Nuclear Engineering & Security

BGS specializes in providing recognized subject matter experts who evaluate programs, recommend improvements, and deliver excellent products and services. We are committed to ensuring safety, resolving complex issues, and reducing costs for our customers.

Our Nuclear Engineering & Security business line provides the following key areas:

  • Nuclear Safety Engineering
  • Quality & Compliance
  • Specialized Design Engineering
  • Safeguards & Security Services
  • Facility Operations

Nuclear Safety Engineering
  • Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Program Development and Implementation
  • NCS Evaluations and Approvals
  • Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR) Development and Revision
  • Hazards Identification, Screening, and Evaluation
  • Dispersion and Consequence Analysis
Quality & Compliance
  • NQA-1 Software Quality Assurance: Assessment
    • Program Implementation
    • Software CGD
  • Equipment Qualification (Seismic and Environmental)
    • Assessments
    • Program Implementation
    • Training
Specialized Design Engineering
  • Engineering Program Development and Review
  • Specialized Engineering Design Services
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Instrumentation & Controls
    • Civil/Structural
Safeguards & Security Services
  • Security Program Support, Surveys, and Assessments
    • Safeguards and Security Policies, Procedures, and Plans
    • Facility Security Officers
    • Stand-up, Review, and Qualification of Secure Facilities
    • Program Audits and Assessments
  • Physical Security
    • Vulnerability Assessments
    • Access Control Systems
    • Security System Design and Installation Support
    • Lock and Key Program
  • Information Security and Classification Program Development, Document Reviews, and Assessments
    • Classified Matter Protection and Control (CMPC) Program Development and Implementation
    • Export Control Program
    • Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Development and Reviews
    • Security Awareness Training
  • Personnel Security
    • Clearance Processing and Records Management
    • Development and Assessment of Security Files
    • Incidents of Security Concern
  • Nuclear Materials Classification & Accountability
    • NMC&A Policy and Program Development and Implementation
    • Program Audits and Assessments
    • Material Balance Area Custodians
Facility Operations
  • Waste Management, Packaging, and Transportation Compliance
    • Technical support for waste management and waste acceptance programs
    • Transportation safety, compliance, and logistics
    • Waste Transportation Tracking Tools and Software
    • Transportation Risk Assessment
  • Procedure Development and Implementation
  • Training Program Support Module Development and Delivery
  • Safety and Environmental Program Support
    • SMEs for fire protection; nuclear safety; radiation protection; and related areas
  • Worker Safety and Health Program development
    • Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS)
    • Safety Conscious Work Environment (SCWE)
    • Human Performance Improvement (HPI)
    • Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
Experience Highlights & Case Studies

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

We provide SMEs who evaluate programs and recommend improvements; highly skilled professionals to deliver products and services; and long-term support in key program areas.

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

Examples of recent assignments:

  • Developed DOE qualified NQA-1 QA Program for Safety Software
  • Developed a consolidated set of DOE-compliant Engineering Practices and Procedures for a major nuclear facility (FBP)
  • Support for strategy, planning, and management of cross-cutting issues for the full range of waste managed by DOE EM (EM-30)
  • Provided engineering and operational oversight of uranium enrichment plants (DOE NE)
  • Performed verification of NCS control implementation and developed a complete flow-down matrix for the NCS requirements (Fluor Paducah Deactivation Project).
  • Performed a Hazard Category 3 to Hazard Category 2 DSA/TSR upgrade for the U1A facility in support of future subcritical experiments (NSTec).
BGS Technical Services Capability Statement
BGS Technical Services Capability Statement