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Declassification Analyst Trainee

  • Job reference: AE-000213
  • Sector: Energy, Government, Nuclear
  • Location: Maryland
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Atkins is currently seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our Oak Ridge Energy Team as Declassification Analyst Trainee.

Job Description:


As an Entry Level Declassification Analyst, you will work on-site at a government facility in Bethesda, Maryland, in support of the Navy’s Declassification Program. Each new hire is mentored by a team of professionals dedicated to the Analyst's constant growth and development.

The Analyst will be trained to conduct initial declassification reviews in support of the US Navy, and analyze unclassified and classified documents to determine the appropriate actions in accordance with the precepts and protocols set forth during their training and certification.

The Analyst will be instructed in the understanding of classified document markings and symbols, and apply said knowledge to the different types of documentation assigned.

The Analyst will utilize analytical skills to make determinations on documents for release, referral to other agencies, and exemption from automatic declassification.

The Analyst will recognize possible nuclear weapons and intelligence information requiring further review.

The Analyst will be able to properly handle boxes and documents (boxes can weigh between 15-25 lbs.) and ensure that the integrity of the contents of each and every archival box remains intact.

Job Requirements:

Must be able to interface with government program representatives on technical and project issues.

Ability to successfully make quick decisions and meet goals while working under severe time constraints.

Demonstrated ability to be creative with a keen attention to detail.

Possess communication and interpersonal skills.

Possess planning, organizational, and analytical skills.

Possess the technical knowledge to work with multiple functional areas and offices in order to provide comprehensive recommendations.

Ability to multi-task between changing requirements and priorities.

Requires a motivated self-starter who pays attention to details to support assignments while functioning in a time-sensitive, fluid environment.


Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years of hands-on experience in a related field.

Military experience with Honorable Discharge.

Bachelor’s Degree in related field.

Neither of the above, but 2 years of hands-on experience and knowledge relating to Declassification and E.O. 13526.


Must have Active DOD Top Secret Clearance.

Preferred Experience:

Army 71L or USMC 0151, 0121 or similar MOS.

Experience working within the Dept of Defense community.

1 year of industry related experience.

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Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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