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QA/Surveillance Representative

Government and Military

Contact Representative


Aiken, South Carolina, United States

Amentum is seeking a QA/Surveillance Representative to be based in our Aiken, SC location. This position will perform general duties as a Quality Assurance including interpretation of Site, National, and DOE requirements and site procedures, and representing organization with customer and others on QA programmatic matters. Develop and support training required to implement procedures and serve as QA Training Program Subject Matter Expert.


•Develop, document and communicate the planning of QA support functions through the project life cycle, including estimating resources necessary to provide QA support functions from conceptual design through turnover to operations.

•Coordinate internal and external assessments, evaluations, audits and surveillances. Plan, prepare, conduct and report on monitoring of quality-related activities in assigned areas.

•Incorporate conventional QA engineering or scientific practices and a variety of complex features such as enhanced quality requirements, application of new or special requirements or processes, and difficult coordination of oversight requirements into problem solving and program planning. Provide limited guidance and direction to less experienced QA and technical personnel.

•Carry out development of qualification programs on tasks concurrent with other phases such as design and fabrication to better evaluate and minimize future quality problems. Develop alternative solutions to existing problems. Perform all detail work necessary to determine best alternatives.

•Support facility/project needs within assigned area by conducting reviews/ approvals in the areas such as procedures procurement documents, design output documents, etc. Review of selected safety related engineering deliverables (e.g., Design Change Forms, Design Change Packages, Technical and procurement specifications, Supplier Deviation Disposition Requests, Quality Assessment Reports, Conceptual Design Reports, and Software Quality Assurance Plans).

•Coordinate corrective action responses to external assessments, audits or surveillances.

•Review, issue, track, follow-up and closeout various deficiency documents (e.g., Program Deficiency Reports, Non-conformance Reports, Corrective Action Reports and Stop Work Orders.)

•Develop approaches for incorporating QA process improvements into procedures through coordination with other affected organizations, and assess implementation for project execution and deliverables.

•Provide QA guidance, compliance oversight and subject matter expertise for Integrated Safety Management, and QA feedback and improvement processes.

•Some business travel will be required.

•May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (engineering or science) and 8+ years relevant work experience in the fields of operations, maintenance, construction or industrial manufacturing;


-Bachelor’s degree in a non-technical discipline and 10+ years relevant work experience as described above; OR

-Associates degree and 12+ years relevant work experience as described above; OR

-High School diploma or GED and 16+ years combination of education and/or relevant work experience as described above.

Note: A two-year technical diploma will be considered equivalent to an Associates degree.

•General computer skills for preparing documents and use of spreadsheets for compiling and analyzing data

•Knowledge in the theory and application of assessment and audit techniques and practices, and NQA-1 Program implementation

•Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

•Strong written and oral communication, teamwork and vendor interface coordination skills.

•Knowledge of activities such as engineering design, maintenance management, construction, project management, QA, manufacturing techniques, procurement processes, and industrial safety and hygiene.

•Experience in commercial nuclear power QA or Department of Energy nuclear facility QA

•Current NQA-1 auditor or lead auditor qualifications

•General math knowledge (e.g., statistics, algebra, geometry) to complement field experience,

•Current ASNT NDE certifications, ANSI QC Certifications

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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