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Risk Management Coordinator

  • Job reference: AE-000267
  • Sector: Energy, Management Consultancy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge


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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.

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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 Risk Management Coordinator to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN. 

Job Summary

Risk Management Coordinator shall assist the Project Office in performing risk analysis and recommendations as requested by the UPF FPD and Contracting Officer; compliance review plans and reports for M&O contractor submitted Baseline Change Proposals; assessment review plans and reports.

Job Duties/Tasks/Responsibilities

Provide expert analysis and recommendations of Y-12 Maintenance and Operating (M&O) contractor performance data and performance baseline data to be used by the UPF Federal Project Director when providing information to Congressional staff and NNSA Headquarters and other stakeholders.

Provide expert analysis and recommendations of M&O submitted proposals to be used by the UPF Contracting Officer when developing Negotiation Positions and contract incentives and evaluating the effectiveness of contract incentives.

Provide expert analysis and recommendations of M&O contractor performance data to be used by the UPF Contracting Officer when determining provisional and earned fee.

Lead contractor teams in the review and analysis of M&O contractor submitted baseline change proposals, resulting in recommendations regarding the compliance of the M&O contractor submissions with DOE Order 413.3B, and other DOE Orders.

Complete assessments of M&O contractor compliance with contract requirements.

Serve as the risk management program coordinator for the UPF Project Office.

Serves in a key technical role.

Develops, reviews, and provides technical guidance regarding policies, plans, orders, and documentation.

Conducts research, performs analyses, and provides input to reports, plans, and briefings.

Work performed under this task may require the contractor and its personnel to gain access to classified and restricted DOE/NNSA data, systems, and facilities. For this reason the contractor personnel may be required to obtain and maintain and possess a DOE/NNSA Q Clearance.




































Bachelor's degree required; preferred in engineering, business administration, accounting or finance


14 years of experience in Engineering

Experience working on nuclear design and construction projects

Experience working within the Department of Energy Complex

Experience with project controls and reporting systems in use at UPF or other DOE projects is a plus

Knowledge and previous experience with uranium processing

Knowledge of DOE O 413.3B, DOE Guide 413.3-7A, federal budget principles, Construction Project Data Sheets, and ANSI/EIA-748-C (Earned Value Guidelines) is required


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

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

Demonstrated ability to be creative with a keen attention to detail

Strong communication skills

Advanced computer skills, including the use of process equipment design software and MS Office.

Detailed knowledge in functional discipline and its practical application

Detailed knowledge of industry codes and regulations

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