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Nuclear Material Manager
Job Code:2020-ETA-002
Location:Lexington, KY
Division:PPPO DOE Contract
Duration:Direct Hire

Job Responsibilities:

Position:   Nuclear Material Manager                                   

Division:   ETAS

Duration:  Direct Hire

Location:  Portsmouth, OH


Company Description: 

E-TAS Inc. has upcoming opportunity for Nuclear Material Manager (Direct Hire) positions at our offices in Portsmouth, OH.  Please submit resumes via the web page link below.  


Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (E-TAS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Professional Project Services, Inc (Pro2Serve). E-TAS was formed and dedicated to support the Department of Energy (DOE) Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) with technical and management services contributing to the safe and cost effective implementation of the “One PPPO” mission.


The parent company, Pro2Serve, is a nationally recognized environmental, technical, and engineering services firm dedicated to providing critical environmental management services to reduce the Nation’s environmental liabilities and infrastructure engineering services in support of our Nation’s security. We support the energy, defense, and science markets through responsive, cost-effective execution of critical environmental, facilities and infrastructure, and nuclear defense and nonproliferation projects.



Job Description

The Incumbent shall provide oversight of nuclear material management at PPPO Sites including, but not limited to, technical analyses, expert advice, and short turnaround assignments for special projects as requested. The Incumbent shall be experienced and knowledgeable to provide support in areas of Safeguards & Security (assisting Senior NMC&A Specialist), nuclear safety, excess uranium inventory history, uranium inventory management, characterization, processing, storage, packaging and transportation, value estimation and trending, marketing, and disposition. The Incumbent shall provide direct support to PPPO operations, as needed, to meet programmatic goals and objectives.

Work activities include, but are not limited to the following subtasks:

a) Support independent assessments of the Nuclear Material Control & Accountability (NMC&A) Program and application of NMC&A practices in accordance with DOE requirements.

b) Provide independent assessment of Physical Security and Safeguards and Security programs for the protection of nuclear materials to assess compliance with DOE requirements.

c) Provide support for PPPO excess uranium inventory management, including, but not limited to, the following subtasks:

1. Provide technical support to PPPO management in planning for the disposition of uranium inventories, including, but not limited to, activities such as updating the PPPO inventory data included in the DOE Excess Uranium Inventory Management Plan and maintaining oversight of ongoing activities and plans to ensure consistency with DOE plans and policies.

2. Establish and maintain current and accurate data relative to DOE uranium inventories at PPPO sites. This data shall include location, quantities, count of containers/cylinders, characteristics, disposition path, marketability, potential shipping and transfer issues, and estimated market value. Data shall be developed proactively and maintained in the form of tables, graphs, and schedules. Data shall be provided, as appropriate, in briefings and meetings with PPPO management, and maintained for ready reference in responding to PPPO management needs for up-to-date information. The Incumbent shall provide a Nuclear Material Management/Disposition Activity Oversight, Assessment and Tracking Report, as required. This will require coordination with all PPPO sites to provide total inventory management for reporting on material handled across the PPPO.

3. Document and maintain a uranium processing history for the United States uranium industry from which the PPPO excess uranium inventories are a legacy. This historical documentation will provide information essential for the identification and understanding of the characteristics of the uranium now in the PPPO inventory.

4. Maintain a history of uranium, uranium conversion, and separated work unit market prices and optimum tails for enrichment.

5. Maintain uranium database information to meet DOE requirements.

6. Provide alternative data representation as appropriate to meet PPPO needs.

7. Provide technical expertise and support to assist DOE with planning and evaluation associated with disposition alternatives for the higher-value DUF6 inventories at the PPPO.



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with a minimum of five years of DOE related Nuclear Materials management experience or fifteen years direct working experience in DOE Nuclear Materials management programs with emphasis in the uranium industry . In lieu of degree, 20+ years of aforementioned experience required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency to perform DOE Nuclear Materials management tasks and/or responsibilities related to Nuclear Materials Control and Accountability.
  • Experience with contractor program oversight and contract execution and related tasks.
  • Experience with performing DOE Assessments, Survey’s, Corrective Action Plans and Survey & Comprehensive Self-Assessment Report development.
  • Must be possess or be able to obtain a DOE “L” Clearance.



Direct Hire


Federal Government Clearance:

This position may require the ability to obtain a government clearance. This position may require reviews and test for absence of any illegal drugs along with a background investigation by the Federal government in order to obtain an access authorization prior to employment, and may require subsequent reinvestigations may be required.


EEO Employer:

Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/Vet/Disab/LGBT



E-TAS benefits package has been carefully designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families.


These benefits include:

  • Major Medical Plan with Prescription Card, Dental Plan, Vision, and Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Comprehensive Leave
  • Holidays



Pay Rate:
Please submit salary or hourly rate requirements along with resume or in a cover letter.


Job location:

Portsmouth, OH, area

Please submit resumes via the web page link.


If you meet the above requirements/qualifications, please click the Apply Now button to submit your resume to be considered for this position, as well as added to our national database.  We look forward to talking with candidates who have the requisite skills and experience level.