Company: Bechtel
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Richland, Washington, United States

  • Requisition ID: 231552
  • Position Title: Quality Control Inspector
  • Project: WTCC
  • Posting End Date: 11/25/2020
  • Location:Richland, WA
  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical

Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world's largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State.The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste 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 and one of DOE's most technically challenging cleanup projects.Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities - Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory - as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work weekends as needed. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work night shift (5:30pm to 4:00am) and weekends as needed.

The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and Amentum. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project.

The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC), Commissioning, and Operations (C&O) Quality Control Inspector (QCI) - Direct Feed Low-Activity Waste (DFLAW), functionally reports to the C&O QC Inspection Supervisor. The QC Inspector is responsible for supporting system/facility turnover schedule from Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) to C&O care, custody, and control. The QC Inspector is responsible for assigned activities within the C&O Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) in support of system startup testing, commissioning, and operations. These support functions may require the QC Inspector to work weekends and nights.QC Inspector assures oversight of the proper use of WTCC processes, procedures, and their implementation.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, science, or equivalent education or specific training in the area of expertise plus 6 yearsof related experience in equivalent inspection and testing activities. In lieu of degree, 12 years of relevant experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in implementing DOE Quality Assurance requirements (DOE O 414.1X), or equivalent work at DOE equivalent facilities. (Examples of DOE equivalent facilities: include Department of Defense, Nuclear and Chemical Processing Facilities.)
  • Initial QC Inspector capabilities include evaluation of education, experience, training, and either test results or capability demonstration.
  • Candidate should be proficient in at least one of the following inspection disciplines (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument, and Controls) and should possess sufficient background, knowledge, and training or demonstrated capability, to cross-train, and become certified in the other disciplines.The desired basis of certification/qualification is ASME NQA-1-2008.
  • Department of Energy, NRC, or Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program experience preferred.

  • Performing assigned duties as a Quality Control Inspector to ensure appropriate quality inspection coverage for WTP, including LBL facilities;
  • Assuring oversight of the proper use of processes, procedures, and their implementation;
  • Personal ownership for completion of training, obtaining and maintaining required qualifications and certifications, inspection planning and inspection execution for assigned activities;
  • Attaining and maintaining required training and qualification for QC inspection as identified in the quality program and specified by the Quality Assurance Manager in individual training profiles;
  • Reviewing and/or completing (including documenting) inspections in design adequacy testing documents to validate attributes comply with acceptance criteria specified in the document. Inspection plan elements include: attributes to be inspected; description of inspection method or process to be used; identification of organization responsible for the inspection; acceptance criteria; measuring and test equipment (M&TE) used to perform the inspection is of the correct type, range accuracy, and tolerance, and is within calibration period; methods to record inspection results; and the identification of any mandatory hold points.
  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work to protect self, others, and the environment
  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks, including additional QC inspection and test certification/qualifications (e.g. Welding, PT, MT, UT), may be assigned based on business needs and the department supervisors request

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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right-no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
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