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    Summary

    The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) is an independent Federal agency established by Congress to provide safety oversight of the defense nuclear complex operated by the Department of Energy (DOE) and to assure that the activities of the complex are carried out in a manner that provides adequate protection for the public, workers, and the environment. To see the specific experience we are looking for, please click "Learn more about this agency".

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    Responsibilities

    DNFSB General Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    DN-III

    • Perform independent analysis and participate in technical review teams.
    • Identify and develop appropriate DNFSB actions and recommendations.
    • Interact with DNFSB's technical, support, and outside expert personnel to resolve problems and implement the oversight programs.
    • Provide technical advice and guidance and conduct special studies or analyses within specialized area(s) of expertise.
    • Participate in on-site reviews and field assignments.
    DN-IV
    • Lead multi-disciplined technical teams to review and assess the adequacy of DOE policies, programs, and activities relating to the design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of DOE's defense nuclear facilities.
    • Plan, design, and implement complex programs, projects, and other work that is broad in scope and has the potential for significantly impacting public health and safety.
    • Assist in identifying and developing appropriate DNFSB actions, including formal recommendations, and identifying and proposing other potential DOE facilities, activities, and programs for review and evaluation that are of major importance to the DNFSB and the nation.
    • Provide expert technical advice and guidance within highly specialized area(s) of expertise.
    • Prepare Technical Reports and other documents for public release; author staff report on the results of safety oversight activities.
    DN-V
    • Plan, design, and implement exceptionally complex programs, projects and other work activities are broad in scope and have the potential for significantly impacting public health and safety.
    • Lead multi-disciplined technical teams at headquarters and at DOE sites to review and assess the adequacy of DOE policies, programs, and activities relating to the design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of DOE's defense nuclear facilities.
    • Meet with DOE representatives at headquarters or at DOE sites and facilities, scientific groups and committees.
    • Provide written reports and summaries of the results of safety oversight activities and take necessary follow-up action.
    • Conduct or directs special studies or analyses in highly specialized area(s) of expertise.
    • Serves as primary or secondary author of Technical Reports and other documents for public release.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position may require traveling between 3 to 10 days overnight per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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