Transportation & Waste Management Unit Mgr.

Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) is a division of BWX Technologies. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U. S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U. S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U. S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U. S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at.

Transportation & Waste Management Unit Mgr. - Nuclear Fuel Services - Erwin, TN

Summary Description of Job:

This position is responsible for managing all aspects of NFS's Waste Programs, Waste Engineering, and Waste Certification/Oversight in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations; in addition to site-specific waste acceptance criteria. This position is the principal technical liaison with off-site treatment and disposal facilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and provide direction to technical staff in the discipline of waste characterization, waste certification, and waste programs.
  • Formulate programs and procedures to assure compliance with NRC, EPA, & DOT regulations, as well as the site-specific waste acceptance criteria for each disposal facility (NNSS, WCS, EnergySolutions).
  • Direct a system of self-assessments, surveillance, and audits to assure the quality of transportation and waste management programs.
  • Develop and maintain cost benefit analysis for off-site transportation and waste disposal cost.
  • Provide technical direction to plant population in the characterization and management of waste.
  • Coordinate the development of employee training programs applicable to waste management.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with all plant functions to assure integration of waste management principles.
  • Cultivate and maintain technical relationship with off-site facilities such as NNSS, WCS, and EnergySolutions.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Science or Engineering
  • Six Eight years of experience is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of nuclear experience, knowledge of DOT and RCRA regulations

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigationand must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U. S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation,drug test and previous employment reference verifications.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.

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