarity with the DOE (or NRC) standards and the ability to develop and revise existing Documented Safety Analysis and Hazard Assessment documents for nuclear facilities. Must have a working knowledge (or experience in the implementation) of 10 CFR 830 and DOE Orders and Standards including DOE-STD-3009-94, DOE-STD-5506-2007, DOE-STD-1027-92, DOE-STD-1189-2008, DOE G 420.1-2, and DOE G 421.1-1 or the related NRC regulations.
o Technical Specifications - experience in the development or implementation of NRC Technical Specifications or the DOE Technical Safety Requirements. Requires a working knowledge of the DOE Orders and Standards to include 10CFR830, DOE-STD-3009-94, DOE-STD-1186-2004, DOE G 423.1-1.
o Un-reviewed Safety Questions & 50.59 Reviews - Experience in the application of the DOE USQ Program or the related NRC 50.59 program. Must have direct experience in preparing USQs for DOE facilities or 50.59 reviews for NRC facilities based on day to day to support of operational facilities. Familiarity with the applicable DOE and NRC regulations, guides, orders, and standards, to include 10CFR830, DOE-STD-3009-94, DOE-STD-1186-2004, and DOE G 423.1.1 and equivalent NRC documents.
o Regulatory Programs - Experience in performing day to day support of the facility operations with respect to the safety basis documentation in compliance with DOE and federal regulations along with performing and reviewing Un-reviewed Safety Questions. Assist in safety basis implantation activities such as procedure review, implementation planning, and assessments.
o Radiological Engineering - Experience in applying radiation protection principles to nuclear processes. Experience in determining optimal shielding in various radiation environments. Experience in evaluating nuclear processes against the requirements of 10 CFR 835 and 10 CFR 20. Experience in computational methods for solving radiation transport problems.
o Conduct of Maintenance/Operations/Ops Consulting - Experience in operations and/or maintenance of DOE or NRC nuclear or non-nuclear facilities. Experience in work control and planning for nuclear facilities. Knowledgeable of the best practices, lessons learned, and innovations in operation and maintenance of DOE and NRC nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. Must be familiar with and able to apply the applicable DOE or NRC regulations, orders, standards, and guides to include DOE O 422.1, DOE O 420.1, DOE O 412.1, DOE O 413.3, 10CFR830, 10CFR851, or the related NRC documents.
o Regulation Analysis/Licensing Documentation - Experience in the development, preparation, submission, and defense of licensing documentation for both NRC and DOE facilities. This will include the revision, updating, or amending existing regulatory documents, license applications, and supporting documents. Knowledge of and the ability to apply the applicable NRC and DOE regulations, orders, standards, guides, etc., to the application and development of the regulatory and license documentation is required. Knowledge and the ability to apply the NRC 50.59 process and the DOE USQ process is required.
• Experience performing complex engineering calculations.
• Candidate must be eligible to obtain a DOE Q clearance and access to Commercial Nuclear Facilities.
• Candidate must be able to travel on business as needed.
• Candidate must be open to relocation away from the Hanford area should the need arise.
• Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen.
• Good writing and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to perform engineering calculations
• Ability to perform as part of a team
• Creative problem solving
• Ability to meet challenging deadlines
• Customer-focused attitude
• Recent/Current participation on national committees related to listed technical disciplines (e.g. ANS, EFCOG, NFPE, etc.)
• Recent publications related to listed technical disciplines
• Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
• Relocation benefits are available for this position.
URS, Professional Solutions is seeking a Nuclear Safety Basis/Technical Services Engineer to be based in our Richland, WA location.
We believe that success is ultimately determined by what you help your customers achieve. A company should be measured by what it accomplishes, not by what it promises. Creating an environment that encourages talented individuals to collaborate and solve complex problems attracts the best people. The more you can explore the diversity and potential of your people, capabilities and geographies, the more solutions you're equipped to provide. We believe that every opportunity comes with a collective responsibility to perform. Being profitable should be a result of doing what you do safely, ethically and better than anyone else. And we believe that the potential for growth is limitless. It's why we come to work. We are URS Energy & Construction.
Global Management & Operations Services-Managing high-risk, technically complex programs and facilities for government clients is an area of expertise. We are the market leader in nuclear and high-hazard environmental management for the U.S. Department of Energy and are expanding that expertise to similar markets in Europe. We are also the only company in the United States to stabilize high-level radioactive waste.
• Preparing written engineering reports, technical analyses, and assessments
• Mentoring junior engineers
• Discovering opportunities to provide exception value to the customer and create additional business
• Performing various program assessments
• Perform as Subject Matter Expert (SME) related to listed technical discipline(s)
We invite you to take the next step toward
THE BEST WORK OF YOUR LIFE