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Operations Manager II - SOM

Company: Amentum
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary The Operations Manager is fully responsible for managing operations activities associated with plant equipment and systems within their organizational entity. The Operations Manager is fully responsible for coordinating operations activities within the assigned areas. This individual performs complex assignments within approved schedules and budgets. This position is expected to utilize independent decision-making regarding resolution of problems. This position may coordinate technical and administrative activities with employees in other disciplines and other departments participating on an assigned project. Ensures work executed by Operations staff is in accordance with Plant Operations and other applicable project procedures in accordance with policies and all applicable laws, regulations, Contract, Authorization Basis, and technical requirements. This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations. Demonstrate an understanding of system design and operation, including environmental, safety, and health aspects and regulatory conformance through completion of assigned operations management qualification Complete required training and maintain qualifications associated with assignments Support operations, maintenance, and commissioning of the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) Facilities Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities Support development of facility related procedures and work instructions Support development of facility related training materials and support training implementation Direct field activities and utilization of project resources (personnel & materials) Supervise assigned personnel in the completion of complex work Review Project design and other documents for, maintenance and testing impacts, repair methods and provide comments within area of expertise Identify deficiencies and initiate corrective actions Ensures timely and accurate oral and written technical reports on assigned activities Review Work Authorization and Work Release for all maintenance, operations, construction, testing, and surveillances which affect the facility or its equipment Ensure all operating activities are performed safely and within the limits of applicable permits and licenses, the documented safety analysis, and applicable technical safety requirements to include releases of radioactive, hazardous, or mixed wastes Ensuring the standards set by the conduct of operations procedures are upheld in the planning and performance of all facility activities Conduct concise, informative briefings which establish goals and priorities Communicate with other support organizations to ensure operating activities are started and completed as scheduled Make timely, informative notifications when required by facility events and procedures Take emergency action as necessary to prevent or mitigate the consequences of an abnormal event and placing the facility in a safe, stable condition following the event Provide clear, concise instructions to Supervisors/Commissioning Technicians or support personnel and require them to "repeat back" their understanding of the instructions Perform activities and meet the goals and objectives established by the facility management organization Maintain a broad perspective of operational conditions affecting the safety of the facility as a matter of highest priority Ensure potentially distractive written material and devices are not being used by personnel on duty Take any action, including shutting down the facility operation, necessary to protect the facility, personnel, the public, and environment under emergency conditions Review all process rate changes Ensure the correct implementation of the requirements of the conduct of operations procedures in performance of facility activities Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment Identify housekeeping and facility material condition deficiencies to the appropriate organization(s) for corrective action SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES May supervise assigned personnel, and includes assigning complex work, setting work priorities, and evaluating and training Maintain awareness of the facility status and ensuring that facility equipment, including equipment operated by others in support facility operations, is operated in accordance with written and approved procedures Responsible for the performance of personnel assigned to their shift Perform initial investigation of abnormal events, including the quarantine of equipment and systems as necessary Perform periodic tours of the facility to observe activities and ensure they are being performed safely and in accordance with approved procedures May act as Facility Emergency Coordinator during cold and hot commissioning for events which require implementation of emergency plan procedures and ensure a constant communications channel is maintained with the emergency operations center Ensure Commissioning Technicians and Operations Staff are trained and qualified for their jobs and are physically fit to perform the work Maintain overall authority and responsibility for the direction and control of activities within the facility including those conducted by supporting groups and on-job-the-training (OJT) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity. Amentum has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era. The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE's most technically challenging cleanup projects equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory. Minimum Requirements Education: High School Diploma or GED. Associates Degree in engineering or science or equivalent education desired. Associates Degree in engineering or science may be substituted for two years of experience. Experience: 10 years of experience and 6 years of supervisory experience in the area of expertise (required) and/or a combination of operations in nuclear or high hazard waste treatment plants desired. 3 years of Nuclear Facility experience required (Nuclear Experience when used in reference to Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities, is experience acquired at any facility in which radioactive materials are routinely handled, stored, processed, or utilized. Full-time related academic training may be substituted on a one-for-one basis for 2 of the 3 years' nuclear experience.) Demonstrated knowledge of DOE operating policies, rules and regulations, or knowledge of commercial nuclear facilities (e.g. NRC/INPO) regulations and requirements, and knowledge of industry codes and standards in the area of expertise desired. Shift operations in a DOE production facility or High Hazard facility, including working knowledge of Conduct of Operations highly preferred. Preferred: Safety Trained Supervisor Certification Must have working knowledge and experience with: DOE Orders: 422.1 Conduct of Operations 426.2 Personnel Selection, Training, Qualification, and Certification Requirements for Nuclear Facilities 232.1 Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information DOE Standard 3009 - DSA (Documented Safety Analysis) 420.1 Nuclear Safety Policy This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and selected candidate must be willing and able to work a rotating shift schedule Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship Preferred QualificationsEducation: High School Diploma or GED. Associates Degree in engineering or science or equivalent education desired. Associates Degree in engineering or science may be substituted for two years of experience. Experience: 10 years of experience and 6 years of supervisory experience in the area of expertise (required) and/or a combination of operations in nuclear or high hazard waste treatment plants desired. 3 years of Nuclear Facility experience required (Nuclear Experience when used in reference to Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities, is experience acquired at any facility in which radioactive materials are routinely handled, stored, processed, or utilized. Full-time related academic training may be substituted on a one-for-one basis for 2 of the 3 years' nuclear experience.) Demonstrated knowledge of DOE operating policies, rules and regulations, or knowledge of commercial nuclear facilities (e.g. NRC/INPO) regulations and requirements, and knowledge of industry codes and standards in the area of expertise desired. Shift operations in a DOE production facility or High Hazard facility, including working knowledge of Conduct of Operations highly preferred. Preferred: Safety Trained Supervisor Certification Must have working knowledge and experience with: DOE Orders: 422.1 Conduct of Operations 426.2 Personnel Selection, Training, Qualification, and Certification Requirements for Nuclear Facilities 232.1 Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information DOE Standard 3009 - DSA (Documented Safety Analysis) 420.1 Nuclear Safety Policy This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and selected candidate must be willing and able to work a rotating shift schedule Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship

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