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Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the
Northwest. Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.
This position is a full-time role that offers full-time telework in accordance with current business requirements, and works a 9/80 schedule, offering every other Friday off. This position (Full-Time Telework) may require periodic travel to the Richland, Washington project office via business trips. Relocation to the Richland, Washington project office or job site may be required in the future if business requirements change. This role also
offers relocation, and if relocation is selected, the candidate’s telework designation will be updated to Part-Time Telework (minimum of 2 days per week in the office).
This position is for a Senior Quality Engineer who will support the project engineering team to ensure overall quality deliverables associated with this project. This position will support the project as a quality engineer supporting internal/external audits and surveillances, answering programmatical questions, providing procedure intention interpretation, and ensuring procedure compliance across the Engineering organization.
Review multiple engineering discipline deliverables to ensure cohesiveness, coordination, and overall quality products Review and translation of simple to complex technical documents with objective of producing procedures, instructions, and training material.
Develop and/or update project engineering procedures and/or instructions to ensure alignment with NS&E and corporate procedures, contract requirements and applicable codes and standards
Coordinate project engineering procedure and instruction revisions with engineering project management, and other project functions/departments
Interface with Engineering, and other project functions/departments to answer ad hoc procedural, guide, instruction, and quality questions
Develop and present training on procedures, misc. policies, and instructions to project personnel Gather data from various sources to construct engineering quality metrics
Prepare, and present project engineering quality reports and metrics to project engineering team and customer Participate in and support internal and external project quality surveillances and audits
Research conditions identified as Conditions Adverse to Quality (CAQ)
Determine causal factors for CAQs
Process Condition Reports and associated actions within the Closed Loop Corrective Action (CLCA) automated tool (DevonWay)
Coordinate Closed Loop Corrective Action (CLCA) program project initiatives
Monitor and expedite to ensure timely completion of engineering condition reports and associated actions
Attend Condition Report Review Committee (CRRC) meetings as Engineering Point of Contact (POC)
Promote Condition Reporting and Lessons Learned Programs
Communicate quality issues to the engineering team in the form of positive feedback and lessons learned
Perform management assessments on identified project issues and concerns
Assist with project process improvement efforts
Some travel to facility and supplier facilities may be required.
BS degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college with 9 years of progressive related experience.
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check
which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site. (Even if teleworking, must still be able to comply
with security requirements to obtain a badge)
Must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship
Strong communication, organizational and teamwork skills
Ability to work independently
Good attention to detail
Proven problem-solving abilities and a can-do attitude
Be able to interface with technical personnel (e.g., engineers, designers), project management and potentially the customer.
Must be familiar with relevant Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Engineering Department Procedure Instructions
(EDPIs), design standards and guides, and Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).
Experience in Quality Engineering
Experience with U.S. government contracts
Experience with quality assurance programs (such as ISO-9000)
Experience interfacing with engineering or other technical personnel
Experience creating presentations and presenting complex topics remotely and in person
Experience developing and deploying metrics to change behaviors
Experience completing process improvements
Experience developing and deploying training
Experience completing and supporting surveillances/audits
Experience with Closed Loop Corrective Action Program tools (e.g., DevonWay)
Technical writing and/or editing experience
Technical and/or engineering work processes and techniques knowledge
Knowledge of Codes and Standards pertinent to engineering