AECOM Operations Specialist IV - Work Week Coordinator in Richland, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Richland

Job Summary

Coordinates with the Work Week Managers and other organizations during the development of the 8-Week Rolling Schedule, and four week look ahead to set priorities and maximize production. Manages the planning and scheduling of operations owned surveillances. Manages an up to date status of corrective maintenance, NCR and fire system impairment activities to ensure deficiencies on SSCs owned by facility operations are corrected in a timely order that supports the operational mission. Participates in work screening meetings to ensure priorities, categorization, and jurisdictional ownership are accurately assigned.

Coordinates the scheduling of work in areas handed over to facility operations, and provides interface guidance for overlapping activities between Maintenance, Construction, Startup, and Commissioning. Participates in daily work release and scheduling meetings to ensure conflicts are identified and resolved. The work week coordinator maintains and posts the Daily Release Sheet (DRS) and supplemental release sheet to provide a real-time status released work. Maintains continuous communication with work week managers, shift operations managers, construction, and startup to communicate changes to the DRS.

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control and supervision of WTCC.


  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • Administrative, organizational and computer skills, including proficiency in MSOffice programs (Excel, Word, and Outlook).

  • Make modifications to the scheduling as necessary to achieve maximum use of resources including balancing priorities, manpower, material, and equipment availability.

  • Responsible for understanding plant business processes as they pertain to Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, and Work Control.

  • Performs analysis of Work Execution/Scheduling and develops reports, charts and graphs/metrics to accurately measure Work Execution performance

  • May be required to act as an On the Job Trainer/Mentor for the WTP Operations Maintenance organization personnel.

  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order 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 may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request.




(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual)

AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently 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 ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or related field, or Associate’s degree and 4 years’ experienceor High School Diploma and 6 years of experience.

Experience: 6 years of scheduling, construction supervision, work control or production planning experience, including a working knowledge of operating activities, such as purchasing, materials, production processes and engineering.

Must achieve qualification within 6 months of assignment

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.

Must have the ability to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196409BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.