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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR), Division of Safety Systems (DSS), Nuclear Methods, Systems and New Reactors Branch (SRSB) Supervisor:  Rebecca Patton. Eligibility for telework may be discussed with the selecting official during the interview process. This position is in the Bargaining Unit.  If additional vacancies occur, additional selections may be made. 

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    Responsibilities

    As a Reactor Systems Engineer in NRR’s Nuclear Methods, Systems and New Reactors Branch, you will be responsible for: 1) Reviewing and evaluating design, process design parameters, and performance of reactor systems and nuclear fuel designs for new light water reactors, including both thermal hydraulic and reactivity phenomena under steady-state, transient and accident conditions for design basis events; 2) Conducting reactor systems confirmatory analyses for new light water reactor licensing reviews and topical report reviews; 3) Reviewing and evaluating policy issues related to reactor systems or fuels requirements for new light water reactor designs and methodologies; 4) Preparing safety evaluation reports, audit reports, and other documentation related to new light water design reviews and topical report reviews; and 5) Presenting results of evaluations before the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) and other technical briefings, providing testimony at new light water reactor hearings, and performing technical audits related to nuclear fuel and reactor systems performance and design basis event evaluation.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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