Project Manager

Jul 5, 2024

  • Location: Richland, Washington
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #7651

ACS Professional Staffing is looking for an employee to work on-site with our client. This Project Manager 2 independently manages complex projects under $10M, leading large teams and ensuring project success through planning, scheduling, and control. This position establishes priorities, manages budgets, and possesses strong leadership skills to coach and mentor others, acting as a supervisor when needed. This full-time position is located in Richland, WA.

Pay rate: $54.72 – $95.73


  • Sick Leave: 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked (sick leave can be used after 90 days of employment) 
  • EAP: Employee Assistance Program 
  • Benefit Options: Medical, HSA, Group Life/AD&D, Voluntary Life/AD&D, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Long-Term Disability, Voluntary Critical Illness, Voluntary Accident, 401k (eligible after 1 year and 1,000 hours worked – employer match up to 4%) 
  • Other benefits include the following: Calm App, Access Perks, Brio Health 


  • The project manager II manages project activities for refueling outages, forced outages, and on-line work as assigned, providing oversight of the staff involved in planning, leading, controlling, and monitoring to ensure that work is implemented safely, with quality, on schedule, and within budget. This includes all aspects of project implementation including budget, work package preparation, parts procurement, ALARA planning, industrial and nuclear safety, clearance order preparation, work prioritization, resource loading, risk management, and work execution including resolution of schedule delays and conflicts.
  • Develops the budgets, including tracking cost versus budget for assigned projects. Assures proper progress and focus through frequent interface with the client, engineers, related parties, and management. Develop and manage contracts and interface with vendors. Develops project schedules commensurate with project complexity and size with the goal of being able to manage risk, accurately track progress, enforce accountability, and manage critical path and float.
  • Prepare and deliver written and oral communications to various groups including senior management.
  • Develop and maintain long range plan strategies associated with assigned projects.
  • Support effective implementation of the Columbia Generating Station Self-Assessment and Corrective Action Program.
  • Support the following:
  • Outage support including OCC


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management, business, or related field from accredited college or university and 14years of experience in a technical field;
  • OR an AA/AS degree and 16 years of experience in a technical field;
  • OR a High School Diploma or GED and 18 years of experience in a technical field.
  • An advanced degree in a related field of study or business may be accepted in lieu of two years of experience.
  • Project Management certification is required
  • Error reduction and human performance improvement methods, and cost-effective work execution methodologies
  • Managing complex projects, on-line work management, or refueling and forced outage related activities
  • Advanced project management techniques at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants or similar facility
  • RO/SRO License or CGS Management Cert preferred
  • Construction Management Cert preferred
  • Extensive work experience in the role of direct supervisor or project manager in the commercial nuclear industry environment, focused on maintenance, operations, engineering, or construction
  • Nuclear plant operator production coordination experience, work management experience in conducting and coordinating plant production work
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Member of industry committee or lead internal audit or assessment
  • Project management and budget process software
  • Evaluating organizational, personal, technical, and effective maintenance programs, procedures, schedules, and cost performance
  • Code and regulatory requirements as they relate to operations, construction, maintenance, engineering, and project work activities
  • Procedures and processes related to operations, construction, maintenance, engineering, and project activities
  • Skilled in software programs such as passport and MS Office programs

Work sponsorship is not available at this time. Third-party candidates will not be considered for this position.
Because we are a federal government contractor, we have special restrictions placed on us for hiring foreign nationals into certain key positions within the company. This particular position requires U.S. citizenship.     

ACS Professional Staffing will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to the applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law. The company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.     

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