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Independent Oversight Review, Nevada Site Office and National Security Technologies, LLC - November 2011

November 2011

Review of Nevada Site Office and National Security Technologies, LLC, Line Oversight and Contractor Assurance Systems Self-Assessment

The purpose of this independent oversight review by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), was to shadow the Nevada Site Office (NSO) and the National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec), line oversight and contractor assurance systems (LOCAS) self-assessment conducted September 19 – 23, 2011, at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). The NSO/NSTec self-assessment focused on:

  1. the management and operating contractor’s performance in managing innovatively through its contractor assurance system (CAS) while continuing to deliver program results in a safe, efficient, secure, legally compliant, and environmentally sound manner, and
  2. NSO’s performance in managing a performance-based line oversight program based on a graded approach consistent with associated risks and the contractor’s demonstrated performance.