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Construction Supervisor

  • Job reference: AE-000254
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge

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Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.

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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
On joining the Atkins’ Nuclear business, you’ll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.


Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking a Construction Supervisor to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description

Stops work without fear of reprisal for unsafe conditions potentially affecting personnel safety or environmental risk

Participates in the hiring process that ensures positions are staffed with personnel who possess the appropriate education and experience and who can be successful in meeting training and qualification requirements

Ensures are appropriately indoctrinated and trained to the necessary competence level for performing their duties

Supervises installation and construction projects

Takes projects from final design through construction and acceptance testing to operation

Provides technical expertise and guidance to implement facility modifications

Interfaces between subcontractors/Isotek craft and design engineers to resolve field issues

Walkdowns spaces and determine issues with design and develop implementable resolution

Ensures that safety is an integral element embodied in equipment design and specification and that work is being performed in a safe and efficient manner

Works on a timeline, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of work; initiates corrective measures to overcome delays

Coordinates work assignments to meet project-established schedules and budgets

Understands, complies, and is responsible for working to environmental health and safety policies and procedures

Performs independent research and evaluations of facility changes and design modifications

Supports installation and testing of site structures, systems and components

Participates in the preparation of cost estimates for internal and external clients

Works under limited supervision

Supports the execution of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture

Job Requirements

Supervisory experience required.

Experience supervising Union personnel

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office

Strong communication, verbal and written skills

Ability to interface at all levels of the organization and with the customer

Ability to track schedule and cost

Education and Experience Requirements

Baccalaureate in engineering or related science.

Previous experience supporting DOE construction projects

Experience working with multi-disciplinary groups.

Minimum of 5 years in construction field

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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