Senior Project Manager - Nuclear Projects

Richland, Washington, United States

Job Reference 1241692

Location Richland, Washington, United States

Industry Power - Nuclear

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 7, 2024

Our client is seeking a Project Manager for Nuclear Projects to work within their facilities located in Richland, WA, for a 1-year assignment.

This professional will manage projects and programs typically greater than $10M total cost including planning, scheduling, and control of activities independently. Lead project teams greater than ten people. Typically assigned multidiscipline projects and programs involving the most complexity, highest risk, highest financial investment, and requiring strong leadership. Establish priorities within projects and maintain a general knowledge of all aspects of the projects within the responsibility scope. Direct the activities of project teams involving multiple disciplines and organizations; maintain a broad knowledge base of new technologies and industry trends as related to assigned projects; monitor project management processes and recommend changes to improve effectiveness and efficiency; manage project budgets, interacting closely with the finance organization and the project controls group; coordinate with other project and line managers; coach/mentor other project managers and act for supervisor/manager when required.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manages project activities for refueling outages, forced outages, and on-line work as assigned, providing oversight of the staff involved in planning, leading, controlling, and monitoring to ensure that work is implemented safely, with quality, on schedule, and within budget. This includes all aspects of project implementation including budget, work package preparation, parts procurement, ALARA planning, industrial and nuclear safety, clearance order preparation, work prioritization, resource loading, risk management, and work execution including resolution of schedule delays and conflicts.
  • Develops the budgets, including tracking cost versus budget for assigned projects. Assures proper progress and focus through frequent interface with the client, engineers, related parties, and management. Develop and manage contracts and interface with vendors. Develops project schedules commensurate with project complexity and size with the goal of being able to manage risk, accurately track progress, enforce accountability, and manage critical path and float.
  • Mentors other less experienced project managers.
  • Prepare and deliver written and oral communications to various groups including senior management.
  • Develop and maintain long range plan strategies associated with assigned projects.
  • Support effective implementation of the Nuclear Station Self-Assessment and Corrective Action Program.
  • Support the Outage support including OCC

Required Skills:
  • Expert Panel Interview (oral board) Error reduction and human performance improvement methods, and cost-effective work execution methodologies. Managing complex projects, on-line work management, or refueling and forced outage related activities.
  • Advanced project management techniques at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants or similar facility.
  • Extensive work experience in the role of direct supervisor or project manager in the commercial nuclear industry environment, focused on maintenance, operations, engineering, or construction. (nice to have)
  • Nuclear plant operator production coordination experience, work management experience in conducting and coordinating plant production work. (nice to have)

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management, business, or related field from accredited college or university and 20 years of experience in a technical field;
  • OR an AA/AS degree in engineering, construction management, project management, business, or related field from accredited college or university and 22 years of experience in a technical field;
  • OR a High School Diploma or GED and 24 years of experience in a technical field.
  • An advanced degree in a related field of study or business may be accepted in lieu of 2 years of experience.
  • RO/SRO License or CGS Management Certification is required.
  • Project Management certification is required.
  • Construction Management Cert (nice to have)

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