Shift Technical Advisor

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 849

GEM Technologies, Inc. (GEM) is seeking a Shift Technical Advisor to join our team at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, which provides integral mission support to the NNSA. The ideal candidate has experience with Y-12 and general DOE operations, a Q Clearance, and technical expertise to understand and evaluate the proposed facility modifications against facility safety basis.


This position will serve the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN.

About the site: 


Position Overview:

  • Ensure safe operation of the production areas in accordance with safety basis requirements.
  • Provides interface with numerous support organization including, but not limited to: fire protection, PSS office, health, and safety environmental, and criticality safety. 
  • Troubleshoot various operations issues, abnormal conditions, anomalies, and out-of-specification products.
  • Determine the cause of operations issues, devise guidelines for data gathering, provide recommendations, and oversee corrections and modifications. 
  • Evaluate proposed process equipment documentation against approved safety authorization basis and processes unreviewed safety question determinations.
  • Perform technical assessments of operations in regard to safety basis and operation of the facility.
  • Prepare and provide technical presentations and reports concerning operations to plant management, The National Nuclear Security Administration, and other non-Company organizations.


  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years’ relevant experience.
  • An active DOE “Q” clearance is required.
  • Due to the nature of the work, a U.S. Citizenship is required.


About GEM: We are a federal contractor to the Department of Energy, its major contractors, and state-level and commercial agencies throughout the nation. Founded in 1994 as an engineering and technical services company, our service lines have since expanded to include environmental remediation, facilities maintenance, construction, demolition, and waste management. We are headquartered near Oak Ridge, TN, and provide nationwide services in locations that include Texas, Illinois, Idaho, Kentucky, New Mexico, Ohio, Georgia, and South Carolina.


GEM Technologies Inc., is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer