Richland, Washington

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a highly motivated, team oriented Nuclear Safety Engineer 1 to support projects in the Richland, WA office. The Engineer will support and perform 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 Responsibilities:
  • Develops and maintains safety basis documents and safety basis program procedures.
  • With minimal supervision, performs hazard analyses of nuclear operations, defines functional specifications, and recommends credited controls to mitigate unacceptable hazards.
  • Develop a portion or section of an analysis or nuclear safety review.
  • Assist in generation of accident analysis and engineering data.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and correspondence.
  • Identifies and describes the interrelationship of safety basis requirements to existing and new designs and operations.
  • Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.
  • Interface with customers in nuclear safety reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements.
  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and nuclear safety procedures.
  • Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a DOE Q clearance

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Engineering/Physical Science [Chemistry, Physics, or related] with 0- 1 years of experience in an Engineering setting.

Knowledge of nuclear facility safety basis documentation and application of related safety basis rules, guides, orders, standards, and handbooks.

Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen only. Dual Citizenship will not be accepted for

this position.

Additional Information:
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and background.

Preferred Qualifications

DOE experience is preferred.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills

Richland, Washington

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.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

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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