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Transportation Specialist

  • Job reference: AE-000439
  • Sector: Energy, 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 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks a Transportation Specialist to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.



  • Maintains the Transportation Program.
  • Performs non-hazardous, radioactive, hazardous and mixed waste shipments.
  • Assists with waste characterization in preparation for off-site shipment for recycle, treatment and/or disposal.
  • Performs waste packaging, marking, labeling, and load securement determinations.
  • Provides support to Waste Management Specialist and Transportation Manager during waste generation and packaging operations.
  • Prepares shipping papers/records and waste manifests in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Coordinates transportation logistics.
  • Interfaces with treatment/storage and disposal facilities, generators and/or other customers and regulators to resolve specific transportation and waste management related concerns.
  • Initiates and maintains waste profiles for processing/disposal facilities.
  • Interprets and implements federal and state regulations and DOE orders as they pertain to the shipping of hazardous materials.
  • Verifies and performs all necessary safety checks, compliance checks and final inspections of all packages prior to transport to ensure compliance with DOT, DOE, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Interprets waste management and transportation rules, regulations, and policies to assist generators in the proper compliant management of facility and Project waste.


  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication, verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Strong math skills.


  • Baccalaureate in engineering or related science, or 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ job-related experience, of which 1 year is nuclear.
  • Training, knowledge, and experience in health physics and radiation protection.
  • Ability to calculate radiological and/or hazardous material activity to determine proper shipping name and waste classification.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of applicable Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) requirements.

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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