• ORP Start-Up and Commissioning

    Job Location US-WA-Richland
    Katmai Health Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    Provide oversight and technical advice for contractor efforts to startup and commission the WTP Low-Activity Waste Vitrification Facility and supporting systems. This oversight will be through assessments, surveillance, design reviews and other oversight functions to ensure compliance with established criteria, sound engineering principles, and professional practices.


    • Coordinate oversight with multiple organizations and disciplines to ensure operability, quality, and safety of systems and components.
    • Communicate status of startup and commissioning WTP project activities and brief management on technical issues, options for resolution, and facilitate decision making.
    • Be an expert in the field of Startup Engineering and provide technical advice and consultation to a multidisciplinary group of professional and technical personnel engaged in carrying out the WTP project.
    • Be responsible for making critical assessments and decisions as to the nature of technical problems, program requirements, and risks encountered in the startup and commissioning of the WTP. This work requires comprehensive, professional knowledge of several disciplines of engineering.
    • Perform technical review of contractors engaged in Startup engineering for adequacy and reliability; ensure compliance with established criteria and sound engineering principles; and identify omissions, discrepancies, inadequacies, and nonconformance with approved criteria.
    • Consult with engineers in other organization units, private firms, DOE Headquarters, regulators, and stakeholders to assist in identification and resolution of conflicts and recommend corrective action to prevent delays and facilitate completion of work.


    • Executive experience with direct interface with client senior management
    • Knowledge of DOE policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of Hanford Site mission, activities and priorities.
    • Knowledge of DOE program and project management practices, policies, and procedures.
    • Expert writing skills, proven experience in supporting programs and projects with analysis, tracking, monitoring, assessment, review and coordination.
    • Excellent communications skills.
    • A knowledge of MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and/or other MS Office tools.
    • The contractor shall maintain proficiencies in the following through periodic training:
      • HGET
      • WTP Site access
      • Computerized Maintenance Management System
      • Smart Plant Foundation and Smart Plant for Operations
      • WTP site qualifications including LO/TO
    • Knowledge of the following DOE Orders/Standards
      • DOE O 422.1, Conduct of Operations
      • DOE O 433.1B, Maintenance Management Program for DOE Nuclear Facilities
      • DOE O 426.2 Training, Qualification, and Certification Requirements
    • Familiar with operations, maintenance, training programs or processes in a nuclear facility.




    Physical Demands

    • Must be able to lift & carry up to and excess of 30 lbs.
    • Moderate to extensive sitting; moderate standing, bending, twisting, lifting & reaching
    • Moderate to extended periods of office work with heavy periods of computer usage Moderate to extensive periods of analytical tasks requiring extensive reasoning abilities.
    • It is Katmai Government Services, LLC’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people in different functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


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