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Senior Director, Waste Operations

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) manages the 10-year, $1.38 billion Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Los Alamos Field Office.  N3B is a limited liability company owned by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Nuclear and BWX Technologies, joined by our critical subcontractors Longenecker and Associates and Tech2 Solutions.



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This position is being posted on behalf of our partner, Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) located in Los Alamos, NM.  To apply to this position (N3B Job ID# 444744), click on the following link:


Position Summary:


The Senior Director of Waste Operations is a senior level management position reporting to the CH-TRU Program Manager.  The Senior Director of Waste Operations position at N3B CH-TRU is responsible for providing leadership, direction and management of the following organizations:

1) Project Management related to development of design and implementation of processes for below ground TRU waste container retrievals and remediation,

2) Above Ground Retrievals & Routine Operations,

3) Below Ground Retrievals & Routine Operations,

4) Waste Processing and Remediation, Environment, Safety & Health and Industrial Hygiene Operations Support and

5) Radiological Controls Operations Support. This includes all field and site operations of Hazard Category 2 Nuclear Facilities at Technical Area 54 Area G.


The CH-TRU Director of Waste Operations ensures compliant management and remediation of TRU waste streams stored above ground and retrieved from below ground. The position oversees non-TRU waste management operations performed inside of TA-54 Area G (i.e., packaging, storage, waste minimization, etc.).


The CH-TRU Senior Director of Waste Operations oversees, authorizes and/or manages all operational and/or packaging and transportation activities including safety/authorization/compliance basis; health, safety and environmental management; security; quality assurance and production and work control; equipment facility engineering; maintenance management; contract labor negotiations; waste management; inventory control; and packaging/shipping/receiving activities. 


The primary interface for the Senior Director of Waste Operations is with the CH-TRU Program Manager and the managers leading support groups within Waste and Facility Operations. Just as important are those interactions with those groups within CH-TRU (i.e., Work Control & Maintenance, TRU Waste Management, Low Level Waste Programs and Disposition, Compliance and Integration, and Project Controls). Interfaces external to CH-TRU include Environmental Restoration that relies on Waste and Facility Operations for matrixed Radiological Control Technician (RCT) support via the TA-54 RADCON group. 



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N3B will ensure no applicant for employment or employee is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.  These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.


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