AECOM First Line Manager, Operations in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title First Line Manager, Operations

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a First Line Manager, Operations to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Responsible for the safe and efficient direction of all facility activities while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, DOE Orders, and company requirements. Typically reports to and takes direction from the shift manager.


  • Supervise operator activities and maintains sufficient supplies to support facility operations

  • Plan and coordinate work involving production and support groups

  • Ensure that facility activities are within applicable licenses and permits, and are conducted in accordance with plant procedures and Technical Standards/Operating Requirements. Has the authority and obligation to shut down the facility or to direct any other action necessary to ensure the facility is in a safe condition

  • Provide oversight to maintenance, operations, construction, test and surveillance activities that affect the facility or its equipment

  • Ensure that operators are trained and qualified for their activities and are physically fit to perform the work

  • Communicate with other support organizations to ensure operating activities are started and completed as scheduled

  • Perform initial investigations of abnormal events, including the removal from service of equipment and systems as necessary

  • Direct emergency operations and trains personnel in emergency activities

  • Perform periodic tours of the facility to observe activities and ensures they are being performed safely and in accordance with approved procedures

  • Identify housekeeping and facility material condition deficiencies to the appropriate origination(s) for corrective action

  • Acts as primary mentor for operators (especially in the area of Disciplined Operations)

  • Maintain logs and records of all operating events in accordance with facility operating procedures

  • Maintain accountability of special nuclear material (SNM) through inventories, safeguards, and security and records management

  • Ensure that operators review changes to operating procedures and plant modifications. Performs Field Property Administrator responsibility for equipment inventories

  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

Minimum Requirements

Internal candidates

  • 3+ years experience as a salary grade level 18 or higher Senior Production Operator or 20 Senior E&I/Maintenance Mechanic or related operations or maintenance function

External candidates

  • High School Diploma or GED and 6+ years’ experience as a mechanic or Production Operator OR

  • Bachelors Degree in Science or related field with 2+ years management experience

Successful completion of facility qualification process which includes extensive classroom, formal on-the-job training, and oral board examination conducted by facility management.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current experience with Savannah River Remediation at the Savannah River Site is preferred

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191387BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.