Probabilistic Risk Assessment Expert Wayne Schmidt Joins Certrec’s Office of Licensing and Compliance Team

Share Article

35 Year Nuclear Industry Veteran to Assist Certrec Nuclear Clients with Assessing the Significance of Events, Completing Root Cause Evaluations and Preparing for Reactive Inspections.

News Image
I am proud to be part of a solid company and look forward to assisting clients with their regulatory needs in assessing and maintaining the already very low risks associated with nuclear power generation. - Wayne Schmidt

Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, announced today that Mr. Wayne Schmidt has joined Certrec’s Office of Licensing and Compliance team as a Project Manager.

Mr. Schmidt recently retired as a Senior Reactor Analysist (SRA) from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and has over 35 years of experience in the areas of compliance, maintenance, testing, inspection and regulation of commercial nuclear reactors. He has a high level of knowledge in the areas of the significance determination process, mitigation strategies for internal and external events and the reactor oversight process.

“I am proud to be part of a solid company and look forward to assisting clients with their regulatory needs in assessing and maintaining the already very low risks associated with nuclear power generation" stated Schmidt.

Founded in 1988, Certrec is an engineering and technology based organization providing regulatory support services in the electric power industry. With over 1,000 cumulative years of direct industry experience (including nuclear, fossil, and renewables), Certrec has developed exceptional capabilities to support regulatory activities emanating from regulatory entities such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) , North American Electric Reliability Corporation and Regional Entities (NERC) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and others regulatory agencies. Certrec's Office of Licensing and Compliance (OLC), Office of Assessment and Recovery (OAR), Office of NERC Compliance (ONC), and Office of New Plant (ONP) services are used by utilities and entities across the United States to help manage the regulatory process to their advantage.

Certrec offers support from highly skilled and experienced industry professionals including degrees in a variety of engineering disciplines (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Nuclear). Additionally Certrec's staff has multiple degreed personnel in physics, communications, a variety of MBAs, and information technology. This highly skilled team of personnel has direct working experience in all regulatory areas of licensing, compliance, and engineering including nuclear, fossil, and renewable generation and transmission.

For over 25 years, Certrec has been utilizing its hundreds of years of industry experience to help clients develop and manage solutions to complex regulatory issues. Combining this direct industry experience with Certrec's Information Technology assets has led to development of technology-based solutions and tools directly targeted to the electric power industry and specifically focused on helping clients manage regulatory issues.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Michelle Thomas
Visit website