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Project Controls I / Risk Management

Company: Katmai
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Provide support in the risk management program of the DOE-RL and recommend potential process improvements for efficiency and effective considerations.


  • Provide continuous support to Capital Asset Project (CAP) and Operations Activities (OAs). Works with client to define needs and translate to programs.
  • Participate in Integrated Project Teams to ensure risk posture of projects are adequately understood and communicated.
  • Facilitate DOE-RL risk identification and communication and advise project and/or AMRP leads on issues and recommendations for resolution.
  • Review and provide advice on reasonableness and acceptability of Hanford Site prime contractor provided risk information, including qualitative and/or quantitative risk analyses, management reserve usage and availability, baseline change request risk impacts, and confidence levels in performance measurement baselines, etc.
  • Assist DOE-RL in the refinement and updates to the Richland Integrated Management System (RIMS) process and procedure documentation related to risk management or other user guide information.
  • Support DOE-RL on risk information technology, or project control-related issues.
  • Support independent project assessments or other reviews or evaluations to enable AMRP and/or other RL leaders to arrive at comprehensive, defensible, and credible determinations about project progress, potential impediments to progress, and recommendations for either improvement or additional review.
  • Conform to DOE-RL process documentation requirements, including Richland Integrated Management Systems (RIMS) procedures, Government Accountability Office (GAO) requirements, desktop guides, etc.
  • Support DOE-RL in responding to DOE-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) requests and other reviews, such as External Independent Reviews (EIRs) and Internal Project Reviews (IPRs). Support progression of efforts involved with development and institutionalization of Programmatic Risk Management.
  • Assist with RIMS risk management process and procedure data, as well as desktop user guides.
  • Assist with PMB/ETC reviews when submitted by the Hanford prime contractors.
  • Support IPTs and AMRP lead in analysis and evaluation of PMB submittals, utilizing Review Comment Record form or other required format.
  • Create risk reports based on Capital Asset project or Operations Activity designation and programmatic risk register reports as directed by AMRP lead; estimated annually.
  • Review and update Project Risk Management and Programmatic Risk Management plans on an annual basis.
  • Generate Risk Analyses Results Reports in response to quantitative risk analyses performed to validate reasonableness and acceptability of Hanford Site Contractor submittals or to develop lifecycle baseline contingency for use in subsequent products (e.g. Hanford Life Cycle Report, Budget Formulation, etc.).
  • Perform quantitative analyses twice per fiscal year.


Communicates directly with clients and/or other contractor personnel, and effectively allocates resources

Job Requirements


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, in relevant area of study. In lieu of degree, relevant work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
  • 5+ years relevant experience required
  • Familiarity with contract change management.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience utilizing Monte Carlo simulation software, including Pertmaster or Primavera Risk Analysis or similar software. Support coordination and internal interface of requested information to support audits of Environmental Liabilities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, & Outlook.
  • Must have understanding of project management, resource loading, and cost estimating techniques.
  • Experience in supporting programs and projects with analysis, tracking, monitoring, assessment, review, and coordination.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interface skills; ability to gather information and utilize in development of products and provision of support.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Government Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship is required)


  • Preference for knowledge of DOE/RL policies and procedures, as well as familiarity with the Hanford Site mission, activities and priorities.
  • Ability to perform oversight of baseline planning, including scope definition, schedules, cost estimates, performance reporting, baseline changes and earned value analysis.
  • Ability to develop and maintain project controls protocols, and process documentation, including desktop guides and official procedures.
  • Ability to prepare logic diagrams and network logic schedules.
  • Fundamental budget analysis skills and capabilities.
  • Ability to analyze earned value calculations and provide critical path calculations.
  • Ability to manage direct interface with senior management.
  • Capability of performing an assessment of overall project performance including quality assurance and control experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate capability of utilizing data to facilitate informed decision-making by projects supported.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver's license and be insurable by the company's insurance carrier.
  • Flexibility in scheduling work hours and available for travel is required.


To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Spouses of Shareholders, and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2000e - 2(i).

Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Benefits Package



Bachelor's Degree



Exemption Type



0 - 25%

Keywords: Katmai, Richland , Project Controls I / Risk Management, Other , Richland, Washington

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