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[Safety Engineer] Nuclear Safety Engineer/Safety Basis Analyst

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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Nuclear Safety Engineer/Safety Basis Analyst opportunity for our customer in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Per diem available.

• Must have DOE or NRC experience performing nuclear hazard analysis and consequence analysis.
• Experience with 10CFR70.72 or 10CFR50.59 or Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) process is desired.
• Previous DOE safety analysis experience

Position Summary
Performs nuclear and non-nuclear risk and hazard analyses to ensure safe operations. Duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to; hazard identification, hazard analysis, facility hazard categorization, accident analysis, selection of controls, and development of associated safety basis documents including un-reviewed safety question determinations, documented safety analysis, technical safety requirements, and safety assessment documents.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Reports to the Nuclear Safety Manager for day to day assignments.
• Proficient in MS Office to include MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• With minimal supervision, performs hazard analyses of nuclear operations, defines functional specifications, and recommends credited controls to mitigate unacceptable hazards.
• Identifies and describes the interrelationship of safety basis requirements to existing and new designs and operations.
• Develops and maintains safety basis documents and safety basis program procedures.
• Develops input parameters for engineering calculations and interprets results from supporting analytical computer codes.
• Performs safety basis activities for complex issues and develop creative solutions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
• 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
• Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job
• Proven ability to perform complex professional tasks independently and to analyze and develop innovative solutions to problems.
• Ability to work with broad objectives and independently organize own work to meet established objectives, using discretion in performing assigned duties.
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge of and ability to perform hazard and accident analyses.
• Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with safety basis, under DOE regulations.
• Knowledge of and proven experience with nuclear radiological and toxicological risk assessment methodologies and consequence analyses.
• Knowledge and proficiency in DOE, State, Federal, and industry standards, directives and regulations related to Safety Basis.
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelors' degree in appropriate technical discipline (i.e., engineering or science). 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.
The career level of the position will be determined by the years of relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities; after a candidate has been chosen.
Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website www.Edgewatertech.net/careers.

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

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