Senior Plant Engineer (Mechanical Handling) in Richland, WA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/15/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Richland, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 394626

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a Tier 1 vendor for Bechtel National and we are recruiting for a, Senior Plant Engineer, for a 6-month contract assignment supporting the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant near Richland, WA.  This role offers a W2 hourly base rate (time and a half for overtime), per diem, and mobilization / demobilization.

Pay Rate - $80.00 to $85.00 according to experience.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Position Summary:
The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford site.  This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, Monday - Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Applicant needs to be able and willing to work weekends and overtime as needed.


  • Ensuring continued operation of assigned mechanical handling system while maintaining configuration management
  • Troubleshooting of complex mechanical equipment including cranes, hoists, conveyors, bogies, MSMs, shield doors, shield windows, elevators, and hatches
  • Develop, review, concur with and/or assess engineering technical documents, management control procedures, technical procedures, or guides
  • Assess facilities, systems, and/or processes anomalies or degraded conditions
  • Resolve condition report issues or other similar discrepancies as assigned
  • Develop or request support to develop engineering products for system or equipment repair or replacement
  • Provide on-site technical support during preventative or corrective maintenance activities or commissioning
  • Assist assigned engineers in determining operability and correcting out-of-specification conditions
  • Support operations, maintenance, and commissioning of the WTP Facilities
  • Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities
  • Provide technical review of facility/system related procedures and work instructions
  • Assist with resolution of design issues necessary to support plant operations and/or maintenance
  • Interface with subcontractors, vendors, and project support groups
  • Ensures timely and accurate oral and written technical reports on assigned activities
Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering discipline
  • 10 + years of relative mechanical engineering experience
  • Upon reporting, must be able to complete and pass a medical evaluation for badging purposes
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.

Preferred Experience:
  • One year of nuclear facility experience is preferred
  • Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities preferred
  • Experience with national consensus codes and standards preferred.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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