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Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

  • Job reference: AE-000252
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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Our talented teams design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver trusted, innovative advice critical to the success of the global energy market.

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Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.

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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
On joining the Atkins’ Nuclear business, you’ll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description

Supports execution of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture

Establishes and maintains an emergency management program, including procedures, compliant with DOE Order 151.1D, Comprehensive Emergency Management System, and OSHA with support from Isotek line management and support organizations.

Interprets and integrates DOE Orders; OSHA requirements; and other applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances into the comprehensive emergency management program.

Serves as a point of contact to DOE, UT-Battelle and Tennessee Emergency Management Administration on emergency management program.

Develops, conducts, and manages training evolutions and exercises/drills to prepare project personnel and emergency response support organizations to respond effectively to emergency situations.

Provides support to coordinate actual or potential emergency response and preparedness efforts, including participation in training and drills established by Laboratory Emergency Preparedness Department and DOE

Organizes local emergency squads and identifies sufficient qualified emergency squad alternates to ensure availability during working hours.

Reviews postings and emergency placards and reports deficiencies to affected responsible supervisor along with corrective recommendations

Support Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Program, including: maintains programs and procedures compliant with 10 CFR 851; supports job walkdowns and JHEs; performs OSH evaluations and investigations; performs OSH program assessments; conducts facility inspections; reviews work control documents.

Job Requirements

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Ability to gather information, pertinent facts and analyze situational environment to arrive at sound conclusions and take appropriate actions.

Knowledge of emergency management programs and program interface with response organizations.

Education / Experience / Certifications

Baccalaureate in engineering, safety, or related science or equivalent work experience.

Minimum 1 year nuclear experience.

Minimum 3 years’ job-related experience preferred.

Certification preferred, e.g., emergency management certification, Certified Safety Professional,

Certified Industrial Hygienist

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified locations, information and matter.

US citizenship required for Atkins Global Isotek Systems project positions.

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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