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Quality Assurance Project Manager

Location:
Clinton, Tennessee, 37716, United States
Salary:
$80000 with cost of living adjustment
Posted:
March 02, 2011

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G. Scott Fleming

Chemist

Key Qualifications:

- Twenty-seven years’ experience in project management, quality assurance/quality control, and research and development supporting government programs.

- Managed the waste sampling and analytical program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

- Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, #13792

Experience Summary:

- Technical strengths are in data review / validation / assessments, quality assurance / quality control, project management, sampling and analyses plans, and contracting.

- I am effective at multi-tasking and prioritizing workloads and possess a great commitment to acheiving goals safely with the highest quality. I communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and have excellent organizational skills.

Current Positions

Data Validator, Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovative Center, 2010 – Current

- Provide QA/QC support to reduce DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation footprint:

- Data review, validation, and assessing analytical data collected for radiological and chemical contaminants of concern clearing over 2200 acres to date

Quality Assurance Representative, PAS-COY, 2008 – current

- Implemented QA program for the construction and start-up of the new $30M Steam Plant at NNSA’s Y12 Plant managed by B&W:

- Insured project personnel follow standards, codes; and client specific requirements

- Prepared and implemented QA assessment checklists for all aspects of the project

- Identified and tracked non-conformances and associated corrective actions

- Provided QA training to >300 project personnel

- Prepared work plans and standard operating procedures

- Facilitated the Plan of the Day meetings

- Tagged and labeled over 2600 valves, instruments, and devices

- Coordinated over 2100 punch list items for completion prior to project turn-over

- Initiated, prepared, and distributed 600 design and field change notices

- Submitted over 2900 required documents to the client

- Maintained current and archived documentation

Professional History

Analytical Program Manager, UT-Battelle, LLC, 2003 – 2008

- Provided the analytical services for supporting the Waste Characterization Program at ORNL and special projects:

- Reduced analytical cost by $1.5M/yr by utilizing contracted commercial laboratories

- Increasing special projects from 30 in 2003 to >300 per year in 2008

- Coordinated sampling with waste generators, facility managers, RadCon, industrial hygiene, and samplers; and prepared sampling and analysis plans and work control packages for each project

- Packaged and shipped samples to laboratories

- Implemented a novel PCB screening technique for rapid response to spills

- Assessed, validated, and reported all analytical data to the client

- Prepared and evaluated proficiency testing samples in various matrices for subcontracted laboratories

- Served as ORNL’s site contact for DOE’s Consolidated Audit Program (DOECAP)

- Presented a course for “Analytical Data Validation” for ORNL’s Waste Generators

- Served as a member of the ORNL’s Emergency Response Field Monitoring Team

Environmental Chemist/Project Manager, UT-Battelle, LLC, 1991 – 2003

- Provided analytical and QA/QC support to the Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program (HAZWRAP) for DOD and DOE for over 50 government facilities:

- Prepared environmental project documentation (Work Plans, Quality Assurance Plans, Sampling and Analysis Plans, Health and Safety Plans, Decision Documents, Source Removal Action Plans, and Final Reports (Site Investigation/Remedial Investigations/Feasibility Studies/Decision Documents)

- Audited over 80 analytical field and off-site laboratory operations

- Assessed analytical field and off-site laboratory operations (including laboratory and field QA plans, performance evaluation sample preparation and review, and technical and quality systems field and laboratory audits)

- Reviewed, assessed, interpreted, and validated environmental and mixed waste data;

- Provided Nondestructive Assays for D&D at Y-12 and ORNL

- Submitted three “Subject of Inventions” for the In-Situ Groundwater Remediation of Halogenated Hydrocarbons

- Researched and presented to DOE the Ion Mobility Spectrometer (IMS) for the application to Health and Safety, Waste Characterization, and Remediation

- Developed a low level soil method for the determination of 1,2-dibromoethene

- Prepared and presented a 40-hr “Environmental Chemistry and QA/QC” training program to the DOD and DOE

Organic Chemistry Task Leader, UT-Battelle, LLC, 1987 - 1991

- Supervised and trained 6 technicians in sample preparation and chromatography laboratories for environmental and waste samples to meet regulatory requirements

- Performed method development for sample preparation

Research Associate, UT - Biomedical School, 1983 – 1987

- Studied the effects of metabolism of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, diesel fuel, various coal by-products, and metallic oxide on rat tracheal implants

- Monitored the synergistic effects of formaldehyde and benzo(a)pyrene on DNA isolated from endothelial cells

- Isolated and characterized a DNA repair enzyme from human placenta and synthesized an alkylated nucleotide for this study

Education

- East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, M.S., Biological Sciences (Biochemistry/Microbiology), 1983

- Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia, B.S., Biology, 1979

Professional Development/Training

- NQA-1 Lead Auditor

- Certified Hazardous Material Manager

- Advanced Radiometric Data Validation

- Radiological Worker II

- 40 Hour HAZWOPER

- Fundamentals of Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control for Construction Sites

- Environmental Risk Assessment

- Advanced Hazardous and Mixed Waste Transportation

- Environmental Law and Regulations Course

- DOE CORE, Radiological Control Technology Course

- Groundwater Pollution and Hydrology

- RCRA Hazardous Waste Regulations

- Waste Characterization and Sampling

- Performance Based Measurement System Methods

- Principles of Gas Chromatography and of High Performance Liquid Chromatography

- Fundamentals of Actinide, Alpha, and Gamma Spectrometry

- Managing Uncertainty and Systematic Planning for Environmental Decision Making

- Mass Spectral Interpretation



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