This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Material
Safety and Safeguards (NMSS), Division of Decommissioning, Uranium
Recovery, and Waste Programs, Uranium Recovery and Materials
The supervisor is: Bill Von Till
This position requires occasional travel.
Travel expenses associated with interview and/or relocation
expenses associated with job offer may be paid.
This position is not subject to Confidential Financial
Disclosure reporting requirements.
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Serves as technical reviewer in the Uranium Recovery and
Materials Decommissioning Branch. Is responsible for supporting
oversight and inspection of licensing facilities and the review of
technical reports for licensed sites and new applications. Assists
in the development of guidance associated with uranium recovery and
complex materials decommissioning facilities. Also serves as a
project manager with oversight of health, safety, and environmental
reviews of sites. Reviews technical reports/applications for new
and existing uranium recovery facilities. Focuses on the
groundwater sections of these reports and submits written questions
and sections for the Safety Evaluation Report (SER) to the project
manager. This also consists of Compliance Action Plans, Corrective
Action Plans, site characterization reports, and groundwater
Occasional travel - Up to 20%
Conditions of Employment
- This is a Drug Testing position.
You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later
than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement
and before placement in the position.
Candidates must posses a degree in physical or natural science,
or engineering that included at least 30 semester hours in any
combination of courses in hydrology, the physical sciences,
geophysics, chemistry, engineering science, soils, mathematics,
aquatic biology, atmospheric science, meteorology, geology,
oceanography, or the management or conservation of water resources.
The course work must have included at least 6 semester hours in
calculus (including both differential and integral calculus), and
at least 6 semester hours in physics. Calculus and physics, as
described above, are requirements for all grade levels.
OR Combination of education and experience -- course work as
shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional
In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least
one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in
the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or
Specialized experience: Candidates must have experience that
demonstrates a broad technical knowledge in groundwater
characterization, monitoring, and remediation.
A. Degree: natural science or engineering that included at least
30 semester hours in health physics, engineering, radiological
science, chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, and/or
B. Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown
in A above, plus appropriate experience or other education; or
certification as a health physicist by the American Board of Health
Physics, plus appropriate experience and other education that
provided an understanding of sciences applicable to health physics
comparable to that described in paragraph A.