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    NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency of the Department of Energy (DOE). We manage highly visible U.S. National Security Programs, enhance U.S. national security through research, development, production, assembly, disassembly, and maintenance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, promote international nuclear non-proliferation and safety, reduce global danger from weapons of mass destruction, provide the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion, and oversee national laboratories and other production facilities to maintain U.S. leadership in science and technology.

    Naval Reactors, also known as Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) is responsible for all aspects of naval nuclear propulsion, including research, design, construction, testing, operation, maintenance, and ultimate disposition of naval nuclear propulsion plants. The Program’s responsibility includes all related facilities, radiological controls, and environmental, safety and health matters, as well as selection, training, and assignment of personnel.

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Deputy Administrator for Naval Reactors is recruiting for the senior executive to serve as Senior Naval Reactors Representative in Newport News and Norfolk, VA areas.

    This position offers challenging, unique, and exciting opportunities for an individual with senior level experience and proven capability.

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    The incumbent will be assigned as the Senior Naval Reactors Representative in the Newport News and Norfolk, Virginia areas responsible to the Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) for overall planning, direction, coordination and implementation of joint DOE and Navy technical programs at Newport News Shipbuilding and U.S. Naval activities in the Newport News and Norfolk areas. These include reviewing and advising on radiological control and health physics procedures and practices associated with Naval nuclear work, and performs audits and inspections to assure compliance by the shipyard and U.S. naval activities. Responsible for evaluating manpower requirements for Naval nuclear propulsion plant work at the shipyard; reviews and advises on the scheduling, planning, cost estimates, and performance for work.

    The incumbent serves as senior technical representative and one of the principal advisors to the Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) advising on policy and technical issues affecting nuclear propulsion plant work. Represents the Director, NNPP in frequent contacts with the Shipyard senior management. Supervises the staff of the immediate office.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel will be required as necessary.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    Applications will be accepted from all sources.
    You do not need to be a current or former
    federal employee to apply. You must be a United
    States Citizen to apply.

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    0840 Nuclear Engineering

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