Carlsbad, New Mexico

Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of Amentum, managing and operating contractor of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Nuclear Safety Engineer to join our Engineering team located in Carlsbad, NM.

The successful candidate will work within the Nuclear Safety organization with duties to include: document/procedure preparation and reviews, Unreviewed Safety Question determinations, hazard and accident analyses, dose consequence assessments and preparation of documentation to support the development the WIPP Documented Safety Analysis and Technical Safety Requirement documents. Requires interaction and coordination with various site organizations, e.g., Engineering, Work Control, Operations, QA, Maintenance, Packaging and Transportation, and Regulatory Environmental Services. Expectation includes: Addressing compliance issues from internal and external sources, overviewing internal and external reviews of nuclear safety programs; following corrective actions through completion or resolution, and assuring auditable documentation in maintained.

NWP Exempt Salary Grade (31 - 36)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related discipline with five (5) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the area of nuclear safety related activities such as hazard analysis, unreviewed safety question reviews, TSR control selection, and safety basis preparation or safety basis implementation is desired.
  • Previous WIPP Project experience is a plus.

Carlsbad, New Mexico

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

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Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems


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