Simulator Project Lead

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July 19, 2022
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July 19, 2022

Simulator Project Lead

1333-Richland, WA

Simulator Project Lead

Reports to the Simulator Training Manager and is responsible for coordination with other organizations such as Plant Engineering to ensure the simulator model is maintained appropriately with configuration control processes, design changes are incorporated as applicable, and that cyber security measures are implemented for the simulator. Ensures work executed by the Simulator Network Technician is in accordance with Conduct of Operations and other applicable project procedures as per policies and all applicable laws, regulations, contract, authorization basis, and technical requirements.


Education: Bachelor of Science degree in any science, technology, or engineering field.

Experience: Eight years distributed control system professional experience with at least two years of experience directing the work of others.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Department of Energy facility, commercial nuclear, or Naval Nuclear training simulators is desired.
• Experience with software life cycle documentation requirements is desired.
• Experience with JProTM simulation software or similar is desired.
• Experience with Subcontract Technical Representative (STR) duties is a plus.
• Experience with Bechtel Procurement System (BPS) to perform subcontractor documentation and contract activity functions is a plus.

• Maintain System Hardware configuration management for all simulator systems.
• Identify, coordinate, schedule, and monitor simulator system changes/upgrades to meet training needs.
• Provide administrative control of simulator hardware/software systems.
• Identify and coordinate incidental technical, licensing, and documentation requirements requiring implementation.
• Initiate and coordinate software procurement required to maintain the simulator systems.
• Perform acquisition and disposition of simulator hardware/software assets.
• Schedule simulator maintenance activities.
• Use Bechtel Procurement System (BPS) to develop and track procurement forms and activities for simulator hardware/software.
• Schedule simulator maintenance activities.
• Act as planning and scheduling interface for future expansion of Simulator Systems.
• Act as liaison between WTCC Training and Plant Engineering, Cyber Security, Information System & Technology, Operations, and Subcontractor.
• Track and monitor design changes (physical equipment/process system modifications) to the simulator systems.
• Maintain the Simulator Improvement Program (maintain log index, assess potential improvements, coordinate reviews, and monitor completion of simulator improvement activities).
• 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.
• Must be able to complete and pass a drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
• 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 obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.

• Direct Simulator Network Technician work activities as necessary to support training needs.

(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

This job description outlines the principal duties and in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed in this position.


Per Diem Details:
If applicable, mobilization and demobilization expenses (mileage, lodging, and M&IE) are authorized to and from the assignment location if point of origin is more than 50 miles away. Demobilization is authorized only if the assignment is completed per the assignment end date, or Bechtel ends the assignment earlier than specified.

Contract employees are expected to drive their own car to the assignment location. Lodging plus methodology is approved for the settling-in period of the first 30 days or until long-term lodging is occupied, whichever occurs first. For mobilization, demobilization and during the settling-in period all charges, except M&IE per diems, are to be invoiced by the agency to Bechtel with required receipts. After long-term lodging is occupied, or the 30-day period has elapsed, the per diem allowance for lodging, meals and incidental expenses will be no more than 55% of the approved FTR rate. Meals will be expensed via daily entry into myTime time record system. Expense reports including receipts will continue to be required for lodging. Actual lodging costs up to 55% of the approved FTR rate will be reimbursed.

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