11 days old

Lockout Writer

Aiken, SC

Business Line Government

Position Title Lockout Writer

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Lockout Writer to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

This position writes lockout orders for personnel and equipment protection related to corrective and/or modification work done by the Liquid Waste Contractor and subcontractors at the US Department of Energy's Savannah River Site.


  • In accordance with applicable procedures and Department of Energy (DOE) orders and regulations, prepares, reviews and issues large and/or complex equipment and/or system modification lockout orders.

  • Reviews, understands and interprets various engineering, design, technical and vendor prints, drawings, schematics, documents, diagrams and specifications to ensure design information is sufficient to develop modifications for electrical/mechanical systems. Includes a physical walk down of the area or system to identify potential hazardous conditions or configuration anomalies.

  • Attends planning/scheduling meetings to verify any conflicts that may occur because of a lockout needed to complete the work package.

  • Provides guidance to others including assigning and assessing work, coaching, mentoring and removing obstacles.

  • Evaluates work scope of corrective and preventive maintenance work packages to ensure clear definition/scope and parameters.

  • Prepares detailed written lockout procedures including step-by-step instructions for the work activity, impact on other systems due to lockout and safe boundary details.

  • Performs hazard analysis of work scope at the task level to disposition hazard mitigation and controls, develops and submits for approval in accordance with established procedures.

  • Prepares and/or reviews efficient and specific instructions for the isolation, containment or de-energization of various mechanical, physical, electrical, chemical energy systems or radiological sources according to established procedures, DOE orders and regulations relating to minimization of personnel exposure to potential hazardous energy.

  • Performs various functional and administrative activities in conjunction with work control/work package development, including lessons learned about previous lockouts to support the scope of work packages developed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (engineering or science) and 2+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas OR

  • Bachelors degree in a non-technical discipline and 3+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas OR

  • Associates degree in a technical or mechanical area and 5+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas OR

  • High School diploma and 7+ years practical work experience in work control, E&I/mechanical maintenance or related areas.

  • Must possess or gain full qualified status within 6 months of entering position

  • Due to the nature of the work, the candidate must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain site planner qualification card.

  • Ability to coordinate the work of teams, set and meet goals and objectives and prioritize work.

  • The ability to understand and interpret various electrical and mechanical documents, blueprints, drawings and schematics

  • Working knowledge of Department of Energy (DOE), Federal and state regulations as well as existing engineering and quality assurance standards and procedures. A comprehensive understanding of site work control procedures and work practices, radiological control, quality assurance, configuration management, material control and procedures for both maintenance and operations related areas.

  • Thorough understanding from a conceptual level of various processes, systems, and equipment. Understanding of work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration and lockout point identification.

  • Prior DOE Site work experience.

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 Maintenance

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191390BR

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.


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