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Readiness Assessment/Independent Verification Reviewer

Sigma Science, Inc. (SSI) is actively seeking Readiness Assessment/Independent Verification Review personnel as part of our team supporting the Department of Energy (DOE) environmental management mission at multiple locations including but not limited to Albuquerque and Los Alamos, NM. Other sites are also Oak Ridge, TN and Amarillo, TX.

SSI has an established history of contributing to the success of its customer’s mission.  Do you thrive on the satisfaction of meeting expectations through technical excellence, integrity and quality? SSI has 20 years of experience providing nuclear safety, operations, maintenance, engineering, environmental management, project management and administrative support services for federal and commercial clients. SSI is currently looking for Readiness Assessment/Independent Verification personnel for near-term opportunities supporting legacy waste management and environmental remediation at multiple locations throughout the U.S.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate shall perform Readiness Assessment/Independent Verification Reviews at nuclear waste management and/or environmental remediation sites in accordance with DOE Order 425.lD, DOE G 423.1-lA, and DOE-STD-3006-2010. Job duties include conducting Management Self Assessments and Readiness Assessments as necessary and discussing the results with DOE Environmental Management – Los Alamos (EM-LA), including preparing for and supporting DOE EM-LA or DOE EM Headquarters Readiness Assessments and/or Operational Readiness Reviews under the direction of DOE EM-LA. Additional duties include developing plans, reports, and schedules, and ensuring activities/tasks are tracked and completed within budget and on schedule.

The successful candidate may also be required to lead readiness reviews to ensure safe and compliant operation of nuclear and non‐nuclear facilities and provide procedural direction for development and implementation of readiness documentation. Additional responsibilities may include conducting simulations for waste retrieval, processing, and shipping operations using non-radioactive materials and mock-ups to attain proficiency, refine work plans, and to ensure there are no gaps in the Nuclear Safety Management Programs.

Required Skills:

Readiness Assessment/Independent Verification Review personnel shall be experienced with performing Readiness Assessments and Independent Verification Reviews at various DOE sites, including experience in Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, and/or Radiation Protection with DOE, DOE-subcontractors, or commercial nuclear facilities.

Must have working knowledge of:

  • DOE Order 425.lD, Verification  of Readiness to Start Up or Restart Nuclear Facilities
  • DOE G 423.1-lA, Implementation Guide for Use in Developing Technical Safety Requirements
  • DOE-STD-3006-2010, Planning and Conducting Readiness Reviews

Must have demonstrated experience in:

  • Developing Readiness Assessment/Independent Verification Review documents for facilities and systems with the ability to apply independent judgment for recommending possible courses of action
  • Reviewing existing facility configurations and operations and making recommendations affecting readiness
  • Application of the graded approach to readiness reviews according to the complexity of operations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must to succeed in this position.

Education and Experience

Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or equivalent training and experience, and at least 10 years of related experience.

 

Sigma Science Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.  Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department.

SSI is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with US laws and regulations.

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