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    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Division of Risk Assessment, PRA Oversight Branch (APOB).

    The supervisor is Antonios Zoulis.
    This position is in the Bargaining Unit.

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    Responsibilities

    As the Senior Reactor Analyst (SRA) you will conduct reliability and risk evaluations of nuclear power plant issues, evaluate plant equipment availability data to determine the impact of plant operations on safety risk and provide technical leadership to develop or enhance probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) guidance which support the Reactor Oversight Processes (ROP). You will also use insights gained from the PRA analysis of operational events at reactors to develop recommendations to enhance effectiveness and efficiency in processes supporting the ROP, risk-Inform inspection procedures, and develop or enhance training for staff and management who supports implementation of the SDP.

    Position requires completion of the SRA Qualification Program per IMC 1245 Appendix C9.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% Travel during the qualification, Then Occasional Travel

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    Requirements

    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.

    Qualifications

    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 public sector.  

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of NRC programs with emphasis in one or more of the following areas: reactor or research and test reactor operations, engineering support, radiation protection, safeguards, fuel cycle technology, risk assessment, rulemaking, NRC inspection and oversight programs and license renewal and environmental reviews.

    Education

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 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 0801/1301 general engineering/scientist occupational series or equivalent in the occupational series listed above or related series performing like or similar duties. Candidates must possess a thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices in a field of Engineering, as demonstrated by a Bachelor's degree in General Engineering/Scientist.

    Additional information

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

    Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    L Access Authorization

    Drug test required

    Yes

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    Required Documents

    As a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available.  You may do so either electronically, following the instructions below, or by sending one copy by mail to:

    Lindsey Redden, HR Specialist Name
    Mail Stop T2-A77M or email at lindsey.redden@nrc.gov

    All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement.  You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

    1.  Use the "USAJOBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or
    2.  use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer.  The following types of documents can be uploaded:
    .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
    3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    We strongly encourage you to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.

    Your application for this vacancy must be received online via the USAJOBS application system BEFORE midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete online resume, including responding to any vacancy questions, you will not be considered for this position. Paper applications will not be accepted unless hardship circumstances can be demonstrated and requests for extensions WILL NOT granted. If applying online poses a hardship for you, the Human Resources Specialist listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted online by the closing date. Applicants must Contact the Human Resources Specialist BEFORE the closing date to speak to someone who can provide assistance for online submission.

    You must answer any job specific vacancy questions. You will be rated based on your responses to any vacancy questions and especially the information provided in your resume. Breadth, recency, and length of experience in the field; training, awards, and commendations; past and current performance; and community or outside professional activities will be considered to determine your level of knowledge, skill or ability for this position. Abbreviated responses to the vacancy questions, such as "significant experience" or "see resume" do not provide enough information and should not be used. You will not be considered for this position if you leave any of the vacancy questions unanswered.

    To begin the application process, select the "Apply On-line" button to the right on this screen. Then follow the prompts to login/register, submit all required supplemental documents, and complete the application process.

    Agency contact information

    Lindsey Redden

    Phone

    301-287-0519

    Fax

    000-000-0000

    Email

    lindsey.redden@nrc.gov

    Address

    NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
    US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Lindsey Redden, Mail Stop: T2-A77M
    Washington, District of Columbia 20555
    United States
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    Next steps

    You may check the status of your application at any time after the announcement closes by logging onto USAJOBs and selecting “Application Status.”

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A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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