Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Richland


Requisition ID:  214750
Position Title: S&H Program Development Specialist, WTCC (214750)
Project: WTCC
Location:  Richland, WA
Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical


Bechtel is designing, constructing and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste 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 and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities – Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory – as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities. 


The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and AECOM. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project.


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.  Selected applicant needs to be willing to work overtime and weekends as needed.


Role Overview

Supporting the development, review, approval, and issuance of Safety and Health related documents developed by Safety and Health organization, working with the subject matter experts, process owners, and experienced personnel
Communicating with WTP Project personnel in other organizations to obtain deliverables associated with Safety and Health documents and facilitate resolution of identified issues
Coordinating meetings, preparing and distributing notices, agendas, information packets, and minutes for program document review meetings
Authoring non-technical program documents
Creating reports from the requirements management system and ensuring requirements are appropriately referenced in implementing documents
Assisting Safety and Health requirement area managers and subject matter experts with evaluation of requirement applicability and impact to WTP
Facilitating requirements allocation and sub-allocation to and from the appropriate Safety and Health requirement areas
Performing gap analyses between different versions of Safety and Health requirements
Training and mentoring Safety and Health requirement area managers and subject matter experts on the use of the requirements management program
Maintaining Safety and Health requirements using IBM Rational DOORS™ software.
Performing Safety and Health performance trending and self-assessments and providing support for assessment activities
Administering the Safety and Health organization’s document review process and consolidating comments from technical reviewers
Preparing Safety and Health program documents for review and for submission to PADC in accordance with WTP Project requirements
Performing quality checks of safety and health program documents
Assisting with information entry into Safety and Health/Department of Energy/WTP Project databases
Serving as a backup for Safety Programs data entry/analysis activities
Performing duties as assigned by direct supervision
This position shall be performed under the day-to-day supervision of the WTCC Safety and Health Programs Manager.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 1 year of related, professional experience or high School Diploma or equivalent and 7 years of related, professional experience.
Related experience includes, but is not limited to, researching, writing, editing, and formatting documents. Ensuring clarity and consistency in logic, structure, requirements, and format which includes substantive editing and comprehensive understanding of grammatical rules and style, and ability to maintain a consistent tone.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background

About the company

Is the largest construction and civil engineering company in the United States, ranking as the 4th-largest privately owned company in the United States.

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