Senior Nuclear Safety Specialist

Reston, VA
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Requisition ID: 189683 Position Title: Senior Nuclear Safety Specialist (189683) Project: Clinch River Location: Reston, VA Relocation Authorized: National - Single US Citizenship Required: Yes Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check The Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) has a need for a short term assignment 2-3 months for a Senior Nuclear Safety Specialist. Bechtel, a 119-year-old company, has more than 55,400 colleagues; completed more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries and established presence in 7 continents. We are very proud to be named the Top US Contractor by the Engineering News-Record for the 17th consecutive year. In the Nuclear, Security and Environmental global business unit, the demand for our expertise is growing as we deliver the entire project life cycle: from research and development through engineering, procurement, construction and operation to decontamination and decommissioning. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that make the world cleaner and safer. Role Overview: Executes assignments concerned with specialized or unique nuclear safety requirements. Has technical responsibility for independently interpreting, organizing, and coordinating these assignments. This involves exploration of nuclear safety issues, definition of scope and may involve development of novel concepts, approaches and solutions. Principal Responsibilities: Applies expertise in nuclear safety to broadly stated technical problems. Identifies and defines problems; plans and conducts research aimed at their solution. Conducts or leads special studies on new technologies, methods, and materials. Carries out special or unique studies requiring unconventional or novel approaches or research techniques. Uses all available guides and precedents and expands and develops where these contain critical gaps, are only partially related to the problem, or are largely lacking because of the novel character of the project. Leads, as requested, in the formulation of advanced engineering/scientific concepts during proposal development and preliminary design phases and presents these to client management. Conducts research, presents papers, and keeps abreast of technological developments in nuclear safety, keeping engineering management informed of important new advances. Serves as consultant to project and specialty engineering/scientific groups, providing advice and counsel on assignments having special and unique features. Supports preparation of and reviews nuclear discipline estimates, discipline work plans, budgets and schedules. Assists in the development and coordination of special educational and training programs for Bechtel personnel and/or clients. Participates in and fosters a work environment based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. Basic Qualifications: BS degree in engineering or science from an accredited university or college and 13 years of progressive related work experience Must be US citizen. Minimum Qualifications: Developmental experience such as practical work experience in design engineering or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering, or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or other engineering/construction firms. Technical knowledge of nuclear engineering systems, engineering calculations and applications of engineering methods. Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Knowledgeable of and have experience in Issues Management in a nuclear safety culture. Demonstrate a personal strong commitment to quality, integration and safety. Ability to work effectively with a variety of project personnel in developing working solutions to complex problems. Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the nuclear engineering discipline. Preferred Qualifications: Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship. Experience as a nuclear engineer at a major commercial, industrial, or nuclear facility. Experience working on DOE or DOD government projects. Experience working on the design of nuclear or chemical process facilities. Experience performing hazards analyses and authoring nuclear safety documentation. Ability to plan and schedule assigned work and complete tasks on time. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities. Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives. Currently holds a Bechtel Engineering Certification, PE, or external certification in a scientific field. B Cert - Engineer Shaping tomorrow together Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right-no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Nearest Major Market: Washington DC Job Segment: Safety, Nuclear, Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Law, Service, Energy, Engineering, Legal

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