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Deputy Operations Manager

  • Job reference: AE-000255
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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Our talented teams design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver trusted, innovative advice critical to the success of the global energy market.

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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 Deputy Operations Manager to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Summary

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, and ensures are appropriately indoctrinated and trained to the necessary competence level for performing their duties.

Responsible to assist the Operations Manager with oversight of activities in Operations, Engineering, Maintenance and Waste Management/Transportation associated with U-233 disposition and processing.

Assists with ensuring that the operations are performed in accordance with applicable procedures and DOE Orders for the project.

Assists with the development of long-term and annual planning including budget development and administration, including identification of facility equipment upgrade/replacement needs

Assists with planning and pricing of new scopes of work.
Supports interfaces with DOE.

Oversees the Implementation Validation Review process for new Documented Safety Analyses (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR).

Assists with the development of policies, plans and procedures to implement requirements in facility operations.

Oversees the Operations causal analysis and corrective actions process.

Assesses organizational performance.

Required Skills

Supervisory experience required.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office

Strong communication, verbal and written skills

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

Shall be able to describe and interpret the essential principles, requirements, relationships and importance of applicable DOE Orders and Standards as they apply to Operational disciplines

Education / Experience / Certifications

Baccalaureate in engineering or related science.

Previous experience supporting DOE programs required, with 4 years’ experience in the nuclear industry.

Experience working with multi-disciplinary groups.

Experience performing Causal Analyses and developing corrective actions.

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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