Nuclear Safety & Licensing Manager

Erwin, TN

Job Number: 7311

Job Description


Our client, a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry in the U.S. and Canada. 



We have an exciting opportunity for an Nuclear Safety & Licensing Manager who is responsible for the management and direction of personnel and programs relating to Nuclear Criticality Safety, Licensing, Regulatory Compliance, Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA), and Fire Protection at our client’ s Erwin TN facility.  This individual develops, coordinates, and implements programs to ensure the safety of the employees, facility, public, and environment; and directs activities to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines.



  • Is accountable for the performance and results of the following diverse disciplines:  Nuclear Criticality Safety, Licensing, Integrated Safety Analysis, and Fire Protection; and provides leadership and direction through managers of those disciplines.
  • Develops and executes Nuclear Safety and Licensing (NS&L) function and Safety Department strategies to achieve key business objectives impacting the results of the NFS Erwin core business.
  • Applies extensive and in-depth NS&L function, business, industry, and leadership expertise to evaluate key business challenges and directs the development of new or innovative solutions.
  • Has extensive and practical expertise in licensing and regulatory requirements, interfaces with and provides assistance to NRC and other regulatory personnel, and provides expert regulatory guidance to site personnel.
  • Serves as the primary resource to the facility concerning all matters relating to Nuclear Criticality Safety, Licensing, Integrated Safety Analysis, and Fire Protection.
  • Applies in-depth knowledge of the NS&L function, business, and commercial expertise to differentiate itself from the competition.
  • Serves as Safety Representative and/or Chairperson on the NFS Safety Review Committee.
  • Serves as the Safety Representative and/or an Emergency Control Director (ECD) on the Emergency Response Organization (ERO).


  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Engineering or Physical Science
  • 10+ years' relevant experience. 
  • Experience with regulatory requirements and various regulatory agencies is required (preferably NRC).  This can include experience in the nuclear field involving areas such as licensing, regulatory compliance, safety bases or directly related experience in a highly-regulated business.
  • Able to pass a Federal background investigation 
  • Meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.
  • U.S. Citizenship required (no dual citizenship)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance
  • Previous employment reference verifications.



Our client is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a drug free workplace.



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