Lead Nuclear Safety Inspector
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 3, 2021
DescriptionDoes 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) Mission Support/Assurance group
is seeking forward-thinking, professionals interested in exploring
a career as a Lead Nuclear Safety Inspector!
The Nuclear Safety Inspector Lead will perform in-depth nuclear
safety (NS) regulatory inspections, advise and assist the
Laboratory Directors, and INL senior management on issues that
pertain to operations. This individual will also develop, handle,
and maintain relationships with Department of Energy (DOE-ID),
DOE-HQ, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Institute of Nuclear
Power Operations (INPO), other national laboratories/peer groups,
nuclear agencies, senior management, and facility operations. This
team member will serve on and/or lead nuclear safety teams
establishing nuclear safety objectives, setting priorities, and
advising senior management regarding NS operations issues. The Lead
NS Inspector has a significant impact on Laboratory and Battelle
enterprise mission, vision, and goals. They will also:
- Provide leadership establishing the INL as a leader in Nuclear
Safety Operations and provides insight on NS programs to help
develop corporate governance initiatives that further INL and
Battelle's holistic NS programs.
- Develop, maintain expertise, and convey nuclear safety
information to INL, particularly focusing on issues related to NS
operations and fostering the safe and efficient development of new
nuclear reactor programs.
- Organize, chair, or present at national nuclear safety
meetings, participate as a subject matter authority on committees,
develop and implement NS controls, procedures and processes that
implement DOE requirements.
- Capitalize on nuclear industry standards and regulatory
- Implementation of NS controls will include active participation
in strategy development for the Office of Nuclear Assurance (ONA)
to establish the baseline for scope, cost, and schedule for the
- Additional responsibilities include identifying and developing
performance trends through utilization of line organization's
corrective action documentation, event reports, incident reports,
and other applicable source documents.
- Maintaining awareness of INPO lessons learned documentation and
NRC information notices in the areas of both equipment and human
performance is an expectation of this position.
- Develop metrics to assess NS performance, inspection
procedures, assessments, support for preparation of nuclear safety
standards and other duties as assigned by the manager of ONA. These
organizational operating guidelines and inspection procedures are
based on the standard methodologies and requirements from the DOE,
NRC, and INPO.
This position establishes objectives, sets priorities, develops and
maintains effective dialog with facility operations, supporting
organizations, and DOE field office/headquarters personnel. It
provides resources as subject matter expertise in strategic areas
to facilitate accomplishment of the Laboratory's mission in an
effective and efficient manner, as determined by the ONA
- Bachelors degree plus 13 years' experience, or an advanced
degree plus 9 years' experience associated with nuclear materials,
nuclear power plant operations, maintenance, testing that
demonstrates knowledge of basic nuclear technology, operating
safety procedures, radiological safety, codes, or standards.
(Nuclear experience must have been gained through commercial,
government, or military experience.)
- Extensive contact with INPO, DOE-HQ, DOE-ID, senior management,
facility operations, and nuclear agencies.
- US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L or Q
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication
- NRC, commercial nuclear plant operations or engineering
management, or regulatory oversight experience.
- Salary Grade: 230
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
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative
nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical
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 males born after December 31,
1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS).
For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment
opportunities 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
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.
When applying to positions please provide a 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
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust
relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information,
please visit: .
Primary Location:US-ID-Idaho FallsJob:Environmental Safety &
HealthSchedule:Full-timeEmployee Status:RegularJob Posting:Apr 26,
2021, 9:29:05 PMUnposting Date:May 11, 2021, 5:59:00 AM
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