Nuclear Environmental Scientist / Analyst

Employer
Leidos
Location
Germantown, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2050503830
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Description
Job Description:
Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world's most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. (https://www.leidos.com/insights?type=191&community=146)
Our Civil Group (https://www.leidos.com/company/our-business/civil) offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers' needs.
Key Capabilities:
- Large Infrastructure
- Mission Support
- Digital Modernization (https://www.leidos.com/markets/government%23digital)
- Command & Control
- Mission Applications
- Environmental Science (https://www.leidos.com/markets/science%23environmental-science)
- Nuclear Security
- Engineering Services
Job Description
Leidos is looking for a high performing candidate to fill a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyst position supporting the Leidos federal environmental analysis business. Leidos provides our customers with environmental analysis support covering a range of subject areas, including land use planning; water, biological, and cultural resources; air quality; nuclear and radiation safety; and socioeconomic and environmental justice impacts.
The primary focus of this position is to perform environmental studies and evaluations of Federal, state, and local initiatives, programs, projects, defense facilities, national laboratories, and radioactive waste disposal sites, as well as commercial reactor sites, and military installations to meet the requirements of NEPA, including environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, and related analyses to support the missions of our customers' environmental and related programs.
Primary Responsibilities
- Be a technical expert and major contributor to government environmental studies and reports.
- Prepare sections of studies that address the radiological impacts from Nuclear facility normal operations, accidents, and transportation of materials.
- Run and interpret models that predict radiological impacts such as MACCS2, GENII, CAP88, and RADTRAN.
- Work in a team environment that includes Leidos experts and other contributors to the environmental assessments. This includes working with project/task order managers; technical staff inside and outside the immediate organization; Leidos project control, contracts, and subcontracts staff; and our team's subcontractors, as well as serving as a technical contributor to NEPA efforts.
- Interface with our customers and contributors with clear communication, straightforward evaluation, and honest observations.
Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, such as engineering, chemistry, physics, or environmental management.
- Experience with and understanding of the NEPA process.
- Expertise in the fields of nuclear energy and radiological sciences.
- At least 8 years of relevant experience including experience supporting federal environmental programs.
- Particular understanding and experience with modeling radiological effects.
- Knowledge of safety and environmental aspects of nuclear or radiological facilities.
- Demonstrably excellent writer and communicator.
Preferred Qualifications
- Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration NEPA experience
- DOE Q clearance
- Expertise with MACCS2, GENII, CAP88, or RADTRAN.
Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/leidos/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LeidosInc/) .
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program (https://www.leidos.com/careers/erp) , and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies (https://www.worldsmostethicalcompanies.com/honorees/) " by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Shift:Day
Requisition Category:Professional
Job Family:Environmental Scientist
Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00051019
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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