Nuclear Safety Engineer 4

    • Amentum
  • Posted 45 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Microsoft Office
Technical Support
Technical writing
Analytical skill
Security clearance
Requirements management
Design of experiments
High availability
Business analytics
Mergers and acquisitions

Job Details

Amentum is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Nuclear Safety Engineer 4 to support projects in the Aiken, SC office. The Engineer will provide technical support for U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facilities and projects in safety-based development to ensure safe operations. The Engineer must have demonstrated experience in preparing documents to support the development of or changes to Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirement (TSR) documents, performing Hazard Analysis (HA) to support Safety Basis development, and supporting Operations in the implementation of Safety Basis changes.

Essential Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain safety basis documents and safety basis program procedures.

With minimal supervision, perform hazard analyses of nuclear operations, define functional specifications, and recommend credited controls to mitigate unacceptable hazards.

Develop a portion or section of an analysis or nuclear safety review.

Assist in the generation of accident analysis and engineering data.

Assist in the preparation of reports and correspondence.

Identify and describe the interrelationship of safety basis requirements to existing and new designs and operations.

Develop, maintain, and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.

Interface with customers in nuclear safety reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements.

Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and nuclear safety procedures.

Mentor Junior Nuclear Safety Analysts in Safety Basis development and maintenance.

Ensure the product and service quality meets customer's requirements and expectations.

Perform all other position-related duties as assigned or requested.


BS/BA in engineering or equivalent technical discipline and 7+ years of relevant work experience

MS/MA in engineering or equivalent technical discipline and 5+ years of relevant work experience

PhD in engineering or equivalent technical discipline with 3+ years of relevant experience

Other Requirements:

Good communication and analytical skills; knowledgeable about Microsoft Office applications.

Individuals must be capable of obtaining a DOE site security badge. The position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.
Preferred Experience:

Demonstrating familiarity with DOE Nuclear Safety Analysis requirements, including DOE-STD-3009.

Supporting completion of nuclear facility documented safety analyses (DSAs) and technical safety requirements (TSRs) updates, revisions, or creation.

Working with support organizations to ensure DSA and TSR projects are completed and submitted to the Department of Energy (DOE) for approval on schedule.

Leading all aspects of reviews and ensuring the preparation of DSAs and TSRs accurately reflect the facility configuration and establish the necessary controls.

Reviewing procedures, operational events, and facility modifications to support DSA and TSR implementation.

Establishing objectives, setting priorities, and advising management of nuclear safety issues.

Developing and maintaining effective collaboration with facility system engineers, facility operations, supporting organization, subcontractor personnel, and DOE oversight personnel.

Providing support and input, including requirements management, to identify and implement improvements to current procedures and processes, performing programmatic assessments, and conducting training associated with nuclear safety requirements.

Frequently working with other organizations, tracking, and reporting status, and ensuring projects meet schedule commitments.

Conducting facility hazard identification, assessment, and accident analyses and classification. Ensuring that all hazards are identified and adequately addressed, and that identification, assessment and analyses are adequately documented.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

Employers have access to artificial intelligence language tools (“AI”) that help generate and enhance job descriptions and AI may have been used to create this description. The position description has been reviewed for accuracy and Dice believes it to correctly reflect the job opportunity.