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ISED Training Program Manager

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 8986 


The Technical Support Services Group in the Safety, Engineering, and Support (SES) Section of the Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities Division (NNFD), within the Isotope Science and Engineering Directorate (ISED), is seeking an ISED Training Program Manager.  This position is responsible for providing overall direction and management of the training program for Isotope Science and Engineering Directorate (ISED), including NNFD, Isotope Processing and Manufacturing Division (IPMD), Radioisotope Science and Technology Division (RSTD), and Enrichment Science and Engineering Division (ESED).  The ISED Training Program Manager is expected to implement a comprehensive, effective training program to support the mission of ISED and ensure adequate implementation of DOE Order 426.2. 


Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Establish, maintain, and serve as the interpretive authority for the ISED training manual and associated training procedures outlining training protocols in accordance with DOE Order 426.2 and SBMS Training & Qualification Management System.
  • Provide guidance and interface between divisions on training topics and requirements.
  • Periodically evaluate the training program against requirement documents and update the training program as appropriate
  • Advocate for adequate resources for training activities and program implementation
  • Oversee activities of ISED training staff and perform/direct performance of the following activities, as needed:
    • Conduct training needs assessments to identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities required in specific jobs
    • Conduct job and task analyses to identify critical tasks and task elements requiring training
    • Develop and maintain lesson plans, instructional aids, and tests necessary to support initial and continuing training
    • Implement developed training in various settings (i.e., classroom, OJT, mockup)
    • Develop, grade and administer written, oral, walkthroughs, operational and scenario examinations
  • Manage training assessment program, including completing and/or assigning and tracking completion of required assessments
  • Manage drill and exercise program, including performing and/or directing planning, developing, and conducting drills and exercises
  • Manage training records and provide support for maintenance and storage of these records
  • Serve as the qualification authority for ISED instructors
  • Maintain instructor qualification


Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 years relevant experience (or equivalent experience for higher degrees)
  • Experience and/or course material in education or training that focuses on instructional analysis, design, development, delivery and testing as well as evaluation of training programs
  • 4 years of experience in a nuclear environment


Qualifications/Skills Desired

  • Strong understanding of DOE Order 426.2
  • Prior experience in a nonreactor nuclear hot cell facility
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people having a wide range of technical and scientific backgrounds


This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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