NMC&A Program Compliance Specialist

POSTED ON 11/25/2022 CLOSED ON 1/18/2023
Consolidated Nuclear Security Hired Organization Address Oak Ridge, TN Full Time

Job Posting for NMC&A Program Compliance Specialist at Consolidated Nuclear Security

Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Job Title: NMC&A Program Compliance Specialist
Career Level From: Specialist
Career Level To: Senior Specialist
Organization: Nuclear Matls Cntrl & Account (50003143)
Job Specialty: NMC&A

What You'll Do

Conduct Assessments, Performance Testing, Issues Management, Procedure writing, and Training Program activities to determine compliance with Nuclear Material Control & Accountability (NMC&A) requirements and performance standards of NMC&A topical areas. Activities will be in accordance with the Y-12 MC&A Plan and DOE O 474.2., to determine the overall status of the Safeguards and Security (S&S) program and verify that S&S objectives are met. The candidate may conduct MC&A trending analyses of deficiencies to determine causal factors and participate in the development of associated corrective action plans to address these causal factors. The position duties will include coordinating the MC&A schedule, writing self-assessment scope, performance test plans, procedures, and formal reports describing each self-assessment activity. This position will be required to interface with multiple issues management systems. The individual will be required to interface and have access to NMC&A related systems including ME / DYMCAS. The successful candidate must be an organized, team player, self-motivated with report writing capabilities and strong analytical skills. The individual may represent the MC&A department on the Issues Management Board (IMB). The position necessitates that the individual be flexible in the ability to transition work assignments as needed based on S&S priorities.

What You Can Expect

  • Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to national and global security
  • Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
  • Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
  • Career advancement and professional development programs
  • Work-life balance fostered through flexible work options and wellness initiatives

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree: Minimum 4 years of relevant experience
  • Master's degree: Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • PhD
  • OR twelve or more years of relevant education and/or relevant experience may be considered to satisfy educational and years-of-experience requirements for this posting

Preferred Job Requirements

  • Knowledgeable of Safeguards & Security and NMC&A requirements
  • Experience using issues management systems TOPIC and/or SSTARS
  • Past experience with Performance Testing and Assessment processes
  • UCNI Reviewing Official and Derivative Classifier qualifications
  • Ability to resolve complex issues, strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communications skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills, with ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software applications, including Windows, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint

Why Pantex and Y-12?

You get #morethanajob. We encourage employees to achieve a healthy personal balance among home, work and the community. One of the ways we embrace work-life balance is by offering flexible work arrangements that provide alternatives to the traditional workweek, while still meeting business needs. Top talent and personal commitment mean more to our success than any other factors, so we reward our people with the kinds of benefits that make a positive difference in the quality of their lives. Benefits such as: medical plan, prescription drug plan, vision plan, dental plan, employer matched 401(k) savings plan, disability coverage, education reimbursement and many more. Want to stay healthy and fit but hate the cost of a gym membership? Take advantage of one of our onsite workout facilities and eat healthy in our onsite cafeterias. Much more than a workplace, at Pantex and Y-12, you can build a career that lasts a lifetime.


The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Minimum Job Requirements. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.

If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level.

Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.

Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.

CNS is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.

CNS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

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