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Nuclear Material Control & Accountability (NMC&A) Manager

  • Job reference: AE-000294
  • Sector: Energy, Environment, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.


Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking a Nuclear Material Control & Accountability (NMC&A) Manager to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description



Stops work without fear of reprisal for unsafe conditions potentially affecting personnel safety or environmental risk.


Directs development of and oversees the NMC&A programs, administers NMC&A policies and procedures, and performs internal self-assessments.


Provides regulatory and policy guidance relative to NMC&A.


Develops and revises NMC&A plans and procedures and interfaces with the DOE NMC&A team.


Serves as the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS) interface and ensures nuclear material activity is appropriately captured. Serves as the Nuclear Material Representative.


Performs other duties as assigned.


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


Minimum Baccalaureate degree (security-related or accounting preferred)

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in NMC&A field

Detailed knowledge of DOE NMC&A requirements as defined in DOE orders, manuals, and standards

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




Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and budgeting.

Ability to develop and implement performance tests, performance management, self-assessments and validate program compliance.

Familiarity with nuclear materials controls including but not limited to surveillance, access, inventory sampling, and monitoring.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong verbal communication and written skills.

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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