Company: CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC)
Posted on: February 3, 2020
Work Safe, Make a Difference, and Be a Part of History with the
Waste & Fuels Management Project (W&FMP)!
At CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC), located in
Richland, Washington, we are working to provide a sustainable
future for the historic Hanford area through the protection of the
Columbia River and the remediation of the Central Plateau. To
achieve our mission, we need exceptionally talented, innovative,
and driven people to help us reduce risks on the Hanford Site by
removing some of the most hazardous waste streams and facilities in
the Department of Energy (DOE) complex. If you would like to work
with a highly skilled workforce to achieve unique and challenging
goals that critically impact our environment and community, this is
your chance to be a part of our legacy!
The Waste & Fuels Management Project (W&FMP) is responsible for
- Safely and compliantly storing, treating, and disposing of a wide
variety of solid wastes and nuclear materials.
- Providing integrated waste treatment, transportation, storage and
disposal services for all CHPRC cleanup projects.
- Management of stored fuels and capsules, including 1,936 highly
radioactive cesium and strontium capsules in underwater
- Retrieval and packaging of legacy transuranic waste for off-site
- Treatment and disposal of mixed and low-level radioactive
This opening is for a project engineer in support of the Management
of Cesium and Strontium Capsules (MCSC) Project (W-135 Project).
The overall objective of the MCSC Project is to move 1936 cesium
and strontium capsules currently in underwater storage in the Waste
Encapsulation and Storage Facility (WESF) to dry storage at a new
Capsule Storage Area (CSA). Selected candidate will be a key
contributor to the design and construction of a dry storage system
for the cesium and strontium capsules. The MCSC Project completed
the design phase of the project and will begin construction,
fabrication, and testing.
The selected candidate will be a productive member of the project
personnel in the performance of the following activities:
* Demonstrating creativity, adaptive thinking and mature
engineering judgment in anticipating and/or solving complex or
novel engineering problems.
* Coordinating between design and construction contractors, WESF
personnel (engineering, operations, and radiological control), and
other Hanford contractors.
* Monitoring installation activities to ensure compliance with the
engineered design associated with mechanical installations.
* Developing logic, duration and man-hour requirements for
discipline's portion of the engineering schedule.
* Reviewing the schedule periodically to ensure that it is
maintained and that man-hour expenditures are kept within budget
* Assisting in development of operation and maintenance
* Assisting in resolution of field installation issues concerning
installation of equipment.
* Subcontractor submittal reviews.
* Facilitating resolution of subcontractor RCI's.
* Reviewing project submittals, answering Fabricator Requests for
* Supporting development of Engineering Change Requests (ECR's),
Design Change Notices (DCN's) and redlines per procedure.
* Providing input to construction field changes.
* Providing support during Construction Acceptance Test (CAT) and
Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP).
* Interfacing directly with Project Management, Construction
Management, Buyer's Technical Representative (BTR), and Engineering
to provide timely resolution on engineering issues in the field,
with a focus primarily on mechanical issues.
* Providing support, as needed, during project status meetings,
budgetary planning and travel as needed to witness subcontractor
factory acceptance testing.
* Qualifying and performing as a Design Authority/System Engineer
on mechanical systems assigned by the Project Engineering
* Supporting Facility Design Authority/System Engineer in
maintaining and readying existing WESF systems to support the
transition of cesium and strontium capsule to dry storage.
* Providing interface between contractors, design engineering,
facility engineering, construction management, field supervision,
occupational safety, and facility operations and radiological
* Performing general WFMP engineering and project duties as
* A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
* A minimum of 7 years engineering experience, of which 2 years is
related to design services and/or engineering during construction,
and a minimum of 2 years' project engineering experience at a
nuclear Department of Energy facility.
A few benefits/perks you can anticipate, depending on the nature of
your employment with CHPRC, include the following:
* A casual-dress work environment, where jeans are a regular
* A standard 4-10's work schedule that allows for long weekends and
recharging on the Columbia River, on a golf course, at 200+
surrounding wineries, or at other Pacific Northwest destinations
where fishing, hunting, snowboarding, hiking, and other outdoor
sporting opportunities are in abundance!
* An excellent benefits package, effective day one of hire, which
includes a generous 401K Savings Plans, Medical/Vision/Dental
Insurance Options, Flexible Spending Accounts, Holiday/Vacation
Pay, and more!
CHPRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Relocation Funding Provided
U.S. Citizenship Required
Shift Work Required
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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