Safety Basis Analyst

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Advanced Technologies and Laboratories
Oak Ridge, United States

Phone: 8658043127
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Safety Basis Analyst


Lemont, IL 



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Job Description:

The Nuclear and Waste Management (NWM) Division is requesting support of one (1) full-time (i.e. 40 hours per week) Safety Basis Analyst IV, to provide safety analysis and continuous support for the safety basis documents for Argonne Hazard Category (HC) 2 and 3 nuclear facilities, and hazard analyses for radiological (less than HC-3 nuclear) facilities. Work may also include supporting the development and maintenance of safety basis documents for accelerator facilities.

Work is expected to include, but is not limited to:

1. Becoming, and remaining qualified, as USQ preparer/reviewer, and performing the USQ process, including screens, determinations, and evaluations of the safety of the situation.

2. Evaluation of existing safety basis documents for interpretation and/or revisions (e.g. through amendments).

3. Performing annual review and updates of safety basis documentation.

4. Providing support for the development and validation of procedures, work plans, and administrative systems needed for safety basis implementation in NWM nuclear facilities.

5. Providing technical expertise for safety basis document development and maintenance to support deactivation program activities.

6. Providing safety basis support for management assessments and readiness assessments.

7. Developing Plans of Action and Start-up Notification Plans for NWM nuclear facilities.


Comprehensive knowledge required of federal regulations and DOE requirements, guides, and standards for the preparation and maintenance of the safety bases for nuclear facilities, including but not limited to documented safety analyses, technical safety requirements, the unreviewed safety question process, safety assessments documents, and hazard analyses for radiological facilities.

Comprehensive skills required in applying analytical approaches and techniques used in safety evaluations for multiple facilities and operations; interpreting and integrating results into safety basis documents; and oral and written communication of results.

Comprehensive knowledge required in the use of analytical methods for hazards and risk assessment, failure analysis, and radiological and chemical release consequence evaluation.

Considerable knowledge required of nuclear technology safety standards and practices; radiological materials use and controls; nuclear technology accident phenomenology; experimental tools and techniques; and nuclear criticality safety.

Deliverables will be prepared as directed by the Technical Representative and approved by the Technical Representative.

Quality Assurance:

All work will be performed under Argonne’s Quality Assurance Program. All work will be reviewed and approved by Argonne Management. The Technical Representative will inspect work to confirm that deliverables meet SOW requirements.


This position reports to the Safety Basis Group Leader. This is a 12-month full-time position. We anticipate a remote work environment with approximately 6 (six) one-week on-site trips to the Laboratory.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $100,000.00 - $170,000.00 per year


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday