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Director, Regulatory Affairs

Company: Ultra Safe Nuclear
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS: Limited travel (10-25%)
The Director of Regulatory Affairs is responsible for licensing of USNC's current domestic and international products and facilities. This includes licensing of facilities to make fuel and reactors as well as reactor projects. Licensing responsibility includes environmental and safety as well as transportation, export control compliance, etc. The Director of Regulatory Affairs is responsible for interactions with interactions with domestic and international regulators in support of USNC projects.

  • Leads a team of licensing managers and licensing engineers responsible for USNC licensing activities, including supporting the NRC's review of the license application
  • Support the establishment of and lead the implementation of USNC global licensing strategy
  • Manage pre-application engagement, develop, and implement Regulatory Engagement Plans, and use various tools such as licensing topical reports, Standard Design Approval, etc., to reduce regulatory uncertainty for customer reactor deployment projects
  • Responsible for licensing and compliance of USNC's reactor production factory
  • Responsible for licensing and compliance of USNC's fuel factory either directly or through supporting an existing fuel fabricator with a Part 70 license
  • Responsible for USNC's role in licensing of reactor deployment projects globally
  • While maintaining the vision of efficient harmonization of all regulators globally, support each project by establishing a clear licensing basis that meets compliance for each regulator's existing structure
  • Manage development of programs and processes to ensure work meets regulatory requirements
  • Actively involved in industry groups/forums, implementing lessons learned and industry best practices at USNC
    • Education: A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Science. Advanced degree preferred.
    • Experience: 8+ years of related experience in regulatory affairs, engineering, construction, operation, quality assurance or maintenance with at least 5 years in the nuclear field (6 years of related experience with advanced degree). Applicable Navy nuclear experience equally acceptable
    • Overall, Job Knowledge and Performance: In-depth understanding of nuclear engineering concepts, principles, and theories.
    • Management: Demonstrated ability to manage others and coordinate across multiple disciplines to provide design solutions in a timely manner.
    • Regulatory Affairs: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and/or Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulatory processes.
      • Knowledge of project management systems desired (e.g., Project Management Professional (PMP) certification)
        To confirm to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
        • Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
        • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an immigration-related employment benefit (e.g., H-1B, TN, green card, etc.)?
          USNC embraces diversity and equal opportunity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are striving to build the diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce that will make our technology a reality. USNC actively encourages applicants from historically underrepresented backgrounds to apply to this and other roles, acknowledging and committing to address the historical lack of diversity within the nuclear and aerospace industries.
          USNC does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.
          SALARY RANGE: 190k-215k
          COMPENSATION: This position is eligible to participate in our performance bonus plan.
          BENEFITS: In addition to our base compensation package, Ultra Safe Nuclear also offers:
          • 36 days of paid time off per year
          • 11 paid holidays
          • A generous PPO or HSA health insurance plan, available at no cost for employee coverage
          • A dental insurance plan, available at no cost for employee coverage
          • A vision insurance plan with , available at no cost for employee coverage
          • Access to a commuter benefit
          • Short-term disability insurance
          • Long-term disability insurance
          • Basic term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance provided at no cost
          • A 401(k) plan which includes a discretionary employer match
          • Voluntary Life Insurance is also available
            Based in Seattle, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) develops nuclear hardware and services for reliable, clean energy anywhere on Earth and in space. USNC offers full-stack capabilities including specialized reactor design services, advanced materials and fuel development, and reactor manufacturing and system deployment.
            USNC has offices in USA, Canada, France, Korea, Poland, South Africa, the UK and more.

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