Nuclear Power Plant

Division Director, Nuclear Waste Management (NWM)

Company: Argonne National Laboratory Post Date: 8/9/2017 2:33 PM
Location: Lemont, Illinois Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Projected End Date:
Job Description
Argonne is currently inviting applications for the position of Nuclear Waste Management (NWM) 
Division Director. The Division Director will provide leadership for the operation of the nuclear 
facility infrastructure, and the nuclear, radiological, and waste management facilities. Will 
ensure all facilities and programs are properly maintained and in compliance with regulations and 
management expectations. Directs the technical support for facilities in the areas of nuclear 
safety, criticality safety, safety management programs, radioactive and hazardous waste management, 
procedures and training. Communicates routinely with the Department of Energy (DOE) site office to 
assure the client is aware of regulatory issues, commitment status, and events. The NWM mission and 
operations continue to evolve so this leader would ideally have a strong background in strategic 
planning, change management and operational agility.

•   Knowledge of DOE nuclear facility operations, nuclear safety and criticality safety, DOE Order 
830, and nuclear safety management programs is required.
•   Knowledge of radioactive and hazardous waste management facility operations, RCRA, DOE Order
435.1 (Radioactive Waste Management) and applicable DOT requirements is required.
•   Past staff management experience with track record of developing and motivating employees and 
integrating technical activities is required.
•   Skill in planning, decision-making, allocating work, defining job scope, directing, budget 
management organizing and controlling is required.
• This comprehensive level of knowledge and skills would be achieved through a combination of 
education and 15+ years of working experience or equivalent with emphasis on the operation, 
maintenance and associated engineering of nuclear facilities.
•   Experience working with union represented employees is preferred.
•   Management skills would ideally be acquired through increasing level of management experience 
in nuclear engineering and technology.

This description documents the general nature of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive 
list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job 
incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Successful applicants for this position must provide proof of U.S. citizenship, be able to 
successfully obtain a "Q" security clearance, and pass a drug test prior to employment as defined 
in 10 CFR 707.4.

Chartered in 1946 as the nation’s first national laboratory, Argonne enters the 21st century 
focused on solving the major scientific and engineering challenges of our time: sustainable energy, 
a clean environment, economic competitiveness and national security. Argonne is home to a staff of 
over 3,300 employees including over 1,500 scientists, engineers and postdoctoral scholars and, with 
world-renowned scientific facilities, hosts over 6,500 facility users annually.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is 
committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and 
innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on 
an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender,
ual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Argonne Laboratory st 
of Chicago and is operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy.
st of Chicago and is operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy.



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