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Quality/SS Engineer

Requisition ID:  250698

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/27/2022

 

Project Overview:

Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford site, which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.

 

The cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory – as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.

 

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities- Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory- as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.

 

Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4x10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Other work locations may work a 9-80’s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off.

 

Position Summary:

Participates in the implementation of quality programs and processes in a staff or project role. The quality program consists of quality assurance, supplier qualification, contractor assurance, training, requirements management, and continuous improvement. Reviews functional documents to determine quality requirements, participate in audits and surveillances, partner with functions or integrated project teams to conduct in-process review of work products, support the following programs: corrective action management, assessments, lessons learned, metrics, and trending, to diagnose and improve quality practices. 

 

Depending on the assignment, individual would be expected to perform work activities in support of one or more of the quality program areas.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participates with other Quality Professionals in specific quality-related assignments.
  • Prepares material incorporated in quality reports and reviews.
  • Possesses some knowledge of select industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to a particular discipline or area.
  • Coordinates procedural reviews and reports produced by other quality professionals.
  • Has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of quality program requirements and the implementation thereof, as evidenced by continued proficiency in exercising assigned responsibilities.

 

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline or business management/quality assurance from an accredited university or college with 3 years of progressive experience in a field of engineering, environmental, procurement, construction, testing/commissioning, operations, or quality assurance. Or in lieu of formal degree, a minimum of 9 years of progressive experience in a field of engineering, environmental, procurement, construction, testing, operations, or quality assurance.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires U.S. Citizenship to obtain.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.
  • Candidates possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.
  • Technical knowledge in one or more of these disciplines: Engineering, Procurement, Nuclear Safety, Construction, or Operations sufficient to comprehend the application of and relationships to technical and quality requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written).
  • Reasoning skills for problem identification and resolution.
  • Ability to use a computer and intermediate skills in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical and working knowledge of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 414.1, NQA-1, and 10 CFR 830 and their application for a nuclear related project.
  • Specialized courses in engineering, technical, or quality assurance disciplines.
  • Current or recent Lead Auditor or Auditor Certification in a nuclear environment in accordance with a recognized national standard, or the ability to obtain either within 6 months of hire.
  • Six Sigma or Lean skills and tools exposure.
  • Knowledge of the application of corrective actions for conditions adverse to quality.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards associated with the design, construction, and procurement of nuclear facilities.

 

In accordance with Bechtel’s duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking. 

 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  
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Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.