Consolidated Nuclear Security, the government’s managing contractor at the Y-12 and Pantex nuclear weapons plants, has hired Ken Guess to be director of nuclear safety oversight. According to information released by CNS, Guess served 25 years as a nuclear submarine officer with the U.S. Navy. Most recently, he was power ascension test director in TVA’s Operational Readiness Department for Watts Bar Nuclear Unit 2.
Guess holds engineering degrees from the University of Tennessee and the University of Houston. He also has received nuclear power certifications from the Navy Nuclear Power School and Nuclear Propulsion Training Unit, according to the news release.