Operation Specialist

Fire Protection Engineer
June 28, 2022
Field Coordinator
July 19, 2022

Operation Specialist

• Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited university and a minimum of 6 years of experience in a field of engineering or science.
• In lieu of formal degree, a minimum of 12 years of experience in a field of engineering, science or operations.

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. 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 highly preferred. Familiarity with work management and configuration management processes is desired. Strong background with electrical systems highly desired.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Upon reporting, must be able to complete and pass a medical evaluation for badging purposes. Must have full mobility, be able to walk on uneven or broken surfaces (rocks, gravel, etc.). The examination includes, but is not limited to ability to pass blood pressure test, able to bend, twist, pull, push, climb, and lift more than 20 lbs.
• Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
• Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.
• Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Experience:
• Minimum 1 year experience with implementation of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147
• Proficient with InfoWorks or similar databases(s), MS Office Suite, and MS SharePoint
• Experience reading and understanding Single Line, P&ID, IFC, and FSK drawings
• Lockout/Tagout implementation with 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926

• 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.
• Demonstrate an understanding system design and operation, including environmental, safety, and health aspects and regulatory conformance through completion of assigned operations qualifications
• Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities. Support control of fieldwork in assigned areas, including integration of project activities, repairs, and equipment operations activities.
• Review safety basis and environmental permitting documents to ensure that requirements can be successfully implemented with planned resources.
• Review Project design and other documents for, maintenance and testing impacts, repair methods and provide comments within area of expertise.
• 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 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 Design, Construction, and Operational needs.
• Identify deficiencies and initiate corrective actions as needed.
• Ensuring the standards set by the conduct of operations procedures are upheld in the planning and performance of all facility activities
• Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and 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 employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request
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.

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