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Energy Northwest Operations Program Development Supervisor-New Nuclear - 6905 in Richland, Washington

Job Title

Operations Program Development Supervisor-New Nuclear

Job ID

6905

Location

Energy Northwest

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

General Summary

Provide leadership, direction, and independent consultation overseeing and conducting program development services to new nuclear projects to advance those power generation projects toward commercial operation.

This position supports new nuclear project development by overseeing and supporting the development of programs required for all facets of nuclear power plant construction and operation, with an emphasis on supporting development of programs related to operations, training, quality assurance, and maintenance.

This supervisory position may be responsible for the work of both direct and matrixed employees. Provide training, planning, leadership, direction, support, and development of employees tasked with carrying out program development scope.

The scope includes overseeing and supporting applicable program identification, prioritization and scheduling, addressing or minimizing regulatory challenges, and as a starting point leveraging Columbia Generating Station (CGS) programs, processes, and procedures. This position will lead the development of the programs for use at new nuclear projects, including identification of NRC, NEI, EPRI or other good practices or regulations that should be incorporated and “right sizing” the program, process, or procedure specifically suited to the advanced reactor design.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Provide independent consultation and program development services to new nuclear projects to advance those power generation projects toward commercial operation. This position will develop the programs for use at the new nuclear projects. Manage manpower and resources and control the quality of assigned work to fully develop and implement effective operating programs. This includes coordinating work scope with external partners, as applicable, identifying program development objectives, supporting activities, schedules, milestones, and budgets necessary to ensure successful development and implementation of these programs.

  1. Lead applicable program identification, prioritization, and scheduling.

  2. Provide management and technical leadership to staff working on the development of the programs and procedures, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and regulations.

  3. Identify NRC, NEI, EPRI or other good practices or regulations that should be incorporated and “right size” the program, process, or procedure specifically suited to the advanced reactor design.

  4. Provide interface support with technology developers, client utilities, associated contractors, and external agencies on matters involving project development.

  5. Ensure the incorporation of nuclear construction/operating experience documentation, and nuclear industry best practices related to plant operating programs, as appropriate to advanced reactor designs.

  6. Lead the program review, burden reduction, and technical support to include (but not limited to):

a. Reduce or eliminate need for programs such as those engineering programs listed in INPO 15-003

b. Optimize remote equipment monitoring to limit preventative maintenance

c. Limit ASME Code Section XI burden

Work with project management to monitor budget and business/strategic plans. Develop and implement strategies for maximizing efficiency and decreasing costs of projects to meet business plan objectives and achieve continuous improvement.

Determine performance ratings, salary actions, promotions, and transfers. Resolve personnel problems, determine disciplinary actions, including terminations of staff.

Develop bid packages for new scopes of work. Includes new program development for existing new nuclear partnerships, as well as emergent bid opportunities for new nuclear program development business.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field from an accredited college or university and six years of experience in a combination of operations, maintenance and/or technical nuclear power environment; OR an Associate’s degree in engineering or related technical field from an accredited college or university with at least eight years of experience in a combination of operations, maintenance and/or technical nuclear power environment; OR a high school diploma or GED and ten years of experience in a combination of operations, maintenance and/or technical nuclear power environment.

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE

Previous RO/SRO license, SRO certification, or BWR Management Certification. Previous supervisory/management experience in the nuclear industry. Previous experience in nuclear plant operations, training, quality assurance and/or maintenance programs. Previous experience with new nuclear technologies.

BENEFITS

We offer relocation assistance and substantial benefits which include medical, dental, vision and disability insurances and 4 weeks of personal time. We have three retirement programs available including a matching 401k and the Washington State Pension Plan. An at-risk compensation program and other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, credit monitoring, and identity theft coverage.

Salary Range

Salary: $118,581 minimum to $148,226 midpoint

Typically, selected candidates are hired at a salary rate between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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Energy Northwest is dedicated to supporting and providing all our employees with a safe and healthy work environment. As a Federal Government Contractor, our Energy Services & Development (ES&D) Group is required to comply with the Federally mandated COVID-19 safety measures pursuant to Executive Order 14042. This aligns with our commitment of safety first for the health of our employees, their families, and our community. All ES&D employees are required to have a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation or approved exemption prior to their start date.

We are an Equal VACCINATION: Energy Northwest is dedicated to supporting and providing all our employees with a safe and healthy work environment. As a Federal Government Contractor, our Energy Services & Development (ES&D) Group may be required to comply with the Federally mandated COVID-19 safety measures pursuant to Executive Order 14042. This aligns with our commitment of safety first for the health of our employees, their families, and our community. All ES&D employees may be required to have a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation or approved exemption prior to their start date.

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