HukariAscendent has provided support to the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) since 2007. The NNSS is located in a remote, highly secure area of southern Nevada. The NNSS is a premier outdoor, indoor, and underground national laboratory. It is a preferred location for experiments supporting the NNSA’s nuclear weapons Stockpile Stewardship Programs, national defense programs, […]
HukariAscendent has supported the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) and Advanced Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) since 2006. At this time the Idaho Site mission was divided into three contracts: the ICP, the AMWTP, and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).
In February 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the ICP Core Contract to Fluor Idaho, LLC, […]
The Pantex Plant, located northeast of Amarillo, TX, is the nation’s primary facility for the final assembly, dismantlement, and maintenance of nuclear weapons. Pantex is one of six production facilities in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nuclear Security Enterprise.
From 2001 -2016, HukariAscendent provided staff augmentation, featuring day-to-day support of the Pantex Plant facilities and […]
The scope of the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Project includes the design, construction, and operation of the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF). The MOX facility will convert nuclear weapons based highly enriched uranium and plutonium into low-enriched nuclear reactor fuel. This design, construct, and operate activity requires obtaining Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensing and necessary Federal, […]
HukariAscendent has provided support to a variety of commercial nuclear clients for Licensing, Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance Criteria (ITAAC), and Quality Assurance.
New Facility Licensing Support
Clients: AREVA NP Inc., Black & Veatch, Shaw AREVA MOX Services LLC, Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems (MNES), and Shine Medical Technologies
HukariAscendent is a leader in providing licensing support to […]
The scope of the Hanford Plateau Remediation Contract (PRC) is to advance the cleanup of the central portion of the Hanford Site, known as the 200 Area or the Central Plateau. The scope includes completion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant project; characterization of facilities and waste sites; disposal activities related to non-tank farm waste; environmental […]
HukariAscendent was recently awarded a contract to provide Laboratory Management Consultation services to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).
HukariAscendent’s scope of work includes assisting or leading tasks such as root causal analyses extent of condition/cause reviews, management system, program and peer reviews, and performance assessments. These tasks are expected to envelop functional areas germane to […]
HukariAscendent has supported Conduct of Operations, Nuclear Safety, Quality Assurance, and Readiness activities at the New Brunswick Laboratory (NBL). HukariAscendent’s scope of work:
- Provided Nuclear Safety Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide expert support for the NBL to produce a safety basis document set in response to violations and to allow for de-inventory.
- Provided Justification […]
HukariAscendent has employed more than 30 personnel at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) under multiple contracts for various contractors, including Los Alamos National Security (LANS), KSL Services, BWXT Services, Inc., and the Regents of the University of California. HukariAscendent services have entailed project-specific, cradle-to-grave engineering and facilities/operations support across multiple areas for LANL, often […]
HukariAscendent has provided Nuclear Safety and Criticality Safety Program Manager, Operations Manager, Safety Basis Analysts, Readiness Review Manager, Procedure Writers, Performance Assessors, NQA-1 Lead Auditors, project management, and other Subject Matter Experts to provide technical assistance and mentoring at the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). HukariAscendent’s Scope included:
- Preparing, implementing, and continuous improvement of Argonne’s Safety […]