Strata-G, LLC

Senior Readiness Specialist

Full-Time in Oak Ridge, TN - Mid Level

At Strata-G, we define significance by the extraordinary people we hire, the relationships we build with our clients, and the positive impact we make in the community. Our team of intellectually curious and highly motivated engineers, scientists and business professionals engages with our clients to solve complex energy and environmental challenges around the world.

We are driven by our values to create a culture of significant and positive change for our clients and the world.

We Care We treat our customers and employees as we wish to be treated. Integrity We are honest and ethical in every endeavor. Service We continuously strive to please our customers and to exceed their expectations. Quality We maintain a culture of continuous improvement. Safety We hold paramount the safety and health of our associates, our customers, the public, and the environment. Innovation We develop creative solutions to better serve our customers. Attitude We maintain a positive attitude and value humor. Outreach We share the results of our successes with the community.

Strata-G is seeking an experienced Readiness Specialist with the following:

  • Fully responsible for providing strategic technical leadership and expertise for a Readiness Assurance Program (RAP) with a focus on the startup of Weapon Facilities and Weapon Related Processes. This program provides technical direction for the startup and restart of complex nuclear and high-hazard non-nuclear Facilities, Activities, and Operations as well as performing detailed technical reviews of Nuclear Safety Analysis Reports, Technical Safety Requirements, Process Hazard Analysis and supporting documentation.
  • The role of the Readiness Leader (RL) is to provide self-directed, multi-disciplinary technical leadership to ensure that startups and restarts of a wide range of specialized operational systems are accomplished meeting operational readiness expectations.
  • Serve as the technical expert for operational readiness ensuring that physical and administrative boundaries are defined, and review level determinations are completed;
  • Resolve technical problems and make decisions and recommendations to the project team and senior management
  • Ensure that integrated planning across multiple organizations and individuals is accomplished to identify the set of tasks needed to attain operational readiness;
  • Ensure that tasks required for attaining operational readiness are fully accomplished with high quality products that can withstand the scrutiny of contractually required operational readiness verification reviews;
  • Serve as the team leader or team member of review teams that perform readiness reviews to verify operational readiness or Safety Basis Implementation Validation Reviews to verify that the requirements, assumptions, and controls from safety basis documents (DSA and TSR) are correctly captured in the documents and are fully implemented;
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in engineering or a physical science discipline plus 15 years of nuclear experience in either a technical or operational role, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience (e.g., Non-technical Bachelor’s degree and 20 years’ experience, Master’s Degree and 12 years’ experience or Doctors Degree and 10 years’ experience)
  • Combination of technical and operational readiness experience and skills, the successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in a combination of conducting operational readiness confirmation reviews (Readiness Assessments, Implementation Verification Reviews, and Operational Readiness Reviews) and/or in providing leadership in the attainment and validation of operational readiness for nuclear or high-hazard startup or restarts (preferably within the DOE or commercial nuclear power industry)
  • Experience in doing both the reviews and validation of the attainment of operational readiness is highly desirable and may be given greater credit over more general and less relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with the requirements of 10 CFR 830, Nuclear Safety Management, and experience with implementing requirements and controls in approved DOE Documented Safety Analysis and Technical Safety Requirements documents is highly desired.

Strata-G will not sponsor applicants for immigrant or non-immigrant work visas. The successful candidate will be required to submit evidence of identity and employment authorization. Tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR 707.4, will be conducted by Strata-G and a background investigation by the Federal government may be required to obtain an access authorization prior to employment. Strata-G is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran or disabled status.