Non-Destructive Analysis (NDA) Manager

Position Overview

Under limited supervision, performs Non-Destructive Analysis job functions as assigned by management.  Typical job responsibilities assist and support management in ensuring proper completion and documentation of assigned non-destructive testing and analysis in accordance with all applicable requirements. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Plans, schedules and organizes the work to ensure utilization of employees and compliance with all contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines
Ensures staffing levels of supervised personnel are maintained in a manner which allows the effective execution of the assigned scope of work at all times
Instructs employees on the work methods and performance expectations
Provides leadership and motivation to subordinate personnel
Maintains close working relationship with senior management and/or operational management in ensuring NDA services are being properly executed and needs of the company are met
Interface with groups inside and outside the organization, senior management, other locations, auditors and client representatives
Develop or review/update of various plans, policies or procedures as needed
Responsible for personnel actions and performance appraisals
Budgetary responsibility
Responsible for NDA group actions, procedures, processes, storage and disposal of documents in accordance all project regulations and policies
Provide presentations to senior management and client representatives
Develop executive training and qualification programs for NDA personnel
Responsible for the preparation, updating, submission, and implementation of a DOE approved project Non-Destructive Analysis Program
Responsible for the development, implementing and maintenance of programs, processes and procedures in conformance with DOE directives and project contract requirements for developing NDA evaluations, reports, deliverables and associated safety controls
Must be capable of understanding and performing NDA methods and processes
Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of succession plans for essential NDA positions
Perform duties complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner.  If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 11 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 11 - 14 years.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Knowledge of and experience with nuclear facility operations

Knowledge of and experience with DOE nuclear facility safety including technical safety requirements, processes and reporting requirements

Attention to detail

Proficient PC skills including Microsoft software

DOE “L” or “Q” clearance or ability to obtain a DOE “L” or “Q” clearance

Working Conditions

Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.

In some cases radiological training may be required.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.