Energy Northwest Operating Experience Program Manager - 7023 in Richland, Washington
Operating Experience Program Manager
This position is responsible for administering/implementing processes within Performance Improvement programs. Continually monitor the health of the program and implement improvements as directed. Establish, implement, and maintain performance improvement strategies in assigned program(s) including methods to monitor, measure, and assess performance; implement tools, techniques, and training as necessary. The Corrective Action Program is required and is reviewed frequently by the NRC and INPO and has a direct effect on the safe and efficient operation of Columbia Generating Station. This position routinely interacts directly with station management and external stakeholders such as INPO and the NRC. The incumbent must possess the professional demeanor commensurate with these responsibilities.
This individual interfaces cross-functionally to ensure assigned programs and processes are aligned and properly executed. Works with peer groups to ensure that department programs and processes are executed at high standards and in line with industry best practices, with goals for performance remaining challenging and continue to sustain excellence.
This position requires the ability to perform complex tasks with a high level of independence.
Provide oversight, coordination, and Subject Matter Expert support for one or more of the following Performance Improvement programs:
Operating Experience (OE) Program by: serving as the station liaison to INPO as the Operating Experience Coordinator, engaging with industry peers for best practices in OE activities, screen incoming OE from all sources and distribute to applicable OE leads for evaluation, providing oversight of the products that result from OE activities
Maintain and manage the input for IRIS Consolidated Data Entry (CDE) for the station
Manage the input for the INPO indicators
Develop and distribute the station business plan on a quarterly basis.
Works with station organizations to create Industry Reporting and Information System (IRIS) reports that are in alignment with INPO 19-002
Corrective Action Program by: coordinating, monitoring, and administering the Corrective Action Program (CAP), including, but not limited to reviews, analysis, evaluation, trending, corrective action development, and reports to leadership.
Station Benchmarking/Self-Assessment program by: Engaging with industry peers for best practices in BM/SA activities, providing oversight of the products that result from BM/SA activities
Review Investigation Analyses for problems associated with the Corrective Action program.
Participate in industry peer groups and ensure Columbia’s methodologies for performance improvement programs are at Industry Best Practice Level.
Develop, evaluate, maintain and implement administrative procedures or other Performance Improvement program documents, as assigned.
Provide oversight and direction for root cause/high level/significant condition adverse to quality evaluations to drive high quality evaluations and effective corrective actions.
Prepare or revise lesson plans and conduct Performance Improvement training for other station employees.
Lead or participate in Self Assessments related to the Performance Improvement functional area, or as assigned.
Positively represent the station while assigned to special projects requiring interface with external stakeholders.
Must participate on the Emergency Response team (ERO) when designated.
Must support the biennial refueling outage
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related technical or business discipline and eight years of applicable experience in one or more of the following areas: Nuclear Plant Operations, operations training, nuclear security or emergency preparedness, Engineering, Maintenance, Corrective Action Program, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Continuous Improvement, Human Behavior or other technical area;
OR an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university and ten years of applicable experience in one or more of the following areas: Nuclear Plant Operations, operations training, nuclear security or emergency preparedness, Engineering, Maintenance, Corrective Action Program, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Continuous Improvement, Human Behavior or other technical area;
OR a high school diploma or GED and 12 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Nuclear Plant Operations, operations training, nuclear security or emergency preparedness, Engineering, Maintenance, Corrective Action Program, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Continuous Improvement, Human Behavior or other technical area.
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Reactor Operator or Senior Reactor Operator license
Salary: $103,123 minimum to $128,904 midpoint, $154,685 career excellence
Typically, selected candidates are hired at a salary rate between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.
Energy Northwest (EN) offers a highly competitive and substantial benefits package which allows employees (and their families) to enroll in medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, supplemental life insurances, credit monitoring, and identity theft insurance. EN offers three retirement programs to qualifying employees including a matching 401(k) deferred compensation plan, the Washington State Pension Plan (PERS), and a 457(b) savings plan. Employees will also accrue 160 hours of personal time per year and nine paid holidays throughout the calendar year.
Other available compensation includes our annual bonus program (“At-Risk Compensation” program), inducements, relocation, and various monetary recognition programs, when approved.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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This position is open until filled.