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Sr. NEPA Specialist-Nuclear/Environmental Engineer/Scientist

SC&A Inc
Arlington, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

SC&A is seeking a senior NEPA specialist with experience with clean energy and nuclear power (in particular, small modular reactors) projects. The ideal candidate will have a nuclear engineering background but other disciplines will be considered that have the desired experience. The candidate should have experience working with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Department of Energy. The candidate should have a Bachelor's or Master's degree with at least 15 years of experience. We are also seeking someone who is interested in obtaining ownership in the company. While the preferred location for the candidate is the Washington, DC area, qualified candidates will be considered throughout the US.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in site visits, data collection, and investigations regarding environmental topics.
  • Review technical/program documents and applications.
  • Perform environmental calculations based on provided methodologies.
  • Communicate with regulators on compliance issues
  • Lead/prepare proposals 
  • Interact with clients
  • Up to 30% travel required, including international travel


  • US Citizen
  • Ability to handle information confidentially

SC&A is an employee-owned company with headquarters in Arlington, VA and offices in Chapel Hill, NC and Germantown, MD. The company provides environmental and energy consulting services to the federal government, other government agencies, and commercial clients.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes teamwork and a focus on client satisfaction.

SC&A benefits include medical, dental, short and long-term disability, basic personal accident insurance, access to a 529 saving plan, and basic life insurance. New full-time employees accrue a minimum of 15 days of paid time off (PTO) per year (number of days is dependent on years of experience) and the company recognizes 11 holidays. Employees are eligible for a 401K and a profit-sharing plan that typically provides an amount equal to 5% of your salary directly into your 401K account. The company benefits are effective on your first day of employment. 


SC&A, Inc. requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. SC&A, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodation to those with a medical condition, disability or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from receiving a vaccine so long as it does not create an undue hardship for SC&A, Inc. and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

SC&A does not accept third-party applications or agency inquiries. Phone calls are not accepted for any position. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. SC&A maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law. Candidates are required to pass a background screening prior to employment.

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