2.2.9 The candidate must have knowledge of facility system interfaces and their
potential effects on nuclear explosives. The candidate shall be able to:
Identify the facility systems which may interface with a nuclear explosive.
Describe the hazards presented to the safety of NEOs and associated activities
by the introduction of electrical energy sources, or equipment using any
electrical source, into a NEA.
Describe the controls and design measures to prevent or limit the introduction
of electrical energy into a NEA.
2.2.10 The candidate must have knowledge of the requirements for protection,
security, and control of nuclear explosives and nuclear weapons as described in
DOE O 452.4, Security and Control of Nuclear Explosives and Nuclear
Weapons. The candidate shall be able to:
Discuss the objectives of DOE O 452.4.
Discuss the relationship between NES and deliberate unauthorized use (DUU)
2.3.1 The candidate must be proficient in technical communications. The candidate
shall be able to:
Demonstrate proficiency in written communication, including business and
Demonstrate proficiency in oral communications, including briefings, one-on-
one presentations, and formal presentations.
Demonstrate knowledge of interpersonal communications necessary to
effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally with DOE management,
DOE technical personnel, and all levels of contractor personnel.
2.3.2 (Chair only) The candidate must have knowledge of DOE M140.1-1A, Interface
with Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. The candidate shall be able to:
Discuss the scope and purpose of this manual.
Discuss this positions role and responsibilities regarding this manual.