AECOM Maintenance Superintendent III in Richland, Washington

Business Line Government

Position Title Maintenance Superintendent III

United States of America - Washington


Job Summary


The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for directing field work activities for Plant Maintenance. Superintendents are responsible for safe and environmentally compliant execution of field work activities, reviewing work for quality and completeness, reporting performance, and ensuring procedural compliance. Other duties include front line worker development and mentoring, planning support, materials support, work schedule updates, and fundamental labor relations.

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


  • Perform all work safely with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees. Ensures all safety procedures, and processes are followed without deviation.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.Ensures environmental guidelines are followed without deviation.

  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work.

  • Field implementation of Maintenance work packages, work instructions, and procedures to support maintenance work activities including; pre-planning, material staging, needed permits, and coordination between support organizations.

  • Reviews work performed for obtainment of objectives, policy compliance and priorities, effective coordination, technical adequacy and responsiveness to established guidelines.

  • Integratesefficient maintenance and operations that follow company policies, client requirements, and governmental regulations.

  • Approve crew mix and personnel assignments.

  • SupportsLabor Relations in determinations for front line worker awards and human performance issues.

  • Provide mentorship for labor relations policy.

  • Will be required to complete other assignments to support Construction, Start-up, and Plant Operations departments as necessary to meet evolving WTP Project needs.

  • Perform work as a FWS as pertaining to LOTO activities.

  • Obtain and work to permits as required to perform assigned activities.

  • Warehouse management, and support.

  • Review schedule activities for manpower, and resource loading. Provide craft recommendations for staffing needs.

  • Provide status, and updates to the P-6 and project level schedules.

  • Support subcontractors, coordinate needed training, and provide reports as needed.

  • Attend cross functional meetings to provide schedule status, and updates to organizations that maintenance supports.

  • Stand up and manage needed programs within the maintenance group such as; welding, M&TE, scaffolding, machine shop, hoisting & rigging, etc.

  • Monitors assignments to ensure that they are within the agreed scope, schedule and budget and that the work is being performed within outlined policies and expectations.

  • 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.

  • Emergency preparedness- Able to act as the “Site Superintendent” during off shift hours.


(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

This job requires extensive construction site field walk downs

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



HS Diploma or GED and 8 years of supervisory experience in production maintenance, plant operations or work control is required.


Associates Degree in Business Administration or related technical field and 6 years of supervisory experience in production maintenance, plant operations or work control is required.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related technical field and 4 years of supervisory experience in production maintenance, plant operations or work control is required.

Supervisory experience could include activities such as corrective or preventive maintenance, instrumentation calibration, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, materials acquisition, production processes and engineering or knowledge of M&TE requirements. Maintenance or Operations, planning, work control or material control (including warehouse management), project scheduling experience, supervisory experience in the DOD/ DOE / ISMS / VPP environment is preferred. Outage coordination or execution preferred. Plant modification experience also preferred. Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls or Fire Protection Systems experience is preferred

Safety Trained Supervisor Certification preferred. If not certified, need to have ability to become a Safety Trained Supervisor within 1 year.

Must be able 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 Engineering

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187348BR

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.