Access Authorization Reviewing Official - Remote

Requisition Number:  17933
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Madison, PA, US, 15663

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.



The Access Authorization Reviewing Official is an individual within the Global Security Access Programs organization that serves as a primary Reviewing Official, performs adjudication of potentially disqualifying information and legal reporting, and makes the determinations regarding the requesting of unescorted access authorization (UAA), in accordance with the requirements of project procedures and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations (10 CFR 26 & 73.56).  This position also ensures the recording and filing of confidential and sensitive access authorization information and maintaining the security and confidentiality of this information.




  • Review appropriate site criteria and identify the individual’s qualifications for reliability and trustworthiness to determine the suitability of the individual for access authorization using manual or electronic systems.  Prepare appropriate documentation to the US NRC licensees to request unescorted access for individuals working on Westinghouse assignments.
  • Interface with employees and non-employees, foreign and domestic, to gather personal and confidential information regarding background investigations, psychological evaluation, drug/alcohol testing and use, and training used to determine reliability and trustworthiness for access authorization.
  • Maintain the Behavior Observation Program using manual and electronic systems; provide guidance to supervisors in the implementation of the program, and ensure compliance with regulatory, customer and Westinghouse requirements. Issue periodic reminder notifications for certification training to employees.  Identify and report deficiencies to appropriate management.
  • Interface with customer representatives, suppliers, and Westinghouse personnel on issues concerning access authorization.
  • Make recommendations for developing, organizing, and implementing new procedures.  May prepare and revise operating procedures as necessary.
  • Prepare special reports, as assigned, such as Outage Resource Planning, Access Authorization statistics, psychological testing statistics, and other reports as needed. 
  • Ensures AA process complies with applicable project procedures and regulatory requirements for processing individuals for unescorted access authorization
  • Adjudicates potentially disqualifying information and legal action reporting
  • Interviews individuals regarding derogatory information and legal actions
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and security of all access authorization documentation and files
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management



  • Recommendation: Bachelor’s degree in Security or related field is preferred; 2+ years security, access control, or related experience, including commercial nuclear power plant experience.
  • Reviewing Official experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated values, e.g., trustworthiness, reliability, honesty, integrity, responsibility, accountability, and confidentiality
  • Motivated and innovative self-starter and problem solver
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Dedicated to meeting AA Organization goals and expectations

No Relocation Assitance Available

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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