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Shift Manager to Support 242-A

Company: UDR Consulting Inc
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Shift Manager

UDR seeking qualified candidates for a Shift Manager to Support 242-A opportunity for our customer in Richland, WA to support the Hanford Site Tank Farms.

Close Date: 06/02/2021

Work Location/Potential Access: Work to be performed in the 200 East Area of the Hanford Site with office location at the 242-A facility.

The 242-A Shift Manager has the authority to determine if  a TSR recovery plan  is required. The 242-A Shift Manager is responsible for oversight and management of the activities and functions to be carried out by Team Operations and Maintenance personnel, Field Work Supervisors  (FWSs), and their  crews.  The 242-A Shift Manager is responsible for proper Conduct of Operations and manages a multi-disciplined team of bargaining unit and exempt personnel.

Additional scope that 242-A Shift Manager would provide:
Mentoring and coaching to Operations Engineers, bargaining unit personnel, and Team FWS:

  • Coaching newly hired shift managers and assist with qualification cards
  • Train multiple crews on 242-A OTS (simulator)
  • Assist with ConOps and reviews of 242-A shift drills

Perform duties of 242-A Shift Manager:

  • Understand the TSR for the project and how these requirements are implemented;
  • For requirements that are unclear, request assistance from the appropriate Subject Matter Expert (SMEs);
  • For new or changed field operations, communicate with the Functional SMEs including Nuclear Safety to request guidance. Particular attention should be given to operational changes that do not require changes to procedures or other documents;
  • Actively support programs designed to protect employees against workplace hazards. Ensure safe working conditions and practices;
  • Manage the operation of 242-A compliance with State and Federal waste regulations, Department of Energy (DOE) orders, Safety Basis requirements, and company policy and procedures;
  • Understand the principals of Conduct of Operations. Implement and mentor Conduct of Operations in the field to support continuous improvement;
  • Ensure that project system/equipment configuration control is maintained through  the use of operating procedures, lock and tag, and the work management system;
  • Ensure assigned personnel are fully trained and that only qualified personnel are assigned to perform job tasks;
  • Ensure caution tags are managed within the assigned area;
  • Ensure that personnel are physically and mentally capable of assuming responsibilities;
  • Ensure technical procedures and other work related documents are prepared and used to provide appropriate work direction and to ensure work is performed safely and efficiently;
  • Establish housekeeping standards in work areas of jurisdiction. Perform routine inspections of all work areas;
  • Conduct assessments as scheduled. Identify deficiencies and contribute to root cause analysis. Participate, as applicable, in corrective actions that address both immediate and root cause of deficiencies;
  • Ensure worker radiation and chemical exposure is maintained as low as reasonably achievable, and that overall benefits should be achieved by activity causing the exposure;
  • Establish high standards for the performance of hazardous material and radiological work; implement controls to minimize the spread of contamination, reduce exposures, and improve overall radiological controls;
  • Performs periodic oversight and/or reviews of the Integrated Safety Management System program to ensure its effectiveness and applicability;
  • Maintains awareness of project conditions and promptly notify management of any unusual or unexpected circumstances;
  • Establishes prerequisites for work approval and communicates with operations/maintenance planners to assure prerequisites are met;
  • Assigns personnel resources and equipment as required to meet daily priorities;
  • Controls changes made to daily work assignments;
  • Reviews and approves work packages, lock and tags to ensure package are ready to work and closed in a timely manner;
  • Initiates/validates corrective maintenance work packages;
  • Ensures facility compliance inspections and surveillances are complete;
  • Interfaces with radiological control, maintenance, environmental, and other support organizations;
  • Review procedure changes and new procedures. Ensure accuracy of procedures by validation. Initiate changes to correct procedure issues and enforce procedure compliance;
  • Ensure proper control of area keys;
  • Ensure that project system/equipment configuration control is maintained through  the use of operating procedures, lock and tag, and the work management system;
  • Ensure deficiency lists are maintained;
  • Notify the Shift Office of any events/conditions and environmental conditions that require notifications.

Required Qualifications/Skills

a)    EducationMinimum Requirements
    High School Diploma 

b)    Experience
    Current / Past Qualified 242-A Shift Manager Shutdown Mode
    Current / Past Qualified Radiological Worker
    Current / Past Qualified WRPS Lock and Tag Administrator
    3 years nuclear experience

Desired Qualifications/Skills
    Current/Past Qualified 242-A Shift Manager All Modes
    Experienced in WRPS work control
    Experience managing HAMTC personnel
    Experienced in SMARTPLANT
    Knowledge of Conduct of Operations principals

Site Access and Work Hours
Shift work on the rotating Dupont 12 hour schedule.

Work performed outside normal operating hours shall be coordinated and approved in accordance to procedure TFC-BSM-CP_CPR-C-12.


For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to and


UDR Consulting, INC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned, Minority-Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business. An Equal Opportunity Employer supporting a drug-free work environment.

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