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Reliability and Risk Analyst

Posted by: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on May 20, 2018 at 00:04:02.

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Rockville
State: Maryland
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 20852


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These positions are located in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Division of Risk Assessment, PRA Licensing Branch A, PRA Licensing Branch B.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties which include but are not limited to the following:

1. Performs evaluations of reliability and probabilistic risk assessment (PRA), e.g., prepares fault trees, event trees, estimates human error probabilities and runs computer programs to quantify risk.

2. Reviews "risk-informed" licensee amendment applications using Regulatory Guide 1.174 and applicable Standard Review Plans.

3. Reviews adequacy of implementation or risk informed NRC regulations.

4. Analyzes plant operating performance using PRA techniques to determine safety risk (e.g., data analyses).

5. Utilizes knowledge in the area of PRA and engineering to support, inspection and enforcement activities.


Education and Experience
You must possess a thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of general engineering or Nuclear engineering as evidenced by a bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
The ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

1. Demonstrated knowledge in the field of reliability and risk assessment/engineering, in the assessment of industrial technologies including nuclear, chemical, mechanical, or aerospace.

2. Demonstrated ability to review, coordinate, and manage the activities of a project within schedule and resource limitations, and establish effective interactions with varied individuals to accomplish common objectives, and consolidate complex and assorted opinions.

3. Knowledge and experience with NRC regulations, programs, and practices applicable to nuclear reactor design, operations, licensing, and/or technical system analysis or review applicable to nuclear power plants, nuclear fuel cycle facilities, nuclear materials, or nuclear waste.

4. Demonstrated ability to present technical information both orally and in writing.

How to Apply

Visit Review the NRC Opportunities page and follow the link on “To view a list of current NRC vacancies please visit USAJobs EXIT.” Find the Reliability and Risk Analyst Job Announcement Number NRR/DRA-2018-0004 and apply on-line by May 28, 2018. If you are viewing this opportunity after May 28th please visit NRC’s website and discover additional opportunities for which you might be interested.


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