AECOM Work Planning Lead - DWPF in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title Work Planning Lead - DWPF

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Work Planning Lead - DWPF to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Provides leadership to the workgroup and leads work activities in one or more of the following areas: Planning, Projects, Complex Work, and/or Lockout. Primarily responsible for providing oversight, subject matter expertise, problem identification, and resolution for assigned area(s). Performs lead role responsible for training, coaching, and mentoring subordinate planners and provides guidance and problem resolution on work package development and prioritization. Secondarily responsible for performing work specified under the senior work control planner description.


  • Provides work control package technical reviews for quality and consistency for self and assigned planners. Responsible for work control/work maintenance planning and scheduling for more complex, unique and varied assignments for a specific area, department, system and /or activity.

  • Provides guidance to assigned employees and provides clarity or interpretation of guidelines, procedures, and policies. Plans, prioritizes and coordinates work for others in order to support objectives and facility mission.

  • Approve personnel timesheets as required.

  • Supervise and give guidance to personnel when issues arises.

  • Operates under deadlines and may be subject to heavy workloads.

  • Represents the department and acts as lead during scope development, design, planning and execution of projects, outages and other activities.

  • Acts as Person-In-Charge (PIC) for planning, coordination, problem-solving and efficient field implementation.

  • Develops, implements and conducts training on programmatic, technical and/or planning functions. Trains new or less experienced staff.

  • Contributes to the preparation, forecasting and reporting of organization performance, budgets, manpower requirements, workload distribution and the development of resource requirements.

  • Provides feedback and recommendations to management on work group performance for the purpose of performance and merit ranking, training, discipline, promotion, and demotion.

  • Reviews, interprets, edits and provides feedback on activities related to assigned discipline.

  • Leads benchmarking, research, brainstorming and other activities. Provides subject matter expertise, influences, and negotiates to achieve best outcome.

  • Participates and leads improvement and efficiency efforts, self-assessments, and field observations.

  • Tracks and expedites Fragnet work package priorities.

  • Acts as back-up to other department leads and manager.

  • Communicates and trains others on assigned areas or areas of expertise to promote an advanced understanding. This may include guides, tip sheets, Q&A's, meetings, seminars, formal training or other communication and learning methods.

  • Acknowledged as the highest level subject matter expert for the area assigned.

  • Other duties as covered in the Senior Work Control Planner job description and other tasks as assigned.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (engineering or science) and 6+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in a non-technical discipline and 7+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas OR

  • Associates degree in a technical or mechanical area and 9+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas OR

  • High School diploma and 11+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas.

  • Must possess or gain full qualified status within 6 months of entering position.

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with interpreting various electrical and mechanical documents, blueprints, drawings and schematics.

  • Ability to coordinate work teams, set and meet goals and objectives and prioritize work.

  • In-depth knowledge of DOE, Federal and state regulations as well as existing engineering and quality assurance standards and procedures. Detailed and comprehensive understanding of site work control procedures and work practices, radiological control, quality assurance, configuration management, material control and procedures for both maintenance and operations related areas.

  • Thorough understanding from a conceptual level of various processes, systems, and equipment.

  • Understanding of work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration and lockout point identification.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161513BR