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Derivative Classifier — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Position Description

    • In support of the Savannah River Pit Production project, reviews existing technical and programmatic documents that may contain classified information to create new documents or material and marks the newly developed document or material consistent with the classification markings that apply to the source information.
    • Ensures application of the highest possible standards when derivatively classifying information.  Determines whether a document or material contains classified information or whether a document or material’s classification should be upgraded.
    • Reviews existing technical and programmatic documents to determine whether the document or portions of the document’s classification can be downgraded.
    • If not already certified as a Derivative Classifier at the Savannah River Site (SRS), must be able to take and pass initial derivative classification training offered by SRS.
    • Works at the Savannah River Site in performance of these functions.

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of federal classification requirements in a classified environment.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environment while adhering to policies and ensuring a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on cooperation and teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong ability to use and apply technology.

Education / Experience

  • Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree in a technical field.
  • Four (4) years in a technical environment with experience in either engineering, security or applied science or 8 years in a technical environment in lieu of degree.  Experience with government classified programs or projects is preferred.
  • Q or TS Clearance required.
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Engineer (all disciplines) — Washington, DC

Position Description

Apply broad and diversified knowledge for executing systems engineering design and analysis.  Analyze information and review system requirements for workflow, organization, and corrective measures. Apply process improvement practices for system development life cycle.  Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within an applicable field.  Exercise judgment and plan and accomplish goals based upon acquired experience.  Perform a variety of tasks.  Work independently, creatively and under general supervision.  Experience desired in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Management and integration of various functions in a program
  • Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities associated with program scope into an integrated format
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making
  • Configure and manage projects; develop and successfully implement systems engineering processes and procedures
  • Apply systems engineering principles (such as requirements and interface management, risk management, work breakdown structure) for the development of integrated schedules
  • Knowledge of and experience with programmatic and portfolio analysis tools, databases, and methodologies
  • Absorb broad objectives from management, then independently analyze, evaluate, and integrate solutions for unusually complex technical problems
  • Identify, track, mitigate, and resolve technical risks and issues related to product and/or system performance objectives

Required Skills

  • DOE Q clearance
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to learn continuously
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving problems
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office applications
  • Willingness to travel as needed

 

Preferred Experience

  • Two or more years of applicable hands-on experience in leading project teams
  • Engineering background and experience in design, development and production
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables
  • Experience in a matrixed support environment
  • Nuclear weapons experience

 

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years direct experience in an applicable field
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Nuclear Criticality Manager/Specialist - Notional Opportunity — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Perform assigned duties in support of the Savannah River Site (SRS) efforts to design, procure, construct / install plutonium processing facilities.  Provide the materials science, operational nuclear / criticality safety expertise, and nuclear facilities technical base needed to maintain confidence in the safety, reliability, and production of nuclear weapons. Possess current and direct experience with both the requirements outlined in Section 4.3 of the DOE Order 420.1, Facility Safety and the oversight of criticality safety efforts in accordance withDOE-STD-1134-99 September 1999 DOE STANDARD REVIEW GUIDE FOR CRITICALITY SAFETY EVALUATIONS.  Apply broad and diversified experience and expertise of nuclear facility operations and management practices.  Analyze nuclear / criticality operational information including facility conditions, workforce staffing / skill mix / readiness, operational situations, operational hazards.  Review / evaluate system requirements for workflow, organization, and efficiencies.  Apply process improvement practices for operations and life cycle production.  Demonstrate familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of nuclear operations, nuclear facility management, safety bases and criticality safety requirements.  Exercise judgment, plan, and accomplish goals based upon acquired experience.  Work independently, creatively and under general supervision of senior SRS staff.  Experience desired in the following areas:

  • Nuclear engineering, criticality safety analysis, program management, requirements management, risk analysis, and/or oversight of operational nuclear / criticality safety practices / processes / procedures.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) level of knowledge with criticality safety analysis (CSA) and Criticality Safety Evaluation (CSE) policies / procedures / practices / programs.
  • Management experience with CSA / CSE efforts and organizations.
  • Development of work scope, schedules, budgets, and coordinating work activities (requiring support from multiple organizations) to include management of resources within budget and schedule.
  • Overseeing work in a nuclear manufacturing or production environment.
  • Working knowledge of the development and implementation of MC&A requirements.
  • Familiarity executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis as specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection.
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making associated with nuclear processes. Absorption of broad objectives independent analysis, evaluation and selection of solutions for complex technical problems.

Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of risks and issues related to product and/or system performance objectives.

Required Skills

  • Current possession of a DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain one.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to assume leadership responsibility with respect to nuclear operations.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems associated with nuclear facilities and operations.
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers.
  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution.
  • Demonstrated experience working within the requirements of Integrated Work Management and Integrated Safety Management Systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with streamlining the implementation of DOE orders and standards to improve operational nuclear efficiency yet maintain compliant operations.
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite.

Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred in an operational nuclear facility or nuclear environment dealing directly with nuclear and criticality safety.
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams.
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions.
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment.
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment.
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Nuclear Operations Manager / Specialist — Los Alamos, NM

Position Description

Performs assigned duties in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) efforts to restart and sustain nuclear operations (Actinide Operations). Provides the materials science, nuclear operations, and technology base needed to maintain confidence in the safety, reliability, and production of the nation’s nuclear weapons. Applies broad and diversified experience and expertise of respective nuclear facility operations and management practices especially with respect to Actinide processes. Analyzes nuclear operational information including: facility conditions, workforce staffing / skill mix / readiness, operational situations, operational hazards, critical path schedules, budgetary estimates, and mission requirements. Reviews/ evaluates system requirements for workflow, organization, and corrective measures. Applies process improvement practices for startup operations and life cycle production. Demonstrates familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of nuclear operations and nuclear facility management. Exercises judgment and plans and accomplishes goals based upon acquired experience. Works independently, creatively and under general supervision of senior LANL staff. Experience desired in the following areas:

  • Nuclear engineering, metallurgy, program management, requirements management, risk analysis, and/or process modeling
  • Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities associated with program scope into an integrated, resource-loaded schedule with cost risk contingency analysis
  • Development of work scope, schedules, budgets, and coordinating work activities (requiring support from multiple organizations) to include management of technical resources within budget and schedule
  • Performing work in a manufacturing environment
  • Development and implementation of MC&A requirements
  • Familiarity executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis as specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making associated with the startup and continuation of nuclear processes
  • Configuration and management of projects/ integrated baselines and schedules
  • Absorption of broad objectives from management, then independent analysis, evaluation and integration of solutions for unusually complex technical problems
  • Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of technical risks and issues related to product and/or system performance objectives

Required Skills

  • Current possession of a DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain in short order (i.e., re-investigation in progress)
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to assume leadership responsibility with respect to nuclear operations
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems associated with nuclear facilities and operations
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution
  • Demonstrated experience working within the requirements of Integrated Work Management andintegrated Safety Management environments
  • Demonstrated experience with streamlining the implementation of DOE orders and standards to improve operational nuclear efficiency yet maintain compliant operations
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite
  • Willingness to support work on site at LANL

Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred in an operational nuclear facility or nuclear environment
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams
  • Systems Engineering / Project Controls/ Program Management background and experience
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline required, advanced technical or management degree preferred
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Nuclear Waste Specialist - Notional Opportunity — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Perform assigned duties in support of Savannah River Site (SRS) efforts to design, procure, construct / install plutonium processing facilities.  Provide the materials science, nuclear operations, and nuclear waste management expertise needed to maintain confidence in the safety, reliability, and production of nuclear weapons. Apply broad and diversified experience and expertise of respective of DOE / NNSA field operations including: nuclear operations, nuclear facility management and radioactive waste characterization / handling / packaging / storage / disposition.  Possess current and direct experience with the requirements contained within DOE Order 435.1 Radioactive Waste Management.  Analyze nuclear operational information including: facility conditions, workforce staffing / skill mix / readiness, operational situations, operational hazards, critical path schedules, budgetary estimates, and mission requirements.  Review / evaluate system requirements for workflow, organization, and efficiencies.  Apply process improvement practices for operations and life cycle production.  Demonstrate familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of nuclear operations, nuclear facility management, and waste management operations.  Exercise judgment, plan, and accomplish goals based upon acquired experience.  Work independently, creatively and under general supervision of senior SRS staff.  Expertise and experience desired in the following areas:

