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Receiving Inspection & Test Inspector, WTP (214752)

  • Requisition ID:  214752
  • Position Title: Receiving Inspection & Test Inspector, WTP (214752)
  • Project: WTP
  • Location:  Richland, WA
  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical



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 (WTP) 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 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) are on a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All other work locations (Richland WA and Reston VA are on a 9-80s schedule), M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed. 


Position Overview

Responsible for the performance of a broad range of RI&T activities within an assigned area of responsibility. Responsible for implementation of WTP Project programs and procedures to ensure that materials/equipment both received and/or tested conform to the WTP project quality and technical requirements.  Also responsible for performance and administration of reviews on Quality Verification Document (QVD) packages in accordance with project procedures.


Position Responsibilities

  • Performs RI&T activities independently and as directed by the RI&T Supervisor. 
  • Prepares and/or completes technical and administrative documents and reports associated with  inspections and tests including  commercial grade dedication (CGD) testing, and testing perfomed in accordance with nonconformance report Engineering dipositions.
  • Performs inspections and documents acceptance of activities both at the WTP site and at remote supplier locations at the direction of the RI&T Supervisor.
  • Performs tests and documents test results required for engineering evaluation.
  • Maintains quality records in support of activities in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Implements programs and procedures established for the performance of assigned functions.
  • Maintains RI&T inspection, measuring, and test equipment and control in accordance with governing procedures.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university and a minimum of 6 years of experience including but not limited to Procurement preferably in an engineering, procurement, and construction environment.
  • In lieu of formal degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 12 years of progressive related experience including but not limited to Procurement, preferably in an engineering, procurement, and construction environment.  


Minimum Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements including Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.
  • Advanced experience with major commodities typically procured for global business unit projects, recognized Codes and Standards, manufacturing methods, inspection/examination/testing techniques, and document review and implementation.
  • Intermediate experience with Engineering P&ID and Drawing development for use in document review is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of standard computer applications.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.


Preferred Qualifications

  • American Welding Society Certified Weld Inspecter
  • Prior Bechtel experience including knowledge of Bechtel Procurement System.
  • Candidate must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.



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