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Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer

Job Category: Nuclear Engineer
Posted on: 05/16/2024 by Spectra Tech, Inc.
Job reference #: JS 2489

Y-12, TN US-Region II (South East)
Address: Oak Ridge, TN
Zip/Postal Code: 37830

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  • Long Term

Expiration Date 08/14/2024

Job description

We are seeking a Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer to join our team at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, which provides integral mission support to the NNSA.

This position is full-time and will serve the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN.


Provide technical capabilities in Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) to ensure fissile materials are processed, stored, transferred, and handled safely so that personnel and property are protected against a nuclear criticality accident.
Perform analysis of equipment, processes, and procedures prescribing correct methods, control requirements, and limitations.
Conduct surveillances, inspections, walkthroughs, appraisals, or audits of fissile material operations to ensure compliance with approvals.
Provide operating areas with specific NCS professional interpretations and advice. Perform training to employees in basic NCS.
Validate, maintain, and operate nuclear computer codes and nuclear cross-sections.
Development, revision, and review of Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) documentation such as Criticality Safety Evaluations (CSEs), Nuclear Criticality Safety Determinations (NCSDs), Technical Deviations (TDs), and various other NCS technical basis documentation.
Completion of required NCS annual Operational Reviews as needed.
Daily nuclear facility support as needed; consisting of facility walkdowns, review of NCS requirements implementing documents, participation at facility Operational Safety Boards, etc.
Basic Qualifications:

BA/BS Degree plus 2 to 4 years of experience required, or MA or MS with 1 to 4 years of experience.
Experience in the application of DOE rules, guides, orders, standards, and handbooks including 10CFR 830, Nuclear Safety Management, is required.
Successful drug screening.
Must be US citizen.
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Other requirements

5+ years

Security Clearance



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