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Safeguards and Security Supervisor

  • Job reference: AE-000320
  • 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 Safeguards and Security Supervisor to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.


Serves as Security and Nuclear Materials and Control and Accountability representative for assigned shift.

Performs self-assessments on operational security procedures and compliance, and provides feedback on effectiveness of security measures and procedures.

Provides functional interface with Operations and Maintenance and Protective Force in daily plan operations.

Develops and revises operational procedures for physical control of Special Nuclear Material (SNM), property protection, and access control/alarms in cooperation with UT-Battelle departments.

Serves as on-scene oversight of SNM movements from storage to process cells.

Works directly with Operations Manager to facilitate construction and daily operations of plant.

Assists with Site Safeguards and Security Plan and Vulnerability Assessment maintenance.


Bachelor’s degree in security-related field preferred

Ability to obtain Human Reliability Program certification

Minimum of 2 years of experience in safeguards and security

Must be familiar with DOE Orders in physical security and program management


Prior Supervisory experience.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal 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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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