AECOM Conduct of Operations Program Manager in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Business Line Government

Position Title Conduct of Operations Program Manager

United States of America - New Mexico


Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a

Conduct of Operations Program Manager to be based in our Carlsbad, New Mexico location.

The individual holding this senior position is responsible for ensuring that NWP and subcontractors implement a compliant Conduct of Operations Program and foster program improvements, focusing on safe, reliable, predictable, and excellent performance of work. Manage the implementation and compliance of requirements from DOE O 422.1 to company mandated policies, procedures and programs. Continually review activities of the NWP line organizations and develop, support, and monitor implementation of plans for improved safety, efficiency, and productivity. Establish a Conduct of Operations Council, act as an integral part of the Council leadership team and provide guidance and support to operations and maintenance management. Advise senior management of potential areas of concerns and opportunities for program improvement. Develop improved performance measure to track progress.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Comply with NWP policies and procedures.

  • Ensure ISMS Principles are incorporated into organizations’ activities.

  • Maintain a Conduct of Operations implementation plan.

  • Perform a mentoring role with individuals directly responsible for the management and supervision of field work activities for NWP.

  • Develop, implement, and track to completion improvement initiatives to the Conduct of Operations Program.

  • Develop and maintain a leading edge trending program to identify issues prior to a significant consequence.

  • Leverage the expertise gained from prior experience in such a way as to have a clearly beneficial effect on safe and efficient performance of field work at NWP.

  • Ensure rigorous assessments of the Conduct of Operations.

  • Interface with representatives of DOE, DNFSB, and other regulatory and oversight agencies.

  • Establish and participate in a leadership role on the Conduct of Operations Council.

  • Provide CONOPS and HPI-related training and briefings to NWP personnel responsible for the management and supervision of field work activities.

  • Prepare reports on the status of Conduct of Operations activities for presentation to NWP senior management.

  • Benchmark Conduct of Operations programs from the industry to provide opportunities for improvement.

  • Support related event investigations and corrective action management activities.

  • Ablility to solve management problems and resolve immediate and long-term issues.

  • The position requires the ability to analyze a situation, determine the best course of action, assemble the required resources, give direction, and follow through according to the applicable policies and procedures.

  • Innovative approaches to problem solving and seeking continuous improvement required.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS/BA degree and/or a combination of education, training and fifteen (15) years related experience.

  • Ten (10) years of experience at a nuclear facility.

  • Five (5) years of experience within the DOE nuclear complex.

  • Five (5) years of experience in a management or supervisory role.

  • Three (3) years of experience directly supervising and/or interfacing with craft workers in a nuclear facility.

  • Must be familiar with DOE regulations governing the conduct of operations and safe performance of all aspects of field work.

  • Must be familiar with ISMS and work control processes employed at DOE nuclear facilities.

  • Basic computer skills using MS Word and MS Excel are required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Must be able to qualify, and maintain qualifications on all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including Respiratory Protection and associated equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.

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Job Category Management

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184902BR

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.