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Senior Engineer, Regulatory Affairs - Natrium

GE Energy
Wilmington, NC 28401
**Job Description Summary**

The Senior Regulatory Affairs Engineer will lead the completion of various regulatory work scopes, including new advanced Small Modular Reactor non-light water reactor licensing, reload licensing, customer plant support on GE Hitachi (GEH) / Global Nuclear Fuels (GNF) nuclear methods, and working with GEH / GNF Engineering and Regulatory Affairs teams on major projects.



**Job Description**



**Essential Responsibilities :**

The Senior Regulatory Affairs Engineer will:



+ Coordinate and prepare Licensing Topical Reports (LTRs), including preparation of responses to customer and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) questions

+ Assist in the preparation of licensing applications for the new Natrium Sodium Fast Reactor (SFR), including possible 10CFR50 Construction Permit and Operating License Applications and 10CFR52 Combined Operating License Applications

+ Prepare licensing documentation and reports supporting customer License Amendment Request (LAR) applications

+ Perform Technical Specification reviews and updates

+ Review and prepare Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR) markups and revisions supporting various plant and fuel changes

+ Prepare and perform verification tasks for safety evaluations

+ Support customer 10 CFR 50.59 reviews, including preparation of Technical Safety Evaluation Reports and work with internal teams evaluating licensing status of various fuel, methods, and methodology changes

+ Interface with customers and regulatory personnel on regulatory issues, and to secure applicable permissions and approvals related to work scopes



**Qualifications/Requirements :**

Bachelor's Degree in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university or college (OR Master's Degree in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 5 years of related professional work experience)



Minimum of 7 years of related professional work experience including:



+ Minimum 4 years of direct nuclear licensing experience

+ Minimum 1 year of experience leading complex projects, and providing regulatory guidance / direction to contributing functions (i.e., Engineering)



**Eligibility Requirements:**



GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.



+ Position is remote with relocation optional and negotiable in the future

+ Ability and willingness for other travel up to 25% as needed



**Desired Characteristics :**



+ NRC Licensing process and regulatory knowledge / technical knowledge in new nuclear plant licensing including licensing application requirements under 10CFR50 and 10CFR52

+ NRC Licensing process and regulatory knowledge / technical knowledge of one or more areas, such as nuclear fuel, operating plants, etc.

+ Working knowledge of advanced Small Modular Reactor non-light water reactor systems, fuel, or operations

+ Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in working / communicating with NRC personnel

+ Experience working with industry groups (i.e., NEI and Owners Groups) on nuclear licensing matters

+ International licensing experience

+ Excellent technical writing skills with the ability to create technical reports suitable for a wide range of audiences

+ Effective interpersonal and facilitation skills

+ Process skills related to coordinating and documenting complex technical documents

+ Externally focused: takes action to enhance the reputation of the company / represents the company well at all opportunities

+ Clear thinker: communicates messages clearly and concisely with the ability to make decisions with speed and accuracy based on the best available information / ability to sift through complex information and focus on critical few priorities



_This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment._



**Additional Information**



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\_global/desktop/assets/images/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized\_w\_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).



As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.



**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes

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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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