Careers

Date Posted: September 11, 2020

Location: This position is out of the Dallas office, but based on assignment offices may be remote and the candidate will be required to travel.

General Position Description:

  • Assist Business Development group with market insights and initiatives
  • Provide Nuclear power plant operational understanding to develop and implement WCS service offering
  • Support waste management services during NPP decommissioning
  • Facilitate/perform characterization of nuclear waste
  • Perform DOT and NRC waste package evaluations and plans
  • Provided advanced informational systems development and implementation for various technical aspects of the waste services

Specific Responsibilities:

  • D&D Waste Management Technical Support (characterization support/overview, waste flow management, packaging plans, etc.)
  • Special Projects Manager (as defined)
  • Large Components Projects Technical Support (transportation, characterization support, etc.)
  • Understand and run advanced computational analysis and programs
  • ELITE or other information system tools development or enhancements (Customer experience enhancements)
  • D&D planning support
  • Remote and customer site shipping support
  • Support/initiate waste characterization analysis and studies
  • Support/initiate waste transportation analysis and plans
  • Participate in customer sales calls and meetings
  • Contribute to developing service definition to various customers
  • Participate/lead/conduct waste service coordination at customer facilities
  • Ensure quality and effective communication with customers and WCS functional departments
  • Attend various conferences
  • Maintain up to date industry understanding
  • Provide high quality technical and management reports

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Master’s degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory.
  • Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations, and proofs of theorems.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to work in a general office environment and travel as required.

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Date Posted: September 8, 2020

Location: This position is out of the Dallas office, but based on assignment offices may be remote and the candidate will be required to travel.

General Position Description:
The Projects Manager is accountable for serving as the primary resource for implementing project planning, cost and schedule control methods, procedures, and systems for major projects for WCS. The areas of projects controls includes the disciplines of cost control, schedule control, change management, and progress and performance reporting. The Projects Manager is accountable for developing and sustaining a strong safety culture within the contractor and vendor groups in compliance with company policies.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead major site projects through the effective execution of project management principles including cost controls, schedule controls, change management, and progress and performance reporting including quality control, safety, and compliance.
  • Induct, orient, lead, and hold partners, contractors and vendors accountable to WCS safety and compliance standards.
  • Review proposed contracts for technical terms.
  • Lead the planning, scheduling, and procurement processes associated with initiating site support.
  • Develop work breakdown structures for projects, budget, and schedule baselines, prepare owners scope estimates, and review capital cost estimates. Manage the project to reduce the number of supplementary requests and increase business value received from projects.
  • Develop/coordinate design quantities for incorporation into requests
  • Review project partner, contractor and vendor invoices to ensure alignment and delivery of contracts.
  • Perform quality reviews on project reports prepared by external parties and recommend changes and/or corrective actions.
  • Monitor and manage project risks and communicate with company leadership to report on project status, justify and request allocation to support project needs.
  • Optimize resource management.
  • Contract management and administration.
  • Prepare monthly and ad-hoc reports regarding project completion and cost forecasts.
  • Consult and apply WCS applicable permits and licenses and services.
  • Consult and apply local, state, and federal regulations regarding principles and practices of federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Work with site Operations Management to help plan and execute all site related activities associated with assigned projects
  • Prepare regulatory reports, correspondence, and remediation plans
  • Conduct and represent WCS at meetings with clients and subcontractors.
  • Work and communicate directly with all federal, state, and local agencies in planning and review of project planning and implementation

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in an engineering science related field
  • Certification from PMI is preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management (through all phases) and cost accounting
  • Strong skills in the area of budgeting, planning, scheduling, cost control, cost system application, and construction cost management are essential
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good critical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and at least one project software
  • Good organizational and time management skills as well as able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • HAZWOPER Training (Preferred)
  • OSHA 10 (Preferred)
  • Position will require periods of extended walking, hiking, and standing in uneven, rocky terrain.
  • Exposure to extreme weather including heat, cold, wind, and rain.
  • Some overnight travel will be required.
  • Long periods of driving from office to various sites will be necessary

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Unwavering focus on safety and environmental stewardship.
  • Participate as a member of the WCS Site Leadership Team to develop strategic organizational initiatives for the improvement of site-wide performance objectives.
  • Provide safety and environmental leadership by always setting the example, inspiring our safety vision, challenging the processes, empowering the workforce and celebrating our successes.
  • Develop and implement annual financial operating and capital budgets and forecasts that ensure compliance with organizational and strategic expenditure requirements.
  • Develop, exemplify and maintain positive and effective leadership and skills within the projects department, at all levels.
  • Develop and maintain positive and effective professional working relationships with vendors and co-workers.
  • Provide balanced strategic leadership both short term, and long term through 12 to 18 months with strategic planning initiatives.
  • Lead staff members in daily operations by providing administrative and technical direction in accordance to WCS policy and procedure to achieve safe, efficient, and effective results.
  • Hold self/direct reports and department members accountable to safe and productive work practices as outlined within WCS guidelines and policies.
  • Attract and grow a strong team aligned to deliver the site strategy.
  • Set team priorities in the context of the site and department goals to best utilize the skills of the team.
  • Establish and maintain continuous improvement work practices that align with the WCS safety culture and strategic business plan initiatives.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to work in a general office environment and travel as required.

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Date Posted: September 1, 2020

Reports To: Radiation Safety Manager
Location:  Andrews or Dallas, Tx

Summary
To provide health physics (HP) support to Facilities/assigned Generators, HP consultative advice to line and facility management, HP technical support, developing and implementing elements of the Radiation Protection Program Compliance Program.

Duties may include but are not limited to:
Providing HP/Radiation Safety (RS) program management and oversight:

  • Preparing, reviewing and revising radiation protection manual procedures.
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining radiation protection performance models and metrics.
  • Monitoring RS related non-conformances and corrective actions.
  • Performing RS compliance inspections.
  • Preparing or participating in annual RS program compliance reviews.

HP/RS services for assigned facilities and projects:

  • Development and implementation of RS controls, processes and procedures.
  • Project specific dose assessments.
  • ALARA assessment and reviews.
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of radiological work plans/procedures.
  • Post-work ALARA reviews.
  • Response and investigation of unplanned event investigations.

Technical HP/RS services for assigned facilities and projects:

  • Review and approval of the selection and procurement of radiation and contamination measuring and monitoring equipment.
  • Oversight of site processes for the calibration of RP instrumentation.
  • In-Situ gamma spectroscopy.
  • Oversight of decontamination methods and techniques.
  • Planning, execution, and documentation of scoping, characterization, and release radiological surveys.

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                  

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of recommendations and guidelines of radiological protection standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of radiation protection philosophies, procedures, equipment, and techniques used both in theory and practice.
  • Use of Microsoft computer software, knowledge, and use of databases.
  • Knowledge in the use of modeling tools such as MicroShield, Skyshine, RESRAD, CAP88, Hotspot Scale, and MCNP.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet objectives and targets.
  • Ability to make decisions based on established requirements, procedures, and practices.

Education and/or Experience  

  • Degree in Health Physics or Nuclear Engineering OR (B) Certified Health Physicist (CHP) OR (C) 3 years or more working functionally as a Health Physicist, plus a science or engineering degree.

Language Skills                                                            

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills                                                   

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Reasoning Ability                                                       

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills                                                           

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software and Microsoft Access.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Date Posted: June 19, 2020

Department: Security
Reports To: Security Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Worksite near Andrews, Texas

Summary
Performs routine security activities related to providing security for personnel and property at the facility by performing the following duties. Provides oversight involving access to the facility by all personnel and vehicles. Reports directly to the Security Supervisor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides security oversight at the Facility main entrance gate;
  • Conducts facility site orientation for visitors and contractors;
  • Distributes vehicle passes, contractor and visitor badges;
  • Conducts routine security patrols of the facility during off duty hours to ensure facility personnel safety, fire watch and property security;
  • Conducts railcar inventories;
  • Performs random inspections on vehicles on WCS property;
  • Conducts training activities for new security personnel to ensure compliance with facility/department requirements;
  • Coordinates with the Receiving Department to provide assistance in the processing of arriving transporter vehicles and the processing of required paperwork;
  • Provides medical support, within the limits of their training, to WCS employees injured on site.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals are required to either currently hold or obtain a valid non-commissioned security officer license from the Texas Department of Public Safety within a reasonable amount time from the date of hire as determined by the hiring manager and Human Resources. Requirements for eligibility of a non-commissioned security officer license are found at https://www.securityguard-license.org/states/texas-security-guard.html.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or GED and 1+ years security experience required.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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