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Work Window Specialist

  • Job reference: AE-000500
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Aiken
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins Nuclear is currently seeking a Work Window Specialist to join the nuclear team in Aiken, SC.

  • Support Testing, maintenance, and operations workforce 
  • Develop work control packages which may include LOTO, work permits, special work permits (hot work/confined space), special work procedures, special PPE, and other field support as required 
  • Leads work window critiques to determine improvement actions for work processes.
  • Work order generation and reporting using the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) 
  • Chartered to ensure work activities for a given week are “field ready”: 
    • the right materials/tools are available for use ◦ the right people are identified with the skills and training necessary 
    • the right oversight resources are notified and available (competent person, SME, IH, etc) 
    • the right documents are available and approved 
      • develops consistent, robust JHAs with input by workers, SMEs, etc
      • develops work packages with well understood and described work scope 
      • Permits with correct reviews and approvals

  • Proficient in utilizing PC and various applications related to work control and work planning activities. 
  • Working knowledge of codes and regulations. 
  • Working knowledge of standard work planning practices and associated control systems, including working knowledge of best practices of work management.
  • Working knowledge of scheduling practices. 
  • Thorough knowledge of hazard analysis and LOTO methods for worker protection. 
  • Must possess the ability to coordinate and work well with multiple groups for planning high hazard, complex work initiatives. 
  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written communications on technical and nontechnical subjects. 
  • Working knowledge of craft tools and calibration equipment, including hand and power tools, test equipment, mobile and fixed cranes. 
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, vendor manuals, One Line Diagrams and P&IDs.
  • Ability to lift 50 Lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders/access scaffolding

  • High school diploma 
  • Five years of combined work control and field (construction, maintenance, and/or operations) experience; computer skills; basic knowledge of plant process equipment including utilities, hand and power tools, and test equipment. 
  • Experience with CMMS programs (e.g. Assets Suite, CHAMPS, Maximo, etc)
  • 3 years commercial or DOE Complex experience or equivalent high/hazard/complex work environment

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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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