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Director, Nuclear Safety 5 at Spectra Tech, Inc. in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Position Summary


This position is the division level Safety Basis program and operational activities lead. Responsible for development and maintenance of programmatic policy and procedure manuals for performance of hazard identification, facility hazard categorization, accident analysis; selection of controls, and development of associated safety basis documents including un-reviewed safety question determinations, technical safety requirements, and safety assessment documents, facility safety plans and analysis. As such, they are authority for Safety Basis technical/quality issues requiring interpretations, analysis, and conflict resolution. The selected candidate ensures all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner; will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):



  • While working to achieve the company's objectives, will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner. Will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

  • Lead for division level Safety Basis program and operational activities.

  • Responsible for development and maintenance of programmatic policy and procedure manuals for performance of hazard identification, facility hazard categorization, accident analysis; selection of controls, and development of associated safety basis documents including un-reviewed safety question determinations, technical safety requirements, and safety assessment documents, facility safety plans and analysis.

  • Provide programmatic direction for self-assessment and external management assessment for Safety Basis quality improvement of processes.

  • Authority for Safety Basis technical/quality issues requiring interpretations, analysis, and conflict resolution.

  • Responsible for Safety Basis development software including software quality requirements for applicable Safety Basis codes per DOE standards.

  • Develops programmatic audits, assessments and metrics for Nuclear Safety.

  • Responsible for the USQ program including programmatic procedures, developing and conducting initial and refresher USQ training, and assessments of the process


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):



  • Knowledge of and proficiency in Department of Energy [DOE] and industry standards on safety basis

  • Advanced experience performing risk and hazard analyses for a nuclear/non-nuclear facility

  • Advanced experience with Department of Energy [DOE] or Nuclear Regulatory Commission facilities

  • Expert knowledge and ability to develop and apply highly advanced principles, concepts and techniques in general engineering

  • Skill and ability to perform critical strategic tasks and to interpret broad strategic requirements and develop and execute plans to satisfy them

  • Ability to have major impact on organizational success and productivity, with extensive latitude for independent judgment

  • Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels

  • Ability to develop and lead large sized projects, including defining scope, objectives and methods

  • Ability to train and mentor more junior staff

  • Can be viewed as an expert within a specialty and as highly competent within the broad discipline, both internally and externally

  • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job


Education and Experience Required:


Bachelors' degree combined with 14 years' relative experience. Experience should include at least 6 years of management responsibility. However, a combination of education and relevant experience wherein the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the position's duties and responsibilities have been adequately demonstrated is acceptable.


Education Equivalency: 2 years of relevant experience for 1 year of college.


Business Associations:


Interacts with senior management, and others concerning matters of significance to the company. Conducts business and technical briefings for senior and top management and for external representatives.


Impact:


Decisions have a serious impact on the overall success or failure on area of accountability. Erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause critical delays or modifications to company projects or operations causing substantial expenditure of time, human resources, and funds.


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: Normally assigned to perform work in an office environment. Only electrical hazards and other minor potential hazards normally found in an office environment are anticipated. Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the discipline. Office work environment.


Safety, Security, and Quality


While working to achieve the company's objectives, the Director, Nuclear Safety will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner to include protecting the confidentiality and integrity of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This role will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security. Ability to obtain a Q level Department of Energy security clearance.

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