AECOM Manager, Control Room in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title Manager, Control Room

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a

Manager, Control Room to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Responsible for managing the safe and efficient operations of the control room(s). Under broad direction from the Shift Operations Manager, assumes command and control responsibilities for control room operators and other staff who are monitoring chemical and salt processing tanks, waste transfers, melter operations, and radiological processing areas. Adheres to Technical Safety Requirements (TSR). Act as back-up to Shift Operations Manager during absences.


  • Responsible for encouraging and providing education on a nuclear safety culture where all workers understand and are comfortable in raising safety concerns, issues or time outs

  • Manage control room operations personnel on a given shift to ensure work is performed efficiently and in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Ensure appropriate Abnormal Operating Procedures and Emergency Operation Procedures are entered and command and control ERO (Emergency Response) functions are met

  • Interface with Savannah River Site to support waste transfer evolutions, outages or general troubleshooting. Ensure all transfer briefings are performed in accordance with the administrative procedure

  • Implement work window schedule activities. Ensures Limiting Conditions of Operation are entered and action is taken as well as ensures appropriate lockouts are installed to support planned activities

  • Develop plans and path forward actions to address emergent shift needs as a result of failed equipment or changing conditions

  • Review CRO rounds, monitors trends and directs corrective actions when necessary. Ensures all status control logs and status boards are properly maintained

  • Ensure surveillance requirements are scheduled, completed and tracked

  • React quickly and calmly to adverse situations and preserves incident/event sites until investigation and fact finding is complete

  • Ensure personnel are effectively trained and Automatic Qualification Matrix watch bills are manned appropriately to meet requirements. Ensure A/B minimum staffing requirements for operations are met

  • Foster a strong disciplined Conduct of Operations environment by addressing Human Performance issues and maintaining the highest standards in communications, procedure compliance, peer check, real-time status control and configuration management

  • Perform surveillances and other assessments as required

  • Other duties as assigned to include but not limited to personnel development

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED with 9+ years field nuclear experience in engineering, operations and/or maintenance OR

  • Associates degree with 7+ years field nuclear experience in engineering, operations and/or maintenance OR

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years field nuclear experience in engineering, operations and/or maintenance

  • Must successfully complete all Control Room Manager qualification training within the first year

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science

  • Previous supervisory experience

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 Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 178421BR

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.