Operations Support Specialist
The Operations Specialist job family is responsible for all activities relating to operations and maintenance associated with plant equipment and systems. The Operations Specialist will be directly responsible for supporting, planning, and coordinating operations and maintenance activities associated with assigned plant equipment and systems. The Operations Support Specialist prepares and maintains Operations team metrics, tracks performance of work observations, and coordinates issues management tasks and systems, including Corrective Action Management, and Project Action Items. This position will include supporting all operations efforts for the facility.
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.
Perform activities and meet the goals and objectives established by the facility management organization
Represent Plant Operations for interfaces with other project organizations on issues affecting operations.
Develops and maintains Operations team metrics and communication products using Excel, Power BI, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Visio 08/09/21
Develops scenarios, schedules performance, and supports conduct of operational drills
Manages Plant Management interfaces with Corrective Action Management system, Project Action Items, and other issues management tools
Demonstrate an understanding of system design and operation, including environmental, safety, and health aspects and regulatory conformance through completion of assigned qualifications
Review safety basis and environmental permitting documents to ensure that requirements can be successfully implemented in program documents.
Support implementation of project wide initiatives affecting plant operations personnel and resources.
Create plans for Plant Operations readiness to operate WTP facility systems, structures, and components.
Review implementation of system operating manuals, emergency response procedures, and other operational documents and ensure that they can be effectively implemented by operating staff.
Develop facility related procedures, work instructions and training materials and support training implementation
Perform Facility walkdowns to support operational needs. • Identify deficiencies and initiate corrective actions as needed.
Perform assessments and surveillances as assigned • Ensuring the standards set by the conduct of operations procedures are upheld in the planningand performance of all facility activities
Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safetyand quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment
This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employeeis responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the departmentsupervisors request
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. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or science may be substituted for four years of experience.
Experience: 6 years of experience in the area of expertise and/or a combination of startup/ operations/maintenance of nuclear or high hazard waste treatment facilities. Knowledge of DOE operating policies, rules and regulations, and knowledge of industry codes and standards in the area of expertise desired. A working knowledge of Conduct of Operations, development and maintenance of Operations metrics is highly preferred. An advanced knowledge of Excel, Power BI, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and other reporting tools highly preferred. A working knowledge and operation of remote/field/control room systems such as mechanical systems, pumps and fluid systems, electrical systems, cranes and hoists, process jumpers, remote waste handling equipment, power manipulators, and instrumentations, lifting hardware, etc. and associated inspection requirements is highly preferred.
May supervise assigned personnel, and includes assigning complex work, setting work priorities, and evaluating and training them
(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.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $87,988.37 - $136,835.09 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
This position includes a competitive benefits package. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum: please visit our careers site: www.amentumcareers.com
This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy (DOE) badge for access to the Hanford site.
Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship
Amentum is a global company with a heritage dating back more than 100 years and delivering solutions in nuclear energy, infrastructure, operations and maintenance, and national security. Our predecessors helped build Hoover Dam, protected fighting forces in World War II, and supported the Manhattan Project. Today, our teams clean up legacy nuclear waste around the world, manage the United Kingdom’s defense portfolio, design programs and tests for Navy submarine electronic systems, and provide integrated supply chain services needed in developing countries during the pandemic.
Amentum has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the Northwest.
Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.
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.