Senior Project Manager

Employer
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Sep 19, 2021
Closes
Sep 21, 2021
Ref
100365305
Function
Management
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Summary These positions are located in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR), Division of New and Renewed Licensing (DNRL), New Reactor Licensing Branch (NRLB); supervisor is Michael Dudek; and Division of Advanced Reactors and NPUF (DANU), NPUF Licensing Branch (UNPL); Supervisor is Josh Borromeo and Advanced Reactor Policy Branch (UARP); Supervisor is John Segala. Responsibilities As a Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for providing leadership and manage the processing and review of all matters associated with assigned projects and licensing actions. Serve as the headquarters focal point for oversight of assigned industry groups, owner's groups, or vendors. Utilize and/or develops proposals for changes to management directives, office instructions, rules, regulations, and procedures in carrying out complex projects. Oversee the use and consideration of safety and security goals in all efforts. Perform technically and policy challenging activities in the areas of regulatory improvements. Require minimal supervision to act within the framework of the functional statement. Provide senior-level policy, technical, and staff expertise in the areas of licensing actions, interfaces, and regulatory improvements. Requirements Conditions of Employment This is a Drug Testing position. These positions are in the Bargaining Unit. These positions are subject to Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements and subject to security ownership restriction reporting requirements. You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position. Qualifications In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialize experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as expertise in project management, as evidenced by completion of the project manager qualification program or prior experience managing complex projects or activities. Education Qualification for 0801 series: Basic Requirements: Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT)1, or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (eg, State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)2 examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A. Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, eg, engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, eg, in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.) More detailed information about these alternatives are described in the US Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards Operating Manual which may be accessed at the following website:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/general-engineering-series-0801/ Qualification for 1301 series: Basic Requirements: Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR B.Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Additional Information

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