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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA, United States (on-site)
4 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California, United States (on-site)
4 days ago

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Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

The Environment, Safety & Health (ES&H) Directorate has an opening for a SeniorSafety Basis Analyst to support the institutional safety function. The primary support role is in the review and maintenance of Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs) for Hazard Category 2 and 3 nuclear facilities at LLNL. The selected candidate will bring a range of experience in hazard and accident analysis for nuclear, radiological, chemical, waste storage, and explosive facilities. The selected candidate will also work on an independent, self-directed basis on tasks of significant complexity while interacting with management, both internal and external to the Laboratory. The selected candidate will report to the Safety Basis Division Leader.

This position will be filled at eitherlevel based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this roleyou will
  • Provide technical leadership in the review and maintenance of safety basis calculations, Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) documents, Documented Safety Analyses (DSA), Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs), and nonnuclear safety basis documents.
  • Perform or review analyses for a Radiography Facility, Hardened Engineering Test Facility, Tritium Facility, Plutonium Facility, and Waste Storage Facilities.
  • Perform hazard identification for processes, operations, materials, wastes, and potential energy sources used in facilities.
  • Perform hazard evaluation, including definition of accident scenarios, risk ranking and control selection.
  • Evaluate key structures, systems, and components to develop functional requirements and performance criteria.
  • Provide input on technical or operational issues for specific projects that require drawing from applicable regulations and DOE standards relevant to safety basis.
  • Represent the Division to other organizations at LLNL.
  • Interface and respond to Independent Verification Reviews (IVRs), Readiness Assessments (RAs), and other assessments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the TSS.4level
  • Provide subject matter expert advice to management on technical and engineering analysis to support regulatory compliance for programs/clients, including associated workload planning, scheduling, and staffing analyses.
  • Utilize analytical software (e.g., ALOHA, EPIcode, HOTSPOT, MACCS2, CFAST) to address issues that are not well defined and require creative conceptual planning.
  • Use independent judgement to analyze and identify complex data collected from engineering facilities for risk, safety, environmental, or reliability concerns and recommend corrective actions when required.
  • Mentor junior and early career safety analysts.


Qualifications

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree ina scientific or engineering discipline.
  • Experience applying 10 CFR 830, DOE-STD-1027, and other associated safety guidance to Hazard Category 2 and 3 nuclear facilities and
  • Experience with hazard identification and evaluation to facilitate accident scenario development, material release estimates, failure mechanism assessment, and documentation of accident consequences and likelihood.
  • Extensive experience writing and reviewing technical and/or regulatory documents and maintaining administrative processes.
  • Experience working in nuclear or radiological facility, nuclear reactor, chemical facility or refinery, or high hazard (e.g., explosive) facility.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills to interact with a wide spectrum of personnel, including mid-level management.
  • Extensive experience working independently as well as leading a team of technical and professional personnel.
  • Experience using atmospheric dispersion modelling and/or fire modelling software (e.g., ALOHA, EPIcode, HOTSPOT, MACCS2, CFAST) or equivalent

Additional qualifications at the TSS.4level
  • Advanced knowledge or significant experience with hazard identification and evaluation to facilitate accident scenario development, material release estimates, failure mechanism assessment, or documentation of accident consequences and probability of occurrence.
  • Subject matter expertise in, advanced knowledge of and significant experience working in chemical (e.g., refinery), high hazard (e.g., explosive), radiological, and/or nuclear facility or nuclear reactor operations.
  • Broad experience in regulatory compliance, specifically in applying 10 CFR 830.
  • Expert communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills to interact with a wide spectrum of personnel, including senior management.

Qualifications We Desire
  • Master's Degreein a scientific or engineering discipline.
  • Significant experience with operations, research, or oversight in a nuclear facility environment.
  • Specific experience with plutonium or tritium operations.


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
  • Included in 2022Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Careersite .

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2 .

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing candidates and employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value and hire a diverse workforce as it is a vital component of our culture and success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNL invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .

Reasonable Accommodation

At LLNL, our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form .

CaliforniaPrivacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitlesjob applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here .

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 65861184
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Livermore, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Position Title: Senior Safety Basis Analyst
  • Job Function: Environment
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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