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    The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) is an independent agency in the executive branch chartered with the responsibility of providing recommendations and advice to the President and the Secretary of Energy regarding public health and safety issues at Department of Energy (DOE) defense nuclear facilities. 

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    As the Associate Technical Director for Nuclear Programs and Analysis, you will work closely with the Technical Director and Deputy Technical Director to identify DOE facilities, activities, and programs for review and evaluation.  The DOE defense nuclear facilities are located at ten geographically dispersed site across the United States.  The Associate Technical Director for Nuclear Programs and Analysis will review programs at individual sites and also analyze information at individual sites for commonalities complex wide.  You will supervise and manage the work of multi-disciplined engineers and scientists tasked with analyzing and evaluating the safety and technical adequacy of complex processes and systems at DOE’s various defense nuclear facilities.  In addition, you will provide expert technical advice and guidance to the Deputy Technical Director, Technical Director and Board Members on complex issues related to assigned technical programs.

    • Plan, direct and manage the efforts of professional engineers responsible for reviewing and evaluating the technical adequacy of complex processes and safety related systems of the DOE's defense nuclear complex.
    • Interact with the Chairman and Board Members and the General Counsel to resolve and recommend resolution of policy and programmatic issues of the highest level related the safety of DOE’s defense nuclear complex.
    • Identify, propose and execute activities and work products for Board review that would be of major importance to the Board and the nation and have the potential to affect public health and safety related to the operation of DOE's defense nuclear complex.
    • Oversees and independently coordinate the work and projects of all assigned staff and contract employees to ensure the timely and adequate completion of assignments and orderly delivery of services.
    • Communicate performance expectations in a timely manner and provide evaluation of performance with continuous, constructive feedback to the employees in the NPA group. Take positive corrective action to resolve deficiencies.
    • Provide leadership in promoting an open, collaborative, and discrimination-free work environment in support of EEO; consistently adhere to merit principals and DNFSB EEO policies and procedures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to once a month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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