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Technical Support Manager

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 37830, United States
January 02, 2017

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***D Arcadia LN, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 • H: 865-***-**** •

Professional Summary

Manager and engineer responsible for technical support to programs and facilities sponsored and owned

by the Department of Energy(DOE) at facilities in Oak Ridge, TN, Paducah, KY and Portsmouth, Ohio as well

as work for others as approved by DOE. Technical support to Y12 Plant production and uranium

enrichment technologies. .Assigned to DOE headquarters in Washington, DC to support the establishment of the Office of Facility Management and Transition(EM-60). Chaired investigation teams for DOE programs. Provided support to establish the Uranium Hexafluoride(UF6) storage and transport programs, including technical responses to Defense Nuclear Safety Board inquiries. Provided management of the K25 uranium holdup measurement program and waste container NDA surveys. Provided support to Yl2 Plant seismic studies related to facility safety and continued operation. Provided measurements and analysis for all major gaseous diffusion plant components, and gas centrifuge development program components. Provided technical support to the Atomic Vapor Laser Isotope Separation(AVLIS) uranium enrichment program. Technical support to DOE environmental and waste programs including the mixed waste incinerator(TSCAI), and characterization of mercury contamination in local streams. Involved in cooperative research and development agreements with industry(CRADA). Promoted privatization of the Materials and Chemistry Laboratory, now operating as MCL, Inc. Derivative classifier for gaseous diffusion and gas centrifuge technologies.


Management of technical organizations and projects( K25 Technical Division Manager( NDA Department, Materials and Chemistry Department, Membrane Technology Department, Stress and Analysis and Materials Testing Department).

Non Destructive Assay of Nuclear Materials( process holdup, waste, and Y12 materials assay).

Measurement Engineering

Stress Analysis( experimental and analytical)

Materials Testing( mechanical properties, metallographic, thermal properties)

Non Destructive Testing

Failure Analysis and Structural Testing

Health Physics( technical representative for K25 Technical Division)

Pressure vessel and piping analysis and monitoring(ASME Code compliance)

Quality Assurance


Technical manager/engineer

Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - Oak Ridge, TN

Provided technical support to Department of Energy nuclear program at Oak Ridge, TN. Managed technical organizations responsible for program and facility success including quality( in house certification as a quality auditor) and safety. Significant work related to classified programs including nuclear weapons production and uranium enrichment. Provided technical support to Oak Ridge National Laboratory programs including Clinch River Breeder Reactor( steam generator materials evaluations), magnetic field probes( Hall Effect) for the ORNL Tokamak, other materials programs and work for others programs. Technical support to DOE accident investigations( K25 pond Waste and fire accident in process building). Assignment to DOE Headquarters to help establish Office of Facility Transition and Management(EM-60). Non Destructive Assay experience at the Y12 Plant and the Oak Ridge K25 Site( formerly known as the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant). Participated in walk downs of K25 site facilities and programs for compliance with site and DOE policies. Served as Health Physics representative for the K25 Technical Division.

A significant number of DOE sponsored training courses including HAZWOPER.

Project Management: Management of various technical projects in support of DOE programs and Work for Others programs. See addendum

support included technical services and applied technology development. Managed technical staff

including engineers, scientists., technicians and administrative support personnel. Planned and supervised work of staff and technical programs. Provided advice to DOE programs on technical support required to meet program objectives in terms of deliverables, quality, safety, schedule and budget.


Bachelor of Science: Engineering Physics

University of Tennessee- Knoxville, TN

Training and short courses

Oak Ridge Associated Universities Applied Health Physics(200 HR)

Measurement Engineering( University of Wisconsin and Peter K Stein Dynamic Measurements, Arizona

State University

Strain Gauge Technology(Micro Measurements) NDE( North Atlantic Testing)

NDA( Los Alamos Training Course manuals and technical papers)

Fracture Mechanics( Brown University)

Finite Element Analysis( University of South Florida) Hazardous Materials( Hazwoper)

Clean Air Act and Clean water Act



Community Service

Continued work with the Boys and Girls Club of Oak Ridge.

Past president of the Boys Club Alumni Association. Past member of the Oak Ridge Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors

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