  • Radioactive waste management especially transuranic (TRU) and low-level waste.
  • Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, dependencies, and risk mitigation activities associated with TRU waste and the subsequent termination of safeguards and securities requirements for such material.
  • Review of the work flow, schedules, budgets, and coordinating work activities (requiring support from multiple organizations) to include management of technical resources within budget and schedule for TRU waste processes.
  • Familiarity executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis as specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection.
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making associated with the startup and continuation of TRU Waste processes.
  • Configuration and management of projects and integrated cost / schedule / baselines. Absorption of broad objectives then independent analysis, evaluation and selection of solutions for complex technical problems.
  • Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of risks and issues related to mission and/or system performance objectives

Required Skills

  • Current possession of a DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to assume leadership responsibility with respect to nuclear operations.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems associated with the handling and disposition of radioactive waste.
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers.
  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution.
  • Demonstrated experience working within the requirements of Integrated Work Management and Integrated Safety Management Systems (ISMS).
  • Demonstrated experience with streamlining the implementation of DOE orders and standards to improve operational nuclear efficiency yet maintain compliant operations.
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite.
  • Support work on site at SRS.

 Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred interfacing with a DOE / NNSA operational nuclear field environment.
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams.
  • Engineering / Program Management background and experience.
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions.
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment.
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment.
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Nuclear Weapons Complex Senior Manager - Notional Opportunity — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Perform assigned duties in support of the Savannah River Site (SRS) efforts to design, procure, construct, and commission plutonium (Pu) plant operations.  Provide direct expertise and experience with the management of materials science, nuclear operations, and technology needed in the safety, reliability, and production of the nuclear weapons.  Apply broad and diversified experience and expertise of respective nuclear facility operations and management practices.  Analyze nuclear operational information including: facility conditions, workforce staffing / skill mix / readiness, operational situations, operational hazards, critical path schedules, budgetary estimates, and mission requirements.  Applies process improvement practices for startup operations and life cycle production.  Demonstrates familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of nuclear operations and nuclear facility management.  Exercises judgment and plans and accomplishes goals based upon acquired experience.  Works independently, creatively and under general supervision of senior SRS staff.  Experience desired in the following areas:

  • Nuclear engineering, metallurgy, program management, requirements management, risk analysis, and/or process modeling.
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making associated with nuclear processes design, procurement, construction, and commissioning.
  • Management of projects and integrated cost / schedule baselines.
  • Absorption of broad objectives and independent analysis, evaluation and selection of solutions for complex technical problems.
  • Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of risks and issues related to product and/or system performance objectives.

Required Skills

  • Currently possess DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain in short order (i.e., re-investigation in progress).
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to assume leadership responsibility with respect to nuclear design concepts.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems associated with nuclear operations.
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers.
  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution.
  • Demonstrated experience working within the requirements of Integrated Safety Management Systems (ISMS).
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite.
  • Support work at SRS.

Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred in an operational nuclear facility or nuclear environment.
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams.
  • Systems Engineering / Project Controls / Program Management background and experience.
  • Demonstrated performance of nuclear operations and support functions.
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment.
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment.
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Nuclear Weapons Design Engineer - Notional Opportunity — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Perform assigned duties in support of the Plutonium processing design effort at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC.  This effort will focus on programmatic oversight and independent review, analysis, and evaluation of contractor efforts to design and construct an operable Plutonium facility.  Provide direct expertise and experience with the management or design of mechanical systems, electrical systems, nuclear operations, and technology base needed to maintain confidence in the safety, reliability, and production of nuclear weapons.  Applies broad and diversified experience and expertise of nuclear facility operations and management practices.  Analyze nuclear design information including: facility conditions, workforce staffing / skill mix / readiness, operational situations, and operational hazards.  Reviews / evaluates system requirements for workflow, organization, and efficiencies.  Apply process improvement practices for commissioning, startup operations, and life cycle production.  Demonstrate familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of nuclear facility design and management.  Exercises judgment and plans and accomplishes goals based upon acquired experience.  Works independently, creatively and under general supervision of senior SRS staff.  Experience desired in the following areas:

  • Nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and / or structural engineering, requirements management, risk analysis, and/or process modeling
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decisions associated with the startup and continuation of nuclear operations
  • Absorption of broad objectives, then independent analysis, evaluation and selection of solutions for complex technical problems
  • Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of risks and issues related to product and/or system performance objectives

Required Skills

  • Currently possess a DOE Q clearance or clearable
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to assume leadership responsibility with respect to nuclear design requirements
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems associated with nuclear facilities and operations
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear high hazard facility operations, safety basis and Conduct of Operations planning and execution
  • Demonstrated experience working within the requirements of Integrated Safety Management Systems and environments
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred in an operating nuclear facility or nuclear environment
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment
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Project Controller — Germantown, MD

Position Description

  • Provides project controls support to Program Managers including funding, performance, and financial activity tracking for assigned active E-TESA projects.
  • Reviews TechSource (EBP) and Subcontractor monthly financial activities (includes invoice review to ensure billing accuracy, contract funding, forecasting, burn rate analysis, and 75 percent funding spent notification).
  • Submits the project control findings to Program and Project Management to ensure up-to-date information available to assist in project management decision making.
  • Assists in funds management of all E-TESA (E-TESA Prime and Subcontractor Workbooks) resolving and reporting issues regarding subcontractor billings, billing rate accuracies, and expense reports (for travel accuracy).
  • Provides Financial Program Support for the E-TESA Monthly Status Reports and the Annual Small Business Participation Reports (includes coordination and validation of 6-Month activity, period funding, period of performance, and submittal to the Project Coordinator for inclusion in report package).
  • Conducts pricing for RFQs (includes pricing for new, re-bid, or revised E-TESA projects upon request and direction from E-TESA Program Manager).
  • Provides TEPS Program Manager support in developing and maintaining E-TESA TEPS financial reports.
    • Provides Project Controls support to COO in preparing Project Profit Analyses and Direct Labor Utilization reports.

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and written/oral communication skills.
  • Detail-orientation, consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Strong computer, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse work group of vendors, executive managers, subcontractors, consultants. and other professionals.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite to create reports and present information in Excel and PowerPoint formats.
  • Effective utilization of project management software to assist in project scheduling and forecasting.
  • Effective utilization of accounting software, assisting with budget creation and project cost monitoring.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting and/or equivalent experience (10 or more years of progressive experience in Project Controls).
  • Trained on or experienced with project administration software and processes.
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Project Controls or Systems Engineer / Specialist — Albuquerque, NM

Position Description

Performs assigned activities within a Project Controls or Systems Engineering discipline. Applies broad and diversified knowledge of respective systems engineering design and analysis. Analyzes information and reviews system requirements for workflow, organization, and corrective measures. Applies process improvement practices for system development life cycle. Demonstrates familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within an applicable field. Exercises judgment and plans and accomplishes goals based upon acquired experience. Works independently, creatively and under general supervision. Experience desired in one or more of the following areas:

  • Systems engineering, program management, requirements management, risk analysis, and/or process modeling
  • Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities associated with program scope into an integrated, resource-loaded schedule with cost risk contingency analysis
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making
  • Configuration and management of projects
  • Development and successful implementation of systems engineering processes and procedures
  • Application of systems engineering principles (such as requirements and interface management, risk management, and work breakdown structure) for the development of integrated schedules (preferably in Primavera P6 Professional Project Management)
  • Knowledge of and experience with programmatic and portfolio analysis tools, databases and methodologies as well as experience in scheduling, baseline development and management and Earned Value Management
  • Absorption of broad objectives from management, then independent analysis, evaluation and integration of solutions for unusually complex technical problems
  • Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of technical risks and issues related to product and/or system performance objectives

Required Skills

  • DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain within three months
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to learn continuously
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite
  • Willingness to travel as needed

Preferred Experience

  • Two or more years of applicable hands-on experience in leading project teams
  • Systems Engineering or Project Controls background and experience
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions
  • Experience with and knowledge of design analysis tools, databases and methodologies for large scale projects
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables
  • Experience in a matrixed support environment

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years direct experience in an applicable field
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Radioactive Waste (Transuranic and Low Level) Management Specialist — Los Alamos, NM

Position Description

Performs assigned duties in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) efforts to restart and sustain nuclear operations (Actinide Operations). Provides the materials science, nuclear operations, and nuclear waste management expertise needed to maintain confidence in the safety, reliability, and production of the nation’s nuclear weapons. Applies broad and diversified experience and expertise of respective of DOE / NNSA field operations including: nuclear operations, nuclear facility management and radioactive waste characterization / handling / packaging / storage / disposition. Possesses current and direct experience with the requirements contained within DOE Order 435.1 Radioactive Waste Management. Analyzes nuclear operational information including: facility conditions, workforce staffing / skill mix / readiness, operational situations, operational hazards, critical path schedules, budgetary estimates, and mission requirements. Reviews/ evaluates system requirements for workflow, organization, and corrective measures. Applies process improvement practices for startup operations and life cycle production. Demonstrates familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of nuclear operations, nuclear facility management, and waste management operations. Exercises judgment and plans and accomplishes goals based upon acquired experience. Works independently, creatively and under general supervision of senior LANL staff. Expertise and experience desired in the following areas:

  • Radioactive waste management especially transuranic (TRU) and low-level waste
  • Proficiency in the transition of requirements, interfaces, linkages, and risk mitigation activities associated with TRU waste and the subsequent termination of safeguards and securities requirements for such material
  • Review of the work flow, schedules, budgets, and coordinating work activities (requiring support from multiple organizations) to include management of technical resources within budget and schedule for TRU waste processes
  • Familiarity executing work in compliance with nuclear facility requirements and the authorization basis as specified under 10 CFR 830 Nuclear Safety Management and 10 CFR 835 Occupational Radiation Protection
  • Systems studies and analyses to support informed decision making associated with the startup and continuation of TRU Waste processes
  • Configuration and management of projects/ integrated baselines and schedules
  • Absorption of broad objectives from management, then independent analysis, evaluation and integration of solutions for unusually complex technical problems
  • Identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution of technical risks and issues related to mission and/or system performance objectives

Required Skills

  • Current possession of a DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain in short order (i.e., re-investigation in progress)
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a strong desire to assume leadership responsibility with respect to nuclear operations
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving of problems associated with the handling and disposition of radioactive waste
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively with management and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear high hazard facility operating requirements, safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution
  • Demonstrated experience working within the requirements of Integrated Work Management andintegrated Safety Management environments
  • Demonstrated experience with streamlining the implementation of DOE orders and standards to improve operational nuclear efficiency yet maintain compliant operations
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Computer skills and proficiency in applicable software tools, including MS Office Suite
  • Willingness to support work on site at LANL

Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred interfacing with a DOE / NNSA operational nuclear field environment
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams
  • Engineering / Project Controls/ Program Management background and experience
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline required, advanced technical or management degree preferred
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Senior Contracts/Subcontracts Administrator — Germantown, MD

Position Description

  • Analyzes contract terms and conditions (“TCs”) and scopes of work and advises TechSource’s management stakeholders of their contractual obligations to ensure TechSource, an emerging small business, complies with its contractual obligations during execution of prime contracts and task orders issued under the General Services Administration (“GSA”) Federal Supply Schedules (“FSS”) and Blanket Purchase Agreements (“BPAs”) with Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Defense, and commercial prime contractors.
  • Monitors, reviews and acknowledges government customer client posted RFPs, addendums, new award and modification actions to FedConnect, FedBusOpps and other sites for the National Capital Region operations.
  • Develops and writes “keep-it-simple” subcontracts with little supervision; interprets applicable flow-down TCs from primes contracts/BPAs;  administers and monitors contractual compliance of numerous T&M and cost reimbursable subcontracts, BPAs, task orders, specialty services subcontracts and high-volume funding and administrative modifications; enters subcontract data into the PO module of the SYMPAQ job-cost accounting system and into the System for Awards Management( SAM) reporting systems such as Federal Subaward Reporting System.
  • Reviews and approves subcontractor invoices while serving as one of the primary corporate liaisons supporting the fulfillment of contractual obligations by subcontractors to TechSource.
  • Works effectively with Project Managers and the Director of Contracts to issue NTPS when timing is of the essence and negotiate for example: indemnification/liability; insurance; payment milestones; billing rates; warranties and other terms and conditions with subcontractors. Ensures subcontractors are secured on time to support Operational schedules.  Analyzes internal requests for procurement actions from a business, financial, contractual, risk and quality assurance and warranty perspective and recommends solutions to mitigate identified exposure to risk, quality and warranty issues.
  • Generates concise correspondence/electronic mail through the contract/subcontract life-cycle; prepares and disseminates information in MS Excel and Word formats related, but not limited, to: subcontracts, task orders and modifications, prime contract statuses, compliance issues and associated documentation; files PDFs to the corporate server as the final auditable files.
  • Teams and communicates with the Director of Contracts to provide efficient and timely administrative contract support to meet operational objectives, track assigned actions and minimize surprises and unexpected events.
  • Closes-out subcontracts and prime task orders.
  • Will quickly learn and assume responsibility for setting up contract and subcontracts (data entry and maintenance) into SYMPAQ (TechSource’s corporate job cost accounting system); these responsibilities involve CLIN ceilings, funding, budgets, periods of performance, milestones, discounts etc.
  • Collaborates with the Project Controller in the Germantown PMO, Accounting staff (primarily Accounts Payable (“AP”)), and other Contracts Staff located in the Los Alamos, New Mexico Office regarding timely processing of AP and internal project and contracts reporting.
  • Assists with strategy development regarding subcontractor and consultant price proposals, subcontract form and structure, and risk avoidance practices; and participates in process improvements in contract/subcontract administration.
  • Supports the Director of Contracts and small Contracts Team in the development of corporate procedures and evaluates TechSource’s business practices to ensure TechSource complies with current laws, regulations and federal policies.
  • Prepares requests for subcontractor price proposals in support of new work.
  • Analyzes subcontractor proposals received for completeness and accuracy, performs price analysis and prepares price justifications for subcontracts, consultant agreements, and purchase orders.
  • Reports to the Director of Contracts whose principal office location is in Los Alamos, New Mexico; and supports PMO in Germantown, Maryland and its day-to-day operational objectives.
  • Supports the submittal of federal grants including Small Business Innovation Research (“SBIR”) grants.

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of GSA schedule Professional Service Schedule contracts, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Cost Accounting Standards, efficient best Subcontract administration practices and quick researcher of  other Federal Government acquisition regulations, and the ability to interpret and utilize Federal Government acquisition regulations.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and prioritize and multi-task while adhering to policies and ensuring a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on transparency and a commitment to quality customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on cooperation and teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to learn and use the Aldebaran SYMPAQ accounting system.
  • Ability to analyze work flow and identify areas where processes may be streamlined and/or improved to increase productivity and overall customer service.
  • Strong ability to use and apply technology.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field required.
  • Seven (7) or more years’ experience (with 4 years in a federal contracting environment) encompassing the management and administration of GSA FSS contracts, Federal Government support subcontracts, basic agreements, task orders, consultant agreements, and purchase order agreements required.
  • Prefer prior work environment in an emerging small business supporting the growth of the company.
  • Q or TS Clearance desired and/or a willingness to obtain.
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Senior Project Controls Engineer - Notional Opportunity — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Performs schedule development, maintenance, monitoring activities, cost engineering analysis and control activities. Identifies cost trends for management, ensures work is completed as scheduled and develops estimates using various sources.  Assists and supports management in the development of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).  Assists and supports management in ensuring proper control, tracking and cost accounting for project financials and cost alignment with the approved project Work Breakdown/Project Coding structure.  Reviews and assists in reviewing project baseline plans and documents.  Reviews estimates for completeness and correctness.  Develops estimates of various types including Conceptual, Order of Magnitude, Parametric and Detailed Bottoms up.  Provides support and guidance in the development of Basis of Estimates as related to the scope as defined in the WBS Dictionaries.  Review and evaluate scope changes to the Performance Measurement Baseline due to Baseline Change Proposals.  Interfaces with designated management and project proposal team counterparts for specific planning and schedule tasks/cost presentations.  Provides project controls support related to the integration, control and management of projects; specifically, project planning and scheduling, progress management and risk management.  Implements and adheres to policies, plans, processes, interfaces and reporting to organize and schedule project work, taking into account time and resource constraints.  Supports the project team with all aspects of the project planning and scheduling functions, including determining durations for the time phasing of the project baseline into the project schedule, management of an integrated schedule, development and updating of progress curves, performance curves and assessment of resources.  Reviews and evaluates ongoing project planning and scheduling status and forecasts and reports / documents. Conducts productivity analysis to identify adverse trends and works with management to determine necessary mitigations, using standard risk software and input from project managers.  Coordinates vendor/ subcontractor schedules with the master project schedule so there are no scheduling conflicts.  Coordinates vendor/ subcontractor requested quotes as related to specific WBSs of the estimate.  Promotes a team atmosphere among workers and staff to ensure everyone is working together.  Reports to a manager or head of department.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio
  • Advanced knowledge of Primavera P6
  • Ability to develop labor unit rates based on the type of project as required

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of project management or project controls in a leadership position.
  • Experience working on nuclear design and construction project is preferred.
  • Experience in EVMS and DOE Projects Implemention of ANSI EIA 748.

Preferred Experience

  • Fifteen or more years of operations management experience; 10 or more years preferred in an operational nuclear facility or nuclear environment dealing directly with nuclear and criticality safety
  • Hands on experience as a Leader / Manager with current and direct experience in leading project teams
  • Demonstrated performance of program management functions
  • Experience in supporting customers and customer deliverables in a high-pressure mission focused environment
  • Experience with managing time and supporting multiple requirements in a matrixed support environment

Certifications

  • EVMS or Primavera P6 required; Cobra preferred.
  • American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) and/or Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) certification preferred.
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Technical Recruiter — Germantown, MD

Position Description

Summary/Objective

Our people are our most important resource. We are searching for a highly skilled recruiter to become one of our valued resources, and to help us find more.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in recruitment and/or human resources, with knowledge of screening, interviewing, and hiring practices.  We want to hear from candidates who have a passion for finding untapped talent, driving company growth, and helping individuals find promising career opportunities.

Position Description

  • Work closely with managers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the company’s hiring needs for each position and meet competitive hiring goals and expectations.
  • Manage the full recruiting lifecycle across a variety of open roles helping management find, hire, and retain quality talent.
  • Continuously partner with recruiting team and senior managers to design, refine, and implement innovative recruiting strategies.
  • Stay active with job boards, social networks, and platforms to find talent, and plan, create, and release job descriptions.
  • Work and form relationships with internal management teams to better understand their hiring needs and job specifications.
  • Develop and release job postings on platforms, such as social media and job boards.
  • Screen resumes and prospects; qualify, interview, and manage candidates throughout recruiting life cycle.
  • Maintain a database of candidate records, including qualified active and passive prospects from which to pull as new positions arise.
  • Perform other HR-related tasks and assist with HR-related projects as needed.

Required Skills

  • Tactful and thorough understanding of confidentiality requirements.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, database management, and internet searching. 
  • Understanding of employment laws covering the recruitment life cycle.
  • Proficiency with job boards, and HR software, databases and management systems.
  • Proven experience conducting various types of interviews (i.e., phone, video, etc.).
  • Desire to grow professionally with networking and ongoing training opportunities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of progressive recruiting and/or human resource experience.
  • Defense industry work experience, e.g., experience working at a DOE or DoD affiliated company a plus.
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Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI) Reviewing Official — Aiken, SC

Position Description

Position Description

  • In support of the Savannah River Pit Production project, reviews existing technical and programmatic documents that may contain classified information to create new documents or material and marks the newly developed document or material consistent with the classification markings that apply to the source information.
  • Ensures application of the highest possible standards when performing review of documents for classification as UCNI (UCNI is certain unclassified information concerning the design and security of certain nuclear facilities, materials and weapons that can be controlled under Section 148 of the Atomic Energy Act)
  • Reviews existing technical and programmatic documents to determine if documents or portions of the documents contain UCNI.
  • If not already certified as an UCNI Reviewing Official at the Savannah River Site (SRS), must be able to take and pass initial UCNI Reviewing Official training offered by SRS.
  • Works at the Savannah River Site in performance of these functions.

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of federal classification requirements in a classified environment.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environment while adhering to policies and ensuring a high degree of accuracy.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on cooperation and teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to use and apply technology.

Education / Experience

  • Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree in a technical field.
  • Two (2) years in a technical environment with experience in either engineering, security or applied science or 8 years in a technical environment in lieu of degree.  Experience with government classified programs or projects is preferred.
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