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    Positions are located in Region I, Division of Operating Reactor Safety, King of Prussia, PA and Region II, Division of Reactor Projects, Atlanta GA, and are being filled via Direct Hire Authority

    Salary range for GG-11 is based on the current 2021 Special Salary Table for Engineers.  Salary ranges for GG-12 and GG-13 reflect current 2021 Base GG pay and will also include a locality adjustment of 26.4% for Region I and 22.16% for Region II.  

    These are Bargaining Unit positions.

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    The successful candidate will perform the full range of Project Engineer (Resident Inspector Development Program (RIDP)) duties.  Such duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Participating in formal classroom training and other developmental activities to gain full certification as an NRC Inspector. 
    • Participating in the assessment of licensee performance at nuclear facilities; you will perform direct inspections of licensee activities during operation phases. 
    • Planning, preparing, and performing in-depth inspections at assigned plant(s) during start-up, operation and decommissioning to ensure compliance with design specifications, and conditions of the operating license. 
    • Ensuring inspection program completion in accordance with schedules specified in the Inspection Manual or other official documents. 
    • Preparing and presenting inspection reports describing findings and conclusions regarding the licensee’s safety performance and conformance with NRC requirements, provisions of operating licenses, and applicable industry codes and standards.
    • Assisting the Branch Chief or Senior Project Engineer in the handling of allegations and tracking the status of allegations.

    Selectees will be assigned to work in the Region I Office in King of Prussia, PA or the Region II Office in Atlanta, GA based upon geographic preference indicated in their application. The selectees must become qualified through the NRC Inspection Manual Chapter (IMC) 1245 process within two years. Upon completion of training, developmental assignments, and IMC 1245 qualification process, selectees will be expected to seek reassignment from their regional office to a Resident Inspector position at one of the Resident Inspector Offices in their assigned Region. A list of the resident inspector offices in each region is included below.  To learn more about our locations, visit the NRC website at NRC.GOV.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel requirements are frequent (30%) while assigned to the regional office. Travel requirements decrease to approximately 10% once assigned to a resident office.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0801 General Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/615726100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.