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Licensing Specialist 4

Company: NuScale Power
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide senior level licensing direction for complex regulatory projects while ensuring compliance with nuclear safety and licensing requirements. Ensure the development of timely and quality products for submittal to international regulatory agencies. Provide licensing services to engineering, test, safety analysis internal resources on regulatory and licensing activities in support of various NuScale projects. Interfaces with international regulatory agencies on assigned activities.


+ Support the resolution of complex issues and processes for compliance with applicable regulatory requirements for assigned projects.

+ Provide tactical direction and technical regulatory guidance to internal project resources, cross-functional work teams, and NuScale management for complex issues to resolve licensing strategy, implementation or interpretation issues.

+ Manage licensing programs and schedules for different regulatory engagements and actions.

+ Manage interface with clients and provide support to clients as required. Manage inputs to clients for other legal processes for obtaining licenses and permits.

+ Manage interface and interactions with international regulatory agencies as directed by the Manager.

+ Manage submission of project licensing documents and ensure that licensing documents are complete, accurate and in compliance with the licensing strategy, commitments, and statutory requirements in all material respects.

+ Prepare, edit, and review regulatory submittals originated within the Licensing Department in support of the NuScale licensing effort. Apply authoring, reviewing editing, document planning, and organizational skills in the preparation of a large and complex nuclear license application as well as smaller technical and topical reports, and white papers.

+ Develop and implement the training and maintenance of processes and procedures to ensure that the authors and production staff are working to efficient, effective and compliant standardized work practices.

+ Support or participate in generic industry initiatives.

+ Manage work and time to project schedules.

+ Provide licensing support to international licensing activities of NuScale Power.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.

+ Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.

+ Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.

+ Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.

+ Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.

+ Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.

+ Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization. Promotes consensus by involving all stakeholders, facilitating their understanding of differences, agreeing on requirements and constraints, and developing the best solution.

+ Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.


+ Education: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Sciences is required. An advanced degree preferred.

+ Experience: A minimum of 10 years licensing experience in the nuclear industry at nuclear power plants, nuclear reactor suppliers, or nuclear industry architect-engineering firms is required. Other relevant engineering and legal/regulatory background may be considered in lieu of 10 years of licensing background. Experience with Canadian Safety Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulation, or International Atomic Energy Agency standards preferred.

+ Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.

+ Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.

+ Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.

+ The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.

+ Ability to travel domestically and internationally using common forms of transportation.

Disclaimer: Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees in this classification.

Keywords: NuScale Power, Corvallis , Licensing Specialist 4, Other , Corvallis, Oregon

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