Senior Implementation Manager

Jul 8, 2024

  • Location: Richland, Washington
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #7761

ACS Professional Staffing is looking for an employee to work on-site with our client. This Senior Implementation Manager position provides technical, support, and governance services to Enterprise Risk Projects, ensuring quality, safety, timely delivery, and budget adherence. The role involves improving project schedules, reducing costs, and mitigating risks, working directly with CPM or RMM Managers and Project Managers. This full-time position is located in Richland, WA.

Pay rate: $84.67 – $112.06


  • Sick Leave: One 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 one year and 1,000 hours worked – employer match up to 4%) 
  • Other benefits include the following: Calm App, Access Perks 


  • Identify strategies to improve schedule performance, quality, and resource efficiency.
  • Detect errors or misconceptions for successful project implementation.
  • Project Schedule (work management and lifecycle schedules)
  • Implementation Means & Methods (EN and Vendor)
  • Risk Register, Work Orders, and Associated Documentation (weld records, ASME Section XI repair and replacement plans, field sketches, etc.)
  • Quality Control Inspections & Hold Points
  • Test & Commissioning Plans
  • Clearance Orders & Turnover Strategy
  • Materials, Tools, and Specialty Tooling
  • Resource Load Boards (mobilization and demobilization strategy)
  • Budget/Estimate (assumptions, constraints, unit rates, wage rates, etc.)
  • Radiological Strategies (contamination controls, decontamination strategies, etc.)
  • Rigging/Material Handling Plans
  • Ensure quality of all WOTs associated with assigned scope prior to field activities.
  • Remediate WOTs lacking quality, containing incorrect references, introducing error traps, or poorly written instructions.
  • Provide improvements to factory, shop, site, mock-up, and post-modification testing/acceptance plans.
  • Identify activities/processes benefiting from mock-ups.
  • Provide input and guidance to make mock-ups effective and impactful.
  • Share personal operating experience and identify relevant industry experiences.
  • Develop response strategies based on these experiences.
  • Serve as the ASME Person in Charge for Section XI Repair & Replacement Plan work scope as needed.
  • Stay informed on codes, standards, innovative technologies, technical skillsets, implementation strategies, and industry trends related to Enterprise Risk Projects.
  • Offer timely and candid feedback to Project Managers, Oversight Managers, and Department Management on project strategy and implementation.
  • Oversee shop or field activities, ensuring adherence to the project strategy.
  • Provide coaching to avoid changes in the plan.
  • Act as the person in charge of project activities on shifts opposite the Project Manager.
  • Oversee crews of more than 50 individuals as needed.
  • Collaborate with vendor resources to identify and remove roadblocks.
  • Participate in key strategy meetings with the Project Manager.
  • Example meetings include Design Review Boards, Steering Committees, Integrated Implementation Briefings, High-Risk Work Plan Challenge Meetings, Project Readiness/Challenge Meetings, Schedule Development Meetings, Risk Management Meetings, etc.


  • Requires an advanced (graduate) degree in a related field of study or business AND 10 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study or business AND 12 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.
  • Requires an associate’s degree from an accredited college or university AND 14 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.
  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED AND 16 years of mechanical experience in a nuclear, steam-cycle, and/or regulated industrial environment.
  • Proven experience in construction management.
  • Proven experience in multiple refueling outages at a commercial nuclear power plant.
  • Proven experience with the production and operational processes at a commercial nuclear power plant.
  • Proven experience with feedwater heaters and internals of feedwater heaters.
  • Proven experience with steam systems.
  • Experience with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel code vessels, heat exchangers, piping, and valves.
  • Certifications associated with mechanical disciplines, construction, or projects are desired.
  • Background in civil or mechanical discipline.
  • Skilled in Enterprise Management Software (Asset Suite, SAP, etc.).
  • Intimately familiar with logic-driven schedules generated by Primavera and/or Microsoft Project.
  • Knowledge of code and regulatory requirements as they relate to maintenance and field work activities.
  • Understanding of error reduction and human performance improvement methods, and cost-effective work execution methodologies.
  • Familiarity with procedures and processes related to maintenance and engineering activities.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Advanced computer skills.

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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