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Subcontractor Field Representative (SFR)

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: September 6, 2022
Reference Code: 18334
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
SMC Subcontract Field Representative (SFR) manages contracts and provides field coordination, direction and management of Subcontract activities at SMC in accordance with company policy and procedure and in accordance with legal requirements for the work being performed.
Responsibilities Include:
This SFR assignment requires a comprehensive understanding of environmental, facility, Health and Safety, and Rad Con requirements, and an understanding of operation of sophisticated manufacturing and facility equipment. The SFR must be competent to manage subcontract work evolutions on equipment as listed below.
  • Standby Power Generation Systems
  • Uninterrupted Power Supply Systems serving Ultra-High Speed Computing Systems
  • HVAC Systems serving SAR reportable Air Balanced Areas
  • 600 Hp. Steam Boiler Systems
  • Class 4 High Energy Industrial Laser Systems
  • High Pressure Waterjet Cutting Systems
  • Industrial Rolling Mill Systems
  • Industrial Material Handling Control Systems
  • Industrial Milling And Fabrication Equipment
  • Large Volume Gas Storage And Distribution Systems
  • Industrial robots
  • Punch plasma fabrication system
The SFR will;
  • Accountable for authorization and coordination of work and scheduling Subcontract activities to provide minimal impact on SMC facilities and production.
  • Understand and provide the required facility resources and personnel to support outages, LO/TO, escorts and other requirements for the Subcontracted work scope.
  • work with the requester (Subcontract Technical Authority (STA) to ensure that the scope of work is complete, workable, and clear and that all special conditions and requirements to perform work at SMC are included.
  • Have, or quickly develop the technical knowledge of SMC facilities needed to support development of concise, understandable and workable Job Safety Analysis' (JSA).
  • Understand and provide clear expectations on how Sub-Contract personnel will comply with INL and SMC Work Management requirements.
  • Ensure that changes in JSA's are approve by SMC and accepted by the Subcontractor.
  • Act as the Point of Contact (POC) to resolve difficult issues, questions or problems arising in the course of subcontract work at SMC.
  • Provide pre-job briefings prior to sub-contract work execution.
  • Work with the STA, SA, Subcontractor, and Facility personnel to suggest, develop, instigate and follow through with, plans for improving, expediting, and making work more effective and efficient.
  • Review and approve progress payment to the Subcontractor and coordinate partial and final project transfers. The SFR is the internal advocate to ensure Subcontract issues and related actions resolved quickly and correctly.
  • Ensure the product provided by the Subcontractor in regards to quality, efficiency, safety and compliance.
  • Document Subcontractor performance on the daily reports, leads Subcontract progress meetings, performs safety walk downs, manages Subcontract changes, ensures schedule performance, keeps other project team members informed on progress and issues, quality inspections and ensures compliance with the Subcontract documents.
  • In the event of an accident or incident, provide immediate care, make the appropriate notifications and initiate emergency response as required.
  • Ensure consistent implementation of Conduct of Maintenance, Conduct of Research, principles of Integrated Safety Management and Quality in accordance with Subcontract requirements.
  • Perform work independently with minimal management intervention including the determination of assignment objectives and development of approaches to solutions.
  • Mentor, schedule, coordinate and assist those who are trained and qualified and who act in a part time SFR capacity.
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS degree and 2 years' experience or MS and 1 years' experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Physically able to perform SFR work including ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Understanding of Subcontract processes and documentation.
  • Certified by OSHA 30 hour Construction Course (not required)
Job Information
  • Salary Grade 180 ($60,984 - $97,584)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO 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. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
COVID Safety Protocols:
As a condition of employment, INL will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidate compliance with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.
INL has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID - 19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with INL's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview


About this Employer‍

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.