AECOM Quality Control Inspector II in Richland, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Richland

Job Summary


The Commissioning and Operations (C&O) Quality Control Inspector (QI) – Low Activity Waste (LAW), Balance of Facilities (BOF), and the Analytical Laboratory (Lab) (LBL) functionally reports to the C&O QC Inspection Lead. The C&O QC Inspector is responsible for supporting system/facility turnover schedule from Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) to C&O care, custody, and control. The QC Inspector is responsible for assigned activities within the C&O QC Inspection program in support of system startup testing, commissioning, and operations. C&O QC Inspector assures oversight of the proper use of WTP processes, procedures, and their implementation.

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


  • Performing assigned duties as a Quality Control Inspector to ensure appropriate quality inspection coverage for WTP, including LBL facilities;

  • Assuring oversight of the proper use of processes, procedures, and their implementation;

  • Personal ownership for completion of training, obtaining and maintaining required qualifications and certifications, inspection planning and inspection execution for assigned activities;

  • Attaining and maintaining required training and qualification for QC inspection and nondestructive testing such as dye penetrant, magnetic particle, etc. as identified in the quality program and specified by the Quality Assurance Manager in individual training profiles;

  • Reviewing and/or completing (including documenting) inspections in design adequacy testing documents to validate attributes comply with acceptance criteria specified in the document. Inspection plan elements include: attributes to be inspected; description of inspection method or process to be used; identification of organization responsible for the inspection; acceptance criteria; measuring and test equipment (M&TE) used to perform the inspection is of the correct type, range accuracy and tolerance, and is within calibration period; methods to record inspection results; and the identification of any mandatory hold points.

  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work to protect self, others, and the environment

  • 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




(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 degree in engineering, architecture, science or equivalent education or specific training in area of expertise. Initial QC Inspector capabilities include evaluation of education, experience, training, and either test results or capability demonstration. Each candidate should be proficient in at least one of the following inspection disciplines and should possess sufficient background, knowledge, and training or demonstrated capability, to cross train, and become certified in the other disciplines: (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument and Controls, Nondestructive Examinations (e.g. Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant). (NQA-1-2000, RQMT 2, 302).

Experience: Department of Energy, NRC, or Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program experience desired. Minimum of 8 years of experience in implementing DOE Quality Assurance requirements (DOE O 414.1X) in accomplishing work at DOE facilities. Previous experience with analytical laboratory quality assurance method or processes is desired.

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 work in the United States without Sponsorship

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

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198146BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.