Technical Point of Contact for INL Lessons Learned Program
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: March 6, 2019
Job Title: Technical Point of Contact for INL Lessons Learned Program
Grade: 210 Org: INL Performance Management
Contact: Pam Staples, Pamela.Staples@inl.gov
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, 9x80 work schedule)
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Idaho National Laboratory is seeking a Technical Point of Contact for the INL Lessons Learned (LL) Program to drive improvements in Operational Performance and Employee/Management engagement across INL Mission Centers and Directorates. This position will influence the INL Observation program by identifying risk areas from LL, event investigation results, and data analyses which will lead to focused observations across INL. This position will perform INL causal analysis as directed.
This position required a strong understanding of the DOE LL program and its drivers, Issues Management, Integrated Assessment, Lessons Learns, Corrective actions, and Enforcement Actions Processes. Specific responsibilities include implementing the INL LL process and program description and perform a leadership role in developing and implementing training to Staff and Managers on how to fully utilize the INL LL program to proactively improve performance and avoid repeating errors and events. This position will work closely with other Lab LL Coordinators, Management System leads, and senior managers/leadership across the lab in integration of LL process and incorporating program improvements into the INL LL Program. This position is responsible to ensure the OPEXShare system/tool is fully implemented across INL.
This position will work closely with the INL Mission Centers and Directorates to ensure appropriate LL are disseminated and shared across the DOE complex via the DOE LL system, OPEXShare system/tool, or internally to INL as appropriate. This position will represent Labwide Performance Improvement and Learning Organization at Lab-Level and Directorate Corrective Action Review Boards (CARBS), the Integrated Operations Performance Analyses Committee (IOPAC), INL Employee Safety Teams, any specific Mission Center MRM or other meetings, and the INL Operations Council as needed. This position is responsible to benchmark other DOE sites and industry to bring best practices to INL LL program. This position will perform periodic effectiveness reviews for the LL program as appropriate, will review performance and operational data sources to identify risk to mission accomplishment, and will work with leadership to both inform and mitigate identified risks as appropriate.
This position is responsible to perform INL causal analysis as directed to identify the apparent or root causal factors leading to operational events. This position is responsible to recommend or to help INL management identify appropriate corrective actions to reduce or eliminate the likelihood of recurrence of analyzed events. This position is responsible to lead fact findings/critique meetings as directed.
This position is also responsible to analyze various data streams to identify risks that could adversely impact INL mission accomplishment and influence focused observations to assess the consequence and significance of such risks.
Minimum Qualification Requirements (Education and/or Experience):
Bachelors degree in Business, Technical, or related field plus 8 years experience in an operational setting or Advanced Degree in related field and 6 years experience in an operational setting required.
Strong interpersonal skills, project management skills, and the ability to effectively gather and communicate performance related information to all levels of staff at INL. An overall knowledge and understanding of Key Performance Indicators and laboratory contractor assurance processes. General knowledge and understanding of laboratory work control processes is required. Must have demonstrated progression to more responsible professional positions. Individual must demonstrate convincingly that they possess the judgment and experience base to credibly advise management on matters of strategic importance to the organization's function. Must be capable of working effectively across organizational and functional boundaries.
Special Requirements and/or Training:
Effective and open communication abilities.
The ability to gain a strong understanding of the DOE LL program within 3 months.
This position requires the ability to gain a high level of understanding of Governance model and Key Performance Indicators that provide meaningful determinations of performance within 3 months.
This position requires the ability to interact with, collect, and communicate, both verbally and in written form, information from all levels of staff from line level to senior leadership without predetermining or biasing the results.
Must have the ability to qualify as an INL Root Cause Analyst and Critique Lead within 6 months.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance.
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.
EMPLOYEE JOB FUNCTIONS
Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
MOTOR ABILITIES: Repetitive work.
SPECIAL SENSES: Visually demanding work..
WORK CONDITIONS: Typing/keyboard, Working than 8 hours/day.
CERTIFICATION EXAM(S): Testing Designated Position (TDP).
PLEASE APPLY BEFORE:
March 13, 2019 (midnight, MST)
ENVIRONMENTAL, SAFETY AND HEALTH STATEMENT
Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.
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Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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