Pros: more time off from work.
Cons: 12 hour rotating shift.
While employed with Washington Group at Richland, WA on the Hanford High Level Waste Facility at the waste to Glass project, (2/02 to 12-03). I was one of the two personnel that were design authority for the high level facility. We reviewed and either accepted, rejected or made recommendations for change for each step in the project design development. We were DOE’s reprehensive, Bechtel was the constructor.
(Transferred to Pine Bluff Facility with WGI)
Provide technical support to shift Operations management and operating personnel with regard to regulatory requirements, procedures and guidelines
As a shift engineer, I was responsible for ensuring the facility was capable of performing the disposal of toxic agents per specified regulations and all safety and non-safety equipment was maintained within engineering tolerances during my shift. I was the immediate point of contact of the shift supervisor in the event of an off-normal occurrence that required and engineering solution in close proximity to and or in a chemical agent and demilitarization facility.
Coordinated work assignments to meet project established schedules and budgets. Maintained constant review of job status and initiated corrective measures to overcome delays and protect the public.