Washington River Protection Solutions Chemical Engineer in Richland, Washington
CompanyWA River Protection Solutions
Responsible for performing tank waste inventory and characterization including maintenance of the Best-Basis Inventory and Tank Waste Information Network System. Specific activities include developing inventories and characterization reports for tank waste; preparing plans and data quality objectives for waste sampling and characterization events for the tank farm contractor; integrating with analytical laboratories; interpretation of chemical data for outside organizations; maintaining the monthly Tank Waste Summary Report; and coordination of technical and programmatic aspects with multiple internal and external interfacing organizations including Production Operations, Project Integration, Engineering, Technology Development, 222-S Laboratory, ORP, DNFSB, Washington State Department of Ecology, and other external regulators and stakeholders.Develop chemical inventories of waste tanks (Best-Basis Inventory) using sample data, process knowledge, and model data. *Create spreadsheets and supporting documents for process knowledge information or other applications as requested.Write sample and analysis plans for tank waste, environmental, and multi-media samples.Prepare and administer sampling program requirements via Quality Assurance documents, procedures, and assessments. *Facilitate and prepare data quality objectives as described in EPA QA/G-4.Review and reconcile characterization data (analytical, radiochemical, and mineralogical).Prepare the monthly Tank Waste Summary Report.Develop clear, concise, and error-free engineering documents.Review and complete Problem Evaluation Requests.Prepare updates to spreadsheets for Protective Action Criteria, Unit Liter Dose, and Sum of Fractions.Extensive knowledge of spreadsheets, solvers, and data comparison.Provide support for data uploads, review and comparison of analytical data, and addition of new/revised data.Obtain and maintain Engineering Technical Staff and Process Engineering Qualification cards.Preparation of reports, spreadsheets, or other work products includes satisfactory disposition and resolution of comments submitted by others.
Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering or related Engineering degree and 7-10 years of related experience.
Masters degree in Chemical Engineering or related discipline.Previous Hanford experience.Previous inventory and characterization experience, including sampling, laboratory, and data analysis.Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to programmatic and regulatory personnel. Requires the ability to effectively perform in multi-discipline cross-functional teams that define RPP mission objectives, including occasional assignment as a team leader.
Relocation Funding ProvidedYes
U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes
Shift Work RequiredNo
This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
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