Demonstrated active participation and value-added participation in expert
panels, peer reviews, etc.
Technical investigative skills to support safety evaluations and challenge line
management's safety case.
Upper level management experience with the ability to seek technical
expertise and advice from national laboratories, industry, and/or academic
Continuing Training and Proficiency Requirements
NESSG chairmen and members shall maintain proficiency through a continuing training
program that includes the following elements:
Participate in at least one NESSG activity every two years as an
Lead at least one NESSG activity every two years as the NESSG
Participate in informal annual NES training to cover new technical information, NES
issues, lessons learned, weapon updates, and other selected refresher topics.
Complete a minimum of 24 hours annually of relevant technical classroom training.
The annual certification letter shall document successful completion of the above continuing
training requirements in order to designate that NESSG members/chair remain proficient. For
individuals unable to satisfy these requirements, a tailored requalification process shall be established.
The following establishes the minimum core set of competencies and supporting knowledge
and/or skill elements for NESSG members and chair. Those competencies applicable only to
NESSG chair are annotated as appropriate.