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Operations Supervisor

  • Job reference: AE-000230
  • 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 an Operations Supervisor to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description

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 that ensure personnel are appropriately indoctrinated and trained to the necessary competence level for performing their duties.

Manages the activities, professional development and performance of personnel performing work within their respective department.

Ensures compliant and efficient performance of operations and maintenance within assigned facility.

Directs facility surveillances/rounds and reviews Round Sheets.

Ensures facility access control is maintained and ensures that visitors without access training are properly escorted.

Ensures that facility operations personnel are trained to perform their job and trained regarding emergency response actions and serves as Emergency Response Supervisor during emergencies until relieved by Lab Superintendent.

Notifies Facility Manager of incidents, occurrences, abnormal occurrences, deficiencies non-conformances and other noteworthy conditions or activities, as required.

Leads, or participates in, facility Plan of the Day.

Identifies facility maintenance and upgrades needed to maintain compliance with Environmental Safety Health (ESH) and Quality Assurance (QA) requirements.

Ensures that operations are conducted in accordance with requirements of safety documentation [including Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR)] and in accordance with Conduct of Operations guidelines and approved procedures.

Executes operations and maintenance in accordance with established plans and procedures and ensures that good housekeeping practices are followed throughout the facility and surrounding grounds.

Participates in facility Job Hazard Evaluation development.

Serves as a Fissionable Material Supervisor (FMS) responsible for implementation of all applicable elements of Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Program for assigned operation(s).

Notifies management of any adverse conditions affecting the ability of the area to comply with established NCS requirements and for performing identified corrective actions.

Job function also includes responsibility for fissionable material operation, including direct supervision of Fissionable Material Workers conducting work activities.

Authorizes all work control tasks initiated within assigned facility and oversees the development of alignment checklists and independent verifications.

Approves lockout/tagouts and remains aware of current status of lockout/tagouts and issues Administrative Control Tags (ACTs) and resolves enduring use of ACTs.

Maintains the narrative Operations Logbook, including ensuring deficient equipment statuses are noted.

During equipment testing, ensures equipment capability is proven and documents return to service.

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

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Supervisory experience required.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Ability to plan short- and long-term actions

Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma.

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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