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Nuclear Safety Assurance Director

Company: Idaho National Laboratory
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Nuclear Safety Assurance Director (19605) Job Description Nuclear Safety Assurance Director - ( 19605 ) Description Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for! Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Environment Health Safety & Quality (ESH&Q) Group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Nuclear Safety Assurance Director! Our team works an on-site 9x80 schedule located at our Idaho Falls facility with every/every other Friday off. Responsibilities Include:

  • The Division Director, Nuclear Safety, & Assurance (NSA) provides vision and leadership for this division in support of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) mission to further INL's science, engineering, and technology objectives.
  • Provides strategic leadership and supervision to managers and subject matter experts in Criticality Safety, Nuclear Safety, and Nuclear Assurance.
  • Provide effective technical assistance/guidance to INL management and staff while identifying and setting laboratory-level requirements and policies, establishing, maintaining and assessing compliance to laboratory-level program procedures and processes. Provide assistance and coaching that ensure compliance to applicable regulations and requirements.
  • Provide nuclear assurance and high-hazard oversight activities that are reported directly to the Lab Director and Deputy Lab Director for Operations & Management, and expertise in enablement actions.
  • Establish strategies and lead the design and implementation of NSA programs and processes. Oversee development, deployment of associated NSA policies, programs, and procedures that provide value and protection in accordance with State and U.S Department of Energy (DOE) directives and regulations throughout all activities under the scope of the BEA contract. Protect the institution from undue risk.
  • Provide management oversight and direction for INL Nuclear Safety Program. Provides oversight of Readiness to Proceed for determinations for Operational Readiness Reviews for the Deputy Laboratory Director for Management and Operations and ESH&Q Director.
  • Evaluate, select, lead, and develop a diverse and inclusive team of NSA professionals that delivers effective and responsive services. Maintain a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of BEA values and ethics and Battelle Safe Conduct of Research (SCOR) principles.
  • Provide oversight and general direction to Nuclear Assurance whose function as Inspector(s) or Senior Inspector(SIs) for the INL performing in-depth nuclear safety regulatory inspections. Advises and assists Laboratory Director, Laboratory Deputy Directors, and INL senior management on laboratory and national issues that pertain to Nuclear Safety Operations. Ensures that strategic relationships are maintained. Develop relationships with peers at other laboratories and other organizations and participate in appropriate industry trade organizations and committees.
  • Partner with ESH&Q Directors and peers from other Laboratories to provide leadership and coordination of ESH&Q programs that benefit the broader DOE complex. Serve as an active member of the National Laboratory Directors Council ES&H Working Group and the Battelle ES&H Community of Practice. Qualifications A Bachelors' degree in Science or Engineering with 15 years' of demonstrated ability, or a Masters and 13 years' experience, in NSA programs or activities. Demonstrated leadership ability to create and articulate an organizational vision and deployment strategy, including the ability to collaborate in the development of effective compliance strategies within a complex regulatory environment. Demonstrated understanding of DOE authorization strategies for reactor and non-reactor nuclear facilities and the implementation of controls at the facility level. Demonstrated management skills, including ability to manage budgets and personnel. Demonstrated line management success with staff development. Ability to effectively articulate, both through written word and oral presentation, a command of NSA to a diverse audience (to include workers, senior executives, other DOE Prime Contractors, external regulators, DOE officials). Skilled at consensus building across a broad spectrum of team members and interest groups including internal and external organizations. This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship. Preferred Requirements : Master's degree and job-related experience in Nuclear Oversight management, Criticality Safety and Nuclear Safety. Understanding of development and application of NRC Licensing methodologies for advanced non-light water reactor technology. Job Information Salary Grade MR0400: 250 - ($160,440 - $272,724) Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment. INL Overview: INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions. INL Mission: Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. INL Vision: Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure. Selective Service Requirements: To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable Accommodation: We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Other Information: When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration. INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited. Organization : Environment, Safety, Health & Quality (Hxxx) Schedule : Full-time Employee Status : Regular Job Posting : May 4, 2023, 10:28:46 PM Unposting Date RELOCATION : Yes - Standard TELEWORK : On-Site Worker INL is operated for the Department of Energy by Battelle Energy Alliance1955 N. Fremont Ave.Idaho Falls, ID 83415Idaho National Laboratory


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