Richland, Washington

Job Summary

The Plant Engineering organization is responsible for technical support to the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) during Construction, Startup, and Commissioning and Operations. Plant Engineering activities include preservation of the technical baseline, configuration management of designed structures, systems, and components (SSCs), support to operations and maintenance, and preservation of the authorization basis for operation of plant equipment. This position provides support to the Plant Engineering organization through assignment to program element activities, implementation of procedural responsibilities, and utilization of accumulated experience and special skills. Assignments for this job position are wide and varied; involving topics such as compliance with standards, regulations, permits, and policies, coordination amongst subject matter experts for program development and condition report resolution, configuration management, quality control, modification testing, plant and system performance measures, and all aspects of engineering principles and safety regulations.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Undertake tasks as assigned (competence permitting)
  • Know, understand, and apply the principles of the Nuclear Safety and Quality Culture
  • Know, understand, and apply the principles of the Integrated Safety Management System
  • Coordinate and control assigned aspects of the plant engineering program in order to meet agreed to departmental
  • Ensure the safe and effective introduction of process improvement and
  • Apply due diligence in resolving Plant Engineering

The position will execute plant engineering activities ensuring optimum deliverables are achieved safely with quality and productivity that supports the expectations and integrity of Plant Engineering.

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC


  • Apply due diligence in resolving Plant Engineering
  • Assumes increasing independence in work performance and results
  • Coordinate and control assigned aspects of the plant engineering program in order to meet agreed to departmental
  • Ensures quality and completeness of assigned
  • Ensures the safe and effective introduction of new process improvement and
  • Ensures work output follows established procedures, guides, and
  • Identifies strategies to facilitate and implement Plant Engineering programs.
  • Informs Management as to the status of assignment(s) with respect to schedule, budgets, and
  • Know, understand, and apply the principles of the Integrated Safety Management System
  • Manages Plant Engineering program elements, as
  • Mentors staff and provides guidance on task execution and quality of
  • Organizes training records and prepares training qualification
  • Performs technical writer
  • Performs work in compliance with a specific format or Recommends revisions in scope, format and content.
  • Provides technical assistance and process guidance to Plant Engineering
  • Resolves or facilitates resolution of Condition Report corrective
  • Strives for continual enhancement of technical knowledge and
  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of
  • Undertake tasks as assigned (competence permitting)
  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request.



  • Plant Engineering
  • WTP functional organizations (EPC, Commissioning, Operations)
  • WTP Integrated Project Teams (PTF, LBL, HLW)


(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.

Amentum has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE's most technically challenging cleanup projects equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors (or higher) Degree related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer/software science, or environment management or,
  • Equivalent competency through related education or specific training and experience in an area of expertise that support Plant

Experience: Five (5) years - Background consistent with education requirements.

Preferred Experience:

Project Management Professional certification, experience with Requirements Management, training programs, and

Technical writing.

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

Richland, Washington

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems


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