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Senior Nuclear Licensing Engineer (I&C or Civil Structural Licensing)

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Senior Nuclear Licensing Engineer (I&C or Civil Structural Licensing)
Role Summary / Purpose
Under the direction of Client’s New Power Plants and Products Licensing, support deployment of the BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor (SMR) in the US. Will support client’s Regulatory Affairs in the preparation, review, and submittal of BWRX-300 pre-application licensing submittals and will support interactions with US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Staff located in Rockville, MD, during the BWRX-300 pre-application NRC review and approval processes. Will provide support for license application processes for Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and future US customers that select the BWRX-300 for construction and operation in the US.

Essential Responsibilities
• Support preparation and submittal of BWRX-300 Licensing Topical Reports (LTRs) for preapplication licensing activities, in accordance with NRC regulatory requirements and guidelines, with input from the GEH BWRX-300 Project Teams.
• Support preparation and conduct of technical and licensing presentations to the NRC Staff regarding pre-application licensing activities and NRC review and approval, and other regulatory body collaborative reviews including CNSC, of submitted BWRX-300 LTRs.
• Support preparation and submittal of Preliminary Safety Analysis Report (PSAR) and Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR) documentation, and other license application documentation, for BWRX300 license applications to US customers that select the BWRX-300 for construction and operation in the US, with input from the GEH BWRX-300 Project Teams.
• Support preparation and conduct of technical and licensing presentations to the NRC Staff regarding BWRX-300 pre-application activities and for any future license applications for US customers that select the BWRX-300 for construction and operation in the US.
• Prepare and review responses to NRC, US customer, and other stakeholder questions, as well as other regulatory required correspondence from the Company to the NRC, as directed.

• Coordinate and attend BWRX-300 meetings with the NRC, US customers, and other stakeholders as directed.
• Prepare and review responses to NRC Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) for BWRX-300, as well as other correspondence and licensing submittals from the Company and US customers to the NRC, as directed.
• Prepare and review responses for correspondence for BWRX-300 from the NRC and US customers to the Company as directed.

Qualifications / Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, scientific discipline, or other related technical fields.
• Ten years or more interacting with NRC Staff, or other international regulatory bodies, on behalf of nuclear power plant license applicants and license holders.
• Ability to interact with NRC Staff on behalf of nuclear power plant vendors during preapplication licensing activities and during license application submittals for construction and operation of a nuclear power plant in the US.
• Emphasis on either civil/structural or I&C licensing experience
• Knowledge of US regulatory processes and regulatory guidance.
• Ability to prepare and supervise preparation of regulatory submittals to the NRC, and facilitation of NRC reviews and approvals in support of nuclear power plant license applications.
• Knowledge, skills, and abilities are required in the implementation of NRC regulatory processes and regulatory guidance, including but not limited to the following:
Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended,
• NRC Regulations Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, specifically the following:
• Part 20, Standards for protection against radiation,
• Part 21, Reporting of defects and noncompliance,
• Part 30, Rules of general applicability to domestic licensing of byproduct material,
• Part 40, Domestic licensing of source material,
• Part 50, Domestic licensing of production and utilization facilities,
• Part 51, Environmental protection regulations for domestic licensing and related regulatory functions,
• Part 52, Licenses, certifications, and approvals for nuclear power plants,
• Part 70, Domestic licensing of special nuclear material,
• Part 71, Packaging and transportation of radioactive material,
• Part 73, Physical protection of plants and materials, and
• Part 74, Material control and accounting of special nuclear material.
- NUREG-0800, Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition

Specific experience in NRC regulations and regulatory guidance in one or more of the following technical areas:
• Reactor fuel design and core management requirements
• Reactor pressure vessel and ASME Class 1 valve design requirements
• Emergency core cooling system design requirements, including US 10CFR50.46 Evaluation Model development
• Dry containment design, including containment isolation requirements
• Evaluation of normal operation, anticipated operational occurrences, and design basis accidents, including transient and accident analysis and acceptance criteria requirements
• Underground safety-related structural design requirements
• Onsite and offsite radiological dose analyses - Emergency planning zone development

Additional Desired Characteristics
• Previous experience with GEH, including ABWR or ESBWR licensing activities, highly desired.
• Previous experience with BWR construction, startup, and operations preferred.
• Previous experience in SMR licensing activities preferred.
• Previous experience in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) requirements and guidelines considered.
• Ability to primarily work remotely and meet deliverable schedules, with on-demand support of travel to US GEH Headquarters in Wilmington, NC and other locations including GEH SMR Technologies Canada Ltd office in Markham, Ontario, NRC Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, USA, CNSC Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, US customer offices and sites, or other stakeholders in support of US BWRX-300 licensing activities.

Empyrean Services is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other protected status.


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