Nuclear Safety Basis Engineer or Analyst
Sigma Science, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM

About $65,000 - $92,000 a year

EducationSkills
Sigma Science Inc. (SSI): "Making the world a safer, cleaner, and more secure place through engineering, innovation, and science." SSI is an SBA 8 (a) certified small business and has an established history of contributing to the success of its customer's mission. We have over 20 years of success solving technically complex challenges through engineering, innovation and science. We provide industry recognized experts in the fields of nuclear safety, security, surety and environmental management.

WHERE YOU WILL WORK:
The Nuclear Safety Basis Engineer or Analyst will work in Albuquerque, New Mexico or at various national laboratories to integrate safety into management and work practices at all levels, addressing all types of work and all types of hazards to ensure protection of workers, the public, and the environment.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Partner with multidisciplinary teams to innovatively improve the safety analysis of existing nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.
Be responsible for creating and reviewing all documented safety analysis (DSA) and technical safety requirements (TSRs) for nuclear facilities.
Interface with a wide variety of departments such as operations, engineering, and assurance.
Conduct evaluations of radiation transport and shielding design; conducting computer modeling for nuclear applications.
Implement, test, and apply software to support safety software validation.
Manage changes to nuclear and industrial facilities through the unreviewed safety question (USQ) process.
Perform engineering analyses of nuclear or radioactive materials, chemical inventories, energetic materials, and operations to determine a facility's hazard categorization.
Perform safety basis analyses for facilities, including hazard identification, hazard analysis, accident analysis, and control selection, and provide extensive experienced technical advice and assistance to line organizations and federal regulators on complex safety basis issues.
Develop and maintain specific safety basis processes and procedures.
Model criticality safety calculations, radiological and chemical atmospheric dispersion, reactor physics, and radiation transport.
Conduct readiness reviews for nuclear and industrial facilities to determine whether the facility has achieved readiness for the safe startup or restart of operations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's or Master's degrees in Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related STEM technical field.
Three (3) years of experience with nuclear safety basis, nuclear safety analysis, or nuclear system engineering.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:
Active DOE Q security clearance.
Ability to apply software solutions to engineering problems.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to work efficiently within a team environment.
Ability to apply knowledge and ideas to solve engineering problems.
Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly to other team members.

Notes to Applicants:
Ability to pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening.

EEO/AAP Statement:
Sigma Science Inc. (SSI) is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer that strives to develop and maintain a diverse workforce. Whatever your intersection of identities, you are welcome at SSI. We are committed to inclusivity and promoting an equitable environment that values and respects the uniqueness of all members of our organization.

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