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Senior Implementation Manager

Richland, WA 99354

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Job Number: 616703 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The Mission Critical Implementation Specialist (MCIS) provides technical and support services (and in some instances direct oversight and governance services) to Enterprise Risk Projects, that will ultimately allow the Project Manager to execute project deliverables with quality, safey, on schedule, within budget, and in the most effective manner possible.
They are considered an authority and an expert in their applicable field with supporting field experience and knowledge of best practices and current code requirements. They have and leverage, skillsets that challenge the quality of the execution strategies and validate readiness of the project to deliver successful execution of projects and/or deliverables that improve project schedules, reduce project cost, and/or reduce or eliminate project risks. They work directly for the CPM Manager or RMM Manager and with Project Managers of Enterprise Risk projects.

Anecdotally, when Enterprise Risk Project(s) are refueling outage critical path(s), the MCIS position is leveraged to find ways to save critical path hours (thousands of dollars), reduce outage durations (millions of dollars), and preclude risks coming to fruition that extend outage duration (tens of millions of dollars).

Principal Accountabilities:
Technical – review of key project documentation with the intent to identify, where appropriate, strategies can be refined and/or resources can be applied to improve schedule performance, result in better quality, and/or result in a more efficient use of resources. Throughout the process of these iterative reviews, identify errors or general misconceptions that need to be corrected for successful project implementation. Key project documentation includes, but is not limited to: Project Schedule (both work management and project lifecycle schedules) Implementation Means & Methods (both EN and Vendor) Risk Register, Work Orders & Associated Documentation (weld records, ASME Section XI repair and replacement plans, field sketches, etc.)
Quality Control Inspections & Hold Points, Test & Commissioning Plans, Clearance Orders & Turnover Strategy, Materials, Tools & Specialty Tooling, Resource Load Boards (including mobilization and demobilization strategy). Budget / Estimate (specifically surrounding assumptions, constraints, unit rates, wage rates, etc.) Radiological Strategies (balance between contamination controls and consideration for work scope [ex: conservative need for respirators while welding vs the quality of welding as a result], decontamination strategies, etc.), Rigging / Material Handling Plans Technical – Responsible for validating the quality of all Work Order Tasks (WOT) associated with assigned scope prior to field activities and IAW Columbia work management processes (both on-line and outage). Responsible for the remediation of identified WOTs that lack quality, contain incorrect references, introduce error traps, and/or contain poorly written instructions. Technical – Responsible for reviewing, commenting, and providing improvements to testing and/or acceptance plans (factory, shop, site, mock-up, post modification, etc.). Technical – Responsible for identifying activities and/or processes that would benefit from a mock-up. Responsible for providing input and guidance on making said mock-ups effective and impactful. Technical – Responsible for communicating personal Operating Experience and identifying industry and/or similar Operating Experiences associated with project activities. Responsible for developing response strategies that should be considered for each Operating Experience example. Technical – As needed, serve as the ASME PIC for Section XI Repair & Replacement Plan work scope. Governance – Responsible for maintaining broad knowledge base of associated codes, standards, innovative technologies, technical skillsets (ex: welding, rigging, soldering, etc.), implementation strategies (ex: crew placement, turnovers, etc.), and general industry trends as related to the Enterprise Risk Projects being supported. Oversight – Responsible for providing timely and candid feedback to the Project Manager(s), Oversight Manager(s), and Department Management on all aspects of a project strategy, implementation plan, or any other facet that supports successful execution of a project. Oversight – As needed, provide oversight of shop or field activities, ensuring activities are progressing against the approved project strategy, providing coaching as needed to preclude changes in the plan. Oversight – As needed, serve as the designated person in charge of project activities on the shift opposite of the Project Manager. Such instances may require oversight of crews greater than 50 individuals. Support – Coordinate resources and collaborate with vendor resources to ensure roadblocks are identified and removed. Support – As needed, attend (in-person), key strategy meetings with the Project Manager. Example meetings could include, but are not limited, the following: Design Review Boards, Steering Committees, Integrated Implementation Briefings, High Risk Work Plan Challenge Meetings, Project Readiness/Challenge Meetings, Schedule Development Meetings, Risk Management Meetings, and others as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
• Requires an advanced (graduate) degree in a related field of study or business AND 10 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.

• Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study or business AND 12 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.

• Requires an associate’s degree from an accredited college or university AND 14 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.

• Requires a High School Diploma/GED AND 16 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.

Required Abilities & Skills:
• Skilled in Enterprise Management Software (Asset Suite, SAP, etc.)
• Intimately familiar with logic driven schedules (generated by Primavera and/or Microsoft Project)
• Code and regulatory requirements as they relate to maintenance and field work activities
• Error reduction and human performance improvement methods, and cost-effective work execution methodologies.
• Procedures and processes related to maintenance and engineering activities
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Advanced Computer Skills
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