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Sr. Nuclear Safety Specialist

Company: Bechtel
Location: richland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Nuclear Safety Specialist Requisition ID: Requisition Posting End Date: 04/28/2021 Project Overview: Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era. The cleanup project is one of DOE's most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind - equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory - as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities. Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other work locations may work a 9-80's schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed. Essential Job Duties: Independently performs complex professional engineering assignments in a global business unit design office or field requiring the application of specialized and/or advanced engineering principles. May direct personnel on special studies or special segments of a client project. May participate in the formulation and development of advanced engineering concepts associated with proposal development design or construction. Recognized within Bechtel for professional competence and potential as an outstanding specialist. * Develops nuclear safety calculations, including radiological and chemical consequence calculations and modeling of fluid flow and heat transfer for aerosol transport and in-facility deposition, explosions, and fires. * Develops and interprets design criteria and specifications for complex systems, processes, structures and equipment in a global business unit. * Serves as consultant to engineering management, providing advice and counsel on special engineering assignments. * Assists in new business efforts involving specialized engineering applications * Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers and others who assist on specific assignments. Reviews and checks work. * Coordinates and monitors the work of unique field engineering activities and of specialized outside consultants. May participate in selection of outside consultants. * Conducts or leads special studies on economic feasibility, new technologies, methods, or materials. * Interprets new or special governmental regulations engineering codes, standards, criteria and performance data. * Participates in the development and coordination of special technical educational and training programs for clients and/or Bechtel personnel. * Participates in and fosters a work environment based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. Job Knowledge: * Technical knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, application of engineering methods and materials, and application of computers. * Knowledge of current industry or regulatory codes and standards and study criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline. * Skill in oral and written communications. * Understands Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design guides, and relevant Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs). * Good knowledge of 2-D and 3-D computer-aided design tools. Basic Qualifications: * Level 1: A bachelor's degree in mechanical, nuclear engineering, or other engineering fields from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience. * Level 2: A bachelor's degree in mechanical, nuclear engineering, or other engineering fields from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience. * A bachelor's degree in mechanical, nuclear engineering, or other engineering fields from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 13 years of relevant experience. * Must be able to work in the United States without sponsorship. Minimum Qualifications: * Experience with DOE nuclear projects safety basis development, or commercial nuclear power plant licensing or analysis. * Knowledge in nuclear safety/engineering. Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledge of WTP systems and processes. * Design experience with radiological/chemical process systems * Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering degree from an accredited college or university. * Professional engineering (PE) License in Mechanical, Nuclear Engineering or other engineering disciplines. Shaping tomorrow together Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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