Nuclear Engineering & Security

Boston Government Services, LLC (BGS) is a respected provider of mission-focused solutions for Nuclear Safety, Nuclear Criticality Safety, Specialized Design Engineering, and Safeguards and Security in the nuclear industry.

Expert Solutions for development and protection of critical programs and infrastructure

We support projects ranging from innovative small modular reactor design and licensing to D&D of the nation’s nuclear weapons complex legacy facilities.

Nuclear Safety
  • Nuclear Safety Engineering program development and implementation
  • Hazards identification, screening, and evaluation
  • Chemical and radiological dispersion and consequence analysis
  • Hazard control development and implementation
  • DSA/TSR development and revision per DOE-STD-3009-2014
  • SMR licensing strategy and development
Nuclear Criticality Safety
  • NCS program development and implementation
  • Criticality code verification and validation
  • NCS evaluations of fissile material operations per DOE-STD-3007-2017
  • Criticality incredible determinations
  • Criticality accident alarm system placement
Specialized Design Engineering
  • Engineering program optimization
  • Engineering design services – all disciplines
  • 3-D design package development
  • Fabrication/construction support
  • Test plan development and implementation
Safeguards and Security
  • Security program surveys and assessments
  • Information security and classification
  • Emergency management
  • Security program planning and optimization
  • Protective force planning
Operations Support
  • Training program development and implementation
  • Procedure development and revision
  • Work planning and control
  • Industrial safety and health
  • Waste management, packaging, and transportation compliance
Quality and Compliance
  • NQA-1 software quality assurance program
  • Compliant information security program for CUI
  • Rigorous cost accounting and tracking system
  • Nuclear safety engineering center of excellence for successful remote support
  • Project management and integration capability
Experience Highlights

BGS personnel have extensive experience in complex and highly regulated environments. We understand the requirements and unique challenges of both the federal and commercial nuclear sectors and deliver support, services, and solutions tailored to each client’s needs.

We have a highly talented group of engineers and scientists with experience across the entire nuclear facility life cycle. We leverage the best science and engineering to enable fresh and innovative solutions to challenging problems. Our safety software configured on NQA-1 compliant servers coupled with effective project managers enables efficient remote support operations.

The result is strategic and technical solutions that resolve issues, improve performance, and reduce cost. 

Examples of recent assignments:

  • Developing licensing strategy, Safety Design Strategy and DSA/TSR for a new 3-D printed SMR to be built at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-Battelle)
  • Performing a gap analysis and cost estimate for implementation of DOE-STD-3009-2014 for a hot cell facility at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-Battelle)
  • Performed a Hazard Category 3 to Hazard Category 2 DSA/TSR upgrade for the U1A facility in support of future subcritical experiments (NSTec)
  • Developing NCS evaluations to allow characterization and deactivation activities at the former uranium enrichment facilities (FRNP and FBP)
  • Developing the basis for criticality incredible for D&D activities at the former uranium enrichment facilities (FRNP and FBP)
  • Providing complete design, fabrication, and testing services for a unique gas capture system at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-Battelle)
  • Providing engineering design services for new facilities and infrastructure at the LANL EM site (N3B)
  • Supporting DOE-EM in the development and implementation of a complex-wide Safeguards and Security Roadmap to guide program enhancement and consistency (DOE EM-3.114)
  • Support for strategy, planning, and management of cross-cutting issues for the full range of waste managed by DOE EM (EM-30)
  • Manage the DOE training program at the Oak Ridge Office (DOE)