Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Nuclear Safety Engineer you will:

  • Maintain compliance with applicable NRC requirements for ISA programs, including the assurance program for safety controls
  • Develop and maintain ISA safety basis analysis documentation that reflects the operating condition of the facility
  • Develop expertise in the application of ISA controls and management measures for existing operational equipment and processes
  • Lead Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) team reviews with operations and nuclear safety personnel to define operational risks
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Assessments to determine the likelihood of accident scenarios identified in the PHA
  • Perform safety analyses that support the ISA such as radiological or chemical consequence assessments or nuclear criticality safety evaluations
  • Perform ISA screening reviews of facility change requests to determine impacts to facility safety basis and licensing as required by 10 CFR 70.72
  • Lead continuous improvement projects for the ISA Program
  • Maintain the ISA program and policies for GNF-A license activities
  • Provide advice and counsel to plant management on matters of the ISA program


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a nuclear engineering, manufacturing engineering, nuclear
  • safety, hazard assessment, or risk assessment role.


  • For Controlled Access Area: must be able to successfully pass a Nuclear Safety Training Test; follow strict radiation protection, criticality, and industrial safety regulations; wear protective clothing to enter the area
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced degree (MS or Ph.D.) in Nuclear Engineering.
  • Prior experience supporting an NRC fuel cycle facility or DOE regulated nuclear facility.
  • Experience in applying NRC required ISA methodologies and hazard assessment techniques.
  • Probabilistic safety assessment experience with risk-informed applications.
  • Experience performing safety analysis such as radiological or chemical consequence assessment or nuclear criticality safety evaluations.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions for complex, challenging issues.
  • Ability to explain complex issues to a non-technical audience.
  • Positive track record of experience resolving technical issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to influence regulators, other leaders, and engineers.
  • Ability to operate a computer