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    A successful candidate in this position will assist in the planning, execution, and monitoring of project(s) and program(s) in one or more of the following areas as assigned including: light-water reactor sustainability, cybersecurity, integrated energy systems, safeguards and physical security, small modular reactors, liquid metal fast reactors, high-temperature gas reactors, molten salt reactors, microreactors, and advanced reactor regulatory development.

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    This is a developmental position with promotion potential to the Nuclear Engineer, GS-0840-12. This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Office of Nuclear Reactor Deployment (NRD) and directly supports the Reactor Optimization and Modernization (ROM) and/or Advanced Reactor Development (ARD) Teams.

    At the starting grades, the selectee(s) will execute developmental assignments under the close supervision of their respective Team Leader(s) and the Office Director. Initial supervision and guidance will be greater than that required at the full performance level of GS-12. Assignments will become more challenging and performed with greater autonomy as selectee(s) performance level progresses. At the full performance level of this position (GS-12), the selectee(s) will serve as a program manager for assigned ROM and/or ARD area(s) and project(s). As program manager, duties include: 

    • Developing program planning guidance for use by Headquarters (HQ), field organizations, and national laboratories in preparing annual operating plans.
    • Developing project justifications, budgets, and schedules.
    • Providing direction and management of projects to assure objectives are met; reviewing project status documents (schedules, financial reports, earned value) and periodic project reports (quarterly, annual, and special reports).
    • Providing summary input and recommended actions to management and senior leadership.
    • Developing Congressional testimony and other related documentation associated with projects and technical issues.
    • Developing position papers, briefings, and other communications to inform senior management officials and interested parties on project progress, problems, and results.
    • Collaborating with U.S. nuclear industry organizations, officials of other government agencies, power companies, vendors, and international governments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business travel up to 15% of time may be required to meet mission and training needs.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584091900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.