AECOM Maintenance Superintendent in Richland, Washington

Business Line Government

Position Title Maintenance Superintendent

United States of America - Washington


Job Summary

The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for directing field work activities for Plant Maintenance. Superintendents are responsible for safe and environmentally compliant execution of field work activities, reviewing work for quality and completeness, and ensuring procedural compliance.Other duties include front line worker development and mentoring, planning support, materials support, warehouse management and fundamental labor relations.

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control and supervision of WTCC.


  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • Schedule work activities in a manner that ensures project resources are efficiently allocated to support applicable phases of operations.

  • Field implementation of Maintenance work packages, work instructions, and procedures to support maintenance work activities including pre-planning, material staging requisitioning/expediting, labor estimating, and all other field support as required.

  • Monitors assignments to ensure that they are within the agreed scope, schedule and budget and that the work is being performed within outlined policies and expectations.

  • Supports timely development and release of work packages, task requests, and work orders to support the operations/maintenance / Startup Testing schedule.

  • Reviews and analyzes delays in schedule, expedites any work activities requiring work packages that delay schedules, and coordinates schedule changes needed to encompass unforeseen conditions.

  • Ensures work orders are in compliance with project directive documents, assists in the determination of work priority, and establishes workflow processes that support work management and operations goals.

  • Reviews work performed for attainment or obtainment of objectives, policy compliance and priorities, effective coordination, technical adequacy and responsiveness to established guidelines.

  • Integrates efficient maintenance and operations that are in compliance with company policies, client requirements, and governmental regulations.

  • Supports the maintenance department within the electrical division in refurbishment, maintenance, commissioning, and testing.

  • Ensures all safety and environmental guidelines are followed without deviation.

  • Will be required to complete other assignments in order to support Construction, Start-up, and Plant Operations departments as necessary to meet evolving WTP Project needs.

  • 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

  • Approve crew mix and personnel assignments

  • Supports Labor Relations in determinations for front line worker awards and human performance issues

  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request.


  • May supervise assigned personnel, and includes assigning complex work, setting work priorities, and evaluating and training them.


(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

AECOM 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: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a related technical field, or equivalent experience.

Experience: Eight years’ supervisory experience in the following areas with a strong emphasis in the electrical discipline; production maintenance, plant operations or electrical construction. Including maintenance and operating activities such as corrective or preventive maintenance, instrumentation calibration, and electrical troubleshooting or construction. Supervisory experience in the DOD/ DOE / ISMS / VPP environment is preferred.

Safety Trained Supervisor Certification preferred. If not certified, need to have ability to become a Safety Trained Supervisor within 1 year.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170177BR