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July 2017:

BGS Program Manager, Ruth F. Weiner, Ph.D., was awarded the American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2017 Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made major lifetime accomplishments that have significantly advanced scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or nuclear waste management. Dr. Weiner has served as a member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Regulatory Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste, as a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan in the Department of Nuclear Engineering. She has a Ph.D. in Chemistry, a M.S. in Physics, and a B.S. in Physics.

Dr. Weiner is currently supporting our AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (ATS) subcontract for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and has supported our U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) contract performing RADTRAN analyses.

Article (click to read): American Nuclear Society Fuel Cycle & Waste Managment Division (FCWMD) Newsletter

June 2017:

DOE recognizes BGS employee, Pete Keenan for his commitment to ensuring safe and efficient progress at the Office of Environmental Management (EM) SPRU D&D Project in upstate New York. Mr. Keenan, a BGS senior radiological professional, “performs calculations to ensure the safety of workers and confirm they can carry out deactivation and decommissioning (D&D) without generating airborne contamination levels of concern for worker health”. Mr. Keenan supports EM oversight of the implementation of the radiological protection program for the SPRU D&D operations, which supports EM’s mission to safely and efficiently complete the cleanup of the environmental legacy of decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research. Article (click to read): DOE Features on Small Business Employees Across EM Complex

February 2017:

DOE awards BGS a contract to provide Technical and Engineering Support Services to the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

Services include technical and engineering expertise to support the evaluation and oversight of uranium enrichment technology; administration of various lease agreements between DOE and the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC); other programmatic activities for DOE NE; and technical/programmatic support services to identify the best strategy for acquiring Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) downblending services for the NNSA Domestic Uranium Enrichment Program.

December 2016:

Chris Dean joined BGS as a Senior Vice President to deliver senior business operations leadership, business development, oversight of projects, and overall strategic direction for the BGS Technical Services business area. Mr. Dean is a proven business leader and a widely recognized technical leader. Mr. Dean graduated from West Virginia University with a M.S. in Physics and from Marshall University with a B.S. in Physics.

He has over 28 years of experience as a Hazard and Risk Analyst, Nuclear Safety Engineer, Nuclear Safety Manager, Security Analyst, and Program/Project Manager in the aerospace, chemical processing, and nuclear industries.

Chris Dean is an experienced fire and explosion hazards analyst, a qualified senior nuclear criticality safety (NCS) engineer, and an experienced nuclear facility safety engineer who has developed, implemented, and reviewed Safety Basis documentation at several DOE and commercial facilities.

He also has significant expertise in the development and management of safeguards and security programs, including performing classification reviews, executing radiological sabotage assessments, and conducting security vulnerability assessments for critical infrastructure.

October 2016:

Fluor B&W Portsmouth, LLC awards B&P Solutions, LLC (a joint venture of BGS and Peak Solutions, LLC) a five-year contract valued at over $26M to provide Project Controls personnel; Project Support Managers; and Technical Writers.

September 2016:

DOE awards BGS an ID/IQ contract valued at up to $4M over four years to provide support services to the Office of Environmental Management (EM) Headquarters.

These services include: Technical & Administrative Support; Support to the Office of Packaging & Transportation; Facilities & Infrastructure/Asset Management Services; Program/Project Management & Analytical Services; Technical/Subject Matter Expert (SME) Support; Site Strategic Planning; Communications & Outreach; Quality Assurance; and Business & Administrative Support.

July 2016:

DOE awards BGS a contract to provide Professional and Technical Assistance for the Training and Development Group (TDG), Office of Science, Oak Ridge Office.
Services include providing professional and technical support services to the TDG in establishing and improving training systems at the DOE Oak Ridge Office. This contract supports all DOE programs at the Oak Ridge Office and the Office of Science Headquarters.

June 2016:

Fluor B&W Portsmouth, LLC (FBP) awards BGS a multi-year ID/IQ contract as a preferred subcontractor to the FBP team to provide: (1) Management Assistance in project activities; (2) Technical assistance in practices/procedures/training; and (3) Project Control/Estimating/Scheduling project activities.
The support services include Engineering; Waste Management; Project Management, Project Controls; Information Management, Quality, and other areas of the client’s mission activities.

May 2016:

BGS awarded the U.S. Department of Energy 8(a)/ Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) of the Year Award.
This award recognizes the outstanding performance of a small business, certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration's 8(a) and/or SDB programs, for exceptional performance in activities contributing to core DOE mission accomplishments.

April 2016:

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) awarded its Rising Star Award to BGS for our outstanding performance and extraordinary service in our early years of subcontracting with ORNL.

BGS has developed DOE operational cost and feasibility assessments and has used technical advancements in software design and data analysis related to radiation detection to report critical information on issues and risk.

February 2016:

BGS was awarded a $3.5M Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to provide software development support to the Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate at ORNL